Andhra Pradesh has nearly 1000 kilometers
of coastline with eight of its 23 districts having direct access to the
sea with azure water caressing the golden sands. It is a thrill of a
different kind for the fun-loving holidaymaker. Starting from
Bheemunipatnam near Visakhapatnam down to Mypad in Nellore
district, the coastline of Andhra Pradesh offers unalloyed joy to the
sun worshippers and sea bathers. Apart from Visakhapatnam and
Bheemunipatnam beaches, there are other famous beaches such as
Manginapudi, Kakinada, Chirala, Kalingapatnam and Mypad.
was a flourishing trading centre in days of yore and served as a gateway
to India. 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. A beautifully
laid park with a fountain and well lit surroundings further enhance its
reputation as a place for relaxation.
The nearest airport is at
Vijayawada about 85 km.away.
The nearest railway station is at Machilipatnam about 15 km. away.
Manginapudi can be reached from Vijayawada which is at a distance of 85
km. and Machilipatnam which is at a distance of 15 km.
Located in the the Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh, just 6 kms away
from Chirala is Vodarevu, a little known beach. 6 km. from Chirala in
Prakasam district. Quite popular with tourists regularly thronging the
beach, this too is a nice getaway from the hustle and bustle of city
The nearest airport is at
Vodarevu can be reached 6 km from Chirala, and 35 km. from Guntur.
70 km. from Vijaywada and 35 km. from Guntur.
At a distance of 24
kilometers from Visakhapatnam, 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. The beach is very safe for swimmers.
The journey between Visakhapatnam and Bheemunipatnam is exhilarating.
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, Bhubaneshwar, Calcutta etc.
Bheemunipatnam is well connected by city buses from Visakhapatnam.
25 kilometers away from Nellore,
this is a fine sandy beach. 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.
The nearest airports are at Tirupati
(130 kilometers) and Chennai (200 kilometers).
Mypad beach can be reached from Nellore (25 kilometers).
There are local buses that reach Mypad from Nellore (25
Rishikond is just 8 km from Visakhapatnam
or as some people would call it - Vizag. Golden, unspoilt beach, washed
by the sun-warmed sea, it is ideal for swimmers, water skiers, and wind
surfers. Tourists can enjoy a holiday in picturesque settings.