India, the seventh largest land mass in the world, has its two halves belonging to different topographies. The northern part of the country, which is ruled by the Himalayas, has its tail surrounded by the blue water cover. This distinction or diversity in landforms, give tourists enough reasons to travel to India. From the state of Gujarat in the west, the coastline of India goes south and then make a U-turn to the northeast till West Bengal. Such a long coastline can remove doubts from the mind of any beach lover. Whatever type you are, the country has beaches for every mood of yours.
Beaches in India are incredibly scenic and they serve for every purpose; Be it the water sports that enthrall your or the picturesque romantic locations that entice you . Goa is also called the beach capital of India as it has the major portion of its tourism dependant on its sun kissed beaches. Popular beaches in Goa that are surely to be visited include Calangute, Dona Paula, Colva, Anjuna, Vagator, Arambol, Palolem and Miramar. These beaches reflect the true face of Goa, where leisure, recreational and action packed water sports are always on the hit.
Move extreme south on the coastline, and you will arrive at Kerala, the beaches of which are less crowded, and offer solitude in the lap of mother nature. God’s own country, Kerala has a lush green cover that follows it, allthrough its lengths and breadths. This natural bliss can also be felt at the beaches of the state, which are entwined with the culture and tradition of the state as well. Kovalam, Varkala, Marari, Kannur, Cherai and Bekal are some options that need to be explored.
If you are a fan of island beaches, then Andaman is just the place for you. Giving a feel of the islands of Hawaii and Carribean, Andaman is an undisturbed, solitary spot in the Bay of Bengal. The group of islands are popularly known as emerald isles and are renowned for its beaches. Characterized by a clean environment and crystal clear waters, the beaches differ from that of the mainland India. Here, only nature resides, which can isolate you from all your worries and throw you in a deep trance of panoramic beauty. Radhanagar beach in the Havelock island of Andaman, lives this trait and got counted amongst Asia’s best beaches. The beaches of Andaman are also the best for underwater sports like snorkeling and scuba diving.
India has a multitude of options when it comes to beaches. Other regions which are equally tempting for their beaches include TamilNadu, Pondicherry, Andhara Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Karnataka and Gujarat.