Puri is sacred and religious home to India, From Grand Temples and the host of 24 bustling annual festivals, where the city is the fun of fun activities, interesting landmark and celebrations, it is the shoreline of this city of God, that really draws in travellers. Puri located in the eastern part of India is the most popular seaside resort where the beauty of nature with bright and vibrant colours of the sky can be experienced. The long sandy beach invites large numbers of western travellers and Indian.
Situated on the Bay of Bengal, Puri city is covered with the white sands in large parts of the city. It welcomes the visitor with mesmerising ocean view and lots of other attraction such as art, annual festival, pearl, jute material. Amongst all traveller’s popular beach is Golden Beach. Here is my top pick why to visit Golden Beach?
As the name suggests, Golden Beach is abundant with the rich, glowing tones of the picture – perfect sand. This spills out onto waterfront of the Bay of Bengal, which visitors say has ever-changing hues of colour throughout the day. The atmosphere brings warmth to eye and peace to the heart.
Best time to visit
The tropical climate of Orissa with pleasant winters, hot and humid summers and heavy rainfalls makes the period from October to April the best time to Visit Puri. Beach should be visited early in the morning as the sun becomes fierce as the day progresses towards 12 pm. The Sea looks beautiful with its emerald green touching light grey and blue sky with its scattered clouds is a feast for eyes. Puri offers tourist the rare opportunity of witnessing Sunrise and Sunset.
Shoppers Glory and Foodies Happiness
Paradise for shoppers as the beach is full of small to big shops, Restaurants are abundant and go for delicious seafood on offer. Along the beach, the city offers you stays at the hotel. Puri hotel price is very economical. Apart from that, be sure to take a camera, as it is a view you won’t forget.
Puri Beach Festival
Another reason why you wouldn’t miss Golden Beach. The beach is also home to annual Puri Beach Festival. Taking place for 5 days every November, this event sees the local and tourist alike storm in the sea for lively celebration and amazing display of talent. The best part of this festival is Puri Hotel Price hikes merely by 10 %.
Called as best in India
According to Hindu Mythological Belief, Puri is believed to have five greatest spots out of which Sea is the holiest for tourist and travellers. Puri beach has been called best in India. In Goa, Mumbai, Cochin as well as Chennai and the countless other sea beaches in India or around the world, taking a bath in the sea is a risk due to tides, under current and deepness. Signs are placed to inform that you are not allowed to litter, while drinking on the beach is banned altogether.
Swimmer’s go to place
The beach is wide, serene, exposed, and there’s not a scrap of shade to be found. Swimmers are directed to be aware of the waves that can be choppy and high during a full moon. There is a strong undercurrent that can be risky during high tide and monsoon season. However, there are plenty of local seamen, who are happy to help visitors swim safely. But in puri to take sea bath is pleasure and enjoyable experience
Temples at ease
Puri’s Golden Beach like other beaches of Puri is very long and quiet. You can reach most of the renowned temples with ease as they are all situated close to the beach only such as Shree lokanath temple, Alarnatha Temple, Markandeshwar Temple.