Tags : Beach
Time Required : sunrise - sunset
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Situated in the town of Yanam, the Yanam Beach is an excellent getaway for those looking to spend quiet time away from the crowds. The vast expanse of the waters beckons tranquil boat rides, as well as a walk along the Ferry Road, can be both exciting and calming. Yanam Beach also called the Rajiv Gandhi Beach, is one of the most famous attractions of the town. One can sit back on cement chairs enjoying the quiet views of the beach side or enjoy a perfect picnic with family on a pleasant day.
Yanam, a 30 sq.km enclave town, is located in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. The state government of Puducherry has administrations rights of the city which is soaked in a beautiful mixture of French and Telugu cultures. It was not until 1954 almost after 200 years of French colonial rule that Yanam was united with India. Thus, the French influences on cuisine, architecture and culture are seen significantly. Yanam is situated in the delta region of the Godavari River where the Godavari meets its tributary the Coringa River before flowing for another 9 km and entering the Bay of Bengal.