Swaying palm fronds and the gentle roar of sea waves crashing into the shore welcome you to the charming beachside haven of Gopalpur-on-Sea in Odisha. Away from the concrete chaos of the cities, this quaint beach town will woo you with its pristine beauty and languid pace. Being a remnant of the colonial past, the entire place is steeped in a rich history. The MAYFAIR Palm Beach Resort is a beacon of uber-luxury and splendour in the small town of Gopalpur. The beautiful beach here stretches as far as the eye can see and the sea and the skies meet in a magical amalgam. There are numerous things to do and places to visit in and around Gopalpur. Tourist attractions include scenic picnics spots, religious shrines, beautiful natural hot springs and a black buck wildlife sanctuary. Olive Ridley sea turtles come in large numbers and use the beaches in and around Gopalpur as nesting sites. The nearby trading town of Berhampur is famous for its pickles and hand woven Tassar silk textiles.