Tired of being pushed and shoved? Want to experience the true beauty and tranquility that beaches provide? Here are a list of 9 beaches you need to visit before they get commercial.
1. Kashid, Maharashtra
A hidden surfer’s paradise on the Konkan coast, Kashid boasts of soft white sands, blue seas, and paddy fields. A 3-kilometer stretch surrounded by rocky hills and Casuarina groves is what you’ll see here. Lined with shacks along the beach, indulge in some local Konkan cuisine. Thirty kilometers away from Alibaug, this coastal town is ideal for a days visit.
2. Marari Beach, Alappuzha
A nearly empty beach, Mararikulam as it is otherwise known is a travelers paradise. This beach is perfect for those who want to do absolutely nothing. Rated as one of the world’s top five hammock beaches in India, Marari is a peaceful place for you to relax and unwind without a plan.
3.Butterfly beach, South Goa
Surrounded by dense foliage and rocks on either side, this beach looks straight out of a postcard. The beach was given the name because of the various butterflies it attracts throughout the year. The only way you can get to this hidden paradise is by renting a boat from Agonda or Palolem or hiking. Hidden away from the usual humdrum of Goa, this beach is a must visit.
This white sand beach is another hidden gem on the Konkan coast. One of the cleanest beaches in India, the beach is well-known for its spectacular sunsets. Sparsely populated throughout the year, the locals strive to keep up the tranquil ambiance of this beach.
5. Yarada Beach, Vizag
A yet to be commercialized beach situated at a distance of 15 kilometers from Vizag, Yarada beach is a calm and peaceful beach. Nestled between hills and the Bay of Bengal, this beach is almost cut off from the rest of civilization. Take a walk or enjoy a picnic on this unpolluted beach.
6.Tarkarli Beach, Malvan
A coral beach in the Maharashtrian town of Malvan, Tarkarli Beach is home to the state’s only scuba diving center. Turquoise blue waters, frequent dolphin sightings, and a panoramic view make this an irresistible destination for travelers. The long coastline and abundance of water sports have made this beach a recent popular destination.
7. Cola, South Goa
A secluded and unspoiled beach in South Goa, Cola beach is unheard of even among the locals. A mere 8 kilometers from Agonda, this beach is one of the last uncommercialized stretches in Goa. The beach has a unique lagoon surrounded by coconut trees and clear blue skies.
8. Paradise, Pondicherry
This isolated beach in the french town of Pondicherry is a picture of solace. A jaw-dropping coastline surrounded by gently swaying coconut trees, this place is surely a paradise! Entry to the beach is through the Chunnambar Backwater which adds to the excitement.
9. Papanasam, Trivandrum
Literally translating to “wash away sins”, this beach in Varkala beach will leave you speechless. Being the only beach in Kerala surrounded by cliffs, a dip here is believed to cleanse you of all your sins. Go swimming or enjoy mind-blowing views of the ocean from the cliff.
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