Most Beautiful Beaches of Orissa

Orissa situated in the coastal of Bay of Bengal; having many panoramas and tourist places. The beaches and Chilka Lake situated in Orissa are very viewable. There are more than 10 numbers of attractive beaches that must visited by every tourist to Orissa. Some of the most prominent beach’s information explained in this article.

Gopalpur Sea Beach of Orissa

16 km from Brahmapur Silk City, Gopalpur is a small town with beautiful immaculate tourist spot of Orissa. Sunbathing and strolling are the special oceanic activities in this beach. Covered with coconut and casuarinas around the city beautifies and attracts tourist every year. The old lighthouse makes the visitors to see and enjoy the oceanic scenery. The best season to visit Gopalpur is in between September to March. OTDC panthanivas, Hotel Oberoi Palm Beach, Hotel Kalinga, Millennium Plaza and Youth Hostel are some of the best hotels and lodges to stay and enjoy special south Orissa dishes here. Gopalpur beach festival is one of the most prominent festivals of Orissa organized by OTDC and Gopalpur Hotel's Association.
Gopalpur lighthouse

Arjyapalli Beach of Orissa

5 km from Chhatrapur, Head Quarter of Ganjam district, and 27 km from Brahmapur Silk City Arjyapalli is a project-based land by Indian Rare Earths Limited. The green casuarinas make this beach very refreshing and exciting to the visitors.

Pati Sonepur Beach of Orissa

Located on the Orissa-Andhra boarder, 4 km far from NH5 and around 20 km from Brahmapur Silk City, Pati Sonapur beach is one of the best tourist spots of southern coastal Orissa.

Puri Beach of Orissa

Puri is famous for Indians and Hindu religious people, as it is prominent for Lord Jagannath temple and Rathayatra (car festival). The beach called as 'Swargadwar' or 'Way to heaven' more than a 5 km of length residing with more than 100s of hotels and restaurants on the coast. The beautiful sunrise and the brushed sandbanks are mostly attracts tourists from around the world. There is no such time to visit Puri, as throughout the year tourist are coming and enjoying the beautiful moments; however, the best time is in between September to March as per the climate.

Puri is connected with rail and national highway from Bhubaneswar and Khurda. By road, it is only 60km from Bhubaneswar and 35 km from Konark, the famous sun temple. Nearest airport is at Bhubaneswar, i.e. 60 km from Puri. There are more than hundreds of hotels and lodges for accommodation. Some of the luxurious hotels are Hotel Mayfair, Puri Hotel, Kalinga Asoka, OTDC Panthanivas, Tosalilnands and Youth Hostels. Apart from these, there are many budget-class hotels, lodges and restaurants situated in Puri. Puri beach festival, which held from fifth to ninth of November every year and Rathayatra of Lord Jagannath are the most world famous festivals.

Baliharachandi Beach of Orissa

The presence of Goddess Harachandi on the sandbank of Bay of Bengal, 27 km from Puri is a place of worshiping and the meandering sandbanks and casuarinas are very delightful.

Balighai Beach of Orissa

Situated at 8 km from Puri town, Balighai is a famous picnic place for Orissa people. The beautiful sand deer's and olive riddle sea-tortoise are the most attraction for the tourists.

Konark Chandrabhaga Beach of Orissa

Konark is famous for its Sun Temple, and the beach situated 3 km from the temple, on Bay of Bengal, called as Chandrabhaga Beach. The beach is very quiet and content to watch the sunrise in every day. It is 65 km from Bhubaneswar and 33 km from Puri on Marine drive. The nearby tourist places are Sun temple, Mayadevi temple, Nabgarh temple, Archaeological Museum, Ramachandin temple and Kapileswar. Konark Festival, which held on first to fifth of December every year, is excellent to watch.

Paradeep Beach of Orissa

Paradeep is one of the biggest ports in India. It is situated in Bay of Bengal, 94 km from Cuttack and 125 km from Bhubaneswar connected by road and rail. The best season is November to March to watch the clear blue sea, green forest and marine drive alongside the port. The other nearby visiting places is Kendrapada Baladeva temple, Bhitarkanika National Park and Gahirmatha.

Chandipur Beach of Orissa

Chandipur is just 16 km from Balasore town by road and rail. In addition, it is 314 km from Kolkata and 230 km from Bhubaneswar airports. Chandipur beach is famous for its phenomenon of seawater, which moves away, and returns back 5km every day. The other nearby places is Aradi, Gopinath temple, Panchalingeswar, Similipal Forest Park, Deokund and Nilgiri sanctuary.

Apart from this, there are many small beaches in Orissa are Astaranga, Balaramgadi, Talasari, Potagada, etc. The other Tourist destinations of Orissa are Bhubaneswar Lingaraj temple, Jagannath temple Puri, Chilka Lake, Nanadankanan Zoo, Joranda Mahima temple, Astasambhu and Nrusinghanath temple at Bargarh, etc.

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