Pradesh has approximately 1000 km. of coastline with
eight of its 23 districts having direct access to the sea with
water caressing golden sands. The coastline begins from Bheemunipatnam
down to Mypad in Nellore district. As matter of fact the coastline
of Andhra Pradesh offers unrestricted enjoyment to the sun worshippers
and sea bathers. Moreover It is a thrill of a different kind for
the fun-loving picnickers. Apart from Visakhapatnam and Bheemunipatnam
beaches, there are other famous beaches such as Manginapudi, Kakinada,
Chirala, Kalingapatnam and Mypad.
Beach and Lawson's Bay
Visakhapatnam and its environs present a soul stirring panorama
of golden beaches. Lush green vegetation and
splendid monuments form a rich heritage.
Rishikonda is just 8 km from Visakhapatnam or as some people
would call it - Vizag. Golden, unspoiled beach,
washed by the sun-warmed sea, it is ideal for swimmers, water
skiers, and wind surfers. Tourists can enjoy a holiday in picturesque
At a distance of 24 kilometers from Visakhapatnam (Vizag), this
beach is located at the mouth of the river Gosthani.
Once a Dutch settlement, the ruins of a fort and cemetery are
still intact. A little way inland from here is Hollanders Green,
the Dutch cemetery. The beach is very safe for swimmers. The journey
between vishakhapatnam and Bheemunipatnam is exhilarating.
to get there
: Visakhapatnam is well connected by air with all major metros
like Hyderabad, Chennai, Calcutta and Mumbai.
: Daily train services from all major towns Mumbai,
Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Bhubaneswar, Calcutta etc.
: Bheemunipatnam is well connected from Visakhapatnam
Located at a distance of 11 km. from Machilipatnam in Krishna
District, there is a lovely beach known as Manginapudi which deserves
mention here not only for its picturesque locale but also for
its historical importance. The beach has tremendous potential
with a natural bay and comparatively shallow and safe waters.
Machilipatnam was a flourishing trading center in days of yore
and served as a gateway to India. A beautifully laid park with
a fountain and well lit surroundings further enhance its reputation
as a place for relaxation.
to get there
: The nearest airport is at Vijayawada about 85 km. away.
: The nearest railway station is at Machilipatnam about 15
: Manginapudi can be reached from Vijayawada which is at a
distance of 85 km. and Machilipatnam which is at a distance of
Vodarevu beach is 6 km from Chirala in Prakasam
district. The place has a beautiful beach. This beach is quite
famous with tourists regularly, this too is a nice getaway from
the bustle and hustle of city life. There is a constant inflow
of tourists spending their weekends in these serene settings as
the place is very nice to visit and for relaxation.
to get there
The nearest airport is at Hyderabad.
Vodarevu can be reached 6 km from Chirala, and 35 km. from Guntur.
70 km. from Vijayawada
and 35 km. from Guntur.
A determined sea lover will find the entire coastline of Andhra
Pradesh stunningly appealing with azure sea waters gently washing
the sunbathing sands and lush green vegetation providing an enchanting
back drop. It is 25 km from Nellore and 130 km from Tirupati.
As beaches go, this one too is pretty with the sea kissed shoreline
very beckoning to all those who visit the beach.
How to get there:
: The nearest airports are at Tirupati (130 km.) and Chennai
: Mypad beach can be reached from Nellore
: Mypad Located from Nellore at a distance of 25 km.