India is renowned for its vast coastline that is home to some of the finest beaches in the world. Beach tourism is also an extremely popular concept among Indian travelers. Beach tours offer a great chance to indulge in a wide variety of water sports, witness stunning sunsets and sunrises, feel the essence of tranquility, have fun on the sun-baked sand, and experience world-class hospitality along with sumptuous seafood and drinks. Here’s a list of 5 best beaches for that perfect holiday with family and friends.
Palolem Beach is located in South Goa and is much more peaceful than its counterparts in North Goa like Baga and Calangute. This doesn’t mean that there is nothing to do at this amazing beach that is a part of the Palolem village. Enjoy amazing activities like dolphin spotting boat rides, kayaking, silent-noise parties, live music, etc when at Palolem. Being a crescent-shaped beach, one can enjoy sweeping views of the entire beach from either end. There are beach huts on the beach for accommodation while the shacks here offer mouthwatering food.
The town of Cavelossim, located about 18 km from Margao, is home to an exotic beach by the same name. The Cavelossim beach has black lava rocks and white sand that make for a picturesque combination. Dolphin spotting boat rides, jet skiing, parasailing, and windsurfing are some of the most-south after activities here. Situated between the Arabian Sea and the Sal River, this beach is one the cleanest in Goa. With a neighboring beach like Benaulim that is located about 13 km from here, one can explore two fantastic beaches by staying here. The beach also has several shacks for one to relish a variety of food and drinks. Cavelossim Beach is an integral part of Goa tours.
In Kerala lies this lovely town of Kovalam that is home to a stunning coastline. A prominent part of Kerala tours, Kovalam houses three amazing beaches namely Lighthouse beach, Hawah Beach, and Samudra beach that are partitioned by rocky outcroppings. Forming a crescent of the Kovalam beach, these beaches have a lot to offer. For exciting water activities, quaint shacks and restaurants visit the Lighthouse beach while the Hawah beach is a popular choice for watching serene sunrises and sunsets. The hub of local fishermen community, the Samudra beach offers majestic viewing of the gigantic waves smashing the rocks. The Kovalam beach is the most incredible offering of Kerala tours.
Radhanagar beach located at Andaman and Nicobar Islands is one of the finest beaches in the country. Also considered among the best beaches in Asia, Radhanagar beach is renowned for its white sand and blue water. This marvelous beach is also known as Beach No 7 and is located on the popular tourist destination Havelock Island. The beach is ideal for activities like snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, swimming, or simply sunbathing and enjoy mesmerizing views of the endless sea. There are others beaches on Havelock Island that one can explore when visiting Radhanagar beach. The other notable beaches are Elephant Beach, Vijay Nagar Beach, and Kalapathar beach. Andaman and Nicobar Islands tours are a great way to not just visit some incredible beaches but also witness marine life from close quarters.
Paradise Beach is situated in Chunnambar near Pondicherry. Also known as Plage Paradiso, the beach offers a unique experience as one as can reach it by taking a boat ride across the backwaters. This ferry trip is a joyous experience as you get to see pristine views of the green forests for nearly 30 minutes. Paradise beach is secluded yet attracts visitors as it a great place to play beach sports like football and volleyball as well as try water sports like canoeing, jet skiing, and kayaking. You can also hire fishing rods and indulge in fishing here. The sunrise view from this beach is simply breathtaking.
Rushikonda Beach is the best beach in the state of Andhra Pradesh and is situated in Vizag. The beach has gained popularity owing to its scenic beauty with mountains and coconut trees in the surroundings as well as for swimming, surfing, and water skiing activities. The rocky beach is filled with top-notch restaurants and accommodation options. A visit to the hilltop near the beach is a must to savor panoramic views of the beach and the town. The popular Ramanaidu Film Studio is located here and the place is ideal to sit for a while and relish the views.
A captivating beach situated along the marvelous Konkan coast of Maharashtra, Tarkarli beach has become a hub for waters sports and lots more. Situated in the Sindhudurg district, the place attracts a lot of travelers owing to its waters sports offerings like scuba diving and snorkeling. The beach has clear blue water and picturesque surroundings. Konkan is also renowned for its food and Tarkarli offers a wide variety of traditional food in this regard. There are also other places to explore near the Tarkarli village. Sindhudurg Fort, Mahapurush Temple, Golden Rock, Sangam, Karli river, and the Malvan Market are other places of interest here.
Honda Will Return To Formula 1 as An Aston Martin Engine Supplier 2026.
Honda will return to Formula 1 in a formal role from 2026 as an engine supplier to Aston Martin. Aston Martin team. The company officially quit F1 in the year 2021; however, its engines are utilized by both Red Bull teams and are known as Hondas by 2023.
Honda announced on Wednesday that the F1’s goal of reaching carbon neutrality in 2030 had been a “key factor” behind its decision to return to F1 officially.
The new rules in 2026 are expected to enhance the electrical efficiency of F1 engines.
The body governing the sport, the FIA, requires the mark to use biodegradable synthetic fuels simultaneously.
Honda Racing Corporation president Koji Watanabe has stated: “In pursuit of its aim of achieving carbon neutrality before 2030, beginning in 2026, the FIA will require to use 100percent carbon neutral fuel, and electric power will increase dramatically by 3x the amount of the regulations currently in place.
“With this massive increase in power generated by electricity, it is clear that the most critical factor in winning in F1 is a small, powerful, light and efficient motor that has a battery with high performance that can be swiftly managing the power of a high output and energy management technology.
“We believe this know-how gained from this new challenge has the potential to be applied directly to a future mass-production electric vehicle.”
What’s the reason behind Honda’s shift in strategy?
F1 has used hybrid engines since 2014. However, the new regulations will result in significant changes to their layout.
Most significant is the elimination of the MGU-H element of the hybrid system, which recuperates energy from the turbo. It also increases a substantial percentage of hybrid power that is included in the engine’s power output.
Watanabe told reporters: “Currently, the electrical energy is 20% or less compared to the internal combustion engine.
“But the new regulations require about 50% or more electrification, which moves even further toward electrification, and the technology for electrification will be helpful for us in producing vehicles in the future.
Carbon-neutral fuels, as well as their integration in the engine, the engineer said, “match with Honda’s direction.”
Watanabe stated that expanding the F1 cost cap to engine covers was also an element in his decision, as it would have made “long-term and continuous participation in F1 easier”.