Located about 180 km from Kolkata, Tajpur is gradually becoming a popular beach town. Surrounded by lush forests and home to a great number of red crabs, the beach offers striking views of the sea and is still relatively clean. Over the last couple of years, several resorts have sprung up in this picturesque beach town. Most offer great food and activities such as parasailing. If you are looking for a quick weekend getaway, this perhaps is one of the better options around Kolkata. Do check out the resorts here before settling on one since there are various packages designed for different kinds of travellers. Do check out some of the local eateries around Tajpur for delicious and fresh seafood.