Visakhapatnam Vizag beaches have its own charm and beauty, we all when like to go on a vacation, think of beach, sand, and sea but when it comes to choosing a destination, we land in Goa or Kerala because nothing else comes to our mind.
We forget to recall that Andhra Pradesh houses the second largest coastline and the longest beachline of the country and the city Vizag boasts some of the most pristine and uninterrupted beaches.
Also, awarded as one of the cleanest cities of India, Vizag has that itch for cleanliness and that can be seen everywhere in the city.
Not just limited to the beaches Vizag has lot many other things to serve on its palette, the city has myriad restaurants and local eating joints making it a foodies-paradise, as they serve numerous ...
Located at the coast of the Bay of Bengal in Vizag, Rishikonda beach is popularly known as the ‘Jewel of the East coast’, owing to its serene beauty and charm. The fine golden sand and gentle currents also make it popular with the sports enthusiasts, you will see many windsurfers or people jet-skiing there.
Moreover, this is one of the few beaches, which offers swimming under the supervision of experts. So don’t forget to take a dip in the sea.
Also, one can enjoy the beautiful sunrise and sunset, which attracts a lot many tourists here. The Rishikonda beach is an ideal weekend destination, where you can take a stroll on the long stretch of sand and relax or indulge in some sports.
How to reach: Rishikonda beach is 8 km away from the port of visakhapatnam.
Also known as Bheemili Beach it is at 24 km drive from the Vizag city, the shallow waters of this beach turn it into a swimmer’s paradise in the hot summer months.
The town is also known for its cultural centre, which has a rich and fascinating history and houses a church that was built in the 1850’s, a lighthouse, and a temple dedicated to Lord Narasimha.
One of the most popular beach in the city, Ramakrishna beach is also known as RK beach, the name of the beach comes from the famous Ramakrishna ashram it houses.
Evenings are considered to be great here, as there is plenty of hustle-bustle on the beach road. Also, numerous street food joints open in the evening, where you can munch and relax by the beach.
While INS Kursura Submarine Museum is also right there, so stop by and experience how submarine looks like from inside.
Also its advisable not to swim here, as tides are quite high all the time.
Another golden sand beach is located 15 km from the city, Yarada beach is a bit secluded and adjoined by a local village, thus you will immerse in its rustic beauty as its surrounded by hills from all the sides and the entire area is covered with banana and coconut plantation.
It's a paradise for, who wish to enjoy uninterrupted sights.
Also nearby is the Venkateshwara Temple, which overlooks the port city and the Ross Hill Chapel, and was originally the house of Monsieur Ross.