Top 7 Unexplored Beaches in India

10th Jul 2014
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Tarkarli Beach , Maharashtra
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Sunset at Tarkarli
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St Mary's Beach , Udupi
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St Mary's Beach, Udupi
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Sunrise at Talasari Beach , Orissa
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Red Crab in Talasari Beach , Orissa
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Secret Beach, Kerela
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Secret Beach , Kerela
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Golden stretch of Yarada Beach
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Pristine blue water of Radhanagar Beach
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At the onset of sunrise , Guhagar !

India is an abode of enthralling natural beauty. Ranging from sun kissed beaches to snow clad mountains, every traveller is bound to find his desirable holiday spot in this mega diverse nation. The only thing which reduces the splendour of these places compared to their counterparts abroad is the lack of cleanliness. Every famous beach of our country is losing its innate beauty owing to the ever increasing tourist population and their irresponsible behaviour towards nature. But there are still quite a few beaches here which are free from the human hustle and bustle, wherein tranquility still prevails, where the water is crystal clear and the sands are endless and smooth without a pinch of litter. Yes, amidst the population and pollution rise, such serene, uncrowded beaches do exist! Here’s a quick sneak peek at the top 7 unexplored beaches in India which one should surely visit!

Situated on the west coast of India in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra, this beautiful beach city is about a 5 hour drive from the heart of Mumbai. The secluded virgin beach of Guhagar which is a 6km long stretch is nothing but an epitome of serenity and tranquility. The silky white sand and clean water are the hallmarks of this uncrowded landmass. Embedded between the Sahyadri Mountains and the Arabian sea, this scenic city surrounded by a hilly terrain is a perfect getaway for those seeking solitude and peace of mind this summer.

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Photo of Guhagar, Maharashtra, India by Kamalika Roy

Beaches in Andhra Pradesh are seldom spoken of. Yarada is just 15km from Vishakhapatnam and is a glorious escape for those looking forward to enjoy a pristine, uninterrupted coastline. This golden sand beach is surrounded by lush green hills on three sides and by Bay of Bengal on the fourth side. Witnessing sunrise and sunset from this gleaming stretch of golden sand is a rewarding experience.

Photo of Yarada Beach, Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India by Kamalika Roy

It is sited at Havelock, in the Andaman group of islands. Fine white sand and turquoise blue water imparts an astounding beauty to this beach. Situated 12 kms from Havelock’s ferry pier, this immaculate shoreline far from the reach of buzzing vehicles and speedy city life, is a perfect place to lay aside all our woes and worries. It has been bestowed upon with the prestigious award of Asia’s best beach by the TIME Magazine.

Photo of Radhanagar Beach, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India by Kamalika Roy

The deep blue sea and white sand comprises the Talasari beach located in the state of Orissa. The calm and cool breeze running from Bay of Bengal adds to the beauty of this unscathed beach which is around 88kms from Balasore city. The sea waters here are not turbulent but calm and serene. This tropical paradise boasts of unique receding waters and a calm ambience which is enough to fascinate the tourists and provide them a perfect backdrop to enjoy their vacation.

Photo of Talasari, Maharashtra, India by Kamalika Roy

This picturesque beach is situated at the confluence of river Karli and Arabian Sea on the west coast of India, around 550 km from Mumbai and 6km to the south of Malvan. This less frequented beach is a heaven for adventure lovers. Activities like snorkelling , parasailing and scuba diving are very common here. The most prominent attraction of this beach is its clear and pristine water. On a clear day, we can see the sea bed through a depth of 20 feet!

Photo of Tarkarli Beach, Sindhudurg, Maharashtra, India by Kamalika Roy

This tiny virgin beach characterized by the emerald translucent water of the Arabian Sea and shimmery golden sand is a 6km boat ride from Udupi. The main hallmark of this island is the peculiar formation of hexagonal basalt rocks that have formed inimitable vertical blocks surrounding the island. In addition to it, tall green coconut trees, red crabs, exclusive rare shells lying along the coast and an endless placid view from the landmass, all of it contribute to the beauty of this spotless beach, making it one of the most magnificent beaches around Malpe. December is touted to be the best season to visit this Island.

Photo of St Marys Island, Udupi, Karnataka by Kamalika Roy

If you are all set to get off the tourist trail and explore an untouched exotic beach then Secret Beach in God’s very own country is the perfect abode for you to enjoy a tranquil holiday and forego all the worrying thoughts. A walk along the endless white sand of the secluded beach, listening to the placid water splash against the hard rocks and watching the swaying palms, all of it is indeed a heavenly experience. Totally isolated from the flock of tourists, the exact location of this beach is not known to many. It is located at Kattoor, 13km from Alappuzha town. Come here to rediscover yourself, to sit back, relax . Come here to unwind yourself and fall in love with nature! God’s very own country beckons you!

Photo of Secret Beach, Alleypey , Kerala by Kamalika Roy