Crowded beaches with a shack, a restaurant or a shop every two steps you take can get quite tiresome, especially if you went there looking forward to a vacation that helped you relax. There still are a few not-so-famous beaches in India that may just do the trick for you. We give you a list of 5 offbeat beaches with stunning vistas that is sure to put a big smile on your face.
Yarada Beach, Andhra Pradesh
Yarada beach, located on the East coast only 15km from Vizag, is one of the best-kept local secrets of Andhra Pradesh. Its surrounded by banana plantations interspersed with rocky terrain. Together, they create an environment that accords the perfect setting for a day-long outing with your friends or family.
Malpe Beach, Karnataka
Malpe is located at about 6km from Udupi, a town in Western Karnataka. The unique sea walkaway at Malpe beach makes for an ideal view point to spot Dolphins. As the hub of Mogaveera population, the town of Malpe is associated largely with settlements of the Mogaveera fisherman community and you can witness the local fishing practices. Thankfully, the beach is not too commercialized and makes for a pleasant, ideal weekend getaway.
Lalaji Bay Beach, Andaman Islands
Located in Long Island in Andaman & Nicobar, the crystal-clear waters of Lalaji beach will make your visit a truly memorable one. You need to go on a 90-minute boat ride to get to Long Island from Yerrata Jay, and this ride is certain to enchant you with the scenic creeks along the way. Once you reach, you are welcomed by coconut and palm trees along the long shore – the perfect setting of the long-awaited tropical holiday.
Shiroda Beach, Maharashtra
Situated in the Sindhurdurg district in Maharshtra, Shiroda beach is one the few remaining virgin beaches in India. The peace and tranquility of the surroundings serves as the perfect anecdote to get away from the stress and hustle of city life. Here, you can truly relax all by yourself.
Dhanushkodi Beach, Tamil Nadu
Situated at the confluence of the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal, the road leading up to Dhanushkodi Beach surrounded by the Sea on both sides is an enthralling journey that everyone should experience! Dhanushkodi literally means ‘tip of the bow’ and is widely considered as one of the most beautiful beaches in Tamil Nadu.
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