|Beaches in Goa
Goa is providing a wide range of choice in beaches to suit everybody’s needs. There are unspoilt pristine streches of sand for the solitude seeker and there are those ones jammed with people in every square feet of sand.
List of Beaches in Goa
Anjuna Beach: It is world famous for its trance parties held on the beach during the tourist season. Anjuna also host’s the famous flea market wherein you can purchase many things ranging from fruits to jewellery to clothes to electronic devices.On the outskirts of Anjuna is the Go Karting circuit and besides that is the saturday night market.
Arambol Beach: The beach is located approximately a one hour drive from the Darbolim Airport within the Pernem administrative region of northern Goa, India. Arambol beach is considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Goa.
Baga Beach: Baga Beach is a popular beach and tourist destination in North Goa, India, located a few kilometers north from the famous and crowded Calangute beach. The beach contains rows of shacks and fishing boats, and at high tide the beach is narrow.
Benaulim Beach: It is one of the beach of South Goa district.
Bogmalo Beach: The beach is located about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from Dabolim airport and 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) from the port town of Vasco da Gama.
Calangute Beach: It is one of the largest beach in north Goa, visited by thousands of domestic and international tourists alike. The peak tourist season is during Christmas and New Year, and during the summer in May.
Candolim Beach: It is situated just south of the famous Calangute beach, and is popular tourist destination. Candolim has one of the most beautiful beaches in this part of the world.
Cavelossim Beach: It is one of the beach of South Goa district.
Chapora Beach: The beach is around 10 km from Mapusa, a City in Northern Goa.
Dona Paula Beach: Dona Paula is nestled on a rocky, hammer shaped headland. This former fishing village has now become a commercialized location for beach resorts and restaurants. With the romance and myth attached to it, tourists throng the Dona Paula beach and Jetty in search of the mystery, besides indulging in water sports.
Miramar Beach: Miramar is a place in Panaji city in the state of Goa, India. It is the nearest beach to the Goan capital and unarguably the most visited beach of Goa. Hordes of people, mostly tourists, are found every day flocking to this beach.
Palolem Beach: The beach is largely unspoiled and is inhabited by both local fishermen and by foreign tourists who live in shacks along the shore or in the main village itself. It is about one mile (approximately 1.61 km) long and is crescent-shaped – one can view the whole beach from either end. At the top of the island adjoining Palolem beach there is a stone sculpture created by an American Conceptual and Land art artist Jacek Tylicki called “Give if you can – Take if you have to” also called “the Monkey stone”.
Sinquerim beach: It is one of the beach of North Goa district.
Vagator beach: The Beach is the northernmost beach of Bardez Taluka, Goa. It is located on the opposite bank of the Chapora River from Morjim in Pernem. To the south of Vagator is Anjuna, one of the first hippy haunts of Goa. There are a number of places playing to a dance and trance crowd during the tourist season. These include: Nine Bar located just above Little Vagator, Hilltop (a little back from Little Vagator) and Primrose back towards Big Vagator beach, they play different types of trance and psychedelic music from different DJ’s from around the world.
Varca beach: Varca is renowned for it beaches, hence it has become a popular destination for tourists. The row of wooden fishing boats seen on the beach belong to the Christian fishing community. Popular beach resorts in Varca include the Radisson White Sands Resort, and the Club Mahindra Varca Beach Resort.