Pebbly or Sandy shore is defined as Beach, ocean, large river, washed by waves. Beaches are creation of nature, a place to relax and enjoy. Beaches in India also are popular for yummy food, a traveller shouldn't miss. Many beaches are famous honeymoon destinations, adventure and water sports, spots too.
Here is a list of beaches, travellers should visit,
-KONARK BEACH - Situated in ODISHA 3km away from Sun Konark Temple this beach is famous for, walking lovers. The calmness of the beach combined with sea breeze, makes you walk longer. Puri lighthouse, Sudarshan craft museum, Jagannath temple are POPULAR POINT OF INTERST to see in this beach. Fish Fry in Bengali style, is the speciality of this beach. Dali, Dahi Badi are some yummy dishes to taste. Seashells, chattries traditional handlooms, and handicrafts are popular sold.
Konark is a blend of nature and architectural marvels, a traveller shouldn't miss seeing. October to March is the BEST TIME TO VISIT. Jet skiing, speed boat and Banana boat ride are the ADVENTURE SPORTS of Konark beach.
-ALIBAUG- Situated on the south of Mumbai city on the Konkon region, at MAHARASTRA, this beach is famous for calmness and most relaxing atmosphere. Kalaba Fort, Vrindavan Farm, Kanakeshwar forest, Undheri Fort, Brahmakund are some POPULAR POINT OF INTEREST. Sea food with mild spices is popular and tasty in Alibaug. One can enjoy yummy Chinese food too. Artefacts, clocks are very famous in Alibaug, besides Kolhapur chappals and antiques.
Alibaug is a coastal town of Maharastra, and also it is the headquarters district of Raigad district. August to October is the BEST TIME TO VISIT, Parasailing, jet ski rides, kayaking are famous ADVENTURE SPORTS at Alibaug beach.
-MANDVI - situated in GUJARATH, 1666km long it is a beach filled with sun kissed sands and warm tropical waters. Bird watching is very popular in this beach. Vijaya villas palace, Jain temple, Mazar-e-Noorani mosque and Rukmavathi Bridge, Light house are POPULAR POINT OF INTEREST. Gujarati thali is popular around the beach, besides mouth watering Gujarathi street food. Bandhini textiles are famous all through Mandvi.
Mandvi on the Kutch district, is a major port and a summer retreat of Kutch state. BEST TIME TO VISIT - January to August. Surfing, skiing, parasailing are the famous ADVENTURE SPORTS at Mandvi Beach.
-AGONDA BEACH - Located in SOUTH GOA, it is 9.2Km long, and an hour drive from Margao. This beach is popular for fringed palms, quiet moments and cool breeze. Chandranath temple, mallikarjun temple,condo island and cabo de Roma are some POPULAR POINT OF INTEREST a traveller shouldn't miss. Fresh lobsters, variety fishes, veggies are popular food to taste in the beach. There are many bazaars and markets around AGONDA beach that sells famous seashells, antiques.
Agonda is a large village in Canacona, which is famous for nesting ground for olive Ridley, sea turtles. Rafting, kayaking are popular ADVENTURE SPORTS in this beach. BEST TIME TO VISIT - Novemeber to March.
-KOVALAM BEACH - Situated 13km away from TRIVANDRUM, this beach is famous for gentle breeze, crystal clean water and fanatic views. This beach is called paradise of the south. Light house, the German bakery, Karmana river, Halcyon castle, vizhenjam village are POPULAR POINT OF INTERST to see. Fishes, chicken,lobsters, prawns, along with dosas, Vadas are popular yummy food go taste. Statues made out of teakwood, rosewood, handicrafts, many variety beach wears are popularly sold.
Kovalam is a small coastal town on the south of Trivandrum it is a popular tourist spot. Surfing, motor boat ride and wooden boat ride are popular ADVENTURE SPORTS in this beach. November to February is the BEST TIME TO VISIT.
-MARINA BEACH - Situated in CHENNAI it is 13km long and the second longest beach in Inida. It is very popular for beautiful parks, tree lined cobbled streets and Indo-saracenic buildings. Gandhi statue, Sri Parthasarathy temple, walls jay mosque, museum fort are some POPULAR POINT OF INTEREST to visit. This beach is famous for variety, seashells, and beautiful knick knack things. Murukku, Sundal, bajjis, sea food are some mouth watering food one should taste.
Chennai is called the gateway to south India. Boating, scuba diving, are famous ADVENTURE SPORTS in marina beach. BEST TIME TO VIST -November to February.
-KARAIKAL BEACH - Situated in PUDHUCHERRY this beach is called natural beach of south India. This beach is famous for tranquility,solitude and pious mess. Karaikal Ammaiyar temple, Nagore Poompuhar, Vaitheeswaran Koil are some POPULAR POINT OF INTEREST to see. Different variety sea shells made as a design are sold famously here. Karaikal halwa, butter Kova are very yummy to eat.
Karaikal a major port city on the east coast of India, is very popular tourist spot of south India. Canoeing, kayaking are popular ADVENTURE SPORTS in this beach. BEST TIME TO VIST -Novemeber to February.
Being born and brought up in chennai, gave me a great exposure towards beaches. It used to be a hangout place, weekend relaxation peace. This gave a thirst within me to see the popular beaches in India. Beaches are fine sands like our find tuned mind, having cool breeze like our loving heart and best place where we could feel our soul at peace.