The Rushikulya beach in ganjam distt of Orissa is near the Rushikulya River and is well known for its olive Ridley turtle watching. The beach is near the villages of Puranabandh and Gokharkuda. Rambha which is located 20 kms from here can serve as nice place to stay. This is one of the most beautiful beaches to watch the turtles during their nesting and hatching period. One has to be careful while going near the turtles as they might get distracted from you.