Saturday, May 02, 2009

Beaches of India

Of all the nature's paradise the most irresistible temptations are the beaches.Thousands of sun-deprived tourists visit India because it has the most diverse varieties of beaches anywhere in the world,offering plenitudes of opportunities for sunbathing, water sports and fishing.And those who don’t want to enjoy water sports can build a sand castle or try beach volleyball.The West Coast with the Arabian Sea and the East Coast with the Bay of Bengal offer many a verdant vistas to the traveller. India has almost a 6,000 km long coastline, which is home to some of the finest beaches in the world.Indian beaches are very popular tourist spots.Some beaches that have become important for international travelers.
Everything about Goa is spellbinding from the landscape dotted with Portuguese architecture, to the way of life that exudes an irresistible Old World charm. Goa beaches carry a charm that brings back tourists again and again.The beach at Calangute is rocky.It is also called 'Queen of Beaches'.It is perfect for water sports activities. Parasailing, water skiing and wind surfing are some of the popular sports here. At Anjuna Beach the waters are gentle and offer opportunities for boat rides, sea scooter rides, spot-the-dolphins rides, and motorboat rides.
Kerala the land of green magic offers some of the best beaches in India.Kovalam has become one of the most popular beach hangouts in India.Its golden glowing sands, crystal clear waters and swaying coconut trees has made it popular. Kovalam is one of India's best sea resorts.
Mahabalipuram beach in TamilNadu is one of the favoured beach destinations in India. In Mahabalipuram one does not only find a great beach but also a cultural heritage . Centuries old monuments built of sandy rocks stand proud against the waves on the beaches of Mahabalipuram and amazing rock cut art is displayed.The shore temples, Rathas and Arjuna’s Penance enchant the traveller to the Mahabalipuram beach.

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