There are many beaches on the Indian coast which stretches for 7517 km both on the eastern and western coast. This is a list of the notable beaches in India sorted by states anti-clockwise.

Blue Flag beaches

As of October 2022, India has following 12 Blue Flag beaches. The Blue Flag beach is a eco-label awarded to the beaches on the criteria of cleanliness, safety and security of users, amenities and eco-friendliness, etc.[1] Counter-clockwise list:

West coast


Tithal Beach
Dumas Beach

The beaches along the western state of Gujarat are:


The state of Maharashtra has:


See also: List of beaches in Goa

Palolem Beach

The beaches in the state of Goa are listed below:[3]


Sunset at Panambur Beach, Mangalore
Malpe Beach, Udupi, India

See also: List of beaches in Karnataka


See also: Beaches in Kerala

Kovalam Beach in Trivandrum city
Kollam Beach
Cherai Beach

East coast

The Indian East Coast starts with West Bengal and extends further through Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and finally ends in Tamil Nadu.

West Bengal

Beaches in West Bengal are:


The beaches in Odisha are:

Puri Sea Beach at Sunrise

Andhra Pradesh

See also: Beaches of Andhra Pradesh

(Bay of Bengal) Beach view from Tenneti Park, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

The following are the beaches in Andhra Pradesh, India.

Tamil Nadu

A view of the Marina Beach, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - The longest beach in India and World's second longest Sandy Urban beach
View of Pamban Beach, Rameswaram

The beaches in the southern state of Tamil Nadu are:[3]


Island Territories

Andaman and Nicobar Islands


See also


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m 12 Must-Visit Blue Flag Beaches In India Known For Their Cleanliness & Beauty, The Better India, Oct 2022.
  2. ^ "Harihareshwar". Goa Leisure. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  3. ^ a b c "Sun, Sea and Sand: Top 10 must-visit beaches in India". The Indian Express. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Pentha Sea Beach · Padmanavpatna, Odisha 754225, India".