Best Beaches in Goa: Goa is known as a beaches city in India. Here you can found so many beaches. But, here I am listing the top 10 beaches.
Calangute is the “Queen of SeaBeach” in Goa. It’s located in North Goa, between Calangute village and Baga beach, and 15 km away from the Panjim city. The beautiful sandy beach spread around 7 km long and surrounded by Plam and coconut trees. Calangute Beach is a starting point of your beach Journey in Goa, from here we can book taxis, cabs and private car towards other Beach. In Candolim Village, we can avail of Post office, resort, banks, cyber cafes, foreign exchange offices, and medical facilities. This is also known for its Water Sports activities, like Water Surfing, Parasailing, Banana ride, and Jet skiing. Besides day fun, here we can also enjoy nightlife with drinks, seafood, and upbeat Parties. The beach sides market filled with exquisite handicrafts showrooms from Tibet, Rajasthan, Indonesia, Kashmir, etc.This paradise filled with Indian and foreign tourists throughout the year.
Baga is one of the famous and best beaches in Goa (North). The beach situated 25 km away from Panjim city and between two her cousins Anjana beach and Calangute beach. It’s the place where the Baga River and the Arabian sea meet together. The beach also provides some adventurous water sports and beachside Spa.
Baga is called “The Home Town of Nightlife”.Here we found some of the royal clubs like Britto’s, Tito’s, and Mambos. Besides these clubs too many cafes, night club and discotheques spotted here. Near to the Beach, the famous Baga market located and it’s filled by local designer shops, wine shops, and tattoo shops. Some of the time Dolphin shows their beautiful activities. This is the best place to stay the night and enjoy charm nightlife.
Anjuna beach is one of the best beaches in Goa, situated in north Goa, besides the Arabian sea and with hills in the background. It’s 8 km away from Mapusa town. Anjuna beach also spotted some exclusive hotels and clubs like other famous Goa beaches. It provides a significant view of sunrise and sunset. Those travelers like photography, they should visit one time here.
The main attraction of this beach is Wednesday, Flea Market. The market starts at 11 am. The market filled by wonderful blends of Tibetan, Kashmiri and Gujarati trinkets and handicrafts, European snacks, cassettes of the noisy brand of music called ‘ Goa Trance’, artificial ornaments carvings and T-shirts.
One of the best attraction here is The “Acid House Party”.Its also called Full Moon Parties. This trance party with dance, frolic, and merriment goes all night beside the fire.
Dona Paula is very popular and one of the best beaches in Goa. It is located at a distance of about 7 km from Panjim City. The beach named after Viceroy’s daughter Dona Paula de Menezes who was believed to be madly in love with a fisherman. Her insane love for the fisherman jump off the cliff when The Viceroy refused to strike a marriage alliance between two.
The beach also a meeting point of the Zuari and Mandovi rivers and is beautified by fronds of palm trees. This beach is known for safe to swim.
Butterfly Beach is a small and crowded beach in Goa. It’s located at a distance of about 70 km from Panjim. This beach is no access by road. To reach the beach, we have to take a ferry from Palolem Beach. Those tourist love to trek, they can reach a 2 hrs trek through the forest. This beach is also known as “Honeymoon Beach”.This the silent beach is the right place for honeymooners and couples to spend their day time by enjoying a picnic with wine. Here you can see the sea urchins, sea cucumbers, footprints of crabs, and goldfishes.
One of the best attraction of the beach is the famous Dolphin play and mesmerizing sunset. You won’t find any shops or any other tourist facility here. Some of the time you can see a wide variety of Butterflies here.
Arambol Beach is the newest beach in north Goa. It is situated near to the Maharashtra border. Basically the beach is a village of fisherman. It’s also famous for its sweet water. The beach provides some adventure activities like Paragliding and Dolphin watching boat trips.
Vagator is the most beautiful and one of the best beaches in Goa. It’s located 22 km from Panjim. Vagator beach is adorned with picturesque red cliffs, coconut, and palm trees. Here we can see the view of the sunset through the rocks that are quite marvelous.
The beach is mainly divided into two parts. The seaside headland which is the prime spot for parking and shops and when facing the sea from the headland, on the right, lies the Big Vagator, while on the left lies the Little Vagator.
Here we can found various types of farmhouses and cottages, where we can stay and enjoy night parties with loud music and dance. This beach also offers some water sports.
Palolem beach situated in south Goa. Palolem beach is essentially the quintessential way to take respite from the stress. The best beaches in Goa are famous for Yoga and Ayurvedic massages. The shoreline is dotted with wooden bungalows, restaurants. The beach also offers adventure like Dolphin spotting, fishing in a boat. We can take an inexpensive boat trip along the backwater canals during high tide or hire a Kayak and explore the beach surroundings.
Colva beach is one of the beautiful ones of the best beaches in Goa (south) and located near Madgaon city. It looks more stunning with shacks, nightclubs, and souvenir stalls all around.Sea side market is perfect for street shopping. The beach is well known for various types of seafood, pubs, and bars.
Colva beach also offers various types of adventure activities. Here we can experience some of the wonderful beach sports like parasailing, snorkeling, speed boat riding, jet skiing, banana ride, motorboat rides, and Paragliding, etc.
Morjim Beach is a silent beach in north Goa. It’s famous for the sky changing colors and sunset. The beach is also known as “Little Russia”. Here mostly Russian tourist comes in the best beaches in Goa. Morjim is a peaceful beach and prohibited to do beach parties and shacks. Here you can get local drink Feni and fresh coconut water only.
The beach is also famous for Olive Turtles. Spend some time with these animals. Disturbing them is not allowed. Due to these Olive turtles, you can’t do any adventurous water sports activities here.