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Shivrajpur Beach- A Beach Of Wonder

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Suman Bajpai
Suman Bajpai
Freelance writer, journalist, editor, translator and travel writer, Worked with different magazines as an editor. Writing for past 33 years

INDIA. Gujarat: Located around 12km from Dwarka (Gujarat) on Dwarka-Okha Highway, Shivrajpur beach offers a picturesque view to the tourists. From Rajkot, Shivrajpur beach is 240 kilometers by car and 4 hours journey.

This long, pristine beach stretches near the Shivrajpur village, between a lighthouse and a rocky shoreline. As soon as you reach here, the cool, clear blue water, soothing white sand, and full panorama of sunrise and sunset give complete relaxation to the tourists. The beach is not very commercialized, which makes it an ideal destination for families.

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If you are lucky enough you can spot dolphins and some beautiful birds. The cool blue waters, white sand, and stunning skies offer complete relaxation to fatigued tourists.

Shivrajpur beach was awarded the prestigious Blue Flag certification in 2020. The certification is awarded on the basis of stringent environmental, educational, safety-related, and access-related criteria.

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Meditative feeling engulfs

As soon as I started walking there, a meditative feeling engulfed me. The sand felt like a velvet carpet, the cool breeze and the soothing sound of water calmed me. Suddenly, I felt like all my stress and fatigue had gone.

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The water of Shivrajpur beach is one of the bluest that you see in the Dwarka and Gujarat area. It is the most well-maintained beach in Gujarat. Shivrajpur beach is one of the few beaches that aren’t surrounded by a fishing colony, so you won’t see the fishing boats. Instead, you will find pavements, well-maintained toilets, and changing rooms all around the beach, along with lifeguards who are keeping an eye, lest something untoward happens.

You can spend a full day here as a visit to Shivrajpur beach is a truly invigorating experience.

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Top five things to do at the Shivrajpur beach

Walking: With soft white sands, one cannot stop walking barefoot just to feel the sand and water. Soaking your feet in the pristine water is one of the most pleasant experiences.

Water Sports: You can try many water sports here. Don’t miss the enthralling experience of the Banana ride, or you can go for the speed boat ride, ATV ride, and Jet Ski.

Camel ride: At the Shivrajpur beach, camel ride is a major attraction, especially for kids.

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Scuba diving: Scuba diving is perhaps the best way to explore the fantastic underwater world, getting up close with the wonders and the secrets of this marine universe, with its breathtakingly colourful and diverse inhabitants. The beauty of these blue waters is beyond imagination, with colourful reefs, amazing sea life, and vast canyons and walls that drop away into the deep.

Photography: You can’t resist yourself from clicking pictures of each moment spend here. The ripple of water, sand, boats and sunrise and sunset, nature has so many variations which you can capture in your camera.  

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