What better way to spend a honeymoon than on a beach where the cool breeze of sea hit your face with everlasting love and care. Beaches are the place where you can truly relax under the sun without feeling too hot because the friendly waves of the sea always nurture your soul to its core. Here we present to you 5 of the best beach honeymoon destinations in India if you are not looking to go to a mainstream location such as Goa or Mumbai.
Located very near the southern tip of mainland India, Pondicherry is known for its nightlife and beaches. The rocky beaches of Pondicherry will be a great background for your honeymoon pictures.
Best time to visit Pondicherry: The weather in the city is pleasant throughout the year to welcome tourists from all around the world.
Average cost/couple: The average cost per couple for the Pondicherry trip can go from 40000 to 60000 INR.
How to reach: The nearest airport to Pondicherry is the Chennai airport from which a cab or train can take you to Pondicherry within a matter of few hours.
Major Attractions of Pondicherry: Some of the places that you have got to visit on your trip to Pondicherry include the Basilica of Sacred Heart of Jesus, Paradise Beach, and the French War Memorial.
One of the most famous beaches of India, leaving Goa aside, is Havelock Island. Located on the Andaman Nicobar Islands out of the mainland India, this place gives an international holiday feeling within India.
Best time to visit Haevelock: Located close to the equator this is the place that is open for business throughout the year, in case you require a good tan.
Average cost/couple: This trip can be slightly costly for its travel takes special means. The trip cost can go from 85000 INR to 1.3 Lakh INR.
How to reach Havelock: A direct flight to Port Blair is available from all the major domestic airports in India. From there a small seaplane ride of about 20 minutes will take you to your destination.
Major Attractions: The places that you must visit on your trip to Havelock Island include the Radha Nagar Beach, Emerald Gecko and the Full moon Café.
The classic destination of Thiruvananthapuram is a place you have to visit in case you are looking for a dual experience of a religious place and also an experience on the beach.
Best time to visit Thiruvananthpuram: Thiruvananthapuram is a place that is good for visit all around the year as the weather remains moderate. However, you should plan a visit during a non-festive season to enjoy time in private, without the crowd.
Average cost/couple: The trip to Thiruvananthapuram can cost anywhere from 35000 INR to 60000 INR.
How to reach Thiruvananthpuram: A direct flight to Thiruvananthapuram is available from all major domestic national airports of India. It is also well connected by means of Railways.
Major Attractions of Thiruvananthpuram: Some of the places worth a visit in Thiruvananthapuram are the Napier Museum, Attukal Temple, and the Kowdiar Palace.
One of the largest and most famous cities of Southern India for your honeymoon is the city of Vishakhapatnam. Apart from the gleeful nightlife here, there are several beaches that you can enjoy.
Best time to visit Vishakhapatnam: A visit all around the year can be a pleasant one. However one can avoid a trip during the monsoon season to avoid the heavy rains in this area.
Average cost/couple: The average cost per couple for this trip can go from 45000 to 70000 INR.
How to reach Vishakhapatnam: Vishakhapatnam has its own major airport which is well connected to all the other domestic airports for quick access.
Major Attractions: Some of the places that you can see here are Kailasagiri, Indira Gandhi Zoological Park, and the Visakha Museum.
The town of Alappuzha in Kerala may not be the top one on your lists for your honeymoon as it is not very well renowned, but believe us when we say that this place has some of the finest beaches in India.
Best time to visit Alapuzha: A trip during monsoon can be avoided in order to enjoy the best this place has to offer.
Average cost/couple: A trip to the town of Alappuzha can cost from 35000 to 60000 INR depending mostly on the choice of stay and travel.
How to reach Alapuzha: The nearest domestic airport to your destination is the Kochi Airport at a distance of 53 km only.
Major Attractions: Places to see in Alappuzha include the classic Alappuzha beach, Parthiramanal, and the Krishnapuram Palace.
Hence, here we conclude our list of the best beach honeymoon destinations within India.