The long coastal belt of Orissa
offers some of the finest white sand beaches in the world.
The Puri beach is the main venue
for countless pilgrims, and makes one of the major
religiously sacred beach side spots of India.
The seaside beach resort of
Chandipur is another favourite seaside holiday hideout among
Gopalpur-On-Sea, an ancient
seaport, is one of the most beautiful and unspoiled beaches
one should definitely visit, when taking touring Orissa's
Gopalpur On Sea - a
favourite spot for sea and water sport lovers, golden beach,
an ideal place to swim or laze around.
Chandipur Beach - famous
beach resort, a unique sea beach, seawater recedes 5-kms
during low tide
Konark Beach - world
famous site of the most exquisite Sun temple,
Paradeep Beach - major
seaport of India's trade activities, fine sea, evergreen
forests, a huge estuary of the Mahanadi with islands and
creeks, a good marine drive and beach, famous for its temple
site of Lord Baladeva.
Puri Beach - one of the
three major spots of the Orissa Golden Triangle, one of the
four major holy places in India. Located on the shores of
Bay of Bengal it is one of the finest beaches in the world.
Balighai Beach -
casuarinas-fringed beach, tranquil atmosphere, Sea Turtle
Talasari - 8-km from
Digha (in West Bengal) is the tranquil beach at Talasari.