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The Ultimate Beach Destination to visit in January in India

13 Jan 2023 06:57 AM
The Ultimate Beach Destination to visit in January in India

Beach destinations remain one of the favourite choices for many tourists. However, in a country like India, most beaches remain pretty hot during the summertime. While many find the monsoons particularly enjoyable by the sea, winter remains the favourite season for visiting the beaches for most.  The followings are a few such destinations that remain extremely comfortable to visit during winter.

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1. Puri Beach In Puri

If you are looking for one of the best beaches to visit in India in December or January, Puri in Odisha can be one of the easy-to-reach options. Famous for its Jagannath temple and sand art, Puri is a perfect destination for family vacations.

Even though tourists visit this place throughout the years, winter remains the best season to visit this place for its location near the topic of cancer. 

  • Nearest Railway Station: Puri Railway Station.
  • Why This Beach: This place is known for its long stretch of golden sand beach and creative sand arts.
  • Special Tip: Visit the famous Jagannath Temple and the Udaipur, and Khandagiri caves.

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2. Gokarna Beach

Gokarna is undoubtedly one of the best places to visit in January in Karnataka. If you are looking for Deccan plateau destinations during winter seasons, this beach can be an excellent choice.

Famous for its serene beaches and clear sky views, Gokarna is a perfect winter holiday destination for couples, honeymooners, families and even solo travellers. To spend a few days away from the buzz of city life, many people choose Gokarna over Goa.  

  • Nearest Railway Station: Ankola Railway Station.
  • Why This Beach: This less crowded and least commercialised beach is perfect for people looking for solace.
  • Special Tip: Opt for the adventurous hike to Paradise Beach to enjoy its unadulterated nature.

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3. Tarkarli Beach

A lesser-known beach destination in Maharashtra, Tarkarli is famous for its fine sand beaches and pristine surroundings. If you are looking for a peaceful place to unwind over a winter weekend, this could be of the best beaches to visit in January. For nature lovers, this place is ideal as it offers beautiful coastlines margined with trees and rocks. 

  • Nearest Railway Station: Kudal Railway Station
  • Why This Beach: Tarkarli’s pristine powdery sand beaches are one the main reasons to visit this place. However, if luck is on your side, you might catch dolphins in action there.
  • Special Tip: There are stretches of beautiful coral reefs here. Opt for diving to explore this place.

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4. Palolem Beach

Palolem is undoubtedly a top beach destination in India for family and solo travellers. Even though Goa has several beaches spread across its long coastline, Palolem stands apart in the crowd for its lively environment and scenic splendours.

From solo travellers to honeymoon couples, everyone finds this place captivating and brimming with activities. Especially the combination of its sparkling azure blue water and fine white sand shore makes this place breathtakingly appealing.

  • Nearest Railway Station: Margao Railway Station
  • Why This Beach:The coconut palm trees that encircle this enticing beach lend this place a celestial beauty.
  • Special Tip:For socialising, the central and the southern parts are the best locations. For enjoying tranquillity, the northern shores are the best place.

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5. Rushikonda Beach

One of the warm places to visit in winter in India remains this popular sea beach. Rushikonda is a much-frequented destination on the east coast known for its blue sea with raging waves and imposing rocky outcrops. This Visakhapatnam beach by the Bay of Bengal is one of the best family destinations and remains warm during winter. 

  • Nearest Railway Station:Visakhapatnam Railway Station
  • Why This Beach: The sight of rumbling waves crashing against the giant stony outcrops make this place outstanding.
  • Special Tip: bask in the sun to feel the warmth of this place.

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6. Anjuna Beach

Anjuna is another gem in the crown of Goa - one of India’s most sought-after and best places to visit during winter. Located in North Goa, this place welcomes thousands of visitors from across the world every year. During Goa Beach Festival, this place remains lively and vibrant with local food, music, DJ nights, and more. For the rest of the time as well, you will find this place alive and happening.

  • Nearest Railway Station: Margao Railway Station
  • Why This Beach: From parasailing, jet-skiing, and snorkelling, to banana boat riding, this beach has multiple water sports alternatives for adventure enthusiasts.
  • Special Tip: This place offers perfect nightlife. You can enjoy local music and food ta the beachside eateries and clubs.

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7. Varkala

If you are looking for a beach in South India that looks towards the Arabian Sea, Varkala can be an out-of-the-box choice. This beach in the state of Kerala remains an ideal escapade for couples seeking seclusion from the city hustle. For its warm and moderate climate, this place remains one of the best winter destinations in India.

  • Nearest Railway Station: Varkala Railway Station
  • Why This Beach:This place has multiple water sports activities for fun lovers and is ideal for solo travellers as well.
  • Special Tip: Visit the nearby Janardanaswamy Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu which is a significant Hindu pilgrimage.

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8. Conclusion

Beach destinations always help you feel refreshed. Check the different beach destination package costs to book your holidays in advance. In winter, many people head for these destinations, making accommodation availability a challenge for those who prefer spot booking. 

9. FAQ

Which beach destination is best for a family trip in winter?

There are several beach destinations in India ideal for families. Puri, Rushikonda, Kanyakumari, and Anjuna are only a few best beaches in India that families prefer visiting in winter. However, there remain several other destinations ideal for short winter vacations with families as well.

Which beach is best to visit in winter?

Goa is a popular beach destination as this place has multiple beaches within a short distance. However, Kovalam and Palolem are undoubtedly the two most frequented beaches in India in winter. The moderate climate and accommodation facilities of different budgets make these places perfect for luxury as well as budget travellers.

What is the cost of beach holiday packages in India?

The beach destination package costs vary depending on the duration of the trip and the destinations covered. Also, the budget category packages cost way lesser than the luxury ones.

Author Bio

Pradeep Dharmapalan
Storyteller, Cinema writer
Pradeep Dharmapalan is a traveller since he was toddler, initially with his itinerant parents and then on his own. He has lived in and travelled to several places around the globe. With close to six decades of wandering now under his belt, his journey of discovery and rediscovery continues, as he assiduously pursues his manifold interests.

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