480 Kms coast line of Odisha, an eastern state of peninsular India is dotted with many beautiful beaches which still remain untamed and unknown to the outside world. The famous ones are Puri, Gopalpur, Chandipur, Talsari, etc. which are always flocked by tourists. Apart from these known beaches there are many less known beaches like Aryapalli, Balaramgadi, Baliharachandi, Balighai, Chandrabhaga (near Konark), Jahnania (near Astarang), Paradeep beach and numerous other beaches which attract the local tourists.
Beaches of Odisha are represented by vast stretches of golden sandy land, deep blue sea and pleasant weather. The beautiful sea side beaches of Orissa provide the tourists with a wonderful opportunity to experience the natural scenic beauty of the place. The sea beaches of the state draws several tourists from far and wide who are enthralled and enchanted by the captivating sight of the places.
The clamorous waves of Bay of Bengal coupled with the cool sea breeze make the beaches an ideal place to spend some time. The sea side beaches of the state serve as the health resort for many tourists who visit the places to regain lost health and vigor.
The tourists can swim across the high waves of Bay of Bengal or enjoy sunbath on the sandy beaches of the sea side.