Goa is always on the top of the bucket list of travellers as well as Honeymooners. Both Indian and Foreigner travellers fell immediately in love with the picturesque beauty of beaches that Goa has to offer. Here are in the article, we are going to give you our top 7 picks of the best beaches of Goa.
Baga Beach, North Goa
This beach is the most famous among Indian travellers as it has everything to offer from scenic beauty of sunsets to several shacks offering cheap liquor. Tito’s lane is also located nearby where one can party whole night in several famous clubs. This beach is on the top of our list because of its charm. You will also get to water sports here like parasailing, banana ride, jet ski, scuba diving etc.
How to Reach: Baga Beach is around 18-19 Kms via Chogm road from Panjim airport. You can take a cab from airport. Public transport is also an option.
Calangute Beach, North Goa
This is the next popular beach in Goa after Baga Beach. This beach is famous for its wide range of water sports activities that usually remain active all around the year. These water sports include Parasailing, Banada ride, Island visit, Dolphin sighting, Scuba diving, Jet Skiing, Motor boating, as well as kayaking, Ringo ride, Water ski, speed boating, wake boarding, wind surfing, kite surfing, snorkelling, and water zorbing.
How to Reach: Calangute beach is around 16 Kms via Chogm road from Panjim. You can take cab or public transport from the airport to reach here.
Candolim Beach, North Goa
This beach is around 13 Kms from Panaji and is the host of Sunburn music festival that happens in the month of December. Spot fishing can also be enjoyed at this beach. This beach is more serene and calm in comparison to Baga and Calangute. You can also locate Kingfisher’s villa nearby to this beach.
How to Reach: This beach is around 13 Kms (via Betim–Verem–Saligao Rd) from Panjim airport.
Anjuna Beach, North Goa
Anjuna beach is widely known for its flea market. This beach is most likely by couples because of its sand dunes and beaches. You can also enjoy sand dune buggy ride here or can relax and bathe in the sun. This beach is just 7 kms from baga.
How to Reach: You can reach Anjuna Beach from Panjim airport that is around 21 Kms. Nearest railway station is Karmali and is around 11 Kms away from Panjim.
Majorda Beach, South Goa
This beach is located in the southern region of Goa. This beach is famous for its palm trees, clear waters and white sands. This place is most scenic in South of Goa. It is an offbeat beach of Goa and is mostly uncommon among the tourists, but if you are a peace seekers, then this beach is a must visit.
How to Reach: It is 30 Kms from Panjim. You can also take a bus from Panjim bus stand and it will cost only a few rupees. You can also take a cab from airport to majorda beach and it will cost you around 300 indian rupees.
Vagator Beach, North Goa
This beach is popular for its rave parties that happen in the late hours. If you are a shopaholic, then this place is heaven for you as every Saturday it organizes a flea market and in regular days too, you can find a variety of artificial jewellery, designer dresses, bags, food items, scarfs, stolls and many more. This beach is nearest to Anjuna Beach and you can also reach Arambol beach from here as it is just 30 kms far from Vagator.
How to Reach: This beach is around 29 kms from Panjim Bus stand. From airport, it is just an hour drive to reach here. You can also take a prepaid cab from Dabolim airport.
Palolem Beach, South Goa
Another mesmerizing beach in south Goa is Palolem. It is even close to monkey islands. Honeymoon couples will love this beach as you will not encounter crowds and chaos here and there like other beaches. There is one another beach close to here and it is known as Butterfly or Honeymoon beach. This place is mostly common in foreigners. You can spot lots of Russians and Israelis bathing in the sun here. Few water sports activities can also be enjoyed here.
How to Reach: Palolem is around 67 Kms from Panjim Airport. Nearest railhead is Margao railway station which is around 43 kms from this beach. Public transport is also an option.
New Year is approaching, so get your bags packed and start ticking off these beaches from your bucket list this season.