Goa is India’s coastal state and a popular vacation and retreat destination for travelers across the world. People visit here enjoy the beaches, food, culture and natural beauty.
The scenic beaches, relaxed & joyful atmosphere, tropical monsoon climate, and water & adventure activities are some of the main attractions in Goa. Though there are plenty of nice beaches in Goa and each has its own beauty and popularity, below are some of the most visited beaches by tourists.
This one is very easy to access beach with a lot of shacks enjoy the sun and you can enjoy the sea view while reading, listening to music or simply observing the visitors having fun. Calangute – Baga lane is popular for shopping lanes, and you can spend a lot of time here as there are plenty of small shops for all the stuff you can imagine. The streets are always crowded and its always best to hire a two-wheeler and ride along. The lane is full of Restaurants, Cafe’s & Night Clubs. The famous Tito’s is also located on this street.
Anjuna beach is popular and the best beach to enjoy late night parties and music in Goa. Anjuna beach has a spectacular beache view, several water sports options, nice restaurants for sea foods, bars, trance parties, and the popular Wednesday flea market. Anjuna beach is popular among hippies and foreign visitors. It’s also easier to find party place at Anjuna because of its popularity. During the popular holidays like Christmas & New Year; this beach is little crowded as the huge numbers of tourist from all over the world comes to Goa to enjoy the Anjuna beach colorful parties, but still this one is best to visit to enjoy music, food and best views.
This beach is considered one of the best beaches of Goa. Located on the way to the Aguada Fort, it offers a magnificent views of the historical Fort Aguada. Several restaurants are located in close proximity to the beach. Besides, there are several good accommodation facilities available here, in the form of hotels and tourist resorts. It is located about 14km from Panaji, and it continues all the way to North Baga. It allows visitors to take long refreshing walks and offers a fantastic view on sunrise and sunsets. Here, tourists can also enjoy a variety of water sports, from parasailing, water skiing, scuba diving, windsurfing and fishing.
4. Vagator Beach:
This beach is not much crowded, peaceful and offers a beautiful view of coastal line and greenery alongside seashores. It’s the perfect place for enjoying a picnic with friends and family away from crowded beaches. This is also called as most photographed beach of Goa due to scenic beauty near to the beach. A part of Vagator Beach, also known as Disco Valley, has been the scene for trance parties in Goa since the 1980’s. A few open air clubs also available here for visitors near to the beach.
5. Arambol Beach:
Arambol beach is considered one of the best beaches in North Goa. This beach is good for swimming and enjoying tides due to very clean water and flat nature beach You will really enjoy water waves with friends and family and can spend some time playing some sports in water like a through ball. It is located about 50km from Panaji. One can approach this beach by a winding road through a grove of cashew trees.
If you are in a mood to have some adventure, you can visit a the cliff located in close proximity to the beach which offers opportunities for paragliding and dolphin watching boat trips