(Last Updated on : 19/11/2016)
Beaches of South India are extremely popular among the visitors for its rich geographic expansion and the lush green vegetation along the coastline. The southern part of India covers a rich geographic and cultural region that includes the entire Indian Peninsula. It starts from the south of the Satpura and the Vindyan ranges encompassing the Deccan Plateau and ends with the Eastern Ghats Mountain Range in India
and the Western Ghats Mountain Range in India
. The Narmada River lies in between the ranges and the Deccan Plateau.
Beaches of South India mainly cover the beaches of Kerala
, Tamil Nadu
, Andhra Pradesh
. The beaches of Kerala are placed between the Lakhswadeep Sea and the Western Ghats in Southern India. Tamil Nadu possesses the second longest beach in the world namely the Marina beach. Bay of Bengal
of the South eastern part stretches along the vast sand sea shores. Karnataka boast of a coast line of around 320 km filled with the tranquility and delightful images of the beautiful landscape.
Beaches in Karnataka
Karnataka has 320 kilometers of long coastline and is dotted with many private and public beaches. The charming exquisiteness and charisma of the beaches make them must-visit destinations. The Ayurveda Spa and Relaxation Centers are the add-ons here.
Beaches of Kerala
Beaches in Kerala are extended along the 550-km Arabian Sea coastline. Some of the beaches of Kerala are Alappuzha Beach
, Bekal Beach, Chavakkad Beach
, Cherai Beach
, Kappad Beach
, Kappkadavu Beach, Kollam Beach
, Kovalam beach
, Marari Beach
, Meenkunnu Beach, Muzhappilangad Beach
, Thekkumbhagam Beach, Payyambalam Beach, Shankumugham Beach, Snehatheeram Beach, Thirumullavaram Beach
, Varkala Beach
, Somatheeram Beach
, Kizhunna Ezhara Beach
and Payyoli Beach.
Beaches of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu is dotted with many beaches. It also has a vast shore line. Tamil Nadu has a 1076 km coast line and it is the second largest coast line from Chennai on the Coromandel Coast. About 57 percent of the coastlines of Tamil Nadu are sandy beaches. Marina Beach
, Elliot's beach
, Mamallapuram beach, Covelong Beach
, Kanyakumari Beaches
are the popular beach destinations of Tamil Nadu.
Beaches of Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh has 970 square kilometers of sea beach along with caves and temples. The sea coast extends along Bay of Bengal of eastern part of India. Some of the prime beaches in Andhra Pradesh are Uppada Beach
, Kalingapatnam Beach
, Perupalem Beach
, Bheemili Beach
, Koduru beach, Manginapudi Beach
, Mypadu Beach, Rama Puram Beach, Ramakrishna Mission Beach, Rishikonda Beach
, Sagarnagar beach, Suryalanka Beach
, Tenneti Beach
, Vodarevu Beach
, Yarada Beach and Antarvedi Beach.