centuries now, the beach at Puri has been the venue of countless pilgrims
taking the traditional purification dip for Puri is the abode of Lord
Jagannath and considered one of the most important Hindu pilgrimage
destination. However, for decades now, both Indian and foreign beach lovers
have made it their special haunt.
The fine white sands of Puri beach and the roar of the breakers rolling in
from the Bay of Bengal have fascinated visitors throughout the ages. As it
is with all the beaches of Orissa, overcrowding is never a problem and the
sight of holiday-makers having entire
stretches of the beach to themselves is not uncommon.
fishermen, with their catamarans and wide brimmed cane hats are welcomed by
tourists for they not only provide you with a ride on their boats but also
act as lifeguards if you wish. And yes,they are also expert masseurs.
With excellent beach facing hotels and guest houses, the Puri beach is an
ideal holiday spot where you can easily spend a lot of time.