10. Vagator Beach, Goa

Vagator Beach can be found in the northern parts of Goa and is a popular destination for tourist looking for beauty and incredible sunsets. The beach is broken up into two separate areas with Big Vagator on the right and Little Vagator facing the left.

Most tourists in this area are western backpackers and there is still a bit of a rave culture here. There are also many cafes and bars in the area.

Vagator is also the new location of the Sunburn Festival since 2013 after it was moved from Candolim Beach. If you are looking for a great place to experience your favorite DJ’s as well as nature, Vagator is a great spot.

9. Rishikonda Beach, Andhra Pradesh

Rishikonda is in the Andhra Pradesh area and is one of the hot spots for tourists in the area. The beach lines the Bay of Bengal and is a great spot for those looking for beaches, and more adventurous travelers. There are hills nearby for hiking and has many hillside cottages for rent.

If you are adventurous, you will also find many water sports in the area such as water skiing and windsurfing in the area. There are many vendors lining the beaches selling foods and drinks and since it is a bit farther from the city, it is not as crowded as other beaches.

8. Lighthouse Beach, Kerala

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Located in the Kovalam beach town, Lighthouse beach is so named Vizhinjam Lighthouse on the promontory and is the southernmost beach in the area. The whole area features rocky outcroppings that have created enclosed bays that offer calm waters.

This area is popular for tourists looking for a relaxing beach without the hustle and bustle of the neighboring towns. There are many hotels and restaurants in the area, but is also near enough to Kovalam that you can enjoy the town as well.

7. Varkala Beach, Kerala

Varkala Beach, also known as Papanasam Beach, is located along the Arabian Sea, and features immense cliffs the stretch out over the sea. It is the only beach in southern Kerala with the cliffs adjacent to the sea, and there are a number of water spouts and spas on the sides.

There are a number of restaurants and shops, and the beach is great for simply relaxing and leisure. In town there is also the famous Sree Janardhana Swami temple with is a great tourist attraction.

6. Mandrem Beach, Goa

This coastal village is located in the northern region of Goa and a hidden gem for many tourists. The beaches are long and the sand is white, making it a beautiful view. With it’s clean water and lack of crowds, many tourists are finding their way here.

To get to the beach you cross a narrow bridge and along the lines of restaurants are great recliners you can use to relax and enjoy the beach or watch the sunset.

5. Baga Beach, Goa

Thousands of tourists visit Baga beach every year, and it’s easy to see why. Located in North Goa it is a part of a larger stretch of beaches along the coast by the Arabian Sea. It is more quiet than other beaches along the strech because of the lack of local tourist buses, so you will not be overcrowded.

The beach is lined with fishing boats and shacks and is a popular destination for water sports like parasailing, taking sightseeing cruises and even fishing.

4. Radhanagar Beach, Andaman and Nicobar Island

Located on Havelock Island, Radhanagar Beach is a great spot for tourists looking for a resort location. Also known as Beach No. 7, it was voted the “Best Beach in Asia” by Time magazine in 2004. and thanks to the administration, it is currently experiencing development and quickly becoming the hot spot for eco-tourism.

The beaches are very clean and the white sand is exquisite, leaving it a must visit place for tourists on the island. With the green surround combining with the crystal clear water and pristine white sands, this beach is almost like a painting.

3. Cavelossim Beach, Goa

This beach is in the South Goa district and is a nice clean beach great for the family and is located near the river Sal. There are a number of hotels nearby that cater to all types of tourists from luxury to budget and is connected to many tourist locations.

The white sand beaches are clean and offer a number of activities from parasailing to dolphin tours and is a popular spot from November to March.

2. Agonda Beach, Goa

If you are looking to get away from it all, Agonda beach is the place to go. It is not jumping and touristy like other beaches in Goa, so it offers serenity and peacefulness. The tourist police are strict on what is allowed on the beach and will quickly remove anything that detracts from the beauty of the area.

Not intended to become a resort or touristy area, the Panchayat is trying to deter from keeping the party crowd out. The Ridley turtles are known to nest here, so it is critical that it is kept as a beautiful restful site.

1. Cola Beach, Goa

Just 10km north of Agonda is Cola beach, and it is one of the last unspoiled beaches left. It is hard to find and secluded, which make it what it is. If you are looking for complete solitude and relaxation, Cola beach is it.

Just the journey getting to the beach is spectacular with the large temples and treed walking path. In the middle of the three bays is the Blue Lagoon which is a popular spot to get your food and drink before you sit back and relax on the beach.

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Nabeel Ahmad is the founder and editor-in-chief of Lone Mind. Apart from Lone Mind, he is a serial entrepreneur, and has founded multiple successful companies in different industries.

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