There are many beaches on the Indian coastal stretches of 7517 km on both the side of eastern and western along the shore of Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Here is the list famous and most notable beaches in India by states and union territory.
Kovalam is the world famous beach of Kerala, located just 16 km away from the capital city of Thiruvananthapuram and beaches are the best tourist destination along with Ayurvedic massage centre. Lighthouse beach, Samudra beach and Hawah beaches are must visit beaches in Kerala along with Kollam beach and Varkala beach.
Om Beach in the coastal city of Gokarna in Karnataka, Shaped like the symbol Om and a wonderful place for adventure lovers. Gokarna is famous for Mahabaleshwar Temple, Ganpati Temple and Sea beaches like Kudle beach, Half Moon beach and Paradise beach.
Nargol Beach in Valsad of Gujarat is one of the undiscovered location in the state, best known for its clean beaches and dotted with Casuarina trees. The lush palm trees makes Nargol beach as a beautiful spot with gorgeous surrounding and long stretches of sand with trees.
Agonda Beach in Goa is located very close to world famous Palolem beach in South Goa and one of the best choice for travellers. The beach also known as nesting ground for olive ridley sea turtles and one of the only four beaches designated as turtle nesting sites in India.
Tarkarli is a seaside village in Malvan taluka of Sindhudurg district and known as beach destination of Maharashtra. Scuba diving and water sports are famous tourist attractions in Tarkarli along with Mahapurush Temple, Sindhudurg Fort and Tarkarli beach.
The beach destination in Balasore district of Odisha is best known as hide and seek beach of Odisha, located on the shore of Bay of Bengal. Chandipur is also the location of the Indian Strategic Forces Command’s Integrated Test Range.
Rushikonda Beach at Vizag offers wonderful time with stunning shore of Bay of Bengal located on the coastal town of Andhra Pradesh. Visakhapatnam or Vizag is the one of the best city to visit in Andhra and known for other famous beaches like Bheemunipatnam beach, Rama Krishna beach, Yarada beach and Bheemili beach.
Digha Beach of Digha is one of the most popular sea beach in West Bengal, located around 183 km from Kolkata/Howrah. The place was earlier known as Beerkul and has a 7 km long shallow sand beach that offers best view of sunrise and sunset.
The Island of Kavaratti lagoon offers beautiful spot for sunbathing, swimming and snorkeling in Lakshadweep also an ideal place for water sports. Kavaratti is the capital of Lakshadweep Island, A popular tourist destination and best known for pristine white sand beaches.
Radhanagar Beach of Havelock Island in Andaman is a must visit place in India and the pristine beaches of Andaman Islands are listed among the top ten most beautiful beaches in the world. Andaman and Nicobar Islands not only offers beautiful beaches but also a great place to enjoy wildlife, water sports and marine life.
Auroville Beach also known as Auro beach is one of the must visit beaches of the city, situated near to Auroville in Pondicherry. Auro beach is an exotic place that offer a great location from dawn to dusk, best time to visit the Auro beach is early morning and late evening.
Nagoa beach of Diu is the most beautiful beach in Diu along with Jallandhar beach, Chakratirth beach and Gomtimata beach. Diu is well known for list of pristine beaches with and unique palm trees, white sand and sun along with water sports activities.