Know About splendid and eventful Beach Holiday at Digha Beach – West Bengal Beaches

Digha beach is among the most famous beaches located on the eastern coast of India. Covered with casuarina plantations, Digha beach is safe for swimming to a great extant. Even being located at just about 175 km from Kolkata many Kolkata visitors are not aware of the Digha Beach and came to only after reaching Kolkata.

Digha beach is shallow sand beach extending to a distance of about 7 km this helps to present sunrise and sunset at Bay of Bengal in most effective and fascinating manner. History of Digha beach dates back to days of Warren Hastings in those days place was pronounced as Beercool.

Calm and shallow sea has made Digha beach safe for swimming and long extended sandy sea shore made the ideal for long beach walks, hence in the recent times Digha beach is emerging as the hot honeymoon destination among the beach holiday lovers.


Vital Tourist Information : Digha Beach

Location :
Digha beach is located in Southern West Bengal at road distance of about 175 km from Kolkata.


Near By City : Kolkata


State : West Bengal [India]


Famous as / For :
Sun rise - Sun Set - Honeymoon Beach - Digha Beach Festival - Long beach walks


Weather & Climate :
Weather at Digha beach is of the tropical type with summer not appearing so harsh just because of long sea shore.


Temperature :
Summer: Min 23 Max 37°C
Winter: Min 3°C Max 20°C


Best Time to Visit :
Like the many other tourist destinations of India, Digha tourism starts in the month of October and ends in March.


Spoken Languages :
Bengali - Hindi - English


Dining / Food Facility :
Dinning at Digha beach is dominated by Bengali food though rates are considerably very low. You can also go to Shankarpur, about 14 km away from the Digha beach for more tasty cuisines. Green coconuts are available such a cheap rate that you can afford to substitute mineral drinking water with these. fried fish on the sea food is also available here.Alcohol consumers also can find many shops.


Shopping / Tour Souvenir :
Here at Digha beach you can look forward for buying Shell jewelry and Digha cottage craft products as the tour souvenir.


Beach Activities :
Swimming - Sun bath - horse riding - Beach sports [Volleyball etc] - Water sports [under expansion] - Beach Walks


Tourist Spots/Attraction :
The Marine Aquarium and Research Centre (MARC)
Amravati Lake
Lord Shiva Temple At Chandaneswar
Subarnarekha River


Interesting Information :
Digha Beach Festival : West Bengal tourism ministry and youth affairs ministries are jointly organising this four day long beach side celebration. Usually this festival is arranged in the month of January.


How To Reach Digha Beach West Bengal [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Digha itself is rail station and there are trains connecting Digha with Kolkata. Actually train journey is the more comfortable and money saving way of reaching Digha beach, but you to take care of booking train journey tickets in advance.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
From Kolkata, Digha beach is at driving distance of about five hour. Buses. taxis and rental tourist vehicles are there in ampule number for getting you here.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Kolkata is the nearest airport for air travel to Digha beach.