Take a Journey to the Top 5 best Indian Beaches this Summer

Forget Australia, Rio de Janeiro and even Ibiza or the beaches of Sunny California, you have plenty of options this time to choose from the bounty of coastal regions in India. The action is happening in India’s beaches and you sure wouldn’t want to miss all the fun. Take a look at the best 5 beaches we have found for you and be marveled at what they have to offer.

Exotic palms cliff beach in Varkala. Kerala. India

The quiet yet happening Varkala

A perfect place to beat the heat, unwind and relax or even enjoy swimming.  One of the best dramatic sunsets is seen here. Plenty of beach shacks where you can unwind with a drink in your hand, watching the sun go down into oblivion…… read more

Om beach Gokarna karnataka India

The Pleasures of Being at Mystical Gokarna

Gokarna is a holy town, small and remote and has four pristine and very secluded beaches. In equal measure one would find the party animal and the holy tourist flocking around this place….read more

Tropical beach of Palolem, Goa state, India

The Beauty of Palolem

With thickets enclosing every part of the Palolem beach, the coconut palms make this beach one of the best in India. The beach is long, semi-circle in shape and very shady, thanks to the row of palm trees….read more

Baga Beach located in India, district Goa

The Beautiful Baga beach

If you are in North Goa, don’t miss the opportunity to be at Baga Beach. The beach always has activity and action happening on its sandy coasts. Right from fine dining options to thrilling water sports such as snorkeling, and a nightlife that beats till early next morning, Baga is surely a paradise to be at…read more

Backwaters of Marari, Kerala, India

The Silent Yet Well Known Marari

On the fringes of Kerala in close quarters to Alleppey, for those of you who would like the stillness of backwaters, Marari is the place to be. It is still being developed and isn’t as crowded as other beaches are, hence a reason why tourists flock to this sleepy beach, which is actually a fisherman’s society…read more

With the five best beaches thrown to you by Thrillophilia – Adventure Tours India this summer, where do you plan to go and visit, do let us know!!


Beautiful Beaches of South Goa, India

Goa is India's smallest state, but it's one of the country's most popular tourist destinations. This coastal state is recognized for its biodiversity, history, culture and architecture. The area's spectacular beaches along the Arabian Sea are what attract domestic and international tourists to this popular region on India's western shore. With numerous cheap holidays to Goa available, travelers will be looking for that favorite place under the sun.  Beachcomber Pete Travel Adventures has put this list of a few of the most famous beaches in south Goa India.


Benaulim BeachBenaulim Beach South Goa India Photo by racoles With its expansive ocean frontage, there is plenty of room on Benaulim beach to find a secluded spot to relax while immersing yourself in the local culture. This beautiful beach is dotted with colorful fishing boats and lifeguard vehicles. It's less crowded than neighboring beaches, and there's always enough space to stretch out on the sand. The area near Benaulim beach is known for its fine cultural handicrafts and traditional rosewood furniture. Visitors to this lovely beach are frequently treated to views of dolphin pods that swim near the shore.
Palolem BeachOld wooden boats on the beach in Palolem, Goa, India Measuring roughly two kilometers long, Palolem beach is situated along an arching cove that is frequented by fisherman and vacationers. Dramatic palm trees, verdant headlands and turquoise waters converge in this magnificent location. It's located roughly 40 kilometers from the town of Margao, but buses, taxis, auto-rickshaws and trains connect the two destinations. This beautiful semicircular beach is already popular with backpackers and is gaining popularity with each passing season. The northern areas of the beach feature calm shallows while bars and restaurants are located in the southern area. Palolem beach is a wonderful place to relax under coco huts while spotting dolphins and enjoying seafood snacks.
Agonda BeachAgonda Beach, South Goa India Photo by Kate and Tim Located along a rounded cove similar to Palolem, Agonda beach features a wide band of soft yellow sand measuring approximately three kilometers long. This secluded beach lacks the hoards of tourists, souvenir vendors and restaurants found in other areas, which makes this pristine beach even better. If you're lucky, you might even encounter water buffalo herds that are fond of this area. Stay in an elevated hut or a beachfront cottage to get in touch with nature at this beautiful spot.
Cavelossim BeachCavelossim Beach, South Goa India Photo by JoSeFiNa

As luxury hotels establish resorts, Cavelossim has quickly gained popularity, but the beach hasn't lost its charm. This celebrated beach is located on a peninsula between the Arabian Sea and the Sal River. Its white sands, sparkling clear waters and lava rock backdrop make it one of the country's most beautiful beaches. Seashell hunting, kayaking and snorkeling are popular activities along the 3.5-kilometer Cavelossim beach. It's also a great place to see schools of dolphins passing through the area.

Mobor BeachMobar Beach, South Goa India This phenomenal yellow sand beach is situated along a narrow peninsula of dunes that are tucked between the Arabian Sea and the Sal River estuary. This outstanding beach covers a 10-kilometer area and features a variety of sheltered coves and isolated hideaways that are perfect for soaking in the sun. Visitors to this magnificent beach frequently see schools of majestic dolphins. Goa's 100-kilometer coast is lined with world-class beaches, which make it one of the top destinations for committed beachgoers.





