Sagardwip Beach in Kolkata

Sagardwip Beach Overview

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Located in an island in the Sunderban, Sagardwip Beach is one of the most wonderful beaches in the country. It lies right on the estuary of the River Ganga, which adds both beauty and sanctity to it. Miles of silvery sand, the expanse of shimmering waters, a clear blue sky and nothing else could be found here. Blessed with a subtropical climate round-the-year, this gem of an attraction can be visited at any season and time of the year.

Sagardwip Beach is an ideal place to relax, laze and behold spectacular views of the rising and setting sun. The boundless beauty of the beach has made it an ideal picnic spot for the natives as well as tourists who come from places near and far. The surrounding waters of the Bay of Bengal have low undercurrents and tides, making it ideal for swimming.

On the beachside, there are some of the holiest temples of West Bengal. Worth-mentioning are Bharat Sevashram Sangha Temple of Gangasagar and Omkarnath Temple. Every year, in the month of January, the Gangasagar Mela is held here that witnesses a huge influx of pilgrims from different regions of the country. There is also a beautiful lighthouse called the 'Sagar Lighthouse' that adds to the popularity of the beach.

  • Photo Opp

    During your visit to the Sagardwip Beach, remember to carry your camera because here, you will be rewarded with excellent photo opportunities. The overlapping of the shore by the waters of the Bay of Bengal, the expansive stretch of sand, temples, lighthouse and lush plantations serve as ideal settings for photography.
  • For Kids

    The beach is an ideal place for kids to have fun. Many people come here with their families to enjoy picnics and swimming. Children can engage themselves in many beachside games and water sports in the beach.

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Sagardwip, Kolkata, West Bengal