Amazing Beaches in Vizag

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Beaches in Vizag

Found along the Coromandel Coast, the beaches in Vizag or Vishakapatnam are a site of azure waters, lush greenery and soft sands. The scenic beauty of Gangavaram Beach and Ramakrishna Beach attracts (Read More)scores of tourist every year, while the serenity of Yarada beach and Lawson's Bay are perfect for clearing your mind and letting the ocean wash away all your worries. Swimming in these beaches during high tides is not recommended because of the rocky terrain and strong waves.

Here is the list of 7 Amazing Beaches in Vizag

1. Ramakrishna Beach

Ramakrishna Beach
3.1 /5

One of the most popular beaches in Vizag, RK beach is a beach to spend some relaxed time, enjoy strolls across the beach, sunbath and more. This beach in Vizag is known for its endless coastline, morning joggers, and multiple options for food lovers.

Swimming at Ramakrishna Beach
: Not Allowed during the high tide

Type of Beach: Public Beach
Things to Do: Boating, Cruise boats, camel rides, beachside market selling trinkets
Eating Options: Beachside stalls serving street food and seafood
Location: 20 Km from the city centre. One can drive to the beach or hire a local taxi.

2. Bheemili Beach

Bheemili Beach
3.1 /5

The long beautiful and pristine Bheemunipatnam Beach is located at the assemblage of Gosthani River and the Bay of Bengal. It also houses the remains of a 17th-century fort and cemetery, revelling history dating back to the Dutch era. A lot of accommodation options can be found near the beach.

Swimming at Bheemilli Beach:
Not allowed during the high tide conditions.

Type of Beach: Public Beach
Things to Do: Laze at the beach, picnics, boating
Location: 44  Km north from the city centre. One can drive to the beach or hire a local taxi.

3. Rishikonda Beach

Rishikonda Beach
4.1 /5

Located along the coast of the Bay of Bengal, the Rishikonda Beach is one of the cleanest beaches in Vizag. Set in the midst of lush vegetation adjacent to the shoreline, it is known for its mesmerizing scenery. The beach is a favourite among water sports lovers. Several attractions nearby like the Submarine Museum also can be visited while here.

Type of Beach: Public Beach
Things to Do: Scuba Diving, kayaking, snorkelling
Eating Options: Beach stalls serving quick snacks, dhabas and restaurants near the beach
Location: 31 Km north from the city centre. One can drive to the beach or hire a local taxi.

4. Gangavaram Beach

Gangavaram Beach
3.1 /5

One of the most beautiful beaches of Visakhapatnam, Gangavaram Beach is lined with palm trees and picture-perfect backdrops which attracts many films and TV serial makers. This beach in Vizag is known for its soft sands and cool breeze and is an excellent location for a day trip away from Vizag.

Type of Beach: Public Beach
Things to Do: Picnics, beach games like volleyball, trekking
Location: 35 Km the city centre. One can drive to the beach or hire a local taxi.

5. Yarada Beach

Yarada Beach
3.1 /5

The Yarada beach in Vizag is located close to Dolphin's nose and is a quiet beach to chill by the waves, sip that tender coconut water and occasionally play in the water. This private beach in Vizag is perfect for a romantic getaway. One must be sure to carry food with you as the options here are limited.

Swimming at Yarada Beach, Vizag
: Allowed

Entry Fee: INR 30 (Arigold Property)

Type of Beach: Private Beach
Things to Do: Laze at the beach, picnics
Eating Options: No eating options available at the beach.
Location: 16 Km from the city centre. One can drive to the beach or hire a local taxi.

6. Lawson's Bay Beach

Lawson's Bay Beach
3.1 /5

Lawson's Bay beach is considered an extension of Vizag's famous Ramakrishna beach more than often. It is a calm, serene and secluded stretch with lush greenery and whitish sands. The majestic sea here has shallow crystal clear waters and calm waves. This is one of the best beaches in Vizag that is ideal for swimming, sunbathing and surfing.

Swimming at Lawson's Bay, Vizag
: Allowed

Type of Beach: Public Beach
Things to Do: Swimming, Laze at the beach, picnics
Location: 30 Km from the city centre. One can drive to the beach or hire a local taxi.

7. Sagar Nagar Beach

Sagar Nagar Beach

Located in the quaint neighbourhood of Sagar Nagar in the city of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, Sagar Nagar beach is situated on the coast of the Bay of Bengal. The beach is known for its golden sands, mesmerising sunsets and utter peace, all in the absence of commercial crowds or touristy pollution.

Type of Beach: Public Beach
Things to Do: Paragliding, beach picnics
Location: 27 Km from the city centre. One can drive to the beach or hire a local taxi.

You certainly can not miss the beaches in Vizag while you are there. They appear en-route while you are driving around the city and it is irresistible kick up some sand and dip your feet in the warm tropical waters.

This post was published by Roli Sharaf

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