Dumas beach is an urban beach located along the Arabian Sea, at a distance of 21 km southwest of the Surat city. It is a renowned destination situated in the state of Gujarat, and the travellers highly recommend this destination for being one of the calming beaches in Surat and its picturesque scenery. This black sand beach has been widely popular due to the reports of disappearances and paranormal activities here. It is also known as one of the most haunted places in India.
Distance from Surat: 15 km
Suvali Beach, a calm and serene beach, is situated at a distance of 20 km from Surat. Mostly visited by solitude seekers, the beach is slowly developing into a tourist spot. Located away from the heart of the city, the pristine beach offers a perfect getaway for the city people and other tourists away from the screeching noise and the fast-moving life of the city.
Distance from Surat: 23 km
Located at a distance of 42 kilometres from the city centre, Surat's Ubharat beach is a popular tourist destination in the region. This beach is filled with numerous natural sceneries and picturesque spots which make it a hot favourite amongst locals and foreigners alike. The backdrop of the azure sky against the splashing sea and golden sand is one that will leave an impression on your mind for a fairly long time.
Distance from Surat: 38 km
One of the most popular attractions of South Gujarat, Tithal Beach is the go-to destination for many when in need of a revitalising break. Breaking the flow of the whitewashed waves, the Tithal beach glimmers like a gold necklace that decorates the azure neck of the Arabian Sea. Come the weekend, and the beach is flocked by local tourists that come here to lounge languorously in the sun, stare at the sunsets, take a stroll down the coast in the gentle breeze and enjoy some coconut water and roasted corn. Spending some quality time with friends and family and reconnecting with your own self at this beach is the perfect way to break the monotony of our fast-paced daily lives.
Distance from Surat: 93 km
Devka beach is a sight of pure beauty. Like so many other beaches of Daman, this too is a massive, picturesque and quite unspoilt. The place has clean blue waters, well-maintained shores and enough beauty for everybody. Also, there is a special Amusement Park here which houses huge fountains and play area for kids.
Distance from Surat: 118 km
Jampore beach is one significant attraction of Daman. Located 120 kms away from Surat, the beach gets fame because of its blackish mud-coloured water. It is soothing just to have glimpses of the sea and is a perfect place for the ones seeking longing peace and solitude. The beach is away from the hustle of the city and is, therefore, a great place to relax. Covered with trees all over makes the place breezy and gives it an ecstatic look.
Distance from Surat: 124 km
One of the most attractive places in Diu is the Ghoghla beach. Located in about 550 kms from Surat north of Diu town with not many people, it catches the attention of the tourists who prefer to stay aloof and not with the crowd. With standard restaurants around the place along with water sports, this beach stands complete. Lesser tourists are the reason for a much cleaner Ghoghla beach compared to the other beaches in the town.
Distance from Surat: 553 km
Famous for its pristine beauty and swaying palm trees, Nagoa Beach is located 560 kms near Surat and is an ideal and a recommended place for tourists all over the world. The place is well connected with the resorts, hence it making it easy for the travellers to relax and explore its beauty at the same time. The beach is surrounded by beautiful palm trees swaying in the cool breeze which creates an exotic environment for the travellers to laze around. The serene beauty of the beach due to its white sands and quiet blue water is worth experiencing and enjoying.
Distance from Surat: 562 km
Named after the demon, Jalandhar, this sunny beach lies almost 1km from Diu and has a temple and a memorial. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Chandrika while the memorial is atop a hill with a stone structure of the demon Jalandhar. The beach also offers exciting water sports.
Distance from Surat: 558 km
Located on the western end of the Diu in the village Vanakbara, this is one of the best beaches of the region. Secluded and with natural white sand, Gomtimata beach is a beautiful beach to just sit back and relax. You will also find a temple located at the beach.
Distance from Surat: 569 km
With a plethora of scenic beaches crowding the shores of the charming Diu, it is hard to visit just one when visiting the area. However, the lovely Chakratirth beach should find its way onto the list of beaches one should check out when in the territory. Nestled amidst the picturesque hills meeting the Arabian Sea, this pristine beach is the ideal place to soak up the sun or frolick in the enchanting waters while travellers beat the heat and relax by the calming shores. Chakratirth beach is also significant in Hindu mythology for being the site of the beheading of the demon Jalandhar by Lord Krishna.
Distance from Surat: 560 km
Located in Nalasopara in Thane district of Maharashtra, is the really long and secluded Kalamb Beach. A paradise away from the din of the city, the beach is beautiful owing to its tranquillity, serenity and an altogether mesmerising panorama. With very few shacks and just the right number of eateries, Kalamb Beach offers a wonderful vista of landscape and seascape. Hemmed with pretty palm trees, sprinkled with resorts and gracefully blessed with silken black sand; the beach is an absolute treat to just laze around in a hammock or sunbathe under the open skies.
