Beach of the month! TRANQUEBAR
WHERE: Southern state of Tamilnadu, INDIA
WHY: It's name means "place of the singing waves". It was a Danish colony from 1620 to 1845, and in Danish it is still known as Trankebar. Worth visiting is the Danish Museum - connected with the colonial period and Danish settlement; and the remains of the Danish Fort from 1620, which has been restored.
SAND TONE: Beige
STAY: Bungalow By The Beach, by Neemrana Hotels. An early 14th century Pandya temple on the left and a 17th century Danish fort to the right makes The Bungalow on the Beach one of the most unique heritage hotels in Tamil Nadu.
WHEN: Now is a good time! Get your swimwear from www.TheBeachCompany.in and head out ...