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8 Seaside Retreats for the Spiritual Couple

8 Seaside Retreats for the Pious Couple

Want your pilgrimage to serve as more than a divine encounter? Want to use this as a opportunity to spend quality time with your better half? Rush to one of these easide getaways which are traditional pilgrimage sites and also beautiful places for a holiday. 

1. Rameshwaram

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Satish Tripathi adds, “Many teertham associated with rama besides Ramnathswami temple ...This was my second visit to Rameswaram, and purpose was mainly pilgrimage...We saw Dhanuskodi beach, Dhanuskodi temple, Ram teertham, Panchmukhi Hanuman Mandir, Gandhmadan Parvatam,Sachi Hanuman Temple, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalams House, his brothers emporium and his school. It all took about three hours to complete it. Satish Tripathi, Gorakhpur ”

HolidayIQ Reviewer Gowtham s adds, “Never miss this temple! Definitely it's worth to visit! Next to Kasi this temple is the sacred temple in India. Visited the Pamban Bridge, Kushi beach and Rameshwaram temple. ...Travellers don't miss the Kushi beach. It is really quiet and awesome beach to play and enjoy. ...In Rameshwaram Temple never miss the bath in sacred wells, which is considered as one the most sacred activity in the temple. ”

2. Dwarka

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Tansy A says, “A place to experience a beautiful paradise ...The island is so pure, so serene that someone wouldn't have dreamt of a paradise this beautiful...The night sky here makes you feel you are actually out of this world. Not just you see twinkling stars and constellations with naked eye, you'll be amazed to witness and see whole of galaxies. Star Gazing at Dunny Island will surely make the best of your night spent. ”

HolidayIQ Reviewer Thulaseedharan Achary shares, “Dwarka is an island and it is 3 km away from the sea shore OKHA of Gujarat. Legend says Bet Dwarka was once the royal palace and kingdom of god Sri Krishna and here is where Kuchelan arrived for seeing his friend Krishna with Anvil. ...In the main temple priests are there for describing the history events etc of Dwarka”

3. Somnath

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Saurabh Gupta says, “Somnath Mahadev Temple is first of the 12 Jyotirlinga. The temple is magnificently built and its construction was personally supervised by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. It is well-maintained and clean. Situated right beside the beaches of Arabian sea, this is must visit if you are in Gujarat.”

HolidayIQ Reviewer Pramod Tiwari shares, “Somnath, the holy shrine!! Somnath Shiva temple at coast of Veraval city. Well-connected by Road from major cities of Gujarat. Outside premises of temple are not very clean but within inside temple is beautiful and calmness is there. divine aura of Shiva is clearly felt. Best time is morning during sunrise. ”

4. Kasargod

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Prakash Manjrekar says, “A temple located on the shores of Arabian sea Devoted to Lord Shiva, Trikkanad temple popularly known as Dakshina Kashi is located on the shores of Arabian sea, ...The annual temple festival celebrations include performances of Theyyam and Thidambu Nritham, a ritual art form of North Kerala more than 700 years old. It is mainly performed by Namboothiris of this part of Kerala. It is a unique temple where unlike in other temples, Shiveli is done thrice a day. ”

HolidayIQ Reviewer Shweta Shetty says, “see a lot of things around like the the gorgeous beaches, the temples and the highlight being Bekal fort. ”

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5. Murudeshwara

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Taddiappalaswamy Swamy adds, “ A beautiful beach with boating facility was super. The gigantic Shiva Stupa was a real wonder which was built just besides the Arabian sea. The steps built for reaching the statute is also very nice and accommodative for all ages.”

HolidayIQ Reviewer Sreesha Divakaran adds, “The view from there was breathtaking! From one side, you can view the town, from the other, the speedboats, the third shows you the fishing boats and the fourth and the best - the huge Shiva statue on the seashore. The Shiva status is so majestic, and the location is simply marvellous. ”

6. Udupi

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Vidyapathy Veetil shares, “Udupi Sri Krishna Temple: The most famous temple in Karnataka does not require any introduction. Inspite of the fame, you can have a very good darshan if you chose the timings, no rush, no push and space and quietness to sit and pray in silence. ...Karkala. Must visit the Bahubali or Gomateswara statue, the second tallest one in Karnataka. At four in the evening it was almost deserted and I had a divine time there, enjoying the peace and quiet.”

HolidayIQ Reviewer Sundara Amin adds, “Kaup beach is very beautiful Kaup beach is 12 km away from Udupi town. This is very beautiful and clean. Surrounding areas are also very clean, thanks to local village panchayat authorities who does the maintenance of this beach. sea water is blue and crystal clear. ”

7. Konark

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Ashwin Johari adds, “located around 2 kms away from the main city of Konark. The Konark Suntemple is a magnificent temple with unique architecture. ... It is shaped like a giant chariot is a 13th-century Hindu temple dedicated to the Sun God that marks the highest point of achievement of Kalinga architecture depicting the grace, joy and the rhythm of life....This Konark temple just tells us that we should drink the light of the Sun God as per our thirst only. Even sun God shines for the moment only on the temple even though it is built for him. Sun is not hiding in it. See the beauty....Adding to the plus points there is a very clean sea beach nearby,”

HolidayIQ Reviewer Santosh Mehena shares, “Chandrabhaga is a sea beach of Bay of Bengal. It is near to Konark Temple. I go to this place whenever I go to Konark. It is a good place for Buddha. The sea view in Chandrabhaga also good. Please come to visit Chandrabhaga. Here you can have the best view of sunrise.”

8. Thiruchendur

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HolidayIQ Reviewer C S Viswanathan shares, “We had good darshan of Lord Murugan, no crowd at all. Enjoyed at nearby beach. Went round the temple to see historical places of our own. ” HolidayIQ Reviewer murali krishnan shares, “A Holy Place - Pilgrimage”

HolidayIQ Reviewer Rengaraj Raj shares, “Awesome temple located near sea shore Good place for holiday and religious trip. beach was clean and nice for playing. Peacocks dancing was nice to see. You can spend more of time playing in beach. Lord Muruga's Golden Chariot Car rounds the temple at night time.”

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