(Last Updated on : 26/09/2014)
Yanam Beach, nestled in the Indian union territory Puducherry
, is one of the most beautiful beaches of southern India. The beach presents an exquisite blend of a rich history and natural splendour. For several years, Yanam beach was a part of French colony and was later transferred to India. Thus, the place still preserves many relics of the French culture that is prevailed during ancient times. Yanam Beach prominently shows the impact of the 300 years of French culture. In fact presently the place has created a unique culture of its own which is a combination of Tamil and French cultures.
Climate at Yanam Beach
Winters in Yanam beach are quite chilly with the coolest months being December and January. However in summer the place is quite hot and the scorching heat is very tiring. Monsoon starts from June and the temperature of the place also starts dropping during this period at a rapid and steady rate. Pre monsoon rain is also common in this region.
Attractions of Yanam Beach
Yanam Beach lies at the confluence of Godavari River
and its tributaries. The place is located at a distance of just 9 kilometres from Bay of Bengal
. The beach is a preferred picnic spot. People also visit the beach for partying. Owing to the enchanting serenity of the place, it serves as a refreshing holiday destination for those who wish to spend a peaceful time. There are a number of tourist attractions near the beach including beautiful temples and churches. Yanam Beach is mid sized having medium occupation rate.
Yanam Beach has a well connectivity of roadways, railways and airways. Visakhapatnam
serves as the nearest airport, located at a distance of 154 kilometres. Kakinada town, 15.2 kilometres away, serves as the nearest railway station. Roadways connect the beach with all major cities of the country.
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