10 Best Stunning Sunrises and Sunsets at Beaches in India - A Picture Tour
Why do tourists visit Beaches at Sunsets and Sunrises?
Tourists often visit beaches for enjoying bath but there is always an enthusiasm to experience the golden touch of sunrises and sunsets. They yearn to have photographs at these special moments by including an object, silhouette or tree to make them more prominent and memorable. In order to enjoy the moment which does not last for hours and ensure that they don't miss the opportunity many of them reach the vantage points much earlier and plan their moments. A combination of sun emerging out the horizon or disappearing in the sea and mesmerising colour changes is a rare opportunity which make these destinations very attractive.
Sunrises are Invigorating
#1. Sunrise at Tenneti Park Beach, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
Named after a freedom fighter, Tenneti Park Beach is near Kailasagiri Hills, Visakhapatnam (also called Vizag) in the Bay of Bengal. Picturesque view of hills and sea make it a romantic destination for tourists. Sunrise at this rocky Beach is enjoyable because of the view from the cliff and many scenes are shown in the films in Hindi and local language.
#2. Sunrise at Elliot's Beach, Besant Nagar, Chennai
Marking it as an end of the famous Marina Beach at Chennai, the Elliot's Beach (also known as Besant Nagar Beach), is very popular among youth. At weak ends it becomes a family spot and is a destination for those who want tranquility and enjoy their meals at restaurants. Watch the sunrise and the calm atmosphere of this Beach.
#3. Sunrise at Tiruchendur Beach, Tamil Nadu
Sunrise here has a special meaning. Apart from having a sparkling view of the rising sun at this great beach, the visitors use it as bath before going to the temple of Lord Subramanian which is located just near the Beach. The enlivening sight of the morning at this pious Beach in Thoothukudi district in the State of Tamil Nadu is experienced by many visitors who come here to spend their vacation and do a lot of swimming and boating.
#4. Sunrise at Sea Beach, Puri
Sea Beach at Puri is a rare opportunity to enjoy both sunrise and sunset. The beach is very long and sandy and lot many tourists steal time to experience the special affects of calmness, sea roaring and changing colours in the sea during sunrises.
Sunsets are Mesmerising
#5. Sunset at Andhakaranazhi Beach, Kerala
About 30 kms away from Kochi in Kerala, there is a pristine beach nearing Alleppey. Planned for a Tsunami shelter and a lighthouse, this gives you the most relaxing experience The sunset here is really gorgeous. The water is all golden.
#6. Sunset at Muzhappilangad Drive-In Beach, Kerala
The uniqueness of this Beach is the provision for driving-in, which is not available at other beaches in India. Imagine a scene where one can drive along the seashore and enjoy it with golden ripples moving along. Youth particular prefer this Beach for their stunts in cars for drifting or for wheeling while on their bikes.
#7. Sunset at Panambur Beach, Mangalore, Karnataka
New Port Mangalore being nearby and not far away from the city, the Beach at Panambur is quite crowded and liked by children and adults alike. Submerging of the Sun creates an unforgettable sight and many tourists wait for that moment. The cloudy sky provides more thrilling opportunity for enjoying sunset here.
#8. Sunset at Calangute Beach at Goa
One of the largest and most busy beaches in Goa, this one is full of activity. In spite of its being overcrowded and commercialized tourists like it for various activities like water sports here. Sunset has a charm when you find para gliders in the background of setting sun.
#9. Sunset at Ramachandi Beach, Odisha
Just 7 kms away from the famous Konark in Odisha (earlier Orissa) Ramachandi Beach is at the point of union of river Kusabhadra with Bay of Bengal. The merger pacifies the river and, therefore, a perfect location for sailing, swimming and sunbathing. The golden sand and huge palm trees add to the grandeur of sunset at this historical Beach.
#10. The Golden touch at Sunset, Sea Beach, Puri
I visited this Beach about 35 years back. The impact of the golden spread at sunset is still vivid in my mind. It mesmerised me for ever and the very mention of this site thrills me even today.