Goa is most definitely one of the favourite destinations in India, especially among youngsters. The beaches and night-life are the highlights of Goa tourism.However, it is very crowded during the peak seasons. So, if you are a beach-bum and want to enjoy sea in India, then there are many alternatives. We assure that these alternatives are definitely as good as the Goa beaches.
The coastal line of Arabian Sea has amazing beaches spread across different states. Here are some best beaches in Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra that can give a stiff competition to Goa beaches.
So here we go to beaches that can beat the Goa beaches!
Malvan is a coastal town which is around 150km from Goa. The Malvan Beach which is known for water adventures is located in Sindhudurg of Maharashtra. One will get to see the continuation of Konkan coast (Goa like landscapes) but a rather quiet beach. Malvan Beach is surely one of the beautiful alternatives for Goa beaches.
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Deep down South, in the God's Own Country, is the captivating Varkala Beach. Yes, this magic of Arabian Sea is something which can't be missed in Kerala. Varkala Beach is one of the must-visit beaches of Kerala tourism.
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Kapu Beach, located near the holy town of Udupi, is one awesome destination. Here you get to see the rocky shore and a rather mystifying beach. A view from the top of Kapu Lighthouse is an added advantage.
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Ganapatipule, the land of Ganesha, is one of the enticing beach destinations in Maharashtra. Pristine seascapes and beautiful shorelines of Ganapatipule has made it one of the famous weekend getaways from Mumbai and Pune.
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Tannirbhavi Beach is one of the quaint beaches in Mangalore. Almost empty shores and the clean surroundings make it worth a visit. Tannirbhavi Beach is known for some amazing sunrise and sunset views in Karnataka.
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Set at the confluence of the Karli river and the Arabian Sea, the village of Tarkarli is known for its beach and backwaters. The fantastic seascapes at Tarkarli, offers a beautiful escapade in the beauty of nature.
Cherai Beach is one of the superb coastal destinations in Kochi. Its tranquil locales will have a soothing effect on every visitor. Cherai Beach is one of the beaches that can beat the Goa beaches.
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