Head To These Amazing But Lesser Known Beaches This Summer


The summers are rolling in nice and zesty serving us the ideal reminder to loop in a quick vacation. Although summers and beaches go together PB&J and making it an obvious pick. However, these lesser known beaches could be your secret hideout. Imagine chilling by the beach with a sangria and the perfect sunkissed tan – yes, that is quite possible at these places.

Velneshwar Beach, Maharashtra


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Dotted with coconut trees and sporting a hilly backdrop, this beach is ideal for lazing. One can sit by the beach and take in the serenity –or you can explore the historic Velneshwar temple that is around 1700 years old and looks pretty colourful. If you are willing to indulge in the sweet adversities of nature, go swimming or sunbathing without turning heads and get that perfect tan. Leisure meets history, talk about a happy Instagram feed!

Betul Beach, Goa


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There is no denying that Goa trips are done to death, however there are a few hidden gems that are worth revisiting. Nestled in the heart of Cavelossim, this white sand beach with crystal clear water is a quite the beauty. While Baga, Anjuna and Calangute are packed all through the year, head to Betul to unwind for a more relaxed atmosphere. For the adventure junkies, there’s boat jet ski, paragliding, surfing, kayaking and more. If you’re travelling as a couple, you might want to drop by the lighthouse near the beach to take in the gorgeous view of the Arabian Sea and rekindle the romance.

Agatti Beach, Lakshwadeep Islands


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Imagine biking through a stretch of road on an island while the cool air caresses your face – amazing right? Fly down to Agatti beach in Lakshadweep to experience this cool blue beauty. Stroll around lazily or just explore the islands or just casually indulge in swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving. For the adventurous souls, sailing, glass bottom boat rides, water skiing and kayaking are great options to explore.

Radhanagar Beach, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

A part of Havelock Islands in Andaman, Radhanagar beach is one of the best sights Andaman has in store for you. Havelock Islands are a gorgeous cluster of islands that has gorgeous beaches and palm trees sprawled all across. Choose from a bunch or settle into any of the seven gorgeous beaches for a lazy vacation. Ideally you might want to order up a round of scrumptious seafood, perfectly paired with a drink and lounge around. The perfect theme for your Instagram feed, Havelock Island is famed for it’s clear blue waters and white beaches. Rent out a cottage near the beach and aloha!

St. Mary’s Beach, Karnataka


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The St Mary’s Island should definitely be on your bucketlist. The island, enclosed by the Arabian Sea has one of the most unique views – the beach has basalt rock formations all over making it look like corals and is pretty unique on it’s own. One of the least visited in the local area, this can be the your call for solitude. Also known as Coconut Island, these are a set of four small islands. Do not forget to check out the northernmost island, that has a basaltic rock formation in a hexagonal form, the only one of its type in India. Folklore has it that in the year 1498, Vasco da Gama landed at St. Mary’s Islands on his journey from Portugal and named one of these islands. One can also explore the town of Udupi and discover the cultural heritage that encompasses this small town.

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