Places To Go Scuba Diving In India

Three Friends Scuba DivingHave you ever wondered what the underwater world looked like? If that has been on your mind for sometime, maybe it is time for you to go scuba diving. The underwater world as the name suggests is not visible from above. There is a certain sense of vibrancy and color attached to its nature. Every natural form under the deep waters of the sea are so well sculpted and structured that it leaves you spellbound. Right from the schools of colorful fish passing by you, to the exotic looking sea creatures inquisitively staring at you, and the silent sea anemones sitting still, they all have a story to tell, something for you to explore. Do this all with the help of scuba diving or snorkeling in Goa and across India, there are various places we would like to share with you where such water sport activities happen.

The underwater wealth

India is home to a large collection rich in underwater wealth, right from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal, to the Lakshadweep Islands at the Arabian Sea. From across the globe diving enthusiasts throng these famous spots and explore the stunning underwater life below. And apart from this India is also home to a range of water sports and beach activities, such as sailing or scuba diving.

Havelock Island, Andaman Islands, IndiaThe tranquil Andaman and Nicobar Islands

The first thing you would notice about the famous Andaman and Nicobar Islands is the sparkling turquoise water. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are in fact 572 islands, each small and full of breathtaking flora and fauna, coupled with wildlife and palms that sway to the music of the winds. The beaches over here are white and have plenty of wild colorful flowers growing on its fringes. You feel as if you are in a movie which such picturesque shots, wild birds, coconut palms and the gentle breeze blowing into your face.

One of the famous surfing and scuba diving spots in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands would be the Havelock Islands. It has vast sandy beaches, plenty of reefs, and you would be very lucky to visit ship wrecks as well. This is a haunt for scuba divers from across the globe, even snorkeling activities happen over here. Don’t miss the Andaman and Nicobar Islands experience, it’s a memory you would cherish for a very long time to come.

When should you be there: From early June to late September heavy rains lash across the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, so the best time to be would be early October to mid May.


The Dotted Lakshadweep Islands

The reason why we say “dotted” is because the famous Lakshadweep Islands are actually a collection of thirty six smaller islands, each of them unique and blessed with abundant beauty of its own. As you approach and settle in these islands, you would find plenty of flora and fauna to soak your visual senses into. The sands on the islands are white and clear, the water sparkles like fluid crystals (dolphin watching in these waters are a hit) and the flora around would take your breath away.

Bangaram Island, Lakshadweep Islands, IndiaAs a visitor one can enjoy water sports such as snorkeling and scuba diving. Two famous spots to do so would be;

1.Agatti Island, and

2.Bangaram Island

The underwater world below these two islands drags the most enthusiastic of all divers from every corner of the globe to come and explore. You would find natural coral reefs, plenty of blue lagoons and marine life which are delicate and pristine to experience and satiate your visual senses.

When should you be there: The best time to be at Lakshadweep is from November to end May, the other months are lashed by heavy rains.


The Gorgeous Netrani Islands

Netrani sits peacefully ten kilometers away from the coast of Karnataka and in the famous mighty Arabian Sea. It is a tiny spec of an island which houses plenty of goats and pigeons, corals, the famous butterfly fish, parrot fish, trigger fish, shrimps and eels. This is one of the reason why this colorful a la carte seduces the minds of many divers from across the globe. Netrani is a gorgeous island and perfect for those who want to experience scuba diving or snorkeling. You can also reach this island from Mumbai and Goa as well, but you would need permission since the nearing island to Netrani is used by the Indian Navy.

When should you be there: Early December to late January is the best time to be at Netrani.


The Sandy Beaches of Goa

Goa is a paradise for water sport lovers, for trekkers and for those who want to go snorkeling or scuba diving as well. It is a delightful experience being under the waters in Goa, where you get to come in close contact with the inhabitants of the underwater world. Throughout the tourist season the visibility range is from five to ten meters, and the waters are temperate and safe to dive into.

Tropical Beach Arambola, Goa, IndiaFamous spots for scuba diving in Goa would be

  1. Suzy’s Wreck – Best for those who are amateurs and want to scuba dive. You get to see the remnants of WW2 metal ship wrecks in shallow waters. There is a lot of colorful underwater life, corals, angelfish, battlefish, snappers, barracudas, stonefish, sweetlips, nudibranchs, blennies, Moorish idols and parrotfish to name a few.
  2. Davy Jones Locker – This is a place only for divers who have experience in scuba diving. The currents are not friendly and what you get to see here is a broken metal wreck, large groupers, jacks, mullets, tuna, barracudas etc
  3. Shelter Cove – Shallow and good for beginners to scuba dive and have fun. You would get to see a lot of colorful fish, lobsters and hard coral as well.
  4. Uma Guma Reef – off the famous Grand Island, this scuba diving spot is not for the weak at heart or the inexperienced. What you get to see here are triggerfish, parrotfish, puffers, angelfish, sweetlips, Moorish idols, porcupinefish, snappers etc.
  5. Bounty Bay – Fit for both amateurs and experienced scuba divers. You get to see small fish species of various types and hard coral, and finally,
  6. The Jetty- North of the famous Grand Island, this scuba diving spot is shallow and what you get to see here mostly would be mullets and lionfish.

So folks, if scuba diving is the name of the game for you this summer, get in touch with Thrillophilia- Biggest Indian Adventure Tour  provider help you find the right dream vacation!!

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