Once served as major port, Manginapudi is currently a fishing village located on the shores of a beach nearly 11 km from Machelipatnam. This beautiful natural beach is unique for its black soil and also a natural bay comprising shallow water level.
A dance school on the beach side is quite famous for its classical dance courses of Kuchipudi. Apart from that, the beach also attracts huge crown during the Maghapoornami festival when people come here to take a dip in sea water. Another popular festival of 'Krishna Utsav' held during the month of February or March see a flock of devotees on the beachside.