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    By: Gaurav Batra | In: Tourist Attractions | Last Updated: 2021-02-25

    A Comprehensive List of Beaches In Goa

    The college life seems to be incomplete without a trip to Goa with friends at least once. Goa is considered to be one of the most happening places amongst the youth because of its exclusive fests and carnivals like the famous India Fest, Sunburn festival, Christmas Carnival and so much more. There may be many attractions to Goa but Goas beauty lies in its pristine beaches that drift you in the embrace of serenity and tranquility. Here we present you the list of the beaches you must visit in your trip to Goa.

  • Kalacha Beach

    Kalacha Beach

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    Kalacha Beach has to be one of the prettiest and offbeat beaches based in North Goa. If you ever feel like breaking away from the shackles of the touristy bustle of the common Goa beaches, then this beach destination is one of the best choices. Known for its sweet water lagoon, the beach also boasts of exotic plants and birds.
    Enter into the voyagers from unheard places and embrace the hippie vibe of this place.
    Location- North Goa
    Famous For- Soul-Stirring Live Music Sessions and Joyful Beach Parties
    Must-Try Things- Hand-Gliding and Paragliding

  • Vainguinim Beach

    Vainguinim Beach Goa

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    The Vainguinim Beach is perfect to take a stroll on the silver sand coastline with your beloved ones or alone reflecting on your life. The beach is rated as one of the best beaches in Goa, considering the serenity of the place and you can absorb solitude. The thrilling marine life followed by the greenish-blue water is just some of the things that you can expect to witness here. The beach is dotted with palm trees and also offers spots under them for its tourists to relax and contemplate life.
    Location: Panaji, Goa
    Popular For: Chill Vibes
    Things to Do: Sunbathing and Relaxing

  • The Ozran Beach

    The Ozran Goa beach

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    The Ozran Goa beach name might be unheard of, but the ones who have chanced upon the place live to tell the tale of the mesmerizing shorelines. The beach is an extension of the Vagator Beach and flaunts of its captivating sunsets and engaging activities to-do by the beach. The beach shacks offer sundecks for its tourists from where they can witness the sunsets while sipping on their favorite tipsy drinks.

    The rock sculpture present at the beach referred to as the Shiva Face is one of the famous attractions of the beach that needs to be checked out

    Location: Bardez Goa
    Popular For- Enthralling Coastlines and Picture-Perfect Sunsets
    Things to do- Banana boat rides, swimming, volleyball

  • Chapora Beach

    Chapora Beach Goa

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    If you are thinking to yourself which is the most beautiful beach in Goa, then your answer lies in Chapora Beach. You can enter the beach while on your sojourn to the Chapora Fort. The beach takes pride in being the apt place for peace-hunters and leisure-enthusiasts. No wonder, why it witnesses the maximum crowd throughout the year.
    The beach is also home to some of the most famous cafes that offer mouth-watering beverages and foods.

    Location: North Goa, India
    Popular For- Watersports
    Things to Do- Dolphin Watching, Wind Surfing, and Jet Skiing.

  • Varca Beach

    Varca beach - the finest Goa beaches

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    Varca beach has been nominated as one of the finest Goa beaches that is popular for its charming vibes, blissful blue waters, and wooden fishing boats. The beach is a perfect place to indulge in water activities and is lined with numerous vendors who offer delicious Goan delicacies and beverages.

    Pick this beach as your next vacation destination if you wish to spend some quality time with your closed ones.

    Location: Fatrade, Goa
    Popular For: Renowned hotels and luxe resorts
    Things to Do: Windsurfing, Banana Boat Riding, Speed Boating, Water Skiing, and Parasailing

  • Odxel Beach

    Odxel Beach Goa

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    It is safe to bet that only a handful of people reading the article have heard about Odxel Beach, let alone paying a visit to the place. This isolated beach located in Odxel Beachs fishing village is unarguably one of the most picture-perfect spots in the country. The beach serves as an ideal spot to enjoy remote mornings and tangerine sunrises.
    Odxel Goa beach photos are sure to peak your interest and urge you to plan your next vacation there.

    Location: Panaji, India
    Popular For: Stunning Nightlife
    Things to Do: Sitting under the night sky by the jetty.

