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Sun, Sea and Sand: Top 10 must-visit beaches in India

These beaches are India's pride. They feature amongst the best beaches of India, as per TripAdvisor. So if you are planning a holiday in India, you know where to head.

These beaches are India's pride. They feature amongst the best beaches of India, as per TripAdvisor. So if you are planning a beach holiday in India, you know where to head.

Radhanagar Beach, Andaman & Nicobar Islands: This breathtaking breach is situated in Havelock Island.

Palolem Beach, Goa: This beach is largely unspoiled and is inhabited by both local fishermen and by foreign tourists. Interestingly, it is featured as the Goan residence of Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) in the film The Bourne Supremacy (2004).

Agonda Beach, Goa: A great spot for sunbathing, relaxing and swimming, the beach attracts relatively few tourists.

Verkala Beach, Kerala: It is also known as Papanasam beach which means ‘wash away sins’. It is believed that a dip in the waters of Papanasam Beach washes away all the sins in one's life.

Mandrem Beach, Goa: This beautiful deserted beach does not offer restaurants but the beach and sea are worth every bit.

Cavelossim Beach, Goa: This town was the original abode of goddess Shri Shantadurga located at Kawlem, which is one of the largest temples in the state. This beach offers miles of golden sands and lovely warm water.

Dhanushkodi Beach, Tamil Nadu: Dhanushkodi, meaning 'end of the bow' is a ghost town at the south-eastern tip of Pamban Island of the Tamil Nadu and has high historical and religious significance for followers of Hinduism.

Arambol Beach, Goa: The beach attracts many international tourists, due to its distinct bohemian feel which is no longer found in other areas, such as Calangute and this inevitably attracts many alternative travellers.

Benaulim Beach, Goa: It is a beautiful stretch of beach with countless choices for great food and drinks.

Varca Beach, Goa: With its clean, white sands, Varca is a great beach for morning walks and meditation.