India incredibly has the most diverse varieties of beaches anywhere in the world. Placid backwaters and lagoons, bays and rough lava-rocked seas, marine estuaries with fish, crashing surf, powdery golden sand or palm fringed shores- Indian beaches and backwaters have everything.
The Indian coastal is jeweled with sea food cuisine, relaxing spas, diving and other water sports and have great places to stay for a balmy holiday. The southern India is full of all those titillating attractions. The backwaters are the tranquility of God’s own country – Kerala, along with bathing under lush waterfalls and the opportunity to relax to astonishing views. One can easily have the fun of boat trips to beautiful resorts and breathing in clean pure air while munching on tiger prawns and sipping coconut water; and thus enjoying the beaches and backwaters in South India is truly a poetic experience.
Here are the glimpses of India’s top ten beaches that emulsify you moods in a swinging experience while making a trip to South India:
One of the holiest places in the city of Puri, Orissa; Puri beach is known for being a tourist attraction and a Hindu sacred place. This beach is the famous site for annual Puri beach festival and for the honeymooners to spend great romantic and alienated moments.
This famous beach located in Malvan, Maharashtra has long stretch of shimmering sand, thick cashew, coconut and jackfruit and mango groves. This beach is also famous for Vengurla Rocks that is also known as Burnt Islands.
“Kovalam” means a glove of coconut trees and so true is the name of the village situated at the most enthroned state, Kerala. Kovalam is a beach town on the Arabian Sea in Kerala located 13 km from Trivandrum, the capital state of Kerala. Kovalam has three important beaches separated by rocky outcroppings namely Lighthouse beach, hawah beach and Samudra beach.
An outstanding beach in Alappuzha district in Kerala, Marari beach offers endless miles of superb sand backed by swaying palms, virgin territory with local charm. It is the best location to spend great enjoyable moments for the vacationers.
Located in Chennai, Marina beach is one of the longest beaches in Asia and is a major crowd dragger for the same reason. The main attraction of Marina beach is the golden sand, amazing surfing and kayaking moments into the shimmering clear blue sea water.
Kanyakumari is best known for India’s land end and Kanyakumari beach is a unique beach site which is confluence by three amazing seas called Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean. The most captivating part of Kanyakumari Beach is the stunning sunrise and sunset. Apart from that visitors are magnetized here to catch the glimpses of the unique Vivekananda rock and Mahatma Gandhi memorial. A children’s park near the beach also catches attention of many vacationers.
Mahabalipuram is the primitive port city located at South of Chennai where this famous beach is located. The beach has many attractions including stone carvings; caves rock cut temples and many more.
Rameshwaram is one of the popular pilgrimage centers of South India. It is a serene beach that has shallow waters and is the ideal site for sunbathing and underwater activities like swimming, kayaking, rafting and many more.
Varkala beach is one of the popular beaches in Kerala that has the main focus of mineral water springs with medicinal properties. This beach is also the famous pilgrimage centre for the Hindus.
Plage Oaradise aka Paradise Beach
This beach is famed for a stretch of tropical paradise in Pondicherry. One can have relishing experience at this site of the great outdoors, short but pleasant cruise into the sea. The paradise beach offers memorable sight of playful dolphins in natural habitat, horsing around you.