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Lakshadweep to Digha: India's best beach holiday destinations beyond Goa

Dotted across India's vast coastline, these places are less crowded and culturally vibrant

A tourist does parasailing at Eve's Beach in Thiruvananthapuram on February 3, 2024. (PTI Photo)
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A tourist does parasailing at Eve's Beach in Thiruvananthapuram on February 3, 2024. (PTI Photo)

Namrata Kohli New Delhi
Mauritius, Maldives and Sri Lanka seem too far away when there are beaches in India for a winter break: Lakshadweep and Andaman Islands, Tithal in Gujarat, or Digha in West Bengal if you don’t want to visit Goa again.

“We are recording an all-time high in on-platform searches for beach destinations in the country,” said a spokesperson for Makemytrip, the online travel company. Indians’ interest in domestic beach holiday has reportedly increased after the country’s ties with Maldives hit a wall. The archipelago got its largest share of tourists from India in early 2023, but the number dropped

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First Published: Feb 08 2024 | 1:43 PM IST

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