Orissa has long coastline and some of the best beaches in India. Many of them are away from the crowds, unspoilt and pristine. Even in winter, the sun warms up the waters to let one have good sea-bathing. However, it is essential to ascertain that the spot selected offers safe bathing as there is a strong under-tow at some places. An unforgettable experience can be the changing skyscapes and glorious sunrises and sunsets. Among the good beaches are:
Puri Beach – A favorite of Pilgrims for many years, a dip in the sea here is considered holy. Though generally crowded in the vicinity of Swarg Dwar, it is possible to move away and fine privacy. It is not far from the famous temple of Lord Jagannath.
Balighai Beach – About 8 km from Puri, the Balighai is bordered by casuarina plantations. Balighai is One of the most notable beaches in …Read more