Apart from cultural heritage, India is also known for its natural and scenic beauty. India welcomes people from all over the place to pamper them and spend luxurious time taking off from their busy schedule. India is surrounded by water on three sides – Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal. India has many beach spot where you can rejuvenate yourself.
Beaches in India can be found in the coastline of Maharashtra, Orissa, Kerala, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Goa, West Bengal, Andaman & Nicobar, Daman & Diu and Lakshadweep. Apart from the serene beauty you can enjoy the snacks and street food of India. There are many water sports available for people who love adventure. There is parasailing, angling, water biking, jet skiing, scuba diving and snorkeling.
Calangute Beach, Goa
This is the busiest and most commercialized beach in Goa. Apart from the scenic beauty the Calangute beach has variety of Indian snacks and street food to taste. The beach is perfect for adventure lover as you can experience the thrill of water sports like water skiing and wind surfing. Kerkar Art Gallery and Church of St. Alex are two main attraction of this place.
Anjuna Beach, Goa
Anjuna Beach is known for its full moon parties and it is one of the most popular beaches in Goa. Weekly flea market is also the attraction of this Beach. The trance parties keep the atmosphere alive with the parties at the shore bar.
Dona Paula, Goa
If you are looking for a romantic place to be with your partner, this is the place. Dona Paula Beach is known as the “Lovers Paradise”. The main attractions around the site are The Reis Magos Church, Salim Ali Bird Santuary and National Oceanography Institute. Several shops are present along the beachside selling eatables to cloths. The two Goan liuor specialties – Feni and Port wine are easily available here. Indian Arts Emporium showcases the Indian handicrafts and jewellery.
Juhu Beach, Maharashtra
The land of bollywood stars, Mumbai located alongside the coastline has many beaches attracting tourist from all over the world. Juhu Beach is the one of the largest and frequently visited beaches in India. The main attractions of this place are the Indian snacks and street food and street shopping. The bollywood stars has their bungalows in this vicinity and there are many five star hotels around like JW Marriott.
Marina Beach, Chennai
This is the longest beach in India and one of the longest beaches in Asia. Various entertainment activities attract families where children can play and enjoy. The Marina is enough thus various state functions take place here. Aquarium near the Marina beach has a collection of tropical sea fishes and fresh water fishes. Near to the aquarium is the Ice house which was used to store the Ice from Great Lakes in North America.
Serenity Beach, Pondicherry
The quietness and the calmness of this beach are best suited for the romantic couple. Pondicherry is the place which attracts many honeymoon couple every year.
The list is long for beach tours in India. The tranquility of beaches and it scenery leaves you with the memories of its beauty and shopping experience and taste of India street food.