Indian Beaches and Coastal Tourism Destinations

Indian Beaches and Coastal Tourism Destinations

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India coastal beach destinations


For a country with a long coastline there are hardly many well known beach resort destinations with the exception of Goa. To explore these locations further see interactive Google Maps below. Click ‘Satellite’ tab for satellite view.



Goa’s popular beaches

Goa is the most popular beach destination in India that attracts tourists from all over the world. There are around forty beaches in Goa.

  • Anjuna Beach
  • Calangute Beach
  • Dona Paula Beach
  • Benaulim Beach
  • Colvo Beach
  • Baga Beach
  • Miramar Beach
  • Agonda Beach


Tamil Nada’s popular beaches

  • Marina Beach
  • Covelong Beach
  • Mamallapuram Beach


Kerala’s popular beaches

Located in South India, Kerala – “God’s Own Country”, has a long coastline that offers lots of opportunities for those who seek beauty and tranquility. It is a herbal country that welcomes you to come and revitalize yourself in a relaxing atmosphere. You can unwind on the beaches, swim in the sea, row a dinghy, take a sailboat ride or simply go to a spa.

  • Kovalam Beach
  • Varkala Beach
  • Kumarakom Beach
  • Marari Beach
  • Alaphuzza Beach
  • Kappad Beach
  • Muzhappilangad Beach
  • Thirumullavaram Beach.


Maharashtra’s popular beaches

With a coast line of 720 km, Maharashtra is quite fortunate with few of the finest beaches one could find. Beaches of Maharashtra offer lots of activities like sea surfing, sand bathing, swimming, picnics, water sports, etc.

  • Dahanu-Bordi Beach
  • Ganpatipule Beach
  • Juhu Beach
  • Mandwa and Kihim Beaches
  • Marve, Manori and Gorai Beaches
  • Shriwardhan-Harihareshwar Beach
  • Tarkarli Beach
  • Velneshwar Beach
  • Vengurla – Malvan Beach.


Andhra Pradesh’s popular beaches

The beaches of Andhra Pradesh are unspoiled and pure, ideal for a beach holiday. Stretched over 1000 km along the southeastern coastline, there are lots of scenic beaches, green hills, bustling wildlife and beautiful palm trees.

  • Ramakrishna Beach
  • Manginapudi Beach
  • Bheemunipatam Beach
  • Rishikonda Beach
  • Mypad Beach
  • Vodarevu Beach


Beaches of Andaman and Nicobar Islands

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a group of 572 Islands consisting of exotic and unexplored beaches. The tropical climate prevails all year round, offering a comfortable holiday experience. The Islands are known for its remote and serene atmosphere, beaches with silvery white sand and lots of greenery.

  • Corbyn’s Cove And Chirya Tapu Beach
  • Radhnagar Beach
  • Harminder Bay Beach
  • Karmatang Beach
  • Ramnagar Beach


Lakshadweep’s beaches

The Islands have a set of charming and stunning beaches. The Islands are full of coral reefs and palm trees and exotic beaches. The beaches provide spectacular lagoons, sea-shores, stretches of sun drenched sand and lots of swaying palms.

  • Kavaratti Beach
  • Kalpeni Beach
  • Kadamat Beach
  • Bangaram Beach


Orissa’s popular beaches

Beaches in Orissa represents golden sand, deep blue sea and pleasant weather. They provide tourists with a wonderful experience of scenic beauty, cool breeze, warm sun and relaxation at sea side.

  • Aryapalli Beach
  • Balaramgadi Beach
  • Balighai Beach
  • Chandipur Beach
  • Gopalpur Beach
  • Paradeep Beach
  • Puri Beach
  • Ramchandi Beach


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