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Beach Resorts
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The coast of India has some of the most pleasant beaches in the world. Listed below are both renowned resorts, such as Goa, and several lesser-known beaches. Accommodation and facilities are also listed. Additional information may be obtained by consulting the main Resorts & Excursions sections.

Main beaches include:

Goa

Calangute Beach

Baga Beach

Colva Beach

5-star hotels with peaceful private beaches:

Fort Aguada Beach Resort

Oberoi Bogmalo Beach

Cidade de Goa

It has good valued hotels, pleasant cottages, a tourist resort and youth hostels.

Mumbai

Juhu Beach

Crowded 5-star hotel residence.

Kovalam

Kovalam Beach

5-star hotel residence, including beach cottages:

Ashok Beach resort.

Halcyon Castle and

Kovalam Palace Hotel.

Hotel Samudra,

Kerala Tourism Development Corporation is moderately priced. Kovalam Beach gets crowded during the peak tourist season (November through March).

Chennai Region

Fisherman’s Cove at Covelong beach resort

Beachfront cottages by the shore temples at Mamallapuram (which also has a beach resort).

Puri

3 and 4-star hotels, tourist bungalows, youth hostels. Main Hindu pilgrim centre.

Lesser-Known Beachs

These include:

Gujarat: Chorwad, Daman (UT), Diu (UT), Hajira, Tithal, Ubhrat, Dahanu and Dwarka. Reasonably priced hotels and holiday residences.

Maharashtra: Off Mumbai – Madh, Manori and Marve. Low-priced hotels – Murud Janjira. Holiday residences– Erangal.

Goa: Ankola, Bhatkal, Gokarna, Honnavar and Karwar.

Karnataka: Mahe (UT), Mangalore, Udupi (Hindu pilgrim centre) and Ullal (smaller beach resort, summer sands, cottages).

Kerala: Cannanore, Quilon, Varkala.

Tamil Nadu: Kanya Kumari, Karikal (UT), Pondicherry (UT), Rameswaram and Tiruchendur.

Andhra Pradesh: Bheemunipatnam, Machilipatnam, Maipadu and Mangiripundi.

 Orissa: Golpalpur on Sea, Oberoi Hotel.

West Bengal: Digha – moderately priced hotels, tourist bungalows.

Note: UT = Union Territory.
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