  • Querim Beach, North Goa

    Querim Beach - Famous Beaches in North Goa

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    The locals may call it as Keri Beach or Kerim Beach; it is the northern-most beach of Goa and located close to Tiracol fort. This unexplored and calm beach is overlooked by a 17th century church and an Old Portuguese fort. The fort is now converted into a hotel; you can reach there by a ferry that oscillates every half hour. This is one of the few beaches in Goa that has paragliding and other water sports. One must avoid swimming here as it is not that safe. The tiracol estuary is formed by the Tiracol River meeting the Arabian Sea

    Location: North Goa, India
    Popular For- Watersports
    Things to Do- Dolphin Watching, Wind Surfing, and Jet Skiing.

  • Arambol Beach, North Goa

    Arambol Beach - North Goa Beaches

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    Arambol is one of the unexplored beaches of Goa. The beach has a chirpy flee market on the way to its entrance. You will find fewer tourists there. This beach is considered to be a typical fishermans village with a bohemian charm to it, which attracts foreign as well as native visitors. Arambol is particularly considered to be a hub for hippie culture and late night parties and nightlife in Goa. In the day time you can enjoy paragliding and kite surfing at the beach. This 16Km long beach falls under the list of the best beaches of Goa, situated 50Km north of Panaji.

  • Mandrem Beach, North Goa

    Mandrem Beach - Top Beaches in Goa

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    This white sand beach that lies between the twin beaches of Ashwem and Arambol is considered to be the most beautiful beach in North Goa. Its beauty is at its peak during the high tide when the sea water rushes into the Mandrem Creek or River. For many, it is the best kept secret in North Goa with its quite and calm approach. This peaceful beach is best suitable for meditation, Yoga, etc. You can also spot some rare animal life, like the white-bellied fish eagles that live in the casuarinas trees and the occasional Olive Ridley turtles that nest there.

  • Morjim Beach, North Goa

    Morjim Beach - Famous Beach in North Goa

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    This secluded beach in north Goa has made it to the list of top 10 beaches of Goa. Morjim is also known as mini-Russia because of the large concentration of Russian immigrants. It is a great place to spot a large variety of birds and Olive Ridley Turtles, hillocks and delicious food. This is not the beach you would want to go to for a late night party (loud music and party banned there) but surely the right one for some relaxation, alternate therapies, kite surfing etc. Being located on the northern bank of the Chapora River estuary, it is a fairly quiet place being home to the endangered species.

  • Vagator Beach, North Goa

    Vagator Beach - Best Beaches in North Goa

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    Vagator beach is located near the Chapora fort, 21 km north of Panaji. Quiet and calm, it is one of the best beaches of Goa. It is beautifully set amidst the cliffs with soft and white sand and is perfect for relaxing. It has vast stretches of coconut trees enhancing its beauty.

  • Anjuna Beach

    Anjuna Beach - Glamorous Goa Beaches

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    The most happening and the most popular beach in Goa is the anjuna beach. Famous for its amazing parties, that go on all night through at Curlies, shiva valley and various other eating joints. Anjuna is a beach for the perfect chilled out night with good music, chilled beer, the seashore and the cool sea breeze. What else can you ask for?

    Anjuna beach is located 21 km north of Panaji and 7 km for Baga.

  • Calangute Beach, North Goa

    Calangute Beach - Famous Beach in North Goa

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    Calangute is the most crowded beach in Goa. It is located just next to Baga beach. The beach offers Water Sports, markets, restaurants, good food, lots of accommodation options. You can see the most amazing sunset at Calangute. The nightlife at Calangute has a distinct charm to it, with Titos lane nearby. Titos lane is the most popular lane of pubs like Mambos, get high, etc. Calangute beach is located 16 km north of Panaji and 2 km from Baga.

  • Baga Beach, North Goa

    Baga Beach - Famous Beaches in Goa

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    Located 19km north of Panaji, this beach is the liveliest beach in North Goa with maximum tourist footfall. It has so much to offer to its visitors from water sports, food shacks, accommodation facilities with sea facing view, to the beautiful sunset. Baga beach totally sums up to be the most happening beach in North Goa.

  • Candolim Beach

    Candolim Beach - Most Popular Beaches in Goa

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    Candolim beach is one of the longest beaches in Goa. This is the beach where the most exciting sunburn festival is held in December. This beach will make you so lazy with its soft sea breeze that all you would want to do is lie down and relax.

