The gorgeous blue sea, seductively sandy beaches, breathtaking valleys and a luxuriant countryside?No we are not speaking about Goa! Cant you think of any other part in India with beaches? Well, we are describing Visakhapatanam- Vizag for all one of the best ports in the nation.An old world charm beckons you in Vizag?yet, modernity is evident in every nook and cranny. Bullock carts and cars walk the same path?concrete high-rises and thatched roofed cottages with while painted walls are next door neighbors. But, all this adds to lending to the unique flavor of Visakhapatnam.
Beaches In Vizag
Rama Krishna Beach
About 5km from the city centre on the east coast, largest part of the seafront occupied by Rama Krishna Beach alias RK beach is located. A great spot to spend time leisurely. the Municipal Corporation of Visakhapatnam (MCV) and the VUDA jointly developed The R.K. Beach. The added attractions of the RK beach are the submarine museum, visakha museum, sri ramakrishna mission ashram, an aquarium, the Kali Temple, statues of prominent personalities, road side restaurants and parks. 'Victory at Sea' the war memorial at the shore of the beach which was constructed as a homage to soldiers of the 1971 war is worth visiting
Lawson's Bay Beach
Ahead of the RK beach on the way to Kailasagiri Hill with golden sands and lush green vegetation, Lawson's Bay beach is located. The beach is ideal for sea bathing and surfing due to the shallow crystal clear water. Sometimes known as Pedawaltair beach is a picturesque and beautiful scenic beauty for miles together.
Thickly covered hill and an ideal tourist destination, Rishikonda beach located 13kms from Visakhapatnam is a beautiful scenic, great leisure spot to spend time. The 14th century Sri Sapta Rusheswara Temple surrounded by seven hills is located in Rishikonda. With golden sands and vast stretch of water the lovely rishikonda beach is the best beach in Vizag. For water skiing, sunbathing, wind surfing and swimming and water sports enthusiast it is an ideal destination. For accomudation individual rental cottages, a restaurant and other amenities the tourist complex here is well equipped with a tourist lodge.
Fabulous landscape with its exotic blend of golden sands and the lush green stretch of hills is offered to one by Yarada beach, located 15kms away from Vizag city. This beach could be an ideal spot for a day out which is nestled between the hills on all the three sides and the Bay of Bengal on one side. The calm and shallow waters are perfect for kids too. The Yarada beach offers a relaxed and private setting.
Located near the Visakhapatnam steel plant (VSP), at a distance of about 26kms south of Vizag lined with palm trees is the beautiful gangavaram beach. Number of movies are also shotted in this beautiful tourist spot and leisure place.For more info: http://visakhapatnamtourism.blogspot.in/2009/04/visakhapatnam-tourism.html
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