Explore these unexplored beaches in South India

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As the holiday season draws up close, everyone starts planning their New Year holidays. Since Goa is too mainstream, beach lovers keep thinking of alternatives for this city. India is blessed to be surrounded by sea on both sides, even though we might not know it; there are many virgin beaches in India that are still unexplored. Here are some of the best unexplored beaches in South India:

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Marari Beach, Kerala:

This is one of the most beautiful beaches in Kerala. Located in Allapey, this is one of the most beautiful unexplored beaches in India. Marari beach will make you feel like you have reached another country. The clean beach sand, the gentle waves is just what you need on a holiday! Marari beach is truly the best if you want to unwind and relax!

Flight cost

Round-trip fares start from Rs 6000 onwards. Book in advance and fly to Kerala from New Delhi to get the best price.

Best time to visit

The best months to visit Kerala is from September to January, because its pretty cool there around this time. The weather is perfect to roam around in beaches as well.

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Photo of Marari Beach Garden, Mararikulam, Kerala, India by Nikita Das - Vagabond Stories

Where to stay

Novotel Resort and Spa (Rs 10,000), For more options, check here

Butterfly Beach, Goa

This beach is situated in South Goa, though you would never dream that a n unexplored beach exists in Goa, it does! Surrounded by rocks and trees, this beach is like a hidden treasure. Butterfly beach got its name because of the beautiful butterflies that keep fluttering around here. This might be one of the most romantic beaches in Goa with its deep blue waters and dolphins in the ocean! Though it’s a little far from the main area, you will have to take a boat from Agonda or Palolem to reach this place.

Flight cost

Round-trip fares start from Rs 20,000 on wards. Book in advance and fly to Goa from New Delhi to get the best price.

Best time to visit

The best months to visit Goa is from September to February, because the weather is just perfect to roam around the beaches! A slight nip in the air is just whats needed.

Where to stay

Cyrus resorts ( Rs 4248),Diana Apartments (Rs 2000), For more options, check here.

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Photo of Butterfly Beach, Goa, India by Nikita Das - Vagabond Stories

Radhanagar Beach, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Known as one of the best beaches in Asia, Radhnagar Beach is well known for its pristine waters, alluring charm and beautiful sunsets on this lovely beach. As you may know, Andaman and Nicobar islands are well known for its serene beaches and blue sea; Radhanagar is one of the best beaches here!

Flight cost

Round-trip fares start from Rs 12,000 onwards. Booking in advance can get you best prices!

Best time to visit

Though Andaman is considered as an all- year round tourist destination, October to May is considered to be the best time to go there.

Where to stay

Coconhuts Beach resort( Rs 3500) , Andaman Gallery (Rs 3499) , For more options, check here.

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Serenity Beach, Pondicherry

As the name suggests, this is one of the best beaches in Pondicherry. It is completely isolated, hence you will see blue waters, swaying palm trees and an entire beach to yourself! Though its a few kilometers away from the east coast of Pondicherry, but its worth the visit! The roads are narrow and tough as well.

Flight cost

Round-trip fares start from Rs 14,000 onwards. Booking in advance can get you best prices!

Best time to visit

Since its hot during the rest of the year, October to March has the most favorable temperatures for tourists to explore the city.

Where to stay: Villa Shanti (Rs 9000), Palais De Mate ( Rs 14,500), For more options, check here.

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Photo of Serenity Beach, Kottakuppam, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu, India by Nikita Das - Vagabond Stories

St. Mary’s Beach, Karnataka

Udupi Karnataka is home to the beautiful St. Mary’s island. This beach is embraced by the Arabian Sea and this beach is unique because of the basalt rock formations that look unique and stunning. This yet to be explored beach is glorious in all its ways! Be sure to check this out when you go to Udupi.

Flight cost

Round-trip fares start from Rs 10,000 onwards. Booking in advance can get you best prices!

Best time to visit

December is the best time to visit, as the weather is just ideal!

Where to stay

Ocean Pearl Udupi (Rs 4000) , Paradise Isle Beach resort ( Rs 3000) , For more options, check here.

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Photo of Udupi, Karnataka, India by Nikita Das - Vagabond Stories

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