Best Beaches in Odisha That Travellers Should Know Of

Most Popular Beaches in Odisha

Odisha, one of the most beautiful states in the eastern part of India has a long coastline and is bestowed with many beautiful beaches. Some of the most popular places in Odisha are beach destination (Read More)s including Puri. There are many beaches near the West Bengal Border like Digha and Shankarpur in the north part of Odisha. There are some great beach destinations in the southern border near Andhra Pradesh as well like beaches in Kakinada and Vishakhapatnam.

Here is the list of 10 Best Beaches in Odisha That Travellers Should Know Of

1. Paradeep Beach, Cuttack

Paradeep Beach, Cuttack

Located at a distance of 125 kms from Paradeep and 94 kms from Cuttack, Paradeep is one of the most serene and tranquil beaches of Odisha. Boasting of golden shimmering sands, indigo blue waters and lined with huge rock boulders, the beach is not a prominent tourist spot but also a major sea port of the country.

2. Gopalpur Beach

Gopalpur Beach
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In the southern coastline of Odisha just 15 km from the city of Behrampur is located a quaint, tiny town of Gopalpur which was a sea port, bustling with trade and commerce, in the Colonial Era. Located on the east coast of the Bay of Bengal, the Gopalpur Beach is a luxurious beach flanked with coconut and casuarina groves and is a perfect outing for a languorous weekend. The beach, also known as 'Gopalpur-on-Sea', is a deserted one with a long coastline dotted with gentle sand dunes and beautiful seashells.

3. Rushikulya Beach, Berhampur

Rushikulya Beach, Berhampur

A hidden gem in the state of Orissa, Rushikulya Beach is a quietude place ideal to relax and enjoy some solitude. This Beach is not visited by a large number of people, hence you can visit this beach to getaway from the hustle bustle of the daily life.

4. Puri Beach

Puri Beach
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Puri Beach, one of the most popular and best beaches of Odisha is a fine coastline of Bay of Bengal with the sun gleaming on the pristine waters of the beach. Located at a mere distance of 35 km from the Sun Temple, the place is ideal for holidaymakers looking for some solitude. Puri beach is also famous as the main beach of the Puri, which is among the four must-visit pilgrimage sites for Hindus (Char-Dham) and as a beach city with its most famous attraction as the Jagannath temple.

5. Talasari beach

Talasari beach

Located in Baleswar district of Odisha and at a distance of 10 Km from Digha, the Talasari beach is pristine, serene and has been bestowed with a spectacular panorama. What do you usually do when your psyche is yelling for rejuvenation' You bump into a tranquil spot and just calm your senses down. This is exactly what you should do at this virgin beach. Dubbed as one of the best beaches in Odisha, Talasari beach is something you cannot miss.

6. Chandipur beach

Chandipur beach
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Chandipur is a secluded seaside village of Baleshwar district stored safely on the coastline of Orissa. Chandipur is also locally known as Chandipur-on-sea. If nature's wonder fascinates you, Chandipur Beach is an amazing place to be. Chandipur, a calm and serene site, is mostly unexplored by tourists. The unique speciality of this beach is the ebb tides that recede up to 4km and tend to disappear rhythmically. The beach is clean and is a good place to relax alone or with friends.

7. Chandrabagha Beach, Konark

Chandrabagha Beach, Konark
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A clean and pristine beach where one can take leisurely walks and enjoy the sunrise and sunset, the Konark Beach is known to be one of the best on the east coast.

8. Astaranga Beach, Konark

Astaranga Beach, Konark

Located at a distance of 60 kms from Puri and 34 kms from Konark in Odisha, Astaranga Beach is a visual delight to the eyes and the mind alike. The atmosphere of the beach suddenly becomes ten times more pleasing during the sunsets when the horizon lights up with the golden and red glow from the sun. Even the beach derives its name from this phenomenon, ?Asta? meaning ?sunset? and ?rang? meaning ?colour?.

9. Ramachandi Beach, Bhubaneswar

Ramachandi Beach, Bhubaneswar

Located at a distance of 65 kms from Bhubaneswar, Ramachandi is a beautiful beach situated on the confluence of the mighty Bay of Bengal and vivacious River Kushabhadra. At a distance of just 7 kms from Konark, and with the construction of the Marine Drive Road, the beach is easily accessible and is frequented mostly by picnickers, young couples, college students apart from regular tourists.

10. Aryapalli Beach, Berhampur

Aryapalli Beach, Berhampur

Located at a distance of 105 kms from Berhampur and 6 kms from Chhatrapur in the Ganjam district of Odisha, Aryapalli is a pristine beach lined with palm trees and sprinkled with silver sands. It is home to green casuarina plantations where tourists can also enjoy sun-sand-surf.

So, which of these beaches in Odisha are you planning to visit this weekend? Let us know in the comment section below.

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