The Goa Beaches- Sun, Sand and Sea!!

Oh Yes! Sun, Sand, and Sea….The Goa Beaches, a place to be!

This is what the Goa effect is. You tend to become carefree, lively and high spirited once you land in Goa. Boasting 105km of stunning coastline and an endless list of idyllic beach settings, there’s no surprise so many people flock to Goa for their beach holidays. The laid-back and picturesque state is all about relaxation, and in fact, the only stress you’re likely to encounter is in choosing which beach to visit during your holiday in Goa. wink wink!

The Goa that we hear about – sizzling nightlife, hippie markets, and the glitz & glamor – is, in fact, North Goa. And the South Goa is renowned for being undeveloped and a quiet destination.

Here is the perfect list of Goan beaches, all ready to be enjoyed on a sun-filled holiday-

Baga Beach

Photo by Lech Linkel via Flickr, licensed under CC

Named after the Baga Creek that merges into the Arabian Sea on the northern part of the beach, this is one of the most popular among Goa beaches. It is a picturesque beach with parties, music, beach shacks, karaoke, good food, water sports, good accommodation facilities. Read More….

Anjuna Beach

Anjuna beach, Goa

Anjuna beach is famous for its stunning natural beauty with coconut trees and soft powered white sands. Anjuna beach is a favorite haunt of the hippies who used to organize the famous rave beach parties in the late 1950s to mid 1960s. The moon light rave parties are well known all over Goa and the world, and attract foreign travellers as well as domestic tourists, especially during the time of New Year and Christmas. Read More…..

Calangute Beach

Calangute Beach – Goa

Holding the spectacular beauty and charm with all the frantic nightlife of an ocean paradise, Calangute is your way to heaven. It is one of the busiest and the most commercialized beach in Goa. Located between Candolim and Baga beach, it is a hub for tourists and backpackers from all over the world. The beach is also swarming with eating joints, shacks and clubs serving mixed drinks, beer and seafood making it a hot favorite among visitors. This flagship beach of Goa is also known for its water sports activities like parasailing, water surfing, banana ride and jet-skiing. Be sure to visit the Church of St. Alex while in Calangute. Read More…..

Vagator Beach

Vagator Beach is situated in North Goa, near Chapora Fort. It is among the top places to visit in Goa. It is a pure spree offering everything like sightseeing, water sports, shopping and tranquility. This has a lot of shacks and restaurants where you enjoy snacks and try the delightful tempting dishes of local cuisine. The local art, music and nightlife speak volumes about this stunning beach. The area is known for reverie, with amazing party spot Disco Valley nearby. It also has a spectacular face of Lord Shiva carved into the rock.

Candolim Beach

Candolim is the first beach that can be approached from the city of Panaji. With scrub covered sand dunes, it borders Calangute and is a bit cleaner and more peaceful. It is a 3km long beach that is a part of the Arabian Sea coastline. Apart from water sports activities like Parasailing, windsurfing and water-skiing, one can also+enjoy fishing here. Being less crowded, it is also an ideal environment for meditation and yoga. While taking a walk on the beach, tourists can capture memorable sunset views from the middle of the sea.

SINQUERIM Beach

Adjacent to Aguada Beach, Sinquerim Beach is an ideal location for tourist to enjoy nature’s immaculate beauty.