Republic Day Long Weekend: 6 Best Beach Destinations To Visit

by Vaishalee Kalvankar
Republic Day Long Weekend: 6 Best Beach Destinations To Visit

This year, Republic Day falls on a Thursday. What’s so good about it? Well, this calls for a long weekend getaway. How? Thursday is Republic Day; take a leave on Friday, and then come Saturday and Sunday. Perfect! And what better way to spend your weekend than going to a calming beach destination? Here are some of the best beach destinations for you to visit on this Republic Day long weekend.

Beach Destinations For Republic Day Long Weekend

1. Devghali Beach, Ratnagiri

Ratnagiri in Maharashtra is home to one of the most spectacular beaches, Devghali Beach. This beach destination looks straight from a movie and will remind you of Thailand or Bali. It is Maharashtra’s hidden gem, offering breathtaking views of the Arabian Sea. The scenic sunset from the cliff-point of the beach known as “Table Point” is not to be missed. Perfect beach for your long republic day weekend. 

Where: Kasheli, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra

2. Kaup Beach, Karnataka

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This rocky beach in Karnataka is one of the most beautiful and pristine beaches in the state. It is famous for Mariamma temples, the Tipu Sultan fort, and a lighthouse. The lighthouse is open for visitors and offers the most panoramic view of the sea, the Manipal skyline, and the beach. Sunsets from this lighthouse are simply magical.

Where: Kaup, Near Udupi, Mangalore

3. Serenity Beach, Pondicherry

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The coastal town of Pondicherry is home to the most serene beach in the town, which is reflected even in its name! True to its name, the beach offers the best view and the most calm vibes. This beach destination offers a variety of activities like surfing, kayaking, swimming, boating, and canoeing. You can get some tasty food and beverages from the beach shacks. 

Where: Kottakuppam, Pondicherry

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4. Okha Madhi beach, Gujarat

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The breathtaking shoreline area of Okha Madhi, a secluded marine site, is located halfway between Bhatiya and Dwarka. This beach, which is the only one in the area, is widely renowned for safeguarding turtles. This beach destination is known to be the most perfect spot for witnessing breathtaking sunrises. You can also indulge in water sports here. 

Where: Devbhoomi Dwarka

5. Chandipur Beach, Odisha

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This beach destination in Odisha is known for a very unique reason. The beach magically disappears and appears with high and low tides during the day. It is also known as “vanishing beach.” The coastal area of this beach is surrounded beautifully by green forests. There are also many eco-resorts located in the lush greenery. People generally visit here for family picnics.

Where: Balasore, Odisha

6. Lighthouse Beach, Kerala

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The beautiful lighthouse beach is located in Kovalam, Kerala. This pristine breach has a lighthouse where you can climb the spiral staircase and reach the top, where all your fatigue will melt down to nothing. The view from the lighthouse is simply breathtaking. If you are adventurous, you can also indulge in the many water sports that this beach offers its visitors.

Where: Kovalam, Kerala

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Where are you heading to? Let us know below.

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