Explore the Famous Beaches of Goa
1. Querim Beach, North Goa
This beach is one of the lesser crowded beaches. It is the best beach to visit in Goa if you’re a loner or would like to introspect. Visitors enjoy awe inspiring vistas, quiet atmosphere and have fun time with family. It is also the best picnic place if you enjoy old-school enjoyment. This is popular as Keri Beach in North Goa.
2. Morjim Beach
It is once again the quiet evenings that attracts the beach addicts to this beautiful destination. The golden sun rays on the seashores is a splendid sight to remember. This amazing beauty of nature is fun even in the coldest winter evenings. Due to the vast forestation all around there are several birds that frequent this lovely beach. If you’re lucky you can also view a lot of Olive Ridley turtles as this beach is famous as these turtles’ laying grounds.
3. Baga Beach
It does not matter what sort of visitor you are as this beach is for all – water sports enthusiasts, shopaholics, party animals, or if you simply want to sunbathe. The Baga Beach is famous with party goers as there would be some party or the other anywhere around with EDM. It is also a shopper’s paradise as there are a lot of exciting deals happening here. There is also one famous water activity here – Scuba Diving that you must not miss.
4. Arambol Beach
This beach is situated close to the Dabolim Airport and many come here to get a tan under the sun. There is such a variety of things taking place here. You can play a game of beach volleyball, or stroll along the beach waters. It is best for winter so you can get some sun here. There is also lip smacking foods including various cuisines offering sea food at a few shacks.
5. Vagator Beach
This is one of the most famous beaches in Goa for tourists and visitors. There are a number of hostels dotted nearby for backpackers. It is a beautiful evening for sunset over the high cliffs. You can relax playing a game of volleyball on the beach, swimming, taste some lip smacking snacks in budget hotels or side shacks dotting the beach. There are also adventure water sports like water scooters, etc.
6. Anjuna Beach
This is another beach that is the crowded type of beach in Goa. It is best when you visit with a group of friends here and there are quite a few beach clubs along the way. There are a lot of different water sport activities here so the adventure enthusiasts will enjoy it a lot. This is also with a lot of shacks and eateries to help you with the tasty and tangy type of cuisine and these are budget friendly too. The Wednesday flea market has many things for shoppers such as handicrafts, funky jewelry, etc.
7. Colva Beach
The experience near this beach is completely unique as you find traditional fisherman throwing their nets in the ocean. You will see them fishing from boats and know about their local culture. This is situated towards the southern part of the state. There is also accommodation options available as the town is dotted with several service apartments and home-stays for those who want to stay for a long time.
8. Agonda Beach, Agonda Village
This is the best beach in Goa for the solo travelers and those who want to escape from the buzzing city life. You will find the people who also want a quiet time such as writers, artists and those practicing yoga. So, get ready to leave the buzzing crowded beaches for this beach with the quaint ambiance. There is also a marketplace beside the beach with restaurants and local shops.
9. Miramar Beach, Panjim
This is one of the most interesting beaches in Goa. This is a warm and sunny sandy beach that has the Arabian sea flowing into the Mandovi river. You can witness the amazing meeting of these two waterways at this beach at Panjim, Goa. This is one of the two beaches that are there at Panjim, Goa. Although it is a famous beach there are few people visiting this beach so it is less crowded than the happening beaches in Goa.
10. Patnem Beach, Patnem Village
Like the Agonda beach, this is another quiet beach where some activities happen such as cricket matches and bicycling. It lies alongside the Patnem village and the village children visit the beach for a game of cricket. This is one of the best beaches in Goa to see a splendid golden colored sunset while resting on the beach.
11. Candolim Beach
This beach is famous for the waters changing the shades and colors at various times of the day. Photographers and nature lovers throng this place for a quiet time to witness these changing colors on the sea waves. If you visit Goa you have to check out the Candolim Beach. There is so much for Candolim beach including the Goan cuisine, handicrafts, clothing, etc to check out here. Water sport activities are so many you can choose from para-sailing, jet-skiing, banana rides, water skiing, windsurfing, sailing, etc. You can also see the fishermen fishing from the sea. Now, there are also massage centers and yogic having a good time.
12. Calangute Beach, Panaji
Situated very close to the capital of Goa, it lies between two famous beaches in Goa – Baga and Candolim. It is dotted with various homestays and luxury accommodations for the visitors. It is a great way to spend your vacation in Goa seeing sunset and sea waves from the sun lounge here.