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When I say Beach, what do you feel? Blue ocean, blue sky and white sand. Or a crowded area filled with so many people and travelers. I bet most of us end up thinking of the second option. That’s obvious, too; Indian beaches remain crowded throughout the year. But what if VBee tells you that I have found some natural calm beaches in India?

We choose beach vacations to relax our body and soul, right? Thus, finding a calm beach in such cases serves as icing on the cake. Adding to your amusement, some calm and scenic beaches in India are less crowded than the other beaches of the country. Here is a blog containing a comprehensive list of the 5 best calm beaches in India that you should definitely visit.

Dhanushkodi, Tamil Nadu

If you are wondering about taking your vacation to some quiet beach town, then Dhanushkodi is the right option. The town has been sparsely populated since a devastating sea storm hit it in 1964. The storm had affected the population of Dhanushkodi. Dhanushkodi is the best destination to escape from the world.

Location: Dhanushkodi town, Tamil Nadu

How to reach: Though there is no direct transport facility for Dhanushkodi, you can get a cab or bus from Rameswaram.

Things to enjoy: Take a walk to Adam’s bridge, Pamban island and Ramar Patham island


Entry price: Free entry

Timings: 6 am to 5 pm

Best time to visit: October to February.

Other facilities available: After the storm, the place was re-built by Tamil Nadu’s government and contained all major facilities too, like transport, communication, etc.

Tip from VBee: It is where Shree Ram started constructing a bridge for Sri Lanka, thus a spot of religious importance too.

Significance: Dhanushkodi is popularly known as Tamil Nadu’s Ghost Town.

Maravanthe Beach, Mangalore

Maravanthe Beach is counted as one of the most beautiful beaches in Karnataka. The Beach is famous for its spicy and delicious food and obviously the serene surroundings. Even vegetarians can fill yummies in their tummies here.

Location: Kundapur, Karnataka

How to reach: You can reach Maravanthe Beach by a 1-hour drive from Mangalore or by 30 minutes’ drive from Kundapur.

Things to enjoy: Swimming, Watch Sunset, and delicious South Indian meals.


Entry price: Free entry

Timings: Advisable to visit the hours of sunrise and sunset.

Best time to visit: Throughout the year.

Other facilities available: Easy transport facilities and delicious meals on every corner.

Tip from VBee: You must visit St. Mary’s Island and Ottanane.

Significance: The Beach runs parallel to NH 17, a national highway.

Radhanagar Beach, Andaman and Nicobar

Crowned as the best Beach in Asia (as voted by TIMES Magazine), Radhanagar beach is India’s famous blue water beach. The Beach is considered the best remote Beach in India, as Indians usually prefer to party and chill on Goa beaches. But if you want to experience the stillness of the water and the serenity of white sand, you should visit here once.

Location: Havelock Islands, Andaman and Nicobar

How to reach: The Beach is 70 km away from the nearest Port Blair airport. You can also book a rental scooter from Havelock jetty to reach here.

Things to enjoy: Swimming, Watching Sunset, Trekking, Scuba diving, Sea Walking and Parasailing.


Entry price: INR 500 onwards

Timings: 6 am to 2 pm

Best time to visit: You can visit here throughout the year, except for rainy weather.

Other facilities available: Changing rooms, tour guide, and locker facilities.

Tip from VBee: Always carry an umbrella here.

Significance: Radhanagar beach is also known as the 7th Beach as it is listed in the top 7 beaches of the world.

Paradise Beach, Puducherry

Paradise Beach is a bit of an isolated space in Puducherry, decorated with golden sand. The only disadvantage of the place is that you can’t find fancy food here except fresh coconut water and some simple snacks.

Location: Chunnabar, Puducherry

How to reach: To reach Paradise, you must take a ferry from the backwaters.

Things to enjoy: Sunset, bird watching, Jet skiing, canoeing or kayaking and fishing.


Entry price: INR 150 onwards

Timings: 9 am to 5 pm

Best time to visit: November to March.

Other facilities available: Fishing rods and fishing nets are available for rent.

Tip from VBee: Carry your own food and water if possible.

Significance: Paradise beach is also called Plage Paradiso.

Varca Beach, Goa

An idyllic beach in Goa, Varca beach is definitely a destination to chase. Varca is one of the most tranquil beaches of Goa, adorned with golden sand and glittering waves. Located in south Goa, the Beach shares its boundaries with other beautiful Goa beaches, including Colva beach, Benaulim Beach, and Fatrade Beach. 

Location: Panaji, Goa

How to reach: The Beach is 40 km away from Panaji. You can reach here by renting a cab or scooter.

Things to enjoy: Swimming, Jet-skiing, Speedboat rides and Parasailing


Entry price: Free entry

Timings: 5 am to 8 pm

Best time to visit: October to February.

Other facilities available: A variety of resorts and stay options are available.

Tip from VBee: Wear life jackets while enjoying water sports.

Significance: The region is famous for its mouth-watering Goan cuisine.

Adding the best advice to all these destinations, don’t litter on the beaches. Don’t pollute it with plastic and garbage. It’s high time to preserve these beauties for our future generation. Do you know that Mahatma Gandhi once said a statement in the same reference? If you know it, comment in the box below.

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