  • Sinquerim Beach

    Sinquerim Beach - Long and Languid Beach in Goa

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    This otherwise isolated beach mainly attracts tourists because of the Aguada fort, a Portuguese fort build to defend the sea route. The Sinquerim beach provides you with some elite accommodations like Taj Vivanta, Taj holiday resorts. This is one of the beaches where you can run away from the crowd and freely enjoy yourself. This not so famous beach is located 13km from Panaji, the capital of Goa.

  • Miramar Beach

    Miramar Beach - Most Visited Beaches of Goa

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    Miramaris the beach located in the capital of Goa, Panjim. You will mostly find locals at the beach who visit there regularly. Originally namedPorta de Gaspar Diasby thePortuguese, the name was then changed to Miramar. Miramar has various educational institutions in its vicinity that organize small events from time to time.

  • Dona Paula Beach, near Panaji

    Dona Paula Beach - One of The Famous Beach in Goa

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    Dona Paula is a quiet and calm beach which is hustling and bustling during the peak tourist season. The beach is said to be of immense beauty during monsoons. This beach was popularized after the shooting of the famous Hindi movie Ek Duuje Ke Liye. An action sequence from Rohit Shetty's movie Singham was also shot here. A picturesque rocky tourist attraction lies at the spot where the Mandovi and the Zuari rivers meet and confluences with the Arabian Sea at a distance of 1 km from this point.

  • Siridao Beach

    Siridao Beach - Beaches in Goa

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    Sridao beach is said to be the paradise of shell collectors since one can find myriad types of shells there. This beach with coarse sand is located 12 km south of Panaji. Its most famous attraction is the Chapel of Jesus Nazareth. The Sridao beach does not offer many options for accommodation.

  • Bogmalo Beach

    Bogmalo Beach - Famous South Goa Beach

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    Bogmalo is a small beach-side village in Goa. You must not underestimate this beach because of its small size; because it has a lot to offer to you including accommodation with sea facing view on a secluded beach (perfect for couples), food shacks, etc. It is situated in a small bay, and surrounded by a mile of curving sandy beach, which is generally very quiet.

  • Majorda Beach

    Majorda Beach - Famous South Goa Beaches

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    Majorda beach is a calm unexploredsea beachwithlong stretches of clean sand,clean water ideal for swimming, lush green countryside, lovely bakeries. It is home to Martins Corner:a restaurant famous for itsGoan dishes, drinks and nice music. Dont miss theGoa Christmas Carnivalif you happen to be there in December.Majordais located11km north of Margao.

  • Betalbatim Beach

    Betalbatim Beach - One of the Clean Beaches in Goa

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    The beaches on the entire south strip of land are connected. These beaches are different segments of the same stretch of sand. But the Betalbatim beach has more essence to it. This beach with golden sand, cold pine trees, dolphin spot trips, and delicious sea food sets the mood for a perfect morning at the beach.

  • Colva Beach

    Colva Beach - Famous Sea Beaches in Goa

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    Colva beach is considered to be the most beautiful beach in the south Goa.

    It is also known as the Lovers point, being famous for its romantic evenings. Colva is also famous for providing the best nightlife and seafood in South Goa. Another major attraction nearby is Our Lady of Mercy Church. Colva beach is located 6km north of Margao.

  • Benaulim Beach

    Benaulim Beach - Beautiful Beaches in South Goa

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    Benaulim beach is mainly known for its bull-fighting events and the Church of St John the Baptist Benaulim. The best thing about Benaulim beach is that, despite being a famous tourist spot it is not yet commercialized unlike other beaches. That is the reason this beach is famous among foreign tourists. There are few shacks on the beach and a few good hotels in the area but you can get some great sea food in there.

  • Cavelossim Beach

    Cavelossim Beach - Beautiful Goa Beach

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    Cavelossim is a beach which is extensively pleasing to the eye with its white sand and black lava rocks. The beach caters its visitors Goan dishes at the various shacks, an amazing sunset, water sports, flea markets at the entrance. Cavelossim beach offers you some good hotels to stay as well as some lip smacking seafood

  • Mobor Beach

    Mobor Beach - Most Adventurous Beach in Goa

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    Mobor beach falls under the category of most clean beaches in Goa. The ideal beach for water sports; it has handicraft shops, provides you with good food and accommodation options within budget. This unexplored visually attractive beach is located 17km from Margao.

