Digha is a famous seaside resort city in the state of West Bengal in India. It is situated in East Midnapore district and at the northern end of the Bay of Bengal. Digha is the most popular sea resort in the state. Famous for its beautiful beaches, it is visited by thousands of tourists every year. In fact, it is the closest as well as most famous sea resort of West Bengal. Digha is a fine destination for families looking forward to spend a delightful weekend. Apart from being a fun beach destination, Digha offers something for all age groups right from religious temples to hi-tech research centre and museums. In case you are planning a trip to Digha for the coming weekend or a peaceful beach holiday, checkout the best Digha holiday packages presented on EaseMyTrip.in.
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm-325 cm
Late November To Mid-February
Commonly known as the virgin beach, Shankarpur is a twin beach of Digha, located about 14 KM from the beach town along the Digha-Contai Road. This place boasts of extending to tourists an extensive and unspoilt beach. Casuarina groves by the side of the gentle sea and a pleasant climate throughout the year.
Digha offers something for everyone, while nature lovers can enjoy the beauty of beach, enchanting sunrise and fascinating sunsets, for those with a religious bent of mind, heading to Chandaneswar would certainly be the best idea to meditate. Located 8 KM away from Digha, Chandaneswar is home to the ancient Temple of Lord Shiva. It should be noted that during the month of Chaitra, thousands of devotees visit this temple.
Marine Aquarium and Research Centre:
Built in the year 1989 during the Seventh Five Year Plan, Marine Aquarium and Research Centre (MARC) was mainly devised to educate people about the marine biodiversity of the region. This centre has the biggest inbuilt marine aquarium in the country that gives visitors an opportunity to explore the aquatic life.
New Digha is an extension of the township situated 2 kms away from the old town. It boasts of various tourist spots to explore. Besides the lush glorious tree-lined beaches, you can also try to have a sneak peak into the world of science, thanks to the Science Center that has been established by the National Council of Science Museums. In addition to this, there is a small park with a lake called 'Amravati Lake', wherein you can enjoy a boat ride. So, don't give a miss to any of the attractions on your Digha travel.