10 Offbeat Beaches in India that you never knew exsisted

10 Offbeat Beaches in India that you never knew exsisted

Sakshi Trivedi | July 24, 2019 |

India has about 4,671 miles of coastline and nine coastal states. Having such a strategic location enhances India’s adaptability and tourism. The coastline caters to one of the most beautiful beaches which connect us with three different water bodies, namely, Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean. While some beaches are popularised and visited by a lot, some are offbeat and still virgins, yet to be explored by a plethora of tourists; And here are 10 offbeat beaches of India. 

Lighthouse Beach, Kerala

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Located in Kovalam, the southern part of Kerala, Lighthouse Beach akin to its name has a lighthouse which offers a panoramic view of the sea waters. The ascend to the lighthouse through spiral staircase is worth the climb. The pearl blue water around the beach sends an essence of tranquillity.      

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Malpe Beach, Karnataka

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Malpe Beach is one of the lesser-known beaches of Karnataka, in the suburbs of Udipi. However, the beach is famous among the locals of Udipi. The beach paves the way from lush coconut trees and has a handful of food stalls and accommodation lined up in its vicinity. The crowd is lesser so the sedation is higher.

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 Butterfly Beach, Goa

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Nestled in the north corner of Palolem Beach in Goa is the Butterfly Beach. Akin to its name, you would see a lot of butterflies flying overhead while you enjoy the breathtaking view of the Arabian Sea. The adventure to reach Butterfly Beach involves hiking through the forest and then soaking in the beauty of the surrounding. 

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Astaranga Beach, Odisha

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Situated on the coast of Odisha, Astagranga Beach is thirty-four kilometres away from the town of Konark. The name Asta ranga means colourful sunset and staying true to its meaning, the sunsets are phenomenal. A famous picnic spot for locals, the beach is seldom visited by the abundance of tourists.

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Yarada Beach, Andhra Pradesh

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Yarada Beach is located at a distance of just fifteen kilometres from Vishakhapatnam. The remoteness of the beach makes it even more beautiful and both sunrise and sunsets equally look spectacular from the beach. A fairly bumpy ride leads you to the beach and thus it remains vacated. 

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Agatti Beach, Lakshwadeep

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Agatti is an island in Lakshwadeep open to tourism and has incredible white sand beaches. The lush lagoons and crystal clear waters are its attractive features. Agatti Beach has an airstrip and private accommodation which can be customised according to luxury.

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Harihareshwar Beach, Maharashtra

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Even though Maharastra has a lot of beaches around its coastal areas, Harihareshwar beach in Raigad District lies in the lap of nature with Sahyadris on one side and the majestic Arabian Sea on the other. Harihareshwar is famous for its religious shrines but the beach with the rocky shore gives a broad view of the waters. 

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Silver Beach, Tamil Nadu

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The Silver Beach is on the south-east coast of Tamil Nadu, about two-kilometres away from Cuddalore district. It is one of the longest beaches in Asia and the second-longest beach on the Coromandal Coast. However, it is a nice place to relax as it is away from the hustle-bustle of the city. 

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Lalaji Bay Beach, Andaman and Nicobar

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Lalaji Bay Beach is located at Long Island in Andaman. The turquoise blue water on the beach is perfect for snorkelling, swimming and other leisure activities. The beach is deserted and paves a way from the thickly forested region, can be reached only by a two-hour trek.

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Bakkhali Beach, West Bengal

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Bakkhali Beach is a crescent-shaped beach, located in the southern Bengal region. The beach is mostly quiet and a walk along its eight-kilometre coastline can prove to be therapeutic. The mild waves along with the soothing breeze are truly mesmerizing. 

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Sakshi Trivedi