Distance from Surat: 248 km
Manori is a small village which lies in the northern part of Mumbai. The village is famous for its beach as well as Manori creek. Away from the hustle bustle of the city, the place is entirely peaceful and perfect to vent out your stress and go into the relaxation mode. This beach is very famous amongst the tourists. The local people of this village earn their bread and butter by fishing. The beach has white sand and is the perfect picnic spot to while away time. This place is also known as 'Mini-Goa', for the kind of culture and atmosphere one gets to experience here is similar to that of Goa.
Distance from Surat: 274 km
Located in the north suburb of Mumbai, 40 kms from the main city, Gorai Beach is one the cleanest, most tranquil and one of the most frequented beaches of Mumbai. Located near Bhayandar, on the Gorai Creek, the soothing calmness of this beach bordering the Arabian Sea, makes for a perfect leisure weekend vacation. Other than the umpteen food shacks and street food options available at the spot, the beach is also replete with resorts and beach houses. Other than the numerous water sports, camel rides, boat rides and fun picnics, you can also rent one of these cottages to have a quiet private time with your friends and family.
Distance from Surat: 270 km
Located a little on the outskirts of the city in Malad, Aksa Beach is an unparalleled oasis for a rejuvenating retreat from the hustle bustle of the city traffic. The beach, no doubt, owes most of its fame to the song ?Tujhe Aksa Beach ghuma du? from the hotshot Bollywood movie but is lately becoming a choicest pick among tourists seeking tranquillity and peace from the mainstream chowpattis in Bombay. The mesmerising coastline is one of the longest in the city and offers an extremely vivid and surreal panorama of the merging horizon ahead. The beach is still untouched by the city crowds and hence maintains its natural charm apart from being immaculately clean.
Distance from Surat: 272 km
Away from the industrial pollution and the chaotic city life, Marve Beach is situated in Malad, in the western suburbs of Mumbai. Due to the strong tides and currents, it is generally not recommended to swim in the sea waters or even to step aside post evening hours. Lined by cashew nut trees and elite villas, the beach is a charming spot to spend some quiet time with your loved ones. Mostly frequented by couples owing to the romantic appeal and idyllic setting, the beach is also visited by college troupes and families occasionally.
Distance from Surat: 271 km
A continuation of Juhu Beach towards the Andheri suburbs, Versova Beach is comparatively less crowded and only separated by a creek from the former beach. Versova is essentially a fishing village inhabited by Kolis (fisherfolks) situated in the vicinity of the beach, and is a hotbed for fish trade. The beach is rather small but is extremely popular for the humongous fish market and the fish auctions held at the spot on a daily basis. Separated by huge rock boulders to keep the village safe from the sea waves and tides, the beach attracts tourists owing to its natural beauty and surreal horizon views.
Distance from Surat: 275 km
As the name suggests, Dadar Chowpatty Beach is situated in the Dadar suburbs of Mumbai. Majorly popular for the giant view of the Bandra Worli Sea Link bridge, this beach is customarily used for jogging and watching beautiful sunsets. Located in South Bombay, the beach is frequented by residential locals coming for an evening stroll, early morning yoga or to spend some leisure time. The absence of shacks and eateries ward off the tourists a little bit. However, as of now, the beach also presents an ugly picture as it has become a dump yard of local filth and a victim of city pollution. The government has been actively working for the renovation and beautification of Dadar Chowpatty.
Distance from Surat: 284 km
Juhu beach is the longest beach in Mumbai, and arguably the most popular among tourists as well. Juhu beach is renowned for its wide variety of street food with a very typical Mumbai flavour. The nearby area of Juhu is a posh locality in Mumbai, home to a lot of famous Bollywood and TV celebrities - the most famous being Amitabh Bachhan's bungalow - and it is not very rare to spot a celebrity jogging on the beach. This is also one of the best spots in Mumbai to watch a sunset, with a cool evening breeze, and one of the few places where you see the "relaxed" side of the Maximum City.
Distance from Surat: 275 km
Situated at the end of Navi Mumbai, Uran lies in the Konkan division between Panvel and Karjat. Primarily a tiny fishing and agriculture village, Uran has several beaches to its attribute- the most popular of which are Pirvad, Mankeshwar and ONGC. Surrounded by water bodies on three sides, the village is just attached to the land from the side of Raigarh district. Pirvad is the most frequented beach, with plenty of tourists visiting it every day, Mankeshwar is considered to be a religious beach owing to the grand temple of Lord Shiva situated at the seaside itself. Whereas ONGC is popular for housing the gas plant at the beach.
