Sshhh... Don't Tell Anyone About These 7 Untouched Beaches in India.

By Kamalika Roy.

In a country of 1.1 billion people, it is almost incredulous to find virgin white sand beaches. But these do exist. Far from the human hustle and bustle, tranquility still prevails, the water is crystal clear, and the sands endless and smooth without a pinch of litter. 

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Sunset at Talasari Beach.

A deep blue sea and white sands comprise the Talasari beach in the state of Orissa. The calm and cool breeze running from the Bay of Bengal adds to the beauty of this unscathed beach, located 88kms from Balasore city. The sea waters here are not turbulent, but calm and serene with unique receding waters, for a beach vacation of a different kind.


Golden sunset at Radhanagar Beach.

Fine white sands and turquoise blue waters impart an astounding beauty to this beach in the Andaman group of islands. Situated 12 kms from Havelock’s ferry pier, this immaculate shoreline far from the reach of buzzing vehicles and speedy city life, is a perfect place to lay aside all woes and worries. TIME Magazine bestowed upon it the title of Asia's best beach.


Soft sands and clear waters at Yarada beach.

Beaches in Andhra Pradesh are seldom spoken of. Yarada is just 15km from Vishakhapatnam and a glorious escape for those looking for pristine, uninterrupted coastline. This golden sand beach is surrounded by lush green hills on three sides and by the Bay of Bengal on the fourth. Witnessing sunrise and sunset from this gleaming stretch is a rewarding experience.


Corals from the sea bed at Tarkali beach.

This picturesque beach is situated at the confluence of river Karli and the Arabian Sea on the west coast of India, 550 km from Mumbai and 6km to the south of Malvan. This less frequented beach is a heaven for adventure lovers. Activities like snorkelling , parasailing and scuba diving are very common here. The most prominent attraction of this beach is its clear and pristine water. On a clear day, we could see the sea bed through a depth of 20 feet!



If you are all set to get off the tourist trail and explore an untouched exotic beach, then Secret Beach in God’s very own country is the perfect abode. Walk along the endless white sands of this secluded beach, listen to the placid waters splash against the hard rocks, and watch the swaying palms. Despite the number of travellers flocking to South Kerala, this beach remains isolated because it's location is not exactly known to many (hence the name, Secret Beach). Don't worry, I'm not going to reveal it here either. Finding it is part of the adventure! 


Soft sands at Guhagar Beach.

The secluded virgin beach of Guhagar is a 6km long stretch of serenity. Its silky white sand and clear waters are the hallmark of this uncrowded landmass. Embedded between the Sahyadri Mountains and the Arabian sea, this scenic beach city on the west coast is a 5 hour drive from Mumbai and a perfect getaway for those seeking solitude and peace of mind this summer.


Basalt rock formations at St Mary's Island.

This tiny virgin beach characterized by emerald translucent waters of the Arabian Sea and shimmery golden sands is a 6km boat ride from Udupi. Peculiar formations of hexagonal basalt rocks have formed inimitable vertical blocks surrounding the island. Tall green coconut trees, red crabs, rare shells and an endless placid view from the landmass contribute to the beauty of this spotless beach, making it one of the most magnificent beaches around Malpe. December is said to be the best season to visit this island.

How many of these beaches have you been to?


 AUTHOR BIO: Kamalika is a 20-year-old engineering student, travel enthusiast and passionate writer. They say travelling leaves you speechless and then turns you into a storyteller; that's the story of her life. It's her dream to explore every corner of the world in this lifetime. 


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  1. Just a correction, Tarkarli is in Maharashtra and not Karnataka as mentioned in the article

  2. ive always wanted to visit Orissa. All look stunning, thanks for sharing!

  3. Tarkarli is in Maharashtra and not Karnataka

  4. You missed one beach and that is Kunkeshwar beach....

  5. Nice post. Everyone likes to visit beaches. You can enjoy the beauty of blue water and sand by visiting best beaches in Maharashtra .


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