Guide to the Best 5 Beaches for Summer Vacations

Many of us can’t stand the hot weather in the summer and find the need to go to a cool place for vacation. The beach is the perfect place to spend the vacation in summer. It has cool sea breeze to blow on your face and you can bathe in the refreshing water to melt down the heat.

The following are 5 Beach Spots: 2018 Best Summer Vacations. 

1. Agonda Beach

Agonda Beach is a 3km long beach in Goa, India. Agonda Beach is perfect for getting away from hustle and bustle of life. This hidden beach is less crowded and don’t have as many tourists as other beaches in Goa. If you are at Agonda Beach, you may also want to stop by at Cola Beach and Butterfly Beach. Lots of turtles will come to the beach during nesting season. If you want to see the turtles hatching from eggs, you should come during the wee hours. There are hawker stalls lining by the beach selling various merchandises. The Bay Area at the south end has calm waves and is suitable for swimming. 

2. Radhanagar Beach

Radhanagar Beach in the Andaman Islands ranks as one of the top ten most beautiful beaches in Asia in Trip Advisor. It has miles of soft white sand and the foamy blue waves constantly wash up a good portion of the shoreline. The other side of the beach is a thick jungle.On the beach promenade, you will find stalls that sell seafood and coconut water. Beach beds, lounges, and umbrellas can be hired from the shop nearby. Only swimming is allowed in Radhanagar beach. Other activities are banned to avoid pollution. The life guards on duty will call back any swimmer that go deeper than the recommended water level. Shower rooms are available nearby. 

3. Mendocino Coast

Mendocino Coast in California features a rugged rocky coastline and long walking trail. It is a good spot to watch the waves beating against the rock and the sunset scenery is breathtaking. Whale breaching is also a common sight in the ocean at Mendocino Coast. You can  perform recreational activities like beach combing and kayaking. While visiting this beach, you can also visit the Mendocino village. There are lots of quaint Victorian era buildings in the village. Other places to visit in the village are toy store, book store and grocery store. 

4. Tarkali Beach

Tarkali Beach is a popular beach with clean blue water in Malvan, Maharashtra, India. It has the most beautiful white powdery sands in the Konkan Coast. Tarkali Beach is discovered only recently so it is not yet commercialized. If you need shade, you can sit under the suru tree. As you stroll along the beach, you will be able to explore the bastion and forts built in the past. Tarkali beach is less crowded. It offers activities like parasailing, speed boat, horse cart, and camel ride. There are lots of parking spaces for cars and motorbikes. There are many hotels, resorts and villas to stay and eat the food. If you visit early in the morning, you will be able to see sea birds and crabs. There are also plenty of shells to pick as you stroll along the beach. 

5. Surfside Beach

Surfside Beach used to be a remote beach. As years goes by, it gets increasingly popular and is now a pedestrian beach. There are a few portable toilets available in the area. You can drive on the beach in your car but you must first pay a small fee to obtain the beach permit. Nearby, you will find 2 restaurants and motels. It is a nice beach for people who don’t like too many crowds and noises. At Surfside Beach, you can collect sea shells, swimming, or go fishing on the jetty. There are several beach houses available for rent within a short walking distance.

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