The popular beach of Goa is a famous destination for back packers, hippies, nature lovers, and adventure seekers. The beach is one of the oldest in Goa and is a must visit expedition for shopping lovers. The most sought after shopping places include those of Gujarati, Kashmiri and Tibetan artifacts that include hop dresses, decoration items and souvenirs. The most famous adventure activities carried out are jet skiing and paragliding.
If you want to experience the blues of the Arabian Seas and the cool breeze of pristine beauty in Goa then your only destination is the Baga Beach. The beach is famous for its nightlife with the most exquisite clubs like Britto’s, Tito’s and Mambos. There is an array of other shops like a tattoo place, tarot shops, palmistry shops, spas and sun decks.
The Calagunte beach is the biggest beach of North Goa owing to its spectacular charm and breathtaking beauty and being an ocean’s paradise. The beach is surrounded by the green arcades of the Candolim village which adds on to its charm. The Calagunte beach is also known as the ‘queen of beaches’. It is one of the top 10 ranked bathing beaches in the world attracting a lot of crowd to its sands.
Lying amidst the charming beauty of the Baga and the Calagute beach is the amusement and the thrill of the Candolim Beach. It has a number of water activities like water skiing, parasailing, bump rides, jet skiing, catamaran sailing, banana rides and wind surfing. You can even lap by the Arabian Sea and make some great castles of sand. The white candy beauty of the Candolim Beach attracts a number of tourists from around the world.
A beauty with decorated with black lava rocks, sapphire stretches and sandy lengths. The beach has surroundings representing the ancient architecture of the traditional Goa, some luxury restaurants, pubs and some bars, and other exquisite stores. The natural pureness and the extreme resemblance to the Portuguese fort make the Chapora Beach one of the best beaches on the coast. The beach lets you lose those strings of chaotic and confusing city life.
Speckled by gigantic palm and coconut trees and decorated with the hues of white sands, Vagator Beach is famous for its exotic and mesmerizing cliffs and the secluded tranquility it offers. The Vagator Beach is famous for its captivating views of sunset owing to being a seashore beach of Goa. You can indulge in a number of interesting and relishing activities like water sports, local art and street style music.
The exquisite beauty that is still unexplored by the humankind, the Bohemian vibes that you endure on this beach, the small yet pleasing stretch of 16 kms, the pristine beauty of the Arambol beach offers you with picturesque views. The beach witness a boiling hot water spring and offers great visual sites of the setting sun and deprived souls showering in the mesmerizing beauty of the nature.
The golden sands and the green arcades of palm trees with the breathtaking blues of the Arabian Sea, Miramar Beach is said to be a romantic gate away for couples. Erstwhile known as the Gasper Dias Beach, the beach grazes the view of the Aguanda Fort. The beach is known for its dolphin spotting tour in vessels known as Diamond Merchant which will give you a fascinating view of the Portuguese Fort across its turquoise waters.
This isolated beach is one of the gentle stretches of Goa and is considered to be one of the safest beaches for swimming. The beach is surrounded by numerous restaurants and mouth watering delicacies all of which can be enjoyed as well. The beach is also one of the best nesting places for Oliver Ridley turtles; one of the rare species to be found.
Grazing the beauty of the sleepy seaside village of the Dona Paula, the beach encompassed within its territories offers you spectacular and marvelous views of the Mormugao harbor. Not only this but you can also lure into some roadside stalls, vendors and cafes that might make you feel the vibes of old Goa. You can find a stall of the Menino’s which specializes in Goan delicacy.
Located amidst the beauty of sweet water lagoon easily traversed on foot, the Kalacha Beach is one of the favorite spots for tourists if they want to go for paragliding and hang gliding. You can see, the para gliding activities decorating the sky on a normal evening. Not only this but the exquisite ruins of Terekhol Fort lying just a kilometer away from the beach, offers a delightful site to its spectators.
The bewitching beauty of the palm paradise where the nature rules over life, Mandrem Beach is one of those places in north Goa that has the suburb beauty of the traditional aspects of Goa with wildlife spotting and yoga practices. The glittering waters, crimson sands and the glowing skies offer you the relaxation you need from the hustle and bustle of the city lights.
A beach where you can enjoy activities like water skiing, parasailing, fishing, scuba diving and windsurfing, the Sinquerim beach is a total package of a perfect Goan destination. The beach is also an ideal one for swimming. The historical fort of Aguada Fort built by the Portuguese to defend them from any attack through the sea route also lies amidst to the beach.
The enormous stretch of silver sand mingled with the elements of turquoise green sea waters is what attracts a lot of visitors to the Vainguinim Beach. Surrounded by plush trees and some great isolated peace and tranquility, the beach is a frequent visit for many different species of birds. Not many people visit the beach so it’s not at all crowded and there is no soul to complain about anything.
