Experience the bright beaches and vibrant identity of Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam is a beach destination that makes an indelible impression, with wonderful views and an exciting range of beach sports available. As the Radisson Blu Resort Visakhapatnam is situated on a beach and is within walking distance of the neighboring Rushikonda Beach, guests are spoilt for spotless beaches overlooking the Bay of Bengal. 

In Visakhapatnam, known as the City of Destiny by locals, there are a variety of exciting activities for guests to enjoy. From the wonderfully preserved Borra Caves to the exciting Submarine Museum, the city has lots of unique nooks for its visitors to explore. The Araku Valley is a particular gem for guests who want to spend a day further afield. Located in the Eastern Ghats, 120 kilometers away, there are verdant valleys, waterfalls, and streams which show off the natural delights of the Andhra Pradesh region.

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Rushikonda Beach

1.15 mi / 1.85 km from the hotel
There is a full range of water sports on offer at the luscious beach, with a choice of surfing, windsurfing, or water skiing available. The beach has numerous mango and palm trees to add to the paradisical feel as well as the Dolphin's Nose. This mammoth rocky headland is spectacular at sunset.

Indira Gandhi Zoological Park

1.91 mi / 3.07 km from the hotel
The third-largest zoo in India covers a huge 625 acres across the Seethakonda Reserve Forest. Here, guests can see a range of wildlife in a natural setting. The zoo is surrounded by the Eastern Ghats on three sides and the Bay of Bengal on the fourth side, offering panoramic views of the region.

Thotlakonda Buddhist Complex

4.63 mi / 7.45 km from the hotel
The Thotlakonda Buddhist Complex is situated on a hill near the historic town of Bheemunipatnam. Overlooking the sea, the Thotlakondaname derives from the rock-cut cisterns which are in remarkable condition. Only recently discovered by the Indian Navy, the grounds offer beautiful views of the sea.

Kailasagiri Park

2.56 mi / 4.12 km from the hotel
The Thotlakonda Buddhist Complex is situated on a hill near the historic town of Bheemunipatnam. Overlooking the sea, the Thotlakondaname derives from the rock-cut cisterns which are in remarkable condition. Only recently discovered by the Indian Navy, the grounds offer beautiful views of the sea.

VMRDA INS Kursura Submarine Museum

4.69 mi / 7.55 km from the hotel
A real treat to visit, the submarine in question is a Soviet-built vehicle that was used by the Indian Navy for over 30 years. There is a detailed collection of artifacts as well as regular tours from the retired crew. This is a first in Asia as there are no other museums within a submarine.

Borra Caves

41.45 mi / 66.7 km from the hotel
An authentic cave experience, the Borra Caves are located 1400 meters above sea level. Guests can see stalactite and stalagmite formations, a rich variety of colors, and wonderful views of the Eastern Ghats.

Chapora Fort

654.98 mi / 1,054.08 km from the hotel
Once a strategic military location, the Chapora Fort is now a popular tourist spot thanks to the commanding views of Chapora Rriver, Vagator Beach, and the Arabian Sea. While little remains of the old fort, the glory and legends of the great battles once fought there still attract many visitors.