Okay, let’s face it. Summer is here, our plans of planning a crazy expensive vacation with friends or family is not working out for most of us out there and even though summers call for spending time in the valleys or the hills, nothing beats the thrill of the beach for city dwellers like us. However, If you are tired of booking tickets for Goa every time and need some new beach destinations to explore, this list will help”
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List of Beach Cities in India
This is a distant cousin of the beautiful Kovalam and enjoys a great proximity to Trivandrum. Clean, fresh air and a gorgeous view of the Arabian sea is what makes it one of the top contenders in being a beach bum area in South India.
Anyone who has been to Goa multiple times will tell you that Gokarna has been on their list. A small temple town in Karnataka, it is very famous for temples dedicated to lord Shiva so it’s not a surprise that one of the most famous beach here is the Om beach. This can be your Goa 2.0 with friends this year.
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This is no booze town but actually a beautiful village in Maharashtra sitting on the shores of the Arabian Sea. The most famous beach here is the Tarkarli beach, and the super famous 17th century Sindhudurg Fort is also here. This is a clean beach destination for a family vacation.
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Another gorgeous beach town in Kerala which is well known for its fancy beach side resorts as well. However, it is not mandatory that you choose an expensive property to experience the beauty of Kovalam. It has a busy fish harbour, with some of the most beautiful beaches in South India in the form of the Hawa beach and the Samudra beach.
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5. Havelock Island
Many people will tell you that Andaman is a pretty distant choice for vacationing, but trust us, that is exactly why you need to choose it. Havelock Island is an unmatched experience in itself. Crystal clear water, scuba diving, a glimpse of lot of sharks, this is something that Goa cannot give you ever. Go here to experience peace and disconnect from the world for once.
Puducherry aka Pondicherry is a beautiful French colony which makes you feel that you are not in roaming in India even for a minute. Not only is it famous for the beautiful French influence, but the beaches here are a sheer delight with the Promenade beach being the most famous one which overlooks the Bay Of Bengal.
Also known as Visakhapatnam, this place is not just a beach destination but also a pretty reasonable affair. The hotels and travel expenses are not over the roof so it will not burn a hole in your pocket for sure.
We hope you enjoyed reading about seven cities nearby beaches in India. Suggest more beaches in comments.
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