Hope Island protects the city of Kakinada from the strong cyclone/tidal waves/tsunamis coming from the Bay of Bengal. Hope Island acts as a sort of natural break water and provides tranquility to the ships anchored in Kakinada bay which makes Kakinada Port one of the safest natural ports in the Eastern Coast of India.
Coringa Forest (20 Kms) - Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary and estuary situated in Andhra Pradesh, India. It is the second largest surviving stretch of mangrove forests in India with 24 mangrove tree species, and more than 120 bird species. It is home for the critically endangered white-backed vulture, and long billed vulture.
Uppada (30 kms) – this village is famous world-over for hand-woven silk and cotton sarees.
Maredumilli Forest with natural falls (100 kms) - Maredumilli is a village and a Mandal in the East Godavari district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. Located at a higher altitude compared to surrounding plains, it is relatively cool throughout the year.
Annavaram Temple (50 kms) - The most distinctive.The land is considered to belong to both Lord Sri Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Swami Temple and Goddess Anantalaxmi Satyavathi Ammavaru.
Draksharama Temple (30 kms) - Draksharamam is a town in East Godavari district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The Bhimeswara Swamy temple in this town is one of the five powerful temples of Lord Siva, known as Pancharama Kshetras. Draksharamam is also know as Dakshina Kasi.