10 Blue Flag Beaches In India 


Oct 13, 2021

Hindustan Times


Here are 10  Blue Flag Indian beaches (beaches which promote sustainable tourism) which have been recognised by the Foundation for Environment Education in Denmark

Eden Beach, Puducherry

This beach received its Blue Flag certification in 2019 and is filled with sit out umbrella huts, children's play areas, coconut tree plantations and the backwaters

Padubidri Beach, Karnataka

Usually a crowd-free spot, one can enjoy watching the sunset, indulge in some fun water sports or just relax and take a stroll in the evenings

Kovalam Beach, Tamil Nadu

Famous for its wind surfing, this beach is located about 40kms from Chennai. One can visit the Dutch Fort, sunbathe or enjoy the water sports that take place here

Rushikonda Beach, Andhra Pradesh

A must visit site for nature lovers, this beach is surrounded by green plants and has some amazing restaurants and cottages for tourists 

Golden Beach, Odisha

The annual Beach Festival that takes place at this beach is one of the most famous tourist attractions and the authorities here display sand art of award winning artists

Radhanagar Beach, Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Covered with coconut trees and a tropical jungle, this is an amazing honeymoon destination for newlyweds

Shivrajpur Beach, Gujarat

An amazing location to spend a weekend with your family, if lucky, here you can spot a dolphin or some beautiful birds flying along

Kasarkod Beach, Karnataka

Covered with white sand, this is among the least crowded beaches found in the state. It was developed to promote eco-tourism by the forest and tourism departments

Kappad Beach, Kerala

Approximately 16 kms from the main city, this beach is believed to have been discovered by Vasco-da-Gama. You can enjoy the backwaters, play games or take a boat ride here

Ghoghla Beach, Diu

This beach has golden sands, clear water, bio toilet blocks, changing rooms, recreational amenities among many other things and is a must visit site in Diu

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