The tranquil atmosphere, enormous nautical opportunities and loads of fun and frolic offer Gopalpur on Sea to the tourists. Gopalpur Beach is located at a mere distance of 16 kms from Berhampur, this humming seaport can be a real retreat to the sea lovers. Despite the crumbling walls and pillars of the jetty, that are a witness to a past glory of commercial activity in Gopalpur, the beach offers peaceful ambience conducive to introspection and conviviality. Some of the tourist attraction sites in Gopalpur-on-Sea or the Gopalpur Sea Beach are Berhampur, Taptapani, Mahuri Kalua, Patisonaour, Taratarini, Jaugada and Chilka Lake.
The beach with its golden sand of the blue sea has its own sleepy charm. Gopalpur beach is a very quite and comparatively clean place to swim and sun bath. The old colonial lighthouse open to visitors each afternoon offers good view of the entire Arabian Sea.
Berhampur is about 16 kilometres from Gopalpur Sea beach. An important commercial town of South Odisha, Berhampur is an ideal market for shopping. The market displays a dazzling array of Odishi Handicraft and Handloom products.
Taptapani is mainly known for its natural hot sulphur springs. The hot water is considered to have medicinal properties and is capable of curing aches, pains and skin ailments like eczema and scabies. Taptapani is bordered by gorgeous hills of the Eastern Ghats, which is inhabited by the ancient tribes of Odisha. There is also a grandiose Buddhist Monastery, a deer park and an ancient Shiva Temple nearby. The bath in Taptapani is refreshing. Even during other seasons, the scenic beauty of the place is amazing. During rainy season, clouds roam around the foliage.
Mahuri Kalua is enroute to Taptapani. Mahuri Kalua is another scenic spot near Gopalpur-on Sea or Gopalpur Beach. There is a Shrine of Goddess Kalua in the deep greenery of nature.
Patisonaour is located just Down to the south of Gopalpur Sea Beach. This is located on the border of Andhra Pradesh. This sea beach is quiet and secluded sea beach attracts the tourists, because the beach is wide and clean. The beach becomes beautiful when the river Bahuda meets with Bay of Bengal.
Taratarini is located on the bank of the Rushikulya near the village of Purushottampur, the shrine of the twin Goddess Tara and Tarini. This shrine is considered to be a Shakti Pitha of Tantra Cult.
Other tourist attraction sites in and around Gopalpur-on-sea or Gopalpur Sea beach are Jaugada, Dhauli, Chilika Lake and Rambha. These spots attract the tourists of national and domestic level.