Bheemili Beach: Waves of Thrill and Ethnic Creativity

Located at the mouth of the river Gosthani which merges with Bay of Bengal at Bheemunipatnam, the Bheemili beach is yet another jewel among the numerous picturesque seashores of Visakhapatnam.

Soft glowing golden sand, pulsating waves and peaceful atmosphere define the environment at this scenic beach. In addition to this, a fun-filled aura teemed with water sports like snorkelling, scuba diving,etc. are the features that attract many tourists to the Bheemili beach.

Known to the Dutch as Bimilipatnam, Bheemunipatnam was one among the major dutch settlements of the Dutch Coromandel coast in the 17th century. It was the main trading port of the east coast during the reign of East India Company and hence it is still one of the strategic ports of the Eastern coast. One can also spot a Dutch-style lighthouse that signifies the Dutch connect of the coastal region.

What makes the Bheemili beach special is the large number of sculptures and statues in concrete depicting various religious themes. From the statues of Pandavas to that of Buddha and his disciples, the sculptures redefine the ethnicity and culminate the various traditional icons of India.

To put it in a nutshell, Bheemili beach is the harbour of Visakhapatnam where one can find the various shades of beauty either in the form of thrilling sports or the artistic sculptures. What adds on to the prominence of the beach is the integrity of the citizens who ensure that this ethnic hub remains unsullied for everyone to cherish.

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