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While it’s Pouring Everywhere, Here’s Where to Sun, Sand & Surf

While it’s Pouring Everywhere, Here’s Where to Sun, Sand & Surf avnishdhoundiyal.com

Goa and Kovalam are too mainstream. If you looking for an offbeat plan for the monsoon, we have a tailor made plan just for you.

While it’s Pouring Everywhere, Here’s Where to Sun, Sand & Surf:

  1. Four Points By Sheraton, Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)
  2. The Promenade, Pondicherry
  3. Silver Sand Beach Resort, Havelock Island (Andaman & Nicobar)
  4. Daiwik Hotels, Rameshwaram (Tamil Nadu)
  5. SRM Hotel, Trichy (Tamil Nadu)

1. Rushi Konda, Andhra Pradesh

Rushi Konda, Andhra Pradeshsource: windhorsetours.com

You will definitely find your fill of sun, sand and surf on the golden sand of Rushi Konda beach. Walk along the sandy beaches on the shores of the Bay of Bengal or just gorge on Andhra food. Gaze around with a cup of coffee and look at the vast spaces changing hues during the day and night.

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2. Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu

Pondicherry, Tamil Nadusource: eben.co.in

French food, beaches, surfing, design hotels and chic shopping! Need more? Auroville and all its organic finery. Pondicherry is a perfect getaway to escape the rain. There are two beaches - Paradise and Serenity where you can just relax in the sand listening to the sound of the gushing water splashing on the shores. Tip: Flanked by a quiet flowing creek on one side, Paradise can only be accessed by boat.

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3. Andaman, Andaman & Nicobar

Andaman, Andaman & Nicobarsource: yachtnorthernsun.com

While the southwest monsoon does bring rain to the islands, it brightens up very quickly. Abhishek: A perfect destination to visit for adventure sports like scuba diving. Water here for scuba diving is crystal clear. It was a really great experience.

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4. Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu

Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadusource: travelhi5.com

Rameshwaram is not only for water sport enthusiasts, but beach and temple lovers can also enjoy splendid moments. Camping on the golden shores of the Palk Strait is an affair by itself. There’s also excellent food to be had in these areas. Must do: kiteboarding, surfing, paddle boarding, kayaking or snorkelling.

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5. Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu

Tuticorin, Tamil Nadusource: wiikimedia.org

This port city with calm waters and a good spot, is the best monsoon getaway to get tanned in the sun. Try kayaking, snorkeling, birding or fishing. Also, Tuticorin or Thoothukudi has a huge area covered by salt flats where you could spot pink flamingos.


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