(Last Updated on : 26/03/2016)
Talasari Beach is a pristine beach located in the Balasore district
, and is one of the less populated and undamaged beaches in the state. It lies on the north-eastern coast of India and is located 88 km away from Balasore city and 4 km from Chandaneswar. The serene beach of Talasari, spread along the Bay of Bengal
, is less known amongst visitors due to lack of promotion as a tourist destination. Talasari Beach is nestled near the Subarnarekha River
and the sea, near the Odisha-Bengal border. It is the last beach in the Odisha to the north. Talasaris beach is famous for its fishing village, and among people partial to sea food.
Etymology of Talasari Beach
The name Talasari is derived from the two words Tala meaning Palm and Sari meaning Row. The palm trees surrounding the place give such a name to it.
Special Feature of Talasari Beach
Talasari is one of the less exploited beaches of Odisha
. The Talasari beach is not as frequently visited by the people as the other beaches of Odisha. The waters of the sea at Talasari beach are not turbulent but calm and peaceful.
Another feature of Talasari that fascinates tourists is its backwaters, which one needs to cross to reach the sea. The calm ambiance, unique receding waters and tropical weather all year round make it a popular destination for adventure seekers and those looking for solitude.
Attractions at Talasari Beach
The serene villages and tall palm trees creates a thrilling experience on the tourists. One will find only sand dunes on the beach. There are a handful of small hotels and a Panthasala run by the Odisha government. The estuary of the river Subarnarekha River can be seen in the distance.
The local people from the nearby areas flock to the beach in the weekends. Tourists get attracted by the peaceful and tranquil atmosphere of Talasari Beach. The waters of the Bay of Bengal are spread up to the horizon and provide a panoramic view of the sea. The Fishing port in the region has been developed recently. Red crabs are abundantly found in the beach.
How to Reach Talasari Beach
Talasari is 36 kms from Jaleshwar which is the nearest railway station
is the nearest airport
and is 300 km from Talasari beach. The beach is properly linked by roads to other towns and cities of Odisha
. It is also well connected with the renowned beach of Digha
, only 8 km away, which is in the state of West Bengal
. It is also conveniently linked with the New Digha Railway Station.