A Brief List of beaches, resorts, spas in India
The coasts of India are rich with beautiful beaches. With its endless golden beaches and palm-fringed bays, India offers you ideal conditions for a beach holiday. Well known, such as the beach of Goa, as the lesser known but nevertheless intriguing beaches are listed below. It is also a list of hotels and other accommodations.
Goa: Calangute, Baga Beach, Colva Beach. Five-star hotels with private beaches: Fort Aguada Beach resort, Oberoi Bogmalo Beach Cidade de Goa. Reasonably priced hotels, Tourist Cottages, Tourist Resort and Youth Hostels. Majorda Beach Resorl.
Mumbai: Juhu Beach. Five-star hotel complex, including beach houses, Halycon Castle, Kovalam Palace Hotel. Hotel Samudra, KTDC.
Chennai and surrounding area. Coyelong: Fisherman’s Cove.
Mamallapuram (Chennai) in huts with the temples on the beach. Mamallapuram Beach Resort.
Puri: three-and four-star hotels – tourist bungalow, Youth Hostels. Important pilgrimage site for Hindus.
(Note: UT = Union Territory) Gujarat: Tithal, Ubhrat, Hajira, Diu (UT), Daman (UT), Chorwad, Dahan, Dwarka. Cheap hotels, Holidays Home.
Maharashlra: outside Mumbai, madh, Marve, Manori. Cheap hotels. Murud Janjira. Holiday Home. Erangal.
Goa: Karwar, Ankola, Gokarna, Honnavar, Bhatkal. Karnataka: Ullal (smaller beach resort, Summer Sands, Cottages). Udupi (Hindu pilgrims), Mahe (UT), Mangalore.
Kerala: Cannanore, Quilon, Varkala.
Tamil Nadu: Kanya Kumari, Tiruchendur, Rameswaram, Karikal (UT), Pondicherry (UT).
Andhra Pradesh: Mypad, Machilipatnam, Manginipundi, Bheemunipatnam. Orissa: Golpalpur on Sea, Oberoi Hotel, Tourist Bungalows.
West Bengal: Digha, Reasonably.