was called as the Brighton of the East is one of the famous beach of India.
The beach is located by the Bay of Bengal, in the East Medinipur Distict and
is very close to the Bengal-Orissa Border. This ultimate tourist destination
in West Bengal
attracts the beach lovers and student, as well to come across
the local fishing boats, wet with the highly used fishing nets, giant turtle
and the star-fish glittering in the marshy sand, until the next tide takes
them away. The embankment of the beach, also act as a place to hundred of
bathers, who believe to splash the shallow sea-water and take a ceremonial
to do and see on Digha Beach
Digha Beach enlist a number of beach activities and allures visitors to
catch hold of the off-shore attractions. While Tyre floating creates joyful
moments for children, Pony rides sprinkles thrill among the family-members
and friends. Cricket lovers and football players can arrange a temporary
playground on the open sandy beach. Many visitors hang around the beach and
satisfy their thirst for photography. Great shooters can also showcase their
skill and target the balloons, arranged amusing shops, out here.
The must do activity in Digha Beach is a long beach walk, early morning and
at evening. With enjoying the new-sunrise, visitors can find the many
fishermen, sailing deep into the sea and collecting marine
the evening hours at the beach enchant walkers with the unforgettable
view of the moonlit sea, tossing each high and low tides.
Digha Science Centers and the National Science Camp
Now-a-days, Digha beach is mostly looked at by the educational institution.
Digha Science Centers and the National Science Camp, developed in recent
years is one of the major attraction of the beach. This study center has the
attractive model of Dinosaurs and visitors tag the place as the Jurrasic
Park of West Bengal. The camp also features the fairground, based on the
scientific equipments like elleptical carrom boards, crazy mirrors etc which
attracts children to a great extend
Digha Beach Shopping
A number of local shops, close to the beach is place to hang-out. The
stalls are exhibit a number of crafts, shell artifacts and shimmering
jewelery and shopping them all together makes a worthy beach visit. Visitors
can also value the Midnapore handwoven mat(madur), jute products and packets
of Cashew, available at the shop.
Eating at Digha Beach
Aromatic food-courts are available at the circular Day-view restaurants and
the reliable Sea Hawk Hotel. And a visit here, provides the great chance to
explore the cuisines of West Bengal. Delicious hilsa siddho(curry), pomfret
fry, betki and prawn fry are a few to name. The beach side are availed with
green coconut juice and sipping them is an excellent way to beat the weary
from Digha Beach
This glitzy white beach is situated 14 mile away from Digha beach. A visit
to this newly promoted tourist site is an additional punch to the Digha
The soothing Shankarpur Beach is just 16 kms east from Digha and an
offers the reluctant beauty of eucalyptus trees swaying on the
Place of accommodation at Digha
No hard task lies finding staying options on Digha Beach. A number of hotel
and lodge are developed in the back lanes and the most comfortable one are
the oldest Sea Hawk, Saikatabas and Palm Resort.
When to visit Digha Beach
The best time to enjoy a beach vacation at Digha is from October to March.
How to Reach Digha
Netaji Shubas Chandra Bose, situated 185 kms, away is the nearest aerodrome
to Digha. On reaching, airport, visitors can hire private car and reach the
Shalimar Train Station, situated in Kolkata operates Salmir Digha Express
to and from the major railheads in India.
The North and South Bengal State Transport Corporation operating all
through out the day from Dharamtala and Howrah Bus stand aid visitors reach
Digha and other locations in Kolkata.