Golden Beach Puri- Everything to know before visit here

Golden Beach Puri

Golden Beach is the beauty of Puri and is famous for its cleanliness and crystal clear water with proper seating arrangement.Golden beach is located in the Puri district of the eastern Indian state of Odisha and is 55 km from the capital Bhubaneswar. This beach got the Blue Flag Tag for its cleanliness and maintenance, and here you will get all types of facilities like bath, Toilet , drinking water etc. 

Why is Golden Beach Puri famous?

Golden beach is famous for fine sand and thundering sea with crystal clean water. This beach is very peaceful and a good place for photography with your special one.You can enjoy all kinds of water activities, camel ride and sea bath etc. The beautiful seating arrangement and sitting benches like a hut house on this beach attract you to visit this place and inspire you to take photographs with them.My experience is full of fun and enjoyable at golden beach that's why I have mentioned it in my previous blog on top beaches in Puri.

Golden Beach Puri: Discovering the Facts You Didn't Know


  1. It is called Golden Beach because of the beautiful golden sand found here. 
  2. The beach is located near the popular Jagannath Temple and is considered sacred by Hindus.
  3. Golden Beach is home to the annual Puri Beach Festival, which celebrates local culture and attracts thousands of visitors every year.
  4. The beach is a nesting site for the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtle, and conservation efforts are in place to protect the species.
  5. During high tide, the beach appears to be golden as the waves reflect the golden sun rays. 
  6. The beach offers a beautiful view of the sunrise and sunset, making it a popular destination for photography enthusiasts. 
  7. In recent years, the beach has undergone significant development, with the addition of modern amenities such as public toilets, showers, and changing rooms.
  8. The beach is a popular destination for water sports such as surfing, jet skiing, and parasailing.

Is Puri Beach and Golden Beach the same?

Yes. But the small difference between the two beaches is that the Golden Beach is a subsection of the Puri Beach and is 870 meters long.

What is the entry fee of Golden Beach Puri?

At Golden Beach only Rs.20. Nominal entry fee for 2 hours and the fee at this place is significant as it has all the facilities with cleanliness.

What hotels are near Golden Beach Puri?

As per my research and experience , the best hotels near Golden Beach Puri are as below with distance.

  • Mahabir Sheraton (  2 km distance from Golden Beach) 
  • Panthanivas Puri   ( 1.2 km distance from Golden Beach)
  • Hotel Golden Palace Puri ( 850 m distance from Golden Beach)
  • MAYFAIR Heritage Hotel (1.3 km distance from Golden Beach)

What is the distance between Puri Railway Station and Golden Beach Puri?

Distance between Puri Railway Station and Golden Beach is 2.2km, so you can directly come from Puri Railway Station through a paid auto rickshaw in 100-200 rupees. 

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