Ramakrishna Beach - Tourist Places of Andhra Pradesh

About Ramakrishna Beach

It is one of the most popular and beautiful beaches of Andhra Pradesh located about 5 kms from the heart of Visakhapatnam city. It is popularly known as RK beach, named after spiritual guru, Ramakrishna Paramhamsa. The beach, bordered by coconut trees and the cool breeze, blue skies, golden sands, and inviting waves is the favourite holiday destination for locals as well as outsiders.

How to reach

By Road : Visakhapatnam is well-connected to all the major cities by road. There are regular tourist as well as state buses which provide services to and from Visakhapatnam. 
By Rail : Visakhapatnam has its own railway station which is properly connected with the rail networks of the rest of the country. Trains are available from Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, and Delhi to Vizag. 
By Air : The nearest airport is in Visakhapatnam which is connected with flights from major cities like Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and the rest of the country. From the airport, taxis or auto rickshaws can be hired to reach Ramakrishna beach.

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  • When to visit
  • The best time to visit Ramakrishna beach is during the months of October to March, when the weather is pleasant and mostly sunny.

  • What to eat
  • Snack stalls at the beachside offer a variety of snacks, and there are also nearby restaurants and eateries which offer local Andhra cuisine as well as dishes from neighbouring states, and also sea food.

  • Attractions
  • - The attractions in Ramakrishna beach are Bheemunipatnam beach, Dolphin’s nose (a natural hill promontory), Dutch cemeteries, Visakhapatnam harbour (a natural harbour where ships and boats stand), INS Kursura Submarine Museum, Church of Mother Mary, Baba Ishaq Medina Dargah, Kailasagiri, State festival ‘Visakha Utsav’ is celebrated here, Ramakrishna mission Ashram (dedicated to Guru Shri Ramakrishna).

  • Activities
  • - Viewing sunset and sunrise from the beach, scheduled boating facilities are available every hour, swimming, from Vizag harbour cruises are available for reaching Andaman and Nicobar Islands, deep sea swimming should be avoided here as this beach has strong under-currents.

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