  • Betul Beach

    Betul Beach - Small Beach Amongst The Beaches of Goa

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    You cant go to this just once, because it will always be followed by a once more. If you are looking forward to spend some alone time this is the ideal beach to go to. Betul is a secluded beach because of two main reasons;

    1. Situated at a far distance,
    2. Less people are aware of the beach.

  • Agonda Beach, South Goa

    Agonda Beach - Exotic Beaches in Goa

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    Agonda beach is the best beach in south Goa. The sea compliments the beautiful stretch of land in a way that you would experience an awe moment. It is ideal for swimming, walking or simply doing nothing. You can experience the most beautiful sunrise at Agonda.

  • Palolem Beach

    Palolem Beach - Most Famous Beaches in Goa

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    Palolem's beauty lands it into the list of most stunning beaches of India. The aesthetics of beach boasts of white sand, long stretch of serene beach, palm groves, shacks and a lot more. Palolem is a less known beach to the tourists yet famous for its silent noise parties that go on till sunrise but do not hamper the tranquility of the shore. It is located 38km south of margao.

  • Butterfly Beach, South Goa

    Butterfly Beach - One of the Unexplored Beaches in South Goa

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    Butterfly beach is one of those beautiful, yet unexplored beaches of Goa about which most of the tourists have never even heard of. This secluded beach is ideal to spot dolphins and crabs. You can find a huge number of palm trees, lots of greenery and a distinct variety of butterflies; this is where it gets its name from. This beach is a part of the beautiful Arabian Sea.

  • Patnem Beach

    Patnem Beach - Famous Beaches in Goa

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    Patnem beach is much like a A quieter version of the Palolem beach, this is among the most beautiful and serene beaches in South Goa. Patnem Beach is located 39 km south of Margao

  • Talpona Beach, South Goa

    Talpona Beach - Famous South Goa Beaches

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    Talpona beach is one of the few remaining beaches in Goa where you can find more fishermen than the tourists. Low-key and laid-back, this long stretch of golden sand with sparkling crystal clear waters is a little known piece of paradise. But even with its gradual discovery, it is still suitable for people looking for a peaceful beach to take break from the busier beaches of Goa.

  • Galgibaga Beach

    Galgibaga Beach - Famoust Turtle Beach in Goa

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    Galgibaga beach, an offbeat beach in Goa is considered to be one of the cleanest beaches in India. There are no shacks or huts on this beach. The calm and serene, 1.5 km long beach of Galgibaga is located 52 km south of Margao.

  • Polem Beach, South Goa

    Polem Beach - Most Isolated Goa Beaches

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    Polem beach is the southernmost beach of Goa, located 60km south of Margao. This secluded beach comprises of stretches of white sands and rocks, uncontaminated and clear water -ideal for swimming and sunbathing. Migratory birds and dolphins are also spotted sometimes

  • Kakolem Beach

    Kakolem Beach - Most Secluded Beaches in Goa

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    Kakolem beach falls under the category of beaches that have never been heard of by the visitors. This is one of the most secluded beaches of Goa where you can only reach by a boat. One cannot even find many locals at this beach.

  • Ashwem Beach

    Ashwem Beach - North Goa Beaches

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    Ashwem beach is located at the south of the famous Arambol beach. Isolated yet beautiful, this beach has a long stretch of coast. This beach is mainly attracts people who are fond of Olive Ridley Turtles, who come shore to lay their eggs.

  • Velsao Beach

    Velsao Beach - Beaches in South Goa

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    The Velsao Beach is very close to the Dabolim airport which makes the visit to this beach convenient on the day of departure. But make sure you dont get lost in the serenity and beauty of this calm beach. The Velsao Beach is famous for its white shells found all over the sea shore, the star fish, and the coconut trees all around.

  • Hollant Beach

    Hollant Beach - Beach in South Goa

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    Hollant beach beach is considered as the cleanest of all beaches in Goa. Being located 7 km from Bogmalo beach of Vasco city, one can only reach this beach on a personal transport as no public transport provides connectivity to this beach. Since there are no currents, the beaches are shallow which makes it the best place to go swimming.

    Plush variety of beautiful beaches is there in the State of Goa. The beaches may differ from one another but every beach has something of its own to offer. Some are ideal for sunsets, the others for sunrise, some are ideal for water sports while others provide you with great sea food. We recommend you to visit as many beaches as you can from the list above.

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