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Sneak Peek To The Rishikonda Beach In Vishakhapatnam

The best way to beat the heat is to escape to some popular beaches.  Here, in this article, we will provide you a description of one of the most famous unexplored handpicked beach of India- Rishikonda Beach, located in Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

Rishikonda Beach

This is a stunning beach with pristine water flowing in it and is located on the coast of Bay of Bengal in the state of Vishakhapatnam. APTDC is responsible towards the upkeep of the job and has fulfilled the responsibility with great care so that the beach remains a natural attraction and remains frequented by the visitor. The beach is also popularly referred to as the Jewel of East Cost due to its inherent beauty. The serene sand of the beach, the pristine blue water is a visual delight and one can indulge in the different activities with friends and families while sitting at the beach.

Situated against the backdrop of the blue sea and stunning landscape, the beach is mesmerizing and breathtaking to look at. It is a hot spot among the travelers who want to indulge in the water sports and other range of activities. If adrenaline pushes you high, you can even go for some water activities. It is one of the few beaches that require you to swim under the expert supervisor, so be cautious.

The natural charm of the beach is one of the main reasons why this tourist destination is highly frequented. Its popularity among the Indian tourists and foreign tourists is high. If you don’t want to indulge in swimming or water sports activities, you can even walk bare-feet on the beach or watch sunrise and sunset. It is a peaceful weekend destination located just 8 km away from the port of Vishakhapatnam, thus making the place easy to visit.

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There is a wide range of facilities available on the beach for the tourists like you can enjoy the food, camera is allowed, lockers are there to store your precious belongings.  The beach remains open between 12 am to 12 pm, thus entertaining the audience without any hiccup.

There are several tourist destinations that are located near to Visakhapatnam apart from the beach like Araku Tribal Museum, Aquarium, Wildlife sanctuary, Kambalakonda, Dolphin view, etc.

Activities that you can indulge in– there are several activities that a tourist can indulge in like sunbathing, adventure water sports, swimming or lazing around the beach, are some options that you can enjoy.

Idle time to visit – The best time to visit this place is in the months of October to March when the temperature stays cool around 15 degrees Celsius to 30 degree Celsius. The summers are too hot to handle and are not recommended for the tourists.


If you think that the beaches are nature’s blessing to mankind, you will be surprised to see it. The beach jumps out to be a spectacular and ideal tourist destination. The beach turns out to be truly wonderful for the vacation goers.

Featured Photo: Fishermen zone at Rishikonda Beach, Vizag by under CC BY 2.0

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