overlooking the Bay of Bengal is a beach of splendid beauty. It is one of
the famous beach of Visakhapatnam and is highly appreciated for its azure
water and serene atmosphere. And the best possible way to explore its
marvelous landscape lies in experiencing a weekend stay in and around the
beach, here. Many splash the muddy sand and make effort to built a
sand-castle, while some relieves themselves with an morning and evening
walk. In short, a beach tour to Ramakrishna is a way to take break from your
cookie-cutter schedule of life.
to see and do in Ramakrishna Beach
Unlike the other beaches in Andra Pradesh, Ramakrishna do not permits her
visitors to under went any hard-core adventure. The only adventure sport,
here, lies in swimming and fishing. But, as has been learnt of that the
undercurrents are strong, so deep sea swimming should be avoided. Besides,
APDTC offers a half-hour Visakha boat rides, starting from the fishing
harbour and dropping to the Sukh Sagar Restaurant at the beach. The boat
ride are arranged every hour and the pick up is free from tariff.
The picturesque Ramakrishna Beach as the flawless attraction of lush
Coconut plantation and the endless acres of open space. As the name
indicates, there is a religious Ramakrishna Mission Asharm, situated nearby
the beach. A walk into the busy place offers to check out the snack shacks,
hawkers selling sell-items, balloon sellers and helps visitors adds flavor
to their trip. They can also observe the number of fishermen folks, all busy
with managing trapped live fishes and selling them.. Banks area also availed
with local cruises and riders can take full chance to have a safe boating in
the cool water.
There are two popular museums on Ramakrishna beach, namely the
Matysadarshini and the Submarine Museum. The former is a fish aquarium that
enlist the rare sea creatures
like moray eel, puffer fish, piranha etc,
while the later is a massive black structure hall which offers the
fascinating glimpse of submarine species. Other exhibition hall like the
Maritime Museum and Visakha Museum are situated a little further down the
road. Observers can engage themselves in knowing the eclectic collection of
artefact's and collectible which depicts the history of naval and defense of
the ancient India.
Wandering towards the North on the beach road, offers calm time in VUDA
Park. This nice place calls for relaxation and amusement in MGM Selvee
World. The rides, here, are free to all age-group and can be enjoy with
paying affordable entry tariff.
Ramakrishna Beach shopping
The beach side stall offers the multi hued items made of sea-shell. The
must buy product-handicraft of Andhra Pradesh can be collected from
Kalasrusti on the Beach Road, near Matsyadarshini Museum.
Eating at Ramakrishna
Not much eatables is served at Ramakrishna beach. Apart from having the
snacks from the already set up food-stall near Ramakrishna Mission Ashram,
tourist can order some bowl of sumptuous food at the Sukh Sagar Restaurant
on the beach. Food courts in the luxury hotels like The Park's Vista, Grand
Bay's Dakshin, Taj Residency's Ming Garden offers some authentic South
Place of accommodation
The road ways to the northern side of the beach is developed with a number
of deluxe hotels, all under Taj
and Welcome groups of hotels. The Park, Taj
Residency, Grand Bay, Palm Beach, Hotel Supreme, Haritha Hotel are a few to
name. Each hotel-room are equipped with world-class amenities, ensuring
visitors some best moments during the vacation, here. Besides, other budget
hotels are also available in the vicinity of the beach, which, too, provides
quality service at affordable rates.
When to visit Ramakrishna Beach
An ideal time to relax in the sandy beach of Ramakrishna is during the cool
days between October to April.
to reach Ramakrishna Beach
Ramakrishna Beach in Visakhapatnam is accessible by three routes:
Scheduled flights operated by Indian Airlines connect Visakhapatnam with
other major Indian cities like Hyderabad, Calcutta, Mumbai, Chennai,
Bhubaneswar and New Delhi
The Southern Rail Network connects Visakhapatnam with nearby cities like
Chennai, Hyderabad, Vijayavada, Bhubaneswar and Calcutta. Link Express
plying over from Delhi, helps visitors reach the destination.
The developed NH-5 connecting Calcutta to Chennai also covers the city of
Visakhapatnam. State owned buses and other private buses operates from all
major parts of the state to Visakhapatnam city.