Distance from Surat: 316 km
Located along the coast of the Arabian Sea, the Alibaug Beach is a picturesque stretch of sand situated in Maharashtra. Alibaug is a black-sand beach which offers the panoramic sight of the Kolaba fort from the shores. Amber sand lies underneath its coarser black counterpart, and its unique sight is further accentuated by the rocks that lazily lie around the entire landscape.
Distance from Surat: 363 km
Located on the shores of the Arabian sea, Nagaon beach is 9 km away from the Alibaug city centre. Lined with the subtle greenery of palms, betel, and Suru trees, the yellow stretch of the beach is most famous for its cleanliness. The silky sand of the Nagaon Beach is famous for a host of water-based adventure activities which you can enjoy here at a reasonable price. Experience the life of the locals at the many homestays and resorts here, which make Nagaon Beach the perfect weekend getaway.
Distance from Surat: 369 km
Interspersed with dense coconut trees and enveloped with a pollution free green atmosphere, the Kihim Beach is famous for a variety of reasons. Located just 12 kilometres from Alibaug and 120 kilometres away from Mumbai, the proximity of the beach to Mumbai adds to the increasing reputation of the beach. The place boasts of extraordinary beauty and picturesque scenes and is the perfect place for nature lovers to come and relax in the lap of nature, and for photographers to click some fantastic shots. Furthermore, the beach beckons tourists because of its cleanliness and fresh air.
Distance from Surat: 364 km
If you're looking forward to getting lost in a serene place, stop looking because Akshi Beach is all you need. Sandwiched between Nagaon beach and Alibaug beach, Akshi is a fisherman's village which is not very popular amongst tourists making it secluded and peaceful. The calm waters hitting the shore laden with palms and coconut trees are what makes this place an absolute delight. It is one of the cleanest beaches in India.
Distance from Surat: 369 km
Distance from Surat: 364 km
A relatively lesser known Saswane Beach lies on the coastline extended after Awas and Alibaug. The beach faces an elite residential village with sparse bungalows and posh apartments. With a grove of coconut trees in the distance, the Mumbai skyline presents a mesmerising picture. It is frequented by travellers both from Pune and Mumbai due to its flexible location and as it encourages water sports (except during monsoon). The extremely scenic beach also houses a sculpture museum and boasts of extremely pretty sunset views.
Distance from Surat: 370 km
Korlai Beach is one of the hidden gems of Mumbai. Situated at a little distance from the town of Alibaug, the main beach is located in the small fisher village of Korlai. Contrary to the usual sand beaches of Maharashtra, this one full of green-yellow weeds, pink oxalis flowers and grassy meadows during the rainy season. In the heated summers and extreme winters, however, the beach becomes deserted and rocky without the velvet cover. The village is inhabited by fisherfolks and hence, the beach is mostly used for trade and commercial purposes.
Distance from Surat: 383 km
Located a little on the outskirts of Alibaug, around 7 kms from Mandwa, Awas Beach is a beautiful stretch of golden sands lined with casuarina and suru trees. A well kept secret of Alibaug, the beach rarely has visitors which means it is ideal for romantic getaways or to spend quality time in solitude. The village adjacent to the beach houses some beautiful resorts which are frequented by families and couples alike. Lack of tourism in the place also lead to cleaner shores, quieter aesthetics and an overall gorgeous view.
Distance from Surat: 369 km
Located at a distance of around 30 kms from the main town of Alibaug in Kashid, Kasim Beach spells peace, quietude and serenity in all their forms. The beach has an extensive coastline ideal for long walks or simply to sit and bask in the sun. One of the relatively quieter beaches in the area, it has shining silver sands and is lined with gorgeous palm trees. The place is frequented both by couple who want to spend some moments of solitude and also by others who are looking for a refreshing break from the pell-mell of the city.
Distance from Surat: 364 km
Located almost 30 km from Alibaug and situated on the coasts of Arabian Sea, Kashid Beach is famous for its beautiful clear blue water, white colour sand and lovely streams. One of the most popular and alluring beaches of Maharashtra, the Kashid beach comes with a promise of a perfect and relaxed beach holiday. The beach is outstretched across 3 Km and surrounded by shrubs and trees called Casuarina, which enhance the natural charms of this destination. A haven for nature lovers, Kashid Beach is the perfect weekend getaway away from the hustle and bustle of the city life.
Distance from Surat: 392 km
The ruins of the Portuguese fort are veiled in wild plantations. What stand out are the cannon holes in the fortification walls that border the sea. Even though the fort is now in ruins, the pure historic charm combined with the nature's exotic beauty - the Ravdanda beach - make this a must visit place.
Distance from Surat: 392 km
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