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6 exotic beaches in India you need to visit ASAP!

It’s summertime and the idea of holidaying at an ideal destination can just not be complete without envisaging beaches.Here, we bring to you a few of the many exotic beaches in India, give one of these a try, for a dreamy holiday.

#1 Havelock Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Havelock beach

If you have a notion that the finest beaches were only in Goa, then you need to check out Havelock island! Sparkling white sand, deep blue waters and vivacious coral reefs are what you can find here. Besides, the place also offers water sport activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, elephant rides and trekking. The environment here makes you feel closer to the nature. The Radhanagar and elephant beaches are the best places to go for a dive in the warm water, for enjoying various water sports and to see a beautiful sunset which would be an experience of a lifetime. Also, not to forget that the Radhanagar beach is famed to be Asia’s beautiful beach.

#2 Gokarna, Karnataka

Gokarna beach

If you are tired of going to beaches and getting lost in the crowd, Gokarna is an ideal destination. The place is known for its calm and relaxing beaches. This famous Hindu pilgrimage town is lined with palm trees and tourists strolling leisurely. The food here is known for its continental and coastal cuisine and the many thalis in the shacks by the crystal clear beaches. This might just prove to be the ideal Eat Pray Love location you have been searching for.

#3 Varkala, Kerala

Varkala beach

Having scrumptious seafood on a beach cliff is a beautiful experience in itself. Varkala, known for its springs, fisheries, lighthouses, beaches, and much more, is a place one should visit to get a wholesome beach experience. An antique Vishnu temple and an ashram known as the Shivagiri mutt are also situated nearby. Trek your way to these beautiful cliff side beaches to feel the warm Arabian sea.

#4 South Goa

Colva beach

Looking for a place to relax? When in doubt, go South Goa! From an upteen number of beaches located here, we have made a small list to make it easier for you.  The Benaulim beach is an ideal place for people who want to just lay down on the sand with a drink and experience the soft feeling of wind and water. One can have mouthwatering seafood along with various fun activities like dolphin spotting trips, boat rides, along with many water sports like parasailing, jet skiing, and windsurfing. The Palolem beach, covered with beach huts and boats, is undoubtedly the state’s most beautiful beach. The oldest and largest Colva beach, which is now a fun-filled destination for beach parties, is also located in South Goa.

#5 Pondicherry

Auroville beach

Pondicherry, also known as Puducherry,  is one of those places in the country you have to visit for its peaceful environment by the lovely Bay of Bengal. Auroville is known as the universal city based on the vision of the great Sri Aurobindo is 20 km away from here and one should not miss visiting. The city Pondicherry, known for its still intact French culture, gives us stunning views of its architecture and delightful cafes for one to sip coffee and enjoy the pleasant surroundings. The famous Sri Aurobindo Ashram, now museum, is a must-visit place when you’re in the neighborhood. The Auroville beach, Paradise beach and many other beaches together make the place an ideal tourist destination.

#6 Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu

Mahabalipuram beach

Neat, beautiful beaches with a number of restaurants in line, providing spicy seafood with a dash of cultural history, makes this place special for you to visit again and again. Pandava Rathas and Varaha cave temples are a must visit if you come to this place. You can also go for activities like windsurfing and swimming in the morning. The famous shore temple is a must visit place if you’re here.

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