Besides the majestic temples, the ringing of bells, and all-around religious aura, the stunning beaches in Puri need no real introduction. Located on the Bay of Bengal, a large part of Puri is covered in expansive sands & lapping waves. It gives tourists some of the most fascinating beach experience & some really amazing ocean views. Listed below are just 3 of the best beaches your Puri holiday packages must include.
Situated in the village of Chandrabhaga in Puri district, Chandrabhaga Beach is the most popular beach that you shouldn’t miss out exploring during your Jagannath Puri tour. It’s known to be one of the best beaches along the eastern coast of India and is just a short ride away from the world-famous Konark Temple. The beach holds massive importance in terms of cultural & traditional identity of Odisha and host several cultural activities including the historic Chandrabhaga Mela, which is a 7-days festival organized to honor Lord Surya. This beach is a perfect escape for casual travelers & those who want to spend some quality time amidst the beauty of nature. Here you can also enjoy fun activities such as boating, surfing, fishing, parasailing and paragliding.
Situated on the tropical coastline of Orissa, Puri Beach is one of the best beaches for family outing. It’s a favorite among beach lovers and people who love water activities like swimming, boat ride, surfing, angling and sea cruising. The beach also lures tourists by its excellent artworks & the cultural dance programs including the annual ‘Puri Beach Festivals’, which is a vibrant display of heritage and culture held in the winter season. The grand festivity is a wonderful showcase of different classical & folk dances of India, handlooms and sand art done by professional sand artists. Fashion shows and musical performances add another element of sheer fun to this celebration.
Located 20kms from Puri, Golden Beach is a serene, laidback beach from the hustle and bustle of the city. As its name suggests, the beach is filled with rich, glowing sand that reflects the color of gold in a perfect manner. The best highlight of this beach is its magnificent sunrise & sunset views which can be witnessed from one of the many sunset points. If you are looking for a peace & calm surrounding, there is no better place than the Golden Beach. The splashing waves of the sea are sure to captivate your heart especially when you there with your special someone.
Buying a Puri Trip Package without adding beach fun into it is truly an offense that you don’t want to commit. Next time you are on a Puri trip; don’t forget to explore these above-mentioned beaches and enjoy yourself to the fullest.