Mesmerizing Beaches in Goa
Goa has been a traveler’s delight for time immemorial and has its roots going back to the days of the Portuguese. You can enjoy a quaint holiday with your family or a honeymoon or just a weekend getaway at this traveler’s destination- Goa. If you are new to Goa or a first time visitor you may want to buy a Goa travel guide just to know the places you can visit in the stipulated time.
Undoubtedly, the biggest draw for anyone to visit Goa is its beaches that offer pristine view of the majestic Arabian Sea. You can enjoy a plethora of activities on the beaches in Goa such as water-skiing, parasailing, jet-skiing, surfing and so on. The beaches have a certain charm about them that is hard to miss and always beckons the travelers to come back.
Few of the popular beaches that any Goa travel guide would highlight include:
Anjuna Beach- Famous for its Wednesday Flea Market and its rocky beach, Anjuna is very popular amongst youngsters and foreigners. This beach is also quite popular for its full moon parties.
Baga Beach- Probably the most famous beach of North Goa, Baga beach an exciting beach to be at where one can enjoy wonderful water sports. There are shacks to sit down and relax and enjoy a sumptuous meal while gazing out into the horizon.
Palolem Beach- This beach is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful beaches overlooking a bay squeezed between two headlands. Calm and tranquil, this beach is apt to enjoy moments of solitude, take a long walk or try out the various water sports.
Agonda Beach- Agonda is a pristine, clean and pollution free beach where one can just relax or meditate amidst perfect tranquility. Fringed with palm trees, this is one of the most secluded beaches in Goa.
Mandrem Beach- Another tranquil beach, Mandrem is a place with absolutely nothing to do but just sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.
Candolim- This beach is quite a stunning beach and some of the activities that can be enjoyed include water skiing and parasailing.
Calangute: This is one of the most famous beaches in Goa that remain overcrowded all throughout the year. In fact, this 7 km beach is called the ‘Queen of Beaches’. Most of the guesthouses, hotels and budget accommodation can be found in and around the beach.
Benaulim- Located at a short distance from Margao and Panaji, Benaulim beach is yet another less traveled beach. It is only 2km from Colva, however, this beach is much more quieter and calmer. Benaulim is one of the few areas in Goa, which is also known for its traditional rosewood furniture.
Couple of beaches are also home to many luxury resorts that have a private stretch of beach that serve as great attractions for tourists. Ideally, most of the South Goa beaches are much more prettier and quieter, but to enjoy Goa’s thriving nightlife and catch all the action, North Goa beaches are preferred. A perfect place to enjoy any kind of holiday with preferably a group of friends, beaches in Goa is the place to be!