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List of Famous Beaches in India

27-AUG-2018 12:59
    List of Famous Beaches in India

    India has a coastline of 7516.6 km (Mainland: 5422.6 km; Island Territories: 2094 km). It is bounded by the Indian Ocean – in particular, by the Arabian Sea on the west, the Lakshadweep Sea to the southwest, the Bay of Bengal on the east, and the Indian Ocean proper to the South.

    The Konkan/Malabar Coast of Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka and Goa are located on Western Ghats. While on the eastern side, a wider area stretches between Bay of Bengal and Eastern Ghat, called as the Coromandel Coast. Indian States like Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Daman & Diu and Lakshadweep facing Arabian Sea. West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Pudducherry and Andaman & Nicobar Island facing the Bay of Bengal.

    Famous Beaches in India

    Name of Beach

    Location

    Rishikonda Beach, Bheemunipatnam, Manginapudi Beach, Vodarevu Beach, Mypad Beach

    Andhra Pradesh

    Colva Beach, Dona Paula, Miramar, Anjuna, Vagator Beach, Arambol Beach, Angoda Beach

    Goa

    Porbandar Beach, Chorwad Beach, Beyt Dwarka, Somnath & Veraval Beach, Mandavi Beach, Gopnath Beach

    Gujarat

    Devbagh Beach, Om Beach and the Kutle Beach, Parambur Beach, Ullal Beach, Murudeshwar, Malpe Beach, Maravanthe, Karwar Beach

    Karnataka

    Lighthouse Beach, Rockholm Beach, Samudra Beach, Ashoka Beach, Kappad, Kovalam, Varkala, Thirumullavaram, Vypeen and Gundu Island, Cherai Beach, Alleppey Beach, Veli Beach, Bekal Beach, Shangumugham Beach, Kovalam Beach

    Kerala

    Kavaratti, Minicoy, Kadamat, Bangaram

    Lakshadweep

    Ganapatipule, Velneshwar, Marve, Manori & Gorai, Juhu, Chowpatty,  Bassien, Alibag Murud Janjira, Dahanu, Mandwa, Kihim Beach, Shriwardhan, Harihareshwar, Vijaydurg and Sindhudurg, Vengurla, Malvan

    Maharashtra

    Puri, Chandipur, Gopalpur-on-sea, Gahirmatha Beach, Paradeep, Bolighai Beach, Konark Beach

    Odisha

    Corbyn's Cove, Beaches of Havelock Island, Beaches of Neil Island, Beaches of Chiriya Tapu, Wandoor

    Andaman & Nicobar island

    Beaches of Puducherry

    Puducherry

    Pulicat, Covelong, Marina Beach, Pichavaram, Kurusada Islands, Vattikotai, Sadurangapattinam Beach, Mandapam, Mahabalipuram

    Tamil Nadu

    Digha Beach, Shankarpur Beach, Frazerganj, Ganga Sagar

    West Bengal

    Devka (or Dwarka beach), Jaypore Beach

    Daman

    Jallandhar Beach, Chakratith Beach, Nagoa Beach

    Diu

    The Palk Strait and Gulf of Mannar separate India from Sri Lanka to its immediate southeast. India's territorial waters extend into the sea to a distance of 12 nautical miles (13.8 mi; 22.2 km) from the coast baseline.

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