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Beach Side of San Diego

Blog, Destinations, Things To Do, Weekend Getaways - GoroadTrip - December 29, 2016

With a coastline of almost 70 miles, San Diego California is connected to several beaches. Each beach is a winner with pleasant weather, silvery sand and calm water suitable for all seasons. Some of these beautiful beaches, which are guaranteed by locals and visitors, are:

Beach Side of San Diego

Coronado Beach:

In constant weather Coronado Beach is a wide and shallow beach. It is perfect for families with gentle waves suitable for swimming, surfing or boogie surfing. Coronado Beach has the distinction of being one of the most romantic beaches and the best family beach in the world. He also enjoyed a bit of celebrity as the beach featured in the romantic comedy “Some Like It Hot” starring Marilyn Monroe.

Mission Beach:

Mission Beach stretches for about two miles between the Pacific Ocean and the entrance to the Mission Bay Canal. A walk along the beach and the bay allows people to walk around and even ride a bike. Activities such as giant roller coasters, beach volleyball and surfing on designated beaches make Mission Beach a huge tourist attraction.

La Jolla:

The approximately 1.5 km long sandy beach La Jolla is a perfect beach destination for families. It has Kellogg Park next to it with lawns to relax and enjoy a picnic. The gentle waves, especially in summer, make it perfect for the diving courses that are held here. Surfing is also allowed, but in certain areas. Visitors can also visit the Steven Birch Aquarium nearby.

Imperial Beach:

Located five miles from the US-Mexico border, Imperial Beach is popular for the US Open Sandcastle Competition, which takes place every summer. In addition to swimming and surfing, beachgoers can take a tour of public art or a nature walk in the famous Tijuana Estuary to observe birds.

Pacific Beach:

The Pacific Beach nicknamed “The Strand” stretches for about two miles. Pacific Beach is one of the busiest beaches in San Diego and usually has large crowds. It offers a magnificent view of the sunset and is also dotted with many shops and restaurants.

Silver Strand Beach:

One of the most popular beaches for camping, Silver Beach Beach is between Coronado and Imperial Beach. Tourists can also enjoy a variety of activities such as swimming, kayaking, water skiing, surfing and boating in the sea and beach volleyball on the shore. Campers are helped with picnic tables, barbecues and fire rings on the beach to increase the fun of camping.

Solana Beach:

Located in the north of San Diego, Solana Beach is enchanting with its hidden coves and beautiful cliffs. From almost every corner stairs lead to the beach on the cliffs. The beach is popular for its five hot spots; On the beach, Tide Beach, Seascape Beach, Fletcher Cove and Del Mar Shores.

Ocean Beach:

Ocean Beach is a beach where dogs can run without a leash. Fishing without a license is also allowed here. Lifeguard stations are an integral part of the beach as the sea has strong tears that restrict swimming and surfing to designated areas.

Tourmaline Surfing Park Beach:

Tourmaline Surfing Park Beach is another beach in the north of the country of San Diego. He is known for surfing and windsurfing. Surrounded by cliffs that are almost 75 feet high, the beach is in a very beautiful location. He has lifeguards all year round. Separate areas are reserved for swimmers and surfers on the beach.

Windansea Beach:

The beach of Windansea is located in La Jolla and attracts experienced surfers and swimmers with rocky shores and waves on the coast. The beach also provides privacy for swimmers and sunbathers as it has large rocks strategically positioned on the beach.

Moonlight Beach:

Frequented by North County Beach Goers, Moonlight Beach is a state beach in Encinitas, San Diego. It is a privileged family getaway as it has a beach volleyball court and surfing facilities. It also has a large playground on the sandy beach for children. Snack bars and good restaurants complete this beach vacation destination.

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Goa – For the Beach Lovers

Blog, Destinations - GoroadTrip - November 26, 2016

A beach lover? Then head to Goa.There are so many of them that you will be spoilt for choice. It is a fact that Goa does not believe in small numbers as there are close to 54 beaches to visit when in the state. The plentiful beaches have names that begin with almost every alphabet right from A to V!

Beaches- The pulse of Goa

Beaches of Goa run along nearly 83% of the coastline of Goa. They captivate with the miles of silver sands, breezy palms and the mesmerizing sunsets. Some of the more popular ones are listed below:

Anjuna Beach: Located around 18 kilometres from Panaji, the Anjuna Beach is spread over 30 kilometres. They overlook the hills which adds to the scenic delight. A highlight of this beach is the Ozran region popularly called ‘Jewel of Anjuna’ where unusual rock formations encircle a small cove of black rock and white sand which goes on to join the sea.

