When you think of relaxation, amongst the ‘things to do’ that comes to your mind, BEACH is usually on the top. You would want to visit a beach that is quiet and peaceful. As we all have studied in our geography books that India is like a peninsula from the southern side, this feature of our country has blessed us with a lot of beautiful beaches in the Indian Coastline.
Here are the Top Most Underrated Beaches in India:
1. RISHIKONDA BEACH, ANDHRA PRADESH
This beach is situated in Andhra Pradesh and it is situated 8kms away from Vishakhapatnam. This beach is away from the chaotic crowds of the city and the beach is a huge one that covers a large area and the tides are also calm and low here. The beach is best for swimming, boat rides, water skiing and wind surfing.
2. OM BEACH, KARNATAKA
The OM BEACH is India’s only beach naturally shaped liked the Hindu symbol of ‘OM’, and thus named after that. This beach is located in the Indian state of Karnataka and is located 8kms away from the famous Gokarna town of temples. This beach is a combination of natural beauty and peacefulness while it’s a good place to go to for parasailing, boat rides, banana boat rides, and swimming.
3. TALASARI BEACH, ORISSA
The Talasari Beach lies on the north-eastern coast of India in Orissa. At the TALASARI BEACH the seas are calm and the beach is untarnished. The word Talasari is made from two words; ‘TALA’ and ‘SARI’, where TALA means ‘Palm’ and ‘SARI means ‘in a row’. The beach is very quiet and peaceful. This is the ideal beach for someone who is looking for a laid back, quiet time.
4. VAGATOR BEACH, GOA
The alluring and sequestered Vagator beach is situated 22kms away from the capital city Panjim, Goa. The beach gets its scenic beauty from the distinguished low-lying red cliff and that is the beauty of the beach. This beach might not be good for summers as it doesn’t offer a lot of shade from the scorching heat but the beach is known for its dolphin sightseeing tours and late night parties. The Vagator Beach is best for tourists who want to sit and relax.
5. TRANQUEBAR BEACH, TAMIL NADU
The beach is famous for its historical significance in the town of Tharangambadi. The beach has a bungalow in the middle. Tranquebar beach has second highest rich Ozone content in the world. The beach is named after its ‘singing waves’. This beach is a concealed piece of beauty ticked away from the Coromandel Coast. It is the best place for a person who is looking for a peaceful place to relax and enjoy themselves.
6. VARKALA BEACH, KERALA
The Papanasam beach or commonly known as the Varkala beach, is in the suburb of Varkala. The beach has a scenic beauty of the cliffs that are alongside the beach. The word ‘Papanasam’ means ‘to purge all sins and impurities’. The mineral spring flowing through the cliff is said to have curative properties. The cliffs and wide stretch of sands adds to the scenic beauty of the beach. The beach is quiet and best for people who want to relax peacefully.
7. MALGUND BEACH, MAHARASHTRA
The Malgund beach is situated in the Ganapatipule region of Maharashtra. This is a very secluded beach in the region and is a great place for a person who wants to be isolated or if a couple wants to go for alone time, then the Malgund beach is the ideal place for them. Sometimes you’ll see a large colony of seagulls standing on the shore or flying over the waters.
8. KARMATANG BEACH, ANDAMAN ISLAND
The Andaman is the islands of India and the place is well known for its beaches. But when a place is famous for its beaches you would want to be in a less crowded place. The Karmatung beach in Mayabunder is a secluded beach in the Andaman section. It is the best beach for someone who wants to enjoy the nature’s beauty and quiet environment.
9. GOPNATH BEACH, GUJARAT
The Gopnath beach is located in Bhavnagar, Gujarat. It is famous for the low cliffs and the limestone. The strong tidal variance means it not safe for the visitors to go for a swim in the sea; however, one can always enjoy the peacefulness of the beach. It is the best beach for a quiet vacation.
10. GHOGHLA, DIU
The Ghoghla beach of Diu is situated far away from the main city of Diu. One can enjoy fun activities like parasailing and surfing. The beach offers a peaceful place for all those who are looking to enjoy the scenic beauty of this secluded beach.
So the next time you want a relaxing time away from your hectic life and crowded cities, head to these magnificent beaches!! What are you waiting for? Plan, Pack And Go!