India recently took on Sri Lanka in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, but here is a look at a different kind of battle. India vs Sri Lanka – a beach war! Sri Lanka has emerged as one of the popular holiday destinations for Indians. Its major attraction is perhaps its splendid coastline dotted with spectacular beaches. But who do you think will win if India’s best beaches take on Sri Lanka’s best beaches? Find out.
India’s west coast has the marvellous Palolem beach in Goa which is known for its unpralleled landscape dotted with palm trees and breathtaking sunsets. A excursion to the butterfly and paradise beaches provides dolphin-spotting opportunities. Sri Lanka’s south coast has the alluring Mirissa beach with its golden sand coast, dotted with palm trees and activities such as whale-watching.
Anjuna is a window to Goa’s party culture as well as its rich cuisine and enchanting beauty. Galle, probably Sri Lanka’s most popular beach, gives a sneak peek into Sri Lankan culture with its architectural beauty and intriguing history.
Kerala’s splendid Varkala beach is one of India’s most aesthetic beaches on the west coast and is known for its clean sand and deep blue waters. Sri Lanka’s west coast is famous for the astonishing Bentota lagoon that falls between popular tourist spots like Galle and Colombo and is home to some of Sri Lanka’s most luxurious resorts.
The former French colony of Pondicherry in India is home to the stunning Promenade beach which is known for its serenity and clean sand. Unawatuna is located close to the colonial town of Galle, a beautiful tourist destination with architectural and historical significance in its own right.
While Havelock’s Radhangar beach is known as one of Asia’s most beautiful beaches and is still relatively less crowded, Sri Lanka’s Uppuveli is known for its sleepy ambiance and secluded nature.