Corbyn’s Cove, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands USP: Surrounded on 1 side by coconut trees and a relaxed sea on the other, this beach is well-known for jet-skiing, scuba dive and swimming. Who goes: While it is perfect for water game lovers, this beach also attractive to those who want to simply sunbathe alongside a pool and swim. Getting there: Located four kilometres east of Port Blair airport and 7 kilometers from the main town area, the best way to get here is by car. Stay at: Peerless Sarovar Portico Port Blair with its gorgeous Sea View rooms.
Kondakarla Ava beach, Vishakhapatnam USP: While the clean water Kondakarla Lake and the Kondakarla bird haven are the main draws, beach routines like kayaking and boat riding also make this beach well-known on the east coast. Who goes: Family members tend to travel here for the weekend. Having there: The beach is 60km from Vishakhapatnam, so choosing a car is the simplest way to get here. Stay at: Personal Guest houses, as there are no suitable hotels or resorts in the town except paying guest rooms provided by the locals.
Muzhappilangad, Kerala USP: Situated 7 kilometres from Thalessery, this is the only drive-in beach in the nation. Who goes: The periodic foreigner and Indians who are aware of its lifestyle? Getting there: The closest airport is at Kozhikode, which is 100km away. Closer to the beach are the train stations at Kannur (15km) and Thalessery. Stay at: Kairali Heritage, Kannur, whose 24 air-conditioned cottages facing the banks of the Kattampaly River.
Devbagh, Karnataka USP: Devbagh is an area off the Karwar Coast, where the River Kali meets the sea. Closer to Goa, the beach has beautiful backwaters and thick jungles. Who goes: Beach lovers, nature lovers, and experience junkies? Getting there: Dabolim Airport in Goa is 90km from Devbagh. Stay at: Emerald bay, Karwar by Sterling Holidays with its spectacular backwater and sea views.
Arambol, Goa USP: At a noticeable range near the shore of the beach is a scenic fresh water pond whose sand is known to have medical values and is excellent for your skin. Keep in mind that the sand at the resource of the stream, which is up a hill, is more pure. Who goes: Visitors searching for less-populated beaches? Getting there: The beach cannot be utilized directly by car but is a 10-minute going walking through a narrow road dotted with vendors selling food and trinkets. Stay at: The boutique resort, Rococco Ashvem, which has luxurious lodges, an Ayurvedic spa and a diner serving Mediterranean, Indian and Japanese cuisine.
Calangute, Goa USP: from boating to surfing, Goa’s Calangute beach is popular for water sports. There are many well-known shopping and eating places close by too, like Pousada by the Beach. Who goes: Throngs of tourists? Calangute is immensely well-known and is generally buzzing with individuals from all over the earth. Getting there: Dabolim airport is 42km from Calangute and there are lots of cabs accessible for hire. Stay at: The 150-room Neelams the Huge with its yoga centre and ayurvedic centre.
Akshi Beach, Alibaug, and Maharashtra USP: the beach is lined with suru trees, and numerous exotic birds are regular visitors here. The beach also has better waters than other well-known Alibaug beaches. Who goes: Fishermen, bird-watchers, nature enthusiasts and swimmers? Getting there: The nearest airport is 93km away in Mumbai, while the closest train station is 28km away at Pen. Stay at: Tropicana Resort in Alibaug with its pretty offers one bedroom deluxe cottages.
Diveagar, Maharashtra USP: Located on the Konkan coast, Diveagar is pristine and has a migratory sea-gull sanctuary. Who goes: The beach is frequented by fishermen and is a preferred weekend break picnic spot for individuals from Mumbai. Getting there: Driving a vehicle from Mumbai is the shortest and easiest way there. Stay at: Exotica, The Beach Resort offers air-conditioned cottages and the rate includes buffet dinner and breakfast.
Kashid, Maharashtra USP: White sand and clear ocean, this beach is almost like a private beach, fresh by commercialization—if you walk over to the far side that is. Who goes: Frequented by village locals and tourists. Getting there: Kashid is 140km from the airport in Mumbai. The best option is to drive here. Stay at: Prakruti Resorts offers villas, rooms, a spa and a tennis lawn.
Kutch-Mandvi, Gujarat USP: Privately owned by the Maharaos of Kutch, this beach is isolated and ideal for a quiet relaxed holiday, near the huge Vijay Vilas Palace. Who goes: Other than visitors who stay at the palace beach camp, the locals also regular the beach on weekends. Getting there: Bhuj, located 60km from the beach is the nearest airport with daily flights from Mumbai. Stay at: The Beach at Mandvi Palace, a beach camp with air-conditioned tents and modern amenities.