Top 5 Sea Beaches in Konark | Lotus Eco Beach Resort Konark

Top 5 Sea Beaches in Konark

Home to the renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site, Konark Temple, Konark is dotted with pristine beaches and enamouring seascapes. This idyllic beauty welcomes tourists across the globe, credit to its lapping sea waves and gentle coastal breezes. These exquisite beaches offer the perfect respite for you to revel and rejoice. Take a break from your monotonous lifestyle and visit this spectacular city with your near and dear ones.

Choosing the ideal beach for you can get a little confusing at times. To help you out with your staycation, we have handpicked 5 famous beaches in Puri and Konark you must visit.

1. Puri Beach

Puri Beach, also known as Golden Beach, is one of the most striking beaches in Konark that borders the Bay of Bengal. The shimmering waves and the resplendent sandy beach make it the perfect place for tourists to relax and rejuvenate. Situated just 2 km from the sacred Shree Jagannath Temple, it is often swarmed by devotees and travellers from all around the world. Sudarshan Pattaniak, the internationally acclaimed sand artist has transformed the sea beach into a charming art gallery with his beautiful creations. 

Sea waves crashing against the shoreline
A man taking a dip in the ocean during sunrise

2. Chandrabagha Beach

Chandrabagha Beach, popularly known as Konark Beach, is a paradisiacal landmark. This pristine beach boasts crystal-clear water and immaculate shores, devoid of pollution. It was awarded Blue Flag Certification for clean and environment-friendly beaches by the Foundation of Environmental Education. Located at a stone's throw distance from the Konark Sun Temple, it usually hosts religious fairs and cultural festivals over the year. The charming seascape is encircled by tall trees, and its quaint ambience allows you to unwind and de-stress away from the busy lifestyle.

3. Baliharachand Beach

If you are looking for an off-beat sea beach, Baliharachand is the place for you. Nestled between Puri and Konark, the small coastal village is dotted with lush green trees and marvellous views of the sea. It is home to the holy temple of Baliharachandi, devoted to Goddess Harachandi. According to folklore, she is a goddess of navigation and a protector of fishermen and boatsmen. Adjacent to the village lies the mesmerising Chilika Lake. Bask in the sun or take a dip in the water and enjoy some quality time with your loved ones.

An image of a sandy beach nestled by crystal clear sea water
A group of people standing by an ocean during dusk

4. Swargadwar Beach

Swargadwar, which translates to "Door to Heaven", is a popular beach located near the famous Lord Jagannath Temple. It attracts thousands of devotees and tourists each year. It is believed that people who take a dip in the seawater receive salvation. The beach is strung with a plethora of stalls selling a wide range of traditional and handmade ornaments, accessories and jewellery. Start your morning by lounging in the sun and swimming in the sparkling ocean. As the sun sets, keep your evenings free for exploring delicious Odia cuisine, offered in the food stalls.

5. Astaranga Beach

Astaranga Beach is a picture-perfect beach known for its panoramic views and wide variety of wildlife. The word Astaranga stands for a colourful sunset owing to its mesmerising sunset. Witness a magical concoction of vibrant golden hues complemented by the azure colour of the sea. The beach is famous for its fish market offering a wide variety of fish. Besides that, it is arrayed with several food stalls serving hearty meals to enjoy along with the ethereal view of the sea. During the winter season, the beach is flocked by stunning birds and Olive Ridley Turtles. These fascinating turtles nest on the beach in large numbers. If you're visiting Konark, keep Astaranga Beach on your list of must-visit.

An image of the sun and its reflection displayed on water

To ensure you have an amazing trip in this coastal town, we have the perfect place for you to stay and relax. Visit Lotus Eco Beach Resort Konark, a luxury beach resort located in close proximity to major tourists and travel hubs. Our resort is adorned with rustic cottages and villas, bringing you close to nature. Aside from that, we offer three world-class dining facilities, a holistic spa and a host of premium facilities to choose from. Wait no more, and head over to our beach resort to experience the beauty of Konark!