Amazing Beaches in Kanyakumari

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Beaches in Kanyakumari

With half its boundary in the sea, the terrain gives rise to several serene beaches in Kanyakumari that attracts a large tourist influx. Besides chilling on the beaches or sunbathing at the shores, t (Read More)here are several fairs and festivals organised frequently on the beaches of Kanyakumari which you can choose to be a part of. During these fairs, many tiny stalls are organised on the shores selling various kind of trinkets, seashell art pieces, leaf drawings, junk jewellery etc.

Here is the list of 5 Amazing Beaches in Kanyakumari

1. Kanyakumari Beach

Kanyakumari Beach
4.3 /5

Kanyakumari beach with its beautiful hue-changing beaches, the confluence of three water bodies: Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean, and the Arabian Sea. One can witness here that the water of three seas does not mix, you can distinguish between the turquoise blue, deep blue, and sea green waters of the three seas, though the colours keep changing with the season and the day's weather. The beach is not conducive to swim or surf as the water as the sea is rough and the beach is rocky.

Type of beach: Public beach
Things to Do: Boating, Shopping at the beachside shacks and stalls, climbing up the lighthouse
Eating Options: Street food vendors can be found scattered near the beach. 
Location: The beach can be reached by road either by public transport or private vehicle.

2. Muttom Beach

Muttom Beach

Known for its surreal beauty and peaceful ambience, Muttom Beach is one of the most wonderful beaches in Kanyakumari. The beach shore is characterised by large rocks protruding from the surface. The serene vibe is perfect for some excellent nature photography. One must visit the lighthouse premises while here, which houses a cafe, museum and a kid's play area.

Type of beach: Public beach
Things to Do: Laze at the beach, visit the lighthouse which has a museum and kids area.
Eating Options: The lighthouse houses a cafe. 
Location: 32 Kms from the city centre. The beach can be reached by public transport or private vehicle.

3. Sanguthurai Beach

Sanguthurai Beach
3.3 /5

Sanguthurai Beach is one of the calmest and cleanest beaches in Kanyakumari. The water temperature at this beach are found to be ideal for a light swim during the low tide. During the day it hardly sees any visitors hence it is recommended to visit the beach in the early evening hours. One can also catch the sunset during this time. 

Type of beach: Public beach
Things to Do: Laze at the beach, collect conch shells
Eating Options: Few street food stalls can be found. 
Location: 16 Kms from the city centre. The beach can be reached by public transport or private vehicle.

4. Sothavilai Beach

Sothavilai Beach

Sothavilai Beach is connected to Sanguthurai Beach. The beach stretches to over 4 kilometres, which makes it one of the longest natural beaches in the entire state. Swimming should be avoided at the beach during the high tide. 

Type of beach: Public beach
Location: 11 Kms from the city centre. The beach can be reached by public transport or private vehicle.

5. Thengapattinam Beach

Thengapattinam Beach

Lined with beautiful coconut groves, a vast coastline and indigo blue waters, Thengapattinam Beach is an ideal day trip destination from Kanyakumari. The beach is the convergence spot of Tamiraparani River with the mighty Arabian Sea. The shores get very crowded during the peak seasons owing to it being an excellent picnic spot.

Type of beach: Public beach
Things to Do: Laze at the beach, picnics
Location: 54 Kms from the city centre. The beach can be reached by public transport or private vehicle.

Which of these beaches in Kanyakumari has the best sunset view you have ever seen? Let us know in the comments below!

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