Kalingapatnam Beach is a popular tourist destination at Kalingapatnam
in Srikakulam District
of Andhra Pradesh
. This beach boasts of a rich history. It was the site of an important sea port in the ancient times. The port was frequented by European merchants and traders. Currently, the major attractions in this beach are a light house and a Buddhist stupa
Kalingapatnam Beach has been identified by the State Government as an important site for promoting beach resorts for attracting the foreign tourists. A number of incentives and concessions have been announced for the private entrepreneurs to develop new resorts.