Rightly said to be one of the best coastlines in the shore, this picturesque beach is an extension of the Vagator Beach, the Ozran Beach is a thrill amongst the tourists. The northern end of the beach has a intricate rock carvings of a huge human face which is the major attraction of this beach. According to folklore, it is said that the face is the Indian God Shiva.
Also known as the Keri Beach, the Querim Beach is one of the most peaceful stretches of coastline in Goa offering people to relax from their stressful life. You can even visit some other attractions near the beach like the ancient temple, an old fort and the historic Goan houses. The Querim Beach is offers you with delightful sites and some great sunbathing experiences as well.
Correctly said to be a poet’s paradise, with the sky changing its colors and the sun setting its place amongst them, the Morjim Beach is a must visit for people who want to relax and dine out. The place has some great restaurants and some good cottages so that you can easily wake up with the view of blue skies in your room.
The dense village of Shiroda, the palm fringes with salt planks and the artificially placed white pearls; all this beauty with is both artistic and beautiful covers the arcades of the Shiroda beach. The beach is located in the village of Shiroda and other than uncovers of nature at their bliss, there is no luxury or comfort available here.
A pleasant spot for picnic, the Odxel beach is of the quietest and pleasing places that one has got. With the catholic chapel on one end and the mesmerizing blue sea waters at the other end, the beach not only offers you with delightful sites but picturesque views as well. The long drives of palm trees and the luring capacity of nature all that is being relished at the peak.
With the shorelines lining the arcades with rocks and grooves and the trees and shrubs representing the scanty vegetation, the Bambolin Beach is a particular thrill for many Goan university students owing to their close proximity. The beach is kept clean and is around 7 km from the capital of the state. The beach is said to be a rocky beach interspersed with minute stretches of sands.
Located near to the capital of the state, Coco beach is one of the most popular beaches in the state. It is correctly said to be a perfect gateway between the exotic beaches of Candolim and Nehru. Boat trips are a frequent activity here and some popular water sports and boating thrills are also conducted although the beach is not preferred for swimming and other deep water diving activities.
Also known as the Shiridon beach and Xiddona beach, the Siridao beach is one of the most unique beaches owing to its coarse sands and its rocky nature. The beach is generally frequented by people who come to visit the chapel of Lord Jesus where the maximum crowd happens after the first Sunday of Easter. The beach lies amidst the stretch of Siridao village.
The richest aspect about this beach is that unlike other Goa beaches that are covered by numerous palm trees, this beach has an exotic population of pine trees encompassing it. The beach is known for its golden clean sands and its mesmerizing surroundings and is somewhat a corded kindof beach. The sand here is much cleaner and much deserted.
A just another famous beach of Southern Beach, the arch in the form of the crescent shape wherein you can actually see both the other end of the beach; the Palolem Beach is one of the most captivating beauties of the state. The beach has even stepped into a feature in the famous Matt Damon English movie. You can go for a number of adventure activities over here like kayaking and paddling and dolphin rides.
Said to be the largest each in the South Goa with beautiful coconut drives extending all across the coastline and exotic white sands, the beach has a trickling stream flowing through it. The beach has some posh colonial sized villas with souvenir stalls and snack huts all around. You can see a number of tourists in different attires sunbathing in the bright sun.
This unexplored stretch of sandy lands, located just 2 kms from the Colva Beach, the Benaulim Beach is famous for its fishing practices. The beach is a great place to relax and escape into some moments of tranquility and serenity. There are a number of attractions surrounding the beach like the architectural brilliance of its churches, the grandeur of the old houses and the famous temples.
The magnificent beauty of the Hollant Beach is very famous owing to be the only beach in the state where you can nurture your soul with the mesmerizing view of the sunrise. Hence the beach is frequented by a number of tourists. The beach grazes the foothills of the Western Ghats wherein the beautiful view of the plateau can also be enjoyed from here.
Located amongst the turquoise beauty of the Arabian Sea and the Sal River, decorated with the backdrop beauty of the paddy fields and the amiable ambience around; the Cavelossim Beach is truly regarded as the one beach where you can see the contrast of the black lava rocks and the white sands.
The remote and scenic beauty connecting some of the prominent beaches of the state, the thick coconut trees and the less human faces is a must visit destination for peace seekers. The picturesque beach creates a breathtaking view for the dawn and dusk. You can relax and cherish some lone moments in this breathtakingly beautiful and popular beach of the state.
The less crowded and the quiet abode, backed up by beach shacks, the Patnem Beach is one of the most relaxed beach with some great Kashmiri jewelry and trinkets shopping and an array of mouth watering Goan delicacies. The beach is great for some swimming activities and other type of water sports making it a frequented beach of the state.
