Did you know that India with a coastline of 7516.6 km has about 12 blue flag beaches?

Certified by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), the Blue Flag Tag is an eco-label certification that is awarded to beaches, marinas and sustainable boat tourism operators that meet a stringent set of requirements related to environment, education, water quality, safety and services etc. In total there are about 33 criteria that one must fulfill to get the ‘blue flag’ tag and display the blue flag logo.

Today, there are about 4000 blue flag beaches around the world with Spain leading at 578 blue flag beaches. Among Asian countries, India with 12 blue flag tag beaches leads the pack. The country is the fourth Asian country after Japan, South Korea and UAE to get the certification

These 12 Blue Flags Tag Beaches of India are:

Ghoghala beach (Diu)
Shivrajpur beach (Gujarat)
Padubidri beach (Karnataka)
Kasarkod beach (Karnataka)
Kovolam beach (Kerala)
Kappad beach (Kerala)
Eden beach (Puducherry)
Rushikonda beach (Andhra Pradesh)
Puri Golden beach (Odisha)
Radhanagar beach (Andaman & Nicobar Islands)
Minicoy Thundi Beach (Lakshadweep)
Kadmat Beach (Lakshadweep)

For a beach lover, a nice clean beach with azure blue waters surrounded by casuarina trees is like a heaven on earth.  It’s a place where one can relax, sunbathe without any hindrances and these blue flag beaches clearly provide these facilities.

To visit these beaches, book your flights and hotels now!