The relatively untouched Rushikonda Beach is a hub of serenity, Natural rocks jutting into the clear waters of the sea, the surrounding hills and the winding continental shelf make for a rare and riveting beach landscape.
Located in the midst of frothy blue sea and emerald greenery, the scenery that this beach boasts of is indeed mesmerising and breathtaking. This place is a favourite among water sports lovers because of the range of activities that are offered here including such as surfing and jet-skiing.
The beach's natural charms are one of the main reasons for its immense popularity among local as well as foreign tourists. The Rishikonda Beach is an ideal destination for a peaceful weekend getaway and is located just 8 kilometres away from the port of Vishakhapatnam, making the place very accessible.
The nearest airport is Visakhapatnam.
The nearest railway station is Visakhapatnam.
There are frequent buses and cabs from Visakhapatnam which are run by APSRTC.
"Best time to visit is between the months of October and March."
The temperature during this time stays between 15 degrees Celsius to 30 degrees Celsius.
Ramakrishna Beach- It stretches along the extent of the main city. Close to the beach, on Beach Road, are other tourist attractions.
Dolphin's Nose- It is a hill, so named because its headland has the shape of a dolphin's nose.
Submarine Museum-Located on Beach Road, close to the Ramakrishna Beach
Visakha Museum-An old Dutch bungalow near Ramakrishna Beach, also known as Corporation Museum.
Kailasagiri-The park situated atop Kailasagiri offers the most spectacular views of the city.
Simhachalam-About 16km from the city centre lies a small, densely wooded hill known as Simhachalam.
Bheemunipatnam Beach-Is a sleepy fishing village near Vizag, and a former Dutch settlement.
Yarada Beach-About 15km from the centre of the city, located close to the Dolphin's Nose is the picturesque Yarada Northern end of Beach Road.