5 Blue Glowing Beaches In India -Ngtravellers
Magic happens in some places in India, just as you have seen it in the movies. Yes, there are some beaches where you can see the sparkling waves that appear like little blue neon lights in the water. So what exactly is this phenomenon? It is known as bioluminescence and is caused by light-emitting microorganisms present in situ. interesting?
Wondering where you can see this rare phenomenon? We are here to help you just for that. Here is a compiled list of 5 vibrantly lit bays and sparkling beaches in India to make your dream of dancing with the stars come true.
- Bhangram Beach Lakshadweep.
- Bioluminescence Beach in Andaman.
- Betalbatim Beach in Goa.
- Juhu Beach in Mumbai.
- Thiruvanmiyur Beach in Chennai.
Bhangram Beach Lakshadweep
Let's be honest! How many times have we tried to climb the stairs and touch the sky with our bare hands during childhood and failed miserably? We have all been there! But what if we told you that you can put the stars under your feet on the beach? That's how it is. Bhangram Beach in Lakshadweep is one of the rarest shiny beaches in India that can make your dream come true. How? It is one of the most unusual and vibrantly lit beaches in India. The participation of phytoplankton in the emission of blue light makes the ocean look like a bed of stars. Do you look attractive? It certainly does. It is not about artificial lighting, but about nature at its best, delighting you with its magical properties!
We are sure that you will agree when we say that nature has an impressive elegance. Bangram Beach in Lakshadweep is a perfect example of this. Simply because it is a surreal natural phenomenon, you cannot miss it.
Bioluminescence Beach in Andaman
Bioluminescence Beach on Havelock Island, Andaman? Hell yeah. If you ask us, what is the best thing to do in Andaman? Without a doubt, we recommend that you keep an eye out for the most famous bioluminescent beach in India, that is, Havelock Island. Why? As you navigate your boat through the water, you will see that it sparkles wonderfully and sparkles. Imagine how it would look at night. Yes, we are as excited as you!
Once again, we have the phytoplankton to thank for this! So what is the best time to see this glimpse? November to January is the perfect time to see this. This is not everything. It is also the best time to explore the Andaman Islands due to the high temperatures and weather during this time. Any advice? This is only noticeable during moonless nights. You can ask local tour operators to guide you where and when you can witness this phenomenon. Do not miss this opportunity. Watch the fairy tale miracle unfold before you and we promise you won't regret it.
Betalbatim Beach in Goa
If Goa doesn't appear on our list when it comes to beaches, is the list complete? Wondering what Goa Beach we have for you this time? Betalbatim beach! Betalbatim Beach in South Goa is a beautiful beach that doesn't stop at adventure seekers. You will be surprised to know that in addition to being the perfect place to rejuvenate, it also has more to offer (as if that was hard to guess!). A rare beach with sparkling water!
Betalbatim beach is incredibly illuminated at night. Well, bioluminescence makes the waves look bright under the night sky. It turns on every time the water is shaken and immediately decreases when it is stable. Fun fact? If you thought you would only experience blue biological waves here, it's time to think again! The tides also emit green light. When the moon is full, this wonderful image of the ocean and the sky, protected by natural fluorescent lights, will show you the magical side of nature. Suggestion? You can stay at any of the nearby hotels or stay on Colva beach and travel to the beach by car or on two wheels.
Juhu Beach in Mumbai
How many times have you heard of Juhu Beach in Mumbai? How many times have you seen the beach on television? Many times we believe. But did you know that Juhu is a bioluminescent beach? Famous for its stunning shades of blue, this place looks just as mysterious and mystical as it does in Hollywood movies. But is this real? Yes. Bioluminescent marine bacteria, also known as phytoplankton, are responsible for the glowing water in the ocean (thank you, phytoplankton). How wonderful! Now, you must wonder who discovered this phenomenon. It was first discovered by Parvesh Pandya, Associate Professor and Deputy Head of Bhavan College, Mumbai, in Juhu. Since then tourists visit this beach every year to witness this special sight near the beach. If you are lucky, you will be able to see this wonderful sight half a kilometer from the coast. Whats Next? Walk along the beach with your loved one while enjoying the beauty of this beach. Did you know that events like this occur when microbes reach the coast due to changes in tides and currents? This means that only if you are lucky, you will be able to witness this miracle under the dark sky. Don't worry, it's not as weird as it sounds. So keep your fingers crossed and visit the beach!
Thiruvanmiyur Beach in Chennai
Before we finish this list, let's mention the smallest (newest) sparkling beach in India! Not sure which beach we are talking about? Chennai locals discover a beautiful beach in 2019! And yes, it was a sparkling beach. Locals were unaware of the glittering beaches of Chennai until one night they saw the magnificent view of the sparkling sea at Thiruvanmiyur Beach. So now you have an idea how rare this phenomenon is at Thiruvanmiyur Beach (also Injambakkam Beach and Palavakkam Beach) in Chennai.
Wondering how the locals in Chennai reacted when they first saw the sparkling beach? Both perplexed and amazed! When you're there and if you've seen it, consider yourself lucky and be sure to click on some great photos.
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