The secluded atmosphere, the backdrop beauty and the mesmerizing aroma of the white sands, all are going to lure you with the essence of the idyllic retreat of Betul beach. The exotic green florrs of the Western Ghats protrude into the blue waters of the beach making you enjoy the contrast between them. The beach always has some moderate climate and the cool breeze blowing across will make you enjoy the laid back day.
Located near to the beauty of Cavelossim Beach, said to be one of the most active beaches in the south, getting into some thrilling adventure of the water sports with the gushing stream of the Sal river flowing amidst to its borders, the Mobor Beach is one of the most amazing beaches in Goa. You can even enjoy some great fishing expedition and some expensive hotel complexes with high level suites and casinos near to this beach.
The small cover of the most exotic lands of a duck beach, the most isolated and wildest beach of Goa, the Kakolem beach is also known as the tiger Beach. According to folklores, it is said that the place is a secret hunting ground for tigers however, never has it been proven. A traveler’s paradise, the beach is a true beauty with golden hues of sands and breathtaking expanse of blue waters. One should not try swimming in its waters as is very dangerous.
The secluded and the southernmost beach of Goa, the Polem Beach, is made of large stretches of white sand with amazing shacks for sunbathing sessions, the Polem Beach lies near the national highway of Goa. The beach is more frequented by tourists from Karnataka rather than from Goa owing to its easy proximity to Karnataka. The island of Polem is said to be used as a naval base for the West coast in near future.
If you want to indulge into some tranquility sessions where you can escape the hustle and the bustle of your life; then dive and splash into the beauty of the Agonda Beach. The beach is highly quiet, beautiful and is not frequented by a lot of visitors. A loner’s paradise, you can even indulge into an adventurous swimming session that is going to perfect your trip or vacation
Galgibaga Beach or the Galgibagh beach is one of the pristine beauties that adorns as a jewel on the crown of our country. It is said to be one of the less travelled and hence the cleanest beach in India. The beach is merged with the Talpona River which then marks up the coastline of the Arabian Sea. Also called as the Turtle beach, the beach is a part of the program to save olive turtles which are found in abundance near its shores.
The unspoiled beauty with beautiful white sands covering its seashores along with the glittering turquoise waters, the Varca Beach is dotted with black lava rocks and bewitching sun-beds and loungers. A pleasant place; has a soothing atmosphere that calms everyone’s tensed nerves over here. You can even lure into some local fishing activities in this beach.
Located in the Canacona region, onto a northern pier decorated in the Beach resort, Tapona Beach, is one of the fishing village of the state. The name the beach gets is from the river that flows by this amazing arcade. The coastline of this beach is wide and is covered with golden color sands in small patches and the coastline has blue waters of the Tapona River.
A thrilling place for adventure seekers, the Cansaulim beach is one of the most peaceful and scenic landscapes admired equally by tourists and locals. You can indulge in some water sporting activities like windsurfing, diving, fishing, parasailing and jet-skiing. The Cansaulim Beach is said to be the safest beach for family outings and is a perfect enjoyment for kids.
The amazing aquatic life and the stunnig views, with the grandeur of nature at its best, the Butterfly Beach gives you the aura of calmness and bliss attached to it. The beach is semi circled in landscape and is said to be a butterfly beach only because of millions of butterflies flying on its hilltop and the acrobatic performances of the dolphins.
A long stretch of 25 km decorated with roofed parasols and the warmness of the Arabian Sea, said to be one of the prettiest beaches in Goa, the Majorda Beach offers you a number of beach shacks and water sporting activities, where you can stretch your body through the palm trees and view the mesmerizing grandeur of the setting sun. The amazing vibes will totally leave you spell bounded.
The other view of Goa amidst the wonderful 26 km stretch, the Arossim Beach is a very peaceful place to visit. The beach is covered with palm trees fencing its territories and is a total delight for bird watchers. The rich grounds of paddy fields and the water ponds filled with water liles are some other decorations that you can enjoy at this beach.
The territory of the Rajbagh Beach starts from the southern end of the Patnem Beach. The beach is very beautiful and clean owing to being less frequented by human souls. The coastline of the beach is decorated with high palm trees and heavy vegetation of pine trees stretching through the cape. It is a total bliss and thrill to be visited during vacations or solo trips.
Also known as the Palolem Beach, the amazing stretch of white sand in the bay of Goa, is known for its silent discos and its’ amazing and thrilling night life. The partygoers here were headphones while they leave for their nightlife expedition. The beach is surrounded by many other exotic beaches of Goa and is a famous for its wooden shacks sun bathing sessions.
The small beach but exquisite in its own form, the Bogmalo Beach is a small bay beach having a curving sandy beach. Despite of being a small place, it has a number of accommodation huts and eating stalls serving its visitors in a delightful way. It is famous for its nourishing view of sunsets and is a part of the beach side village in Goa.