India's coastline has many beautiful beaches which tourists can enjoy relaxing on, while on beach tours of India.
Known for its golden beaches Goa is the destination of choice for beach lovers and sun worshippers coming to India. The combination of sun, sea and sand the warm weather and friendly people make Goa the ideal destination for a beach vacation in India.
This beach, one of the best known in Goa stretches for 7 km in a gentle curve on the northern coast of Goa. A popular beach for families on vacation Calangute Beach is also known for its food stalls and trinket stalls alongside the beach, which attract tourists to this beach vacation destination in India.
Situated near Palolem in south Goa, Agonda beach is known for its
clean sands and unspoilt environment. The souvenir shops and beachfront hotels seen on many other beaches have not appeared here ensuring the 3 km long beach with the Cabo de Rama fort nearby are left untouched for intrepid visitors to explore.
Anjuna Beach was famous in the 1970s with the flower children and hippies who made their way to Goa. The weekly Wednesday flea market revives the feeling of the 1970's when tourists flock around the shacks selling T Shirts and trinkets. Trance parties are held on moonlit nights at Anjuna Beach, which is one of the most poplar beaches for a vacation in Goa.
Situated at a distance of 7 km from Panaji, Dona Paula Beach is associated with the legend of the daughter of a Portuguese official who killed herself when she was not permitted to marry the man she loved. Also known as Lovers Paradise, Dona Paula Beach in Goa is a water sports enthusiasts' dream come true, with a range of water sports activities on offer for tourists to enjoy on beach vacations in Goa, India.
Colva and Benaulim Beaches:
Situated at a distance of 20 km from Panaji, in South Goa, these beaches are a quiet getaway from Panaji Town. The long sandy stretches of Colva Beach make it a beautiful place to relax and enjoy a beach vacation in Goa, India. The nearby church has an annual festival that attracts large crowds and bullfights are held in the village nearby.
This state in Southwest India has several beaches, which are popular with tourists. Apart from relaxing and sunbathing on the beaches, you can also get ayurvedic herbal massages and enjoy water sports while on beach vacations in Kerala.
The three crescent shaped beaches adjacent to each other, located at a distance of 18 km from Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala India, Kovalam is one of the most beautiful destinations for a beach vacation in India. You can also get an Ayurvedic massage or indulge in water sports on Kovalam Beach.
The Papanasam beach at Varkala is a popular beach in Kerala with white sandy stretches and blue sea framed by a backdrop of steep cliffs.
This coastal state in South India has a number of fine beaches in Chennai, Mahabalipuram and Pondicherry, for tourists to enjoy beach vacations in India.
This 12 km long beach is a popular venue in Chennai for tourists to watch the sunrise and sunset. In the evenings a fairground atmosphere prevails with families thronging the longest beach in India with its nearby Aquarium, and memorials of political leaders of Tamil Nadu, India.
Home to some beautiful beaches, which are not so well known, Orissa on India's Bay of Bengal Coast, is an undiscovered beach vacation destination.
This beautiful beach in Orissa is the venue of the Puri Beach Festival when classical dance and other cultural performances are held in the backdrop of the Jagannath Temple at Puri. One of the least crowded beaches in India the stretches of sand invite tourists to enjoy a beach vacation on Puri Beach in Orissa, India.
Please note that there are no nude beaches in India and nudity may offend local customs.