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Friday, September 21, 2018
West Bengal is rich in its cultural diversity and is home to different civilizations. Encompassing a diverse geography, it has mountains and beaches. With its many unexplored beaches, West Bengal is lately becoming a great choice for beach lovers. Enlisted here are 10 beaches that will leave you spellbound.
185 km south west of Kolkata, Digha is a popular beach among the residents. The beach is divided into two parts, the New Digha Beach and the Old Digha Beach. While the Old Digha Beach encompasses unmatched beauty, the New Digha Beach is for the couples looking for privacy.
Located in East Medinipur District, this beach is slowly gaining popularity for its exotic clear blue sea, making it a treat for a relaxed weekend. The Shankarpur Fishing Harbour Project developed by West Bengal Government is the main attraction here.
Located in South 24 Parganas, it forms a part of the Sunderban National Park at the estuary of the Matla River. This island is for brave hearts looking for an encounter with the Royal Bengal Tiger. Home to a wide variety of coastal birds, the Stone-Curlew and Wader are commonly found here.
It is situated in East Midnapore District and has a 13 km long motor-able beach drive road in India. The picturesque beauty of the early morning sea to the late afternoon makes it a favourite famous honeymoon destination.
About 170 km by road from Kolkata, Tajpur has luxury resorts at the backdrop of the beach. The virgin sea shores surrounded by Casuarina Groves, Keya flower shrubs and the Mohona River make it a haven for solitude lovers.
Located at the confluence of the holy river Ganga and the Bay of Bengal, thousands of pilgrims take a holy dip in the river during the Ganga Sagar Fair. The beach overlooks an estuary of the Ganga River imparting the place with religious values.
With an unspoiled panoramic view, the beach is covered with white sand and crystal clear blue water of the Bay of Bengal. The beach provides a contrast to the loud cries of the nearest metropolitan. The charm of the place makes the dawns and the dusk poetic.
One of the most visited beaches, it is famous for its undulating beauty. A little ahead of the Falta Beach, the Damodar River merges with the Hooghly River and provides a mesmerizing sight. The beach derives its name from a ship that was ruined here in the 17th century.
40 km away from Digha, this beach is known for its natural beauty and is highly visited. Casuarina trees line up parallel to the coastline makes an eye-catching combination of clear blue and lush greens.
About 7 km ahead of Digha beach, it is famous for its accessibility through a boat ride. The beach is calm and has minimalist commercialization.
With West Bengal being blessed with a number of serene beaches, one gets to experience nature in its raw form. Bengal mesmerizes its beach lovers with its eastern shoreline. When planning your trip to West Bengal, make sure to book your tickets and hotel stay in advance for an easy-going and smooth trip. While looking for hotels in Durgapur, choose Fortune Park Pushpanjali, Durgapur with its excellent services and facilities. Stay at Fortune Hotels for an unforgettable experience.