Kothapatnam Beach - Tourist Places of Andhra Pradesh

About Kothapatnam Beach

Kothapatnam beach, named after the nearby Kothapatnam village, is located, 18 kms away from the city of Ongole in Prakasham district of Andhra Pradesh. It is a place still unaffected by the modernization and has a soothing and natural tone to its existence, accompanied by the splashing sea waves, and the picturesque surroundings with boats lined up to the shore.

How to reach

By Road : There are state buses, private buses, and private cars/taxis available from the nearest city of Ongole from where this beach can be reached directly by road.
By Rail : The nearest city of Ongole has a railway station which can be reached from Hyderabad, which is connected by proper rail network with other parts of the country. From there one can follow the road journey to Kothapatnam beach. 
By Air : The nearest Airport is in Hyderabad, which is connected to a proper airway network with the rest of the country.

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  • When to visit
  • The best time to visit this place is during the winters, i.e. during the months of November to February.

  • What to eat
  • As this beach is located in a secluded place, there are not much options to eat. But yes, the city of Ongole, 18 kms away has options of good Andhra cuisines, and other dishes to satiate tourist’s taste buds.  There are nearby tourist lodges too that offer good accommodation as well as good food.

  • Attractions
  • Kothapatnam has few nearby attractions, they are, Suryalanka beach in Bapatla city which is 38 kms from Ongole, and the Kondaveedu fort in Narsaraopet which is 51 kms from Ongole. In addition to that, thousands of people visit this beach during Karthik Purnima (month of October or November) to take a holy dip in the sea water.

  • Activities
  • - As this is an unexplored beach, therefore not much activities are done here. But tourists can camp up their own tents, or make sand castles, walk along the beach in the evening or can simply laze around in the golden sand and enjoy the sunset and sunrise from the beach.

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