October 30th, 2017 by Nishtha Walia

Looking for adventure? It’s time you enjoy the thrill of surfing. Get ready to receive that extra dose of adventure in the wild waters of India. We have curated a list of some of the best surfing destinations in India to give you an exciting getaway.

6 Best Surfing Destinations In India

  1. Kovalam
  2. Varkala
  3. Gokarna
  4. Goa
  5. Andaman
  6. Mahabalipuram


Best Surfing Destinations in India

Head to this beach surf town of Kerala for a thrilling adventure.

Take yourself on a roller coaster ride while surfing in the sea at the exotic beaches of Kovalam. Some of the surf schools in this town are specifically aimed at beginners. So if you are an amateur in surfing, Kovalam is the place for you to perfect your skill.

Visit the sprawling Kovalam Beach to engage in the sport. Divided into three parts; Lighthouse beach in the South, Samudra Beach in the North and Hawah in the centre, the beach is swarmed by locals and tourists all years round.

Plan a trip to Kovalam from October to February and enjoy gliding through the waves.

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Best Surfing Destinations in India

Explore the picturesque landscape of Varkala surrounded by rocky cliffs that are bound to make the experience of surfing ecstatic for you. The waves are not so wild in Varkala which makes it an ideal place for beginners to learn surfing. The hub of all adventure sports- Thiruvamdabi beach is one of the cleanest beaches in the country, so swirling in the sea would be one of the best experiences you ever have.

The yoga retreat center of Souls & Surf in Varkala, blends the thrill of surfing and meditation, making sure you have the time of your life.

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Best Surfing Destinations in India

This western town of Karnataka has a plethora of blue waters and lush green meadows.

Explore the blend of beauty and adventure while riding on the wild waves on your surfboard. If you are a beginner, surfing schools like the Cocopelli Surf school in Gokarna help you perfect your skills at the Kudle beach. Another famous beach famous for surfing and other water sports is the Om beach that attracts travellers from across the globe.

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Best Surfing Destinations in India

Head to the land of magic and adventure to blow the dust away from your surfboards. With its picturesque beaches and hippie vibes, Goa is an idyllic surfing spot.

Plunge into the pool of adventure while maneuvering through the waters of Arabian Sea in Goa.The famous Baga beach is a hub of water surfing and other water sports like parasailing, kayaking, jet skiing, etc. Calangute Beach too sees surfers and adventure seekers swarming in to get their share of thrill and fun. Surfing institutes like Banana Surf School in Goa teach the sport in Mandrem beach.

So take your surfboards to this beach heaven and experience the joy of water surfing.

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Best Surfing Destinations in India

The pristine waters of Andaman combined with the numerous uncharted territories have helped this chain of islands to be surrounded by unrivaled mystique.

The unspoiled waters of Andaman have a relentless pull on any surfing enthusiast. The vast number of surfing breaks won’t let down the adventure junkies. Andaman also lives up to the expectations of those who aren’t restricted only to surfing. Snorkeling, scuba diving, undersea walking, parasailing are other famous sports that are practised in the archipelago.

For those who have tied themselves to living in the spirit of adventure, Andaman is undeniably the ideal place to be.

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Best Surfing Destinations in India

Located close to Chennai, Mahabalipuram falls under the top surfing destinations in India.

You will find some of the best surfing schools in Mahabalipuram that will help you grasp the nuances of this extreme water sport and help you become a pro at it.  Surf along the waves at Mahabalipuram beach and unwind in the waters of Arabian Sea.

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So awaken the adventurer in you. Grab your surfboard and have the time of your life surfing in the waters of India.