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14 not-to-miss beach destinations along the Indian coastline

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The increasing heat in the air is reason enough for you to step out for a holiday. And what better than a breezy beach vacation! Blessed with a long coastline, India is home to a wide number of beaches, so you can take your pick from the numerous beautiful options.

Also Read: 10 beach destinations beyond Goa

Also Read: Best beach destinations in India

Havelock, Andaman & Nicobar

Sunset at Radhanagar Beach at Havelock Island is a sight to behold.


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Alibaug, Maharashtra

Spend a weekend in Alibaug, it is wonderful to walk on that glistening beach.

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Gokarna, Karnataka

If you’re looking for a beach with a fresh vibe but calm, this is the place.

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Tharangambadi, Tamil Nadu

An off-beat beach town far south with little or no disturbance for you to enjoy your me-time.

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The trail of tropical beaches never ends in Goa.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra

Stroll along the beaches while also enjoying street food.

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Diu, Daman and Diu

Relaxed holidays in Diu are also adventure packed.

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Kochi, Kerala

Serene beaches in Kochi draw travellers to itself like a magnet.

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Digha, West Bengal

A short coastal getaway from Kolkata.

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Mandarmani, West Bengal

For those who would like to enjoy a quiet sunset.

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Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu

It is fascinating to watch three oceans meet at the tip of India.

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Puri, Odisha

This long sandy beach is best for strolling.

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The beaches on the Lakshadweep islands are as stunning as isolated.

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Murud, Maharashtra

This sleepy fishing hamlet should be on any itinerary of the Konkan Coast.

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Other than the above mentioned places, there are a few more like- Puducherry, Vishakhapatnam, Tarkali.