Tajpur Beach is the most recently discovered tourist destination of West Bengal that is becoming increasingly popular. The unspoilt and uncommercialised beach at Tajpur is bordered by dense forests of Casuarinas and Tamarisk trees. The scenic locale of the place makes it a relaxed weekend getaway away from humdrum of the life in cities. Tajpur Beach is infested with a large number of red crabs that play hide and seek on shore and their presence on the sand imparts a crimson look to the beach. Visitors at Tajpur Beach can observe the activities of the fishermen living in the village located close to the beach. Visitors from all corners of the country and abroad travel to Tajpur Beach, to get soaked in the tranquillity and serenity of the place.
Location : State/District
Tajpur Beach is located in the East Medinipur district of the state of West Bengal in India.The latitudinal and longitudinal coordinates of Tajpur Beach are 21.9372⁰ North and 87.7763⁰ East respectively.
A recent addition to the West Bengal tourism, Tajpur Beach is a superb beach destination of the state.
Family holiday & Honeymoon Destination
Tajpur Beach is a perfect holiday spot for sea lovers. The place with its calm environment and surrounding beauty makes a great vacation with families and friends. The water sports facilities of the Tajpur Beach draws adventure enthusiasts to this place. It is also an attractive weekend destination for the crowd in the nearby cities. As the beach is not very crowded, honeymooners also come to this spot to spend some precious moments in isolation.
Summers at Tajpur Beach are hot and humid and the weather is not suitable for sightseeing around the place. The temperature during day time rises up to 37⁰C and only during the evening the weather becomes favourable with cool sea breeze giving some relief. During the monsoon season, Tajpur Beach receives ample rainfall and the weather becomes pleasant. However due to the rains, the beach side activities get restricted. Winter time is the best time to holiday in Tajpur Beach and the climate is moderately cool. The weather is just ideal for enjoying sightseeing and having beachside fun. The minimum temperature recorded during winters is 8⁰C. You will need woollen clothes to keep yourself warm in the winters.
If you are an Indian citizen you can travel to Tajpur Beach any time of the year. Only foreign tourist need to take visa permission for visiting this pristine beach destination of West Bengal. Also while visiting the Tajpur Beach after getting the permission; foreign nationals must always carry with them their passport and other essential travel documents.
The beach at Tajpur is an ideal destination to rejuvenate and relax away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The unspoilt and untouched beauty of the beachside surrounded by greenery makes a great destination for picnicking with your loved ones. The blue waters, white shining sand and the abundance of red crabs make Tajpur Beach a dream destination for sea lovers. It is chosen destination for tourists willing to spend some time in solitude. The beach is not very crowded and the peaceful environment will make you instantly fall in love with the place.
The sea at Tajpur Beach is favourable for swimming. Visitors love having some water fun in the clean and clear waters. There are also some water sports available at the beachside and the rides are completely thrilling. Some of the popular sports include parasailing, river rafting, rock climbing and banana ride. The Beach Biking is a very adventurous sport greatly enjoyed by the tourists. The scenic shores of the Tajpur Beach have the most perfect setting to take leisure walks. As the beach is secluded, love birds love spending some time here without being disturbed.
Places to Visit
Digha Beach is a very popular tourist destination of West Bengal that is located very close to the Tajpur Beach. The beauty of this place has earned it a title of being a ‘Brighton of the East’. Digha Beach is packed with activities right from swimming and water sports to enjoying the panoramic views from the beach side.
Another favourite destination for tourists visiting Tajpur Beach is Mandarmoni. The place is beautiful seaside resort village of the West Bengal state that lures travellers from far and wide. Mandarmoni is also known to the longest driveable beach destination of India.
Shankarpur is a wonderful beach village located in close vicinity from the Tajpur Beach. This destination is among the twin beaches of Digha and is crowded by tourists all year round. The beach at Shankarpur is fringed with Casuarinas and the climate of the place is also very enjoyable. The view of sunrise and sunset from the shores is incredibly spectacular.
Chandaneswar Shiv Mandir is a religious destination that must be visited by travellers holidaying in Tajpur Beach. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and holds great significance for devotees from all over the country.
Food & Accommodation
There are very limited eating options available for tourists at Tajpur Beach. There are no food stalls available at the beach. Visitors are dependent on the in-house restaurants of their hotels and resorts for the meals. These restaurants serve an extensive menu that encompasses all different cuisines besides giving finger licking taste of Bengali cuisine.
The tourism of the place is still developing and new properties are coming up. Visitors here can find decent accommodations within INR 1000 for a night. Some of the popular choices in this category include Green Earth Resort, Tajpur Holidayinn, Sagar Kinare and Lake View Village Resorts. If you are looking for a better stay take your pick from Mallickaa Resort, Sabuj Saikat Resort, Tajpur Beach Resort, Mouchak Hotel and Resort, Swapnapuri Hotel and Tajpur Retreat. The rooms in these hotels and resorts are available at INR 1000 onwards for a night.
Safety and Security
Like all other beach destinations, visitors need to maintain their personal safety to avoid any mishaps. Swimming unaccompanied in the sea can turn out to be dangerous.