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10 Awesome Beaches in India this 2016

Written By: Akshatha Vinayak

Travelling rejuvenates everyone and one should make plans for covering certain destinations. Among various attractions beaches are one of the must visit in India 2016.

Make a bucket list for this New Year 2016 and visit these places in India. Beaches are one of the best ways to enjoy and feel closer to nature. Places like Goa, Kerala , etc. are known for their beach destinations and people love to go their for the holidays.

Some attractions like Kovalam beach in Kerala and Calagunte beach in Goa are popular and the crowded ones. Other beaches like Radhanagar Beach and Tarkarli Beach are for a peaceful vacation.

Hence, choose your kind of destination and cover these picturesque beaches in India this 2016.

Kovalam Beach

Kovalam Beach

Kovalam Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Kerala. It comprises of 3 beaches, namely: Lighthouse beach, Hawa Beach and Samudra Beach.

One can do plenty of things in this beach town which is just 18km from the city of Thiruvananthapuram.

It is one of the must visit beaches in Kerala where you can have a lot of fun things to do.

Photo Courtesy: Fabrice Florin

Calagunte Beach

Calagunte Beach

Calagunte is one of the most crowded and the largest beaches in North Goa. Large number of tourists visit this dynamic destination every year.

One can try different water sports and also enjoy various parties at Calagunte Beach. It is one of the must visit beaches in India.

Photo Courtesy: Lian Chang

Varakala Beach

Varakala Beach

Varakala Beach is known for its calm ambiance and a natural spring. It is located in a hamlet called Varakala, around 50km from Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala.

The beach is also called as Papanasanam Beach because it is believed that a dip in the waters of this beach will wash away all the sins of one's life.

The beautiful Varakala Beach also has a number of tourist places like Vishnu Temple , Sivagiri Ashram and Ayurvedic Massage Centres around.

It is one of the enchanting beach destinations in India.

Photo Courtesy: Koshy Koshy

Radhanagar Beach

Radhanagar Beach

Radhanagar Beach in Havelock Islands is ideal for a peaceful and a fantastic vacation. It is one of the best beaches in Andaman Islands.

Tourists who prefer a calm and pollution free holidays, then head to Radhanagar Beach. It is one of the attractions where eco-tourism is encouraged and people will love the aura of the island ecosystem.

Photo Courtesy: Vineetmbbs

Murudeshwar Beach

Murudeshwar Beach

A large statue of Shiva with the backdrop of the beach is the most beautiful view of Murudeshwar in Karnataka.

This destination is a holy place for Hindus and one of the prominent attractions in North Karnataka.

Murudeshwar Beach is one of the top beaches to visit in India.

Photo Courtesy: Lucky vivs

Palolem Beach

Palolem Beach

Palolem Beach is a kind of an offbeat destination, yet a popular one in South Goa. Surrounded by rocks, Palolem Beach has a rustic charm.

It is also a home to many foreign tourists who love the serenity of the place. Since the water currents are low, it allows people to easily swim.

Palolem Beach is around 40km to Margoa and one of the top beaches in India.

Photo Courtesy: Happyshopper

New Digha Beach

New Digha Beach

New Digha Beach is located in Digha of East Midnapur . It is around 2km from the Old Digha Beach and has turned out to be a popular weekend getaway in West Bengal.

Vast sandy shore and the surrounding flora is a visual treat. There are also other attractions like the Science Centre, Marine Aquarium (MARC) and Shiva Temple at Chandaneshwar.

It is a new destination which is getting popular in the recent times.

Photo Courtesy: Swarnasubarna26

Kapu Beach

Kapu Beach

Kapu Beach near Udupi is a picturesque beauty in Karnataka. It is best known for the mesmerizing sunset view and a rustic feel.

The lighthouse is also one of the attractions on the shore of Kapu Beach. One can climb the lighthouse and can get a breathtaking view from the top.

Kapu or Kaup Beach is around 50km to Mangalore and is one of the best beaches in India.

Photo Courtesy: Subhashish Panigrahi

Wandoor Beach

Wandoor Beach

Wandoor Beach in the South of Andaman Islands is an offbeat destination. It is famous for its sunset view and Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park.

Nature lovers should visit this beach and the surrounding Wandoor village. There is also an island called Jolly Buoy which is known for the corals.

Make a eco-friendly travel to Wandoor Beach in the New Year 2016.

Photo Courtesy: Rajarshi777

Tarkarli Beach

Tarkarli Beach

Visit Tarkarli Beach in Maharashtra for a romantic escape. The long coastal line of Arabian Sea here provides a much needed break from every day lives.

This destination is not too crowded and is ideal for pleasant vacation. So, take a travel to this beach in India 2016.

Photo Courtesy: Rohit Keluskar

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