#3 of 30 Places to Visit in Vizag
Distance (From Vizag Railway Station): 15.5 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2-3 Hours
Place Location: On Bheemili Road
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab / Auto
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 15.5 km from Vizag Railway Station, Rishikonda Beach is a fascinating place at a close distance to the city of Vizag situated on the way to Bheemili. Rishikonda Beach is one of the prime attractions of Vizag city and also one of the top places to experince Andhra Pradesh tourism. Rishikonda Beach is among prime place to visit on a Vizag tour.
The lovely Rishikonda Beach here with golden sands and vast stretch of water is considered the best beach in Vizag. The unspoiled beauty of the beach is its main attraction and offers a unique opportunity to relax and enjoy the golden sands, palm trees and cool breeze. The beach is a haven for watersports lovers and one can enjoy water skiing, speed boating, sunbathing, wind surfing and swimming.
The Rishikonda Beach is the best site for the swimmers. The waves at the beach are peaceful compared to RK Beach. But a sudden increase in depth can surprise the visitors and is advised to be careful while swimming at the beach. On Holi, the beach gets transformed to a hue of vibrant colours, with people splashing color and water on each other.
This beach is famous for outings of love birds. There are several huts on the beach to enable visitors enjoy the view in shade. There is a 14th century temple on Rishikonda beach called Sapta Rusheswara Temple.
Andhra Pradesh Tourism has accommodation facility in the form of 12 cottages with a good restaurant for dining at Rishikonda beach side. Some well-known places for staying at the beach are Senora Beach Club, Haritha Beach Resort and Sai Priya Beach Resort.