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Baguran Jalpai: Beach destination near Kolkata

Life on a beach is so different; time passes by with the mild breeze, sunrises, sunsets, and tides make their arrival, and the rolling waves roar at intervals, making everyone know how mighty yet wonderful the sea is!

Moments are captured in the heart and the mood is so ecstatic.

Yes, I am talking about Baguran Jalpai, a wonderful and serene sea beach in Bengal.


This offbeat destination is an ideal place to spend your holiday.

Baguran Jalpai is a virgin beach in the Medinipur district of West Bengal.

In this article, you will get to know the following points about Baguran Jalpai,

Let’s see each of these points in detail…

How to reach Baguran Jalpai

Baguran Jalpai is about 160–165 km from Kolkata. It takes about 4 hours to reach here by car.

If you have to reach Baguran, you have to first reach Contai or Kanthi in East Midnapore.

Contai is about 14km away from Baguran.


You then have to take the Junput Road to reach Baguran Jalpai.

If you are traveling via the rail route, then you have to take a train from Howrah and get down at Contai Station.

Then you can hire a jeep or a bus to Baguran.

Things to do in Baguran Jalpai

Baguran Jalpai offers a spectacular view of the beach.

1. Enjoy the ambiance & serenity

The alluring natural beauty, the serenity, and the ambiance make this place an ideal one far away from the crowds of urban life.

Evenings are more pleasant on the beach.

The ambiance and the atmosphere create the perfect spot for romantic dates.

You can spend some quality time in isolation.

The silence, mixed with the perfect drop of roaring sea waves, creates a mystical aura that is thrilling and beautiful.

The golden stretches of sand are dotted with dense casuarina forest.

Engulfing sea waves creates a magical spell and seems to take away all the negativities and anxiety.


2. Rest on the beach

Resting for long hours along the beach will make you forget all your worries and make you remember all the beautiful moments of your life.

The soft golden sands create a charming beauty, especially during the sunsets and sunrises.

The spectacular view of the sunrises and sunsets is beyond imagination.

3. Stroll along the beach

Just walk barefoot along the shore and feel the waves lapping at your feet.

You can smell the salty air.

Especially during the winter, you can lie down on the beach and have a wonderful experience of sunbathing.

Stroll lazily along the beaches and you’ll see numerous fishing communities that are spreading their nets on the beach.

4. Chat with the local community

Several small fishermen’s villages border the outskirts of the beach.

You can visit those local communities and have a friendly conversation with them.

Savoring the breathtaking beauty of the place will give you a memory for a lifetime.

Get a glimpse of the fishing trawlers who are drying their nets on the sea beaches.


5. Spot Red Crabs

Another spectacular thing which you will enjoy on the beaches is the whimsical red crabs.

The beach looked vibrantly red due to the presence of these Red Crabs.

It is fun watching the red crabs run like marathon runners and swiftly get into their holes.

It was a lovely sight to watch the red crabs that inundated the beach.

Best time to visit Baguran Jalpai

You can visit this beach at any time of the year.

But I would recommend you visit the beach during the cooler months of the year when the temperature remains pleasant and comforting.

Sunbathing and playing on the sands will be more enjoyable from the months of November to February.

Places to stay in Baguran Jalpai

There is only one beach in Baguran Jalpai. It is the “Sagar Niralay Resort”.

This wonderful resort is the perfect place to stay.

The resort is spread across a large area and has the perfect ambiance for laying back and relaxing.

There were tents, cottages, and rooms for accommodation in the resort. The resort has all the amenities for the guests.

You can get a delicious lunch at the resort itself.


The complete thali of appetizing seafood was such an amazing thing I received after years.

Fish like lobsters, pomfrets, and crabs made my lunch special. The resort was lovely in its own right.

There were a few hammocks that were tied to the coconut groves.

It was awesome to chill in the hammocks.

There are a few shacks in Baguran that serve hygienic seafood, fish, snacks, and refreshment drinks.

Other attractions near Baguran Jalpai

You can reach other pristine beaches from this place, such as Digha, Tajpur, and Mandarmani.

Junput Beach is also a secluded beach, known only to a small number of people.

Bankiput and Kapalkundala temple are also some of the other attractions in this area.

During a trip, I am usually this restless individual looking for places to explore and activities to participate in.

This weekend’s excursion, though, was unlike any other.

We simply lounged around, not giving a second thought to the outside world.

Perhaps now and then, a relaxing vacation is required!

You will feel like a castaway due to the exquisite isolation of this unspoiled beach, while still enjoying the comforts of a relaxing beach vacation.

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