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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.

Indian Geography: A Complete Study Material

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