Baga Beach: Named after the Baga River, the Baga Beach is about 15 kilometres from Panaji. This beach is a favourite with tourists who throb the place. They can relax under parasols and beach beds while sipping on their favourite mocktails. Beverage and food joints are so plentiful that tourists turn into foodies guiltlessly! Another indulgence for tourists are the many water sports at the beach; parasailing, windsurfing, Jet Ski rides are a few among them. The sight of the Baga River flowing into the Arabian Sea is undoubtedly a visual treat.

Calangute Beach: If Baga Beach is busy, then Calangunte Beach is bustling. Known as the Queen of Beaches, it is around 15 kilometres from Panaji and runs to about seven kilometres in length. In addition to sun bathing, travellers can spend time with water sports and shopping. A shopaholic’s delight, the beach has stores with products from all over India including jewellery from Tibet and handicrafts from Kashmir. Seafood stalls and beers are another attraction.

Talk on the beaches of Goa will fill up a book. But a hands-on experience is a must.

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10 Unexplored Beaches of South India

Blog, Destinations - GoroadTrip - March 5, 2016

South India, as many of us know, is a region of culture, heritage, pilgrimage and so on. But do we know that there are many hidden and unspoiled beaches? Here I list some of the unexplored beaches in South India that you should not miss on your next visit to the region. These beaches are still far from many eyes and you can find peace and quiet here on these secret beaches. The areas listed below are not ordered in order of priority.

10 Unexplored Beaches of South India

1. Ozran beach, Goa

Ozran Beach (Little Vagator Beach) is part of Vagator Beach, the northernmost beach in Bardez Taluk of Goa. It is a hotspot for foreign tourists and has one of the most picturesque spots on this coast.

2. Nadibagh beach, Karnataka

Nadibagh Beach is located in Ankola, a small well-known place in the district of Uttara Kannada. It is a picnic area with golden sand, billowing palm trees, clear skies and soothing sea. The spectacular sunsets of this beach should not be missed.

3. Sinquerim beach, Goa

The location is much quieter than most beaches in North Goa, but that does not change his charms. The beach of Sinquerim stretches to the beach of Candolim and joins Baga.

4. Kappil Beach, Kerala

This secluded and relatively unknown paradise is located near the fortress of Bekal, just 6 km away. It is a perfect destination if you want to enjoy a quiet holiday with sun, sand and sea for your companions.

5. Silver beach, Tamil Nadu

Silver Beach is a great place to escape from when in Cuddalore; It is just 2 km from the town of Cuddalore. The beach is located on the southeast coast of India, in Tamil Nadu, along the Coromandel Coast, in the Bay of Bengal. Silver Beach is the second longest beach on the Coromandel coast and is considered one of the longest beaches in Asia.

6. Marawanthe beach, Karnataka

Trasi Maravanthe Beach is a beach on the west coast, 12 km north of Kundapura Taluk in the Udupi district of Karnataka. On the west side of the Trasi Maravanthe beach is the Arabian Sea, while on the eastern shore the Sowparnika River runs; The beach has a backdrop of Kodachadri hills.

7. Siridao beach, Goa

The rocks that rise from the shore and point to the rippling blue water are an unforgettable sight. The area near the beach of Siridao is perfect for those who are explorers in the soul, because the caves in the area invite you to visit them!

8. Muttom beach, Tamil Nadu

The beach is lined with huge rocks, and when the waves fall on them, they form a hazy stream that is easy to spot. Muttom Beach is surrounded by hills and therefore an idyllic place. The turquoise waves of the sea in this place are pretty breathtaking.

9. Mararikulam beach, Kerala

Mararikulam beach is a pristine area with a cool breeze, coconut palms swaying with happiness, enchanting palm groves and emerald waters. This place is located about 60 kilometers from Kochi (Cochin). Almost 25 hectares of coconut trees lead you to the large Maramarikulam beach.

10. Mypad beach, Andhrapradesh

Mypad Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Andhra Pradesh. The nearest airport, Tirupati, is approximately 130 km from Mypad Beach. You can plan to get off at Nellore if you are traveling by train and drive to Mypad Beach, which is 25 km away.

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