Rushikonda Beach

Location: Andhra Pradesh, India

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Rushikonda Beach
Rushikonda Beach

Rushikonda Beach, in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India, is located on the Bay of Bengal. It is maintained by the Andhra Pradesh State Tourism Board. It’s situated at around 8 km from the Visakhapatnam (Vizag) city. It is an ancient sandy beach, which attracts a large number of tourists from abroad to spend some relaxing moments. It is a popular beach in Vizag, which attracts tourists as well as locals. Rushikonda Beach is a place that is enjoyed not only by the young but also by the elderly alike. In the evening, some beautiful moments surrounded by nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts around this beach enclose the cool breeze of the sea.

How Rushikonda Beach is widely known or famous for?

Rushikonda beach is widely known for its golden shelf and tidy waves of the Bay of Bengal and it is also known as one of the virgin beaches of South India.

Why should you visit Rushikonda Beach?

Rushikonda Beach is part of the paradise for nature lovers. Its wide golden sands, crystal clear water and lush green trees all around make this beach one of the main attractions of Vizag. It is also an ideal place to enjoy a variety of water sports, which is a must-enjoy for adventure lovers. Visakhapatnam tour will be incomplete for you if you do not visit this beautiful beach in the port city.

Rushikonda Beach
Rushikonda Beach


Que: Are there any other places of interest around Rushikonda Beach? If so, what are they?

Ans: Yes. Tenneti Park, RK Beach, Kailasagiri, ISKCON Temple, Indira Gandhi Zoological Park etc.

Que: What is the winter weather like in Rushikonda Beach? Can it be traveled in winter?

Ans: Of course. The winter evening is very charming and perfect for traveling.

Que: Is there any shops at Rushikonda Beach to buy beach wears?

Ans: Yes. It’s available on beach road.

Que: Is there any changing room in Rushikonda Beach?

Ans: Yes. But you have to pay INR 10 per person.

Que: Which is the best time to visit in a day?

Ans: Around 05:00 PM.

Que: Which beach is also known as ‘Virgin Beach’ in South India?

Ans: Rushikonda Beach.

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When does the Rushikonda Beach open and close?

Open all days and all time in a week. But around 05:00 PM is the best time.

How much you need to pay as an Entry Fee?

No entry fee will be needed.

Rushikonda Beach
Rushikonda Beach

How to reach?

By Air: Visakhapatnam is very well-networked with the major cities of India and various international countries by air. Visakhapatnam has it’s own international airport and it’s around 8 km from the city centre. On the other hand, Rushikonda Beach is around 8 km away from the city centre. Air India, SpiceJet, IndiGo, Air Costa and Jet Airways provide regular flights for Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Tirupati, Hyderabad and Kolkata from Visakhapatnam. Taxis, cabs and buses are available from the airport.

By Train: Visakhapatnam has it’s own railway station and it’s called ‘Visakhapatnam Junction’. It’s just about 12 km away from the city centre. After reaching there, you can easily hire taxi, cab or take buses to reach your preferred destination. For your kind information, this railway junction is well-connected to many other major cities of India like New Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata etc. Rushikonda Beach is around 8 km away from the city centre.

By Road: Visakhapatnam is very well-connected to many small towns and major cities by road. Several state and private buses are available from different cities like Hyderabad, Kolkata, Chennai, Kolkata, Vijayawada and Puri. However, in this age of smartphones, it is ridiculous for many to write in detail about the route of the road. Whatever, Rushikonda Beach is located just 8 km away from the city centre. You can reach your preferred destination by taxi, cab or bus if you want.

We wish you all the very best for your journey.
Happy Travelling!!!

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