Gopalpur is famous for health environment.
Need a break from the humdrum of daily life? Spend a lazy holiday on the beach of Gopalpur in the midst of a crowd of coconut groves, thickets and soft sand. The blue waters of the sea and the overwhelming waves stimulate our senses making us forget the fret and fever of life. It is definitely an ideal place to rejuvenate and unwind yourself and seek solace. The place is endowed with a tranquillity undefined and in the recent times has earned the reputation of being one of the most immaculate beaches in Orissa. if you want to while away your leisure time then visiting the place will be definitely worthwhile. It is basically an amazing village perched on the sea shore.
Though the beach and the sea at Gopalpur are a major attraction there are some other places near Gopalpur
15kms from Gopalpur will take you to Dhavaleshwar another beach which is also an abode of a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.
At a distance of 67km from Gopalpur lies Taptapani, a place of hot water springs. The hot water is known to have some curative power that soothes away all your aches and pains.
There is a Tibetan refugee village known by the name of Chandragiri, situated at a distance of 36km south of Taptapani that is also a great stopover. The place has a number of temples and is known well for its Lhasa Apso dogs. An enchanting view is proffered from the Lighthouse hence; a visit to the place is a must. It will surely be an exhilarating experience for you.
If time permits you can even visit the Chilka Lake which lies at a distance of 45km. Considered to be the biggest salt water lake, it is spread over an area of 1, 100sq.km and is also credited to be one of the busiest fishing centre.