When the vacations call people in India, we have a lot of options to go to various holiday destinations. India is a place full of cultural and geographical heritage. In India, one of the favorite holiday’s destination is none other than the beaches. Blue sky, wonderful weather, romantic climate and water sports, parties, sunbath makes beaches a perfect option to enjoy holidays. India has a lot of beaches that stretches from the eastern coast of India to the western coast. You have many choices.

So let’s discuss some more about beaches of India. The list of top 7 longest beaches in India is given below.

Marina Beach – Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

The amazing beach of the southern part of India is Marina Beach. This is the longest beach in India and also a second longest beach in the world. 

This beach is the most preferred place for the tourists who visit Chennai.  The beach is stretched nearly over 13 km along the southern coast of India.  

Best timing for this beach to visit is during winter months from November to February.

Colva Beach- Goa, India

If you are looking for a place which is less crowded then, this beach is perfect for you. This beach is located in the South Goa which is away from the crowded fun-loving North Goa. 

This beautiful place is surrounded with lovely palm trees and white sand. 

The right time to visit Colva Beach is during summers and during winter months from November to February. This beach offers activities like surfing and kayaking through the backwater canal.  For the foodies also this place has the best-known seafood available. 

Some of the nearby attraction is "Our Lady of Mercy Church". This church is very famous for its 16th-century architect.

Muzhappilangad Beach- Kannur, Kerala, India

One Of the longest beach of India, stretched across 4.5 km along the coastline, this is only driving beach in Asia. This is because the sand in this beach allows people to drive their vehicles directly along the shores of the beach. 

The location of this beach is a little far from Kannu. The best season to visit this place is between Septembers to May.

Ramakrishna Beach- Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

It is a very popular commercial beach of Andhra Pradesh. 

It has a unique view of hills on both sides. This hill is stretched from Vuda Park to Aquarium on the other side. This place has a submarine museum and is a good place to visit. 

Kaup beach- Udupi, Karnataka, India

It is another one of the longest beaches of India. It gives you goosebumps when you see the lush green coconut. 

Best time to visit this beach is between Octobers to March. Lighthouse is a major attraction and also one should not miss the sunset view. There is also one temple named Udupi Sri Krishna Mata Temple.

Ganpatipule Beach- Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, India

This is the cleanest and serene beach of Maharashtra and is thus included in our list of best beaches of India.

This is located in the Konkan coast of Ratnagiri. The coastal length is full of coconuts. The best time to visit this beach is from October to March. 

Ahmedpur Mandvi Beach- Junagadh, Gujarat, India

This is a very adventurous beach. There are a lot of adventure activities which can be enjoyed here like water ride, camel rides horse ride, etc. 

Best time to visit this place is from March to July. The other attraction is ‘Diu Island’ which is situated nearby.

So these were some of the best and longest beaches of India to enjoy your holidays. Hope you enjoyed reading this.

Published by Dawn Richard