7 Best Beaches in Goa You want Visit

by Rajashekar Reddy C. Digital Marketer

Replete with deep blue sea, soft sands, swaying palms, food shacks, flea markets, water sports and nightlife, Beaches in Goa makes a perfect holiday destination for beach lovers and adventure junkies. Popularly known as the land of beaches, Goa attracts millions of local and foreign tourists throughout the year. Stretching along the Arabian Sea on India‚Äôs west side, Goa Beaches are famous across the globe and are the prime places to visit in Goa as part of Goa tour packages. 

Here is the list of 7 stunning beaches in Goa. 

Calangute Beach

Calangute Beach is the largest Beach in North Goa and one of the enchanting Goa places to visit. Often referred as 'Queen of Beaches, it is a 4 mile long beach sandwiched between Baga and Candolim beaches. Discovered by the hippies, Calangute Beach is known for its mesmerizing sunrise and sunset. The sea is rough here but the beach is famous for water sports like Surfing, Banana Ride, Jet-ski and Parasailing. Christmas and New Year are the best time to visit Calangute. 

Baga Beach

Named after the 'Baga Creek', Baga Beach in North Goa is one of the gorgeous beaches of Goa. Bordered by Calangute Beach to its south and Anjuna Beach in its North, Baga Beach starts right where Calangute Beach ends.  Famous for its beach shacks and the delicious sea food, the beach is famous for its night clubs like Tito's and Mambos. It is ideal for long and leisure walks. Parasailing, water skiing, windsurfing, snorkeling, kayaking are some of the popular water sports activities offered in this beach. 

Colva Beach

Colva Beach is the oldest and one of the outstanding beaches in Goa. The beach has fine powdered white sand and bounded by coconut palms that stretch from Bogmalo to Cabo de Rama alongside the coastline of south Goa. Popularly called as romantic gateway for beach lovers in India, the beach offers an opportunity to relish the fascinating sightseeing, nightlife, exalting water sports, and even more. 

Agonda Beach

Situated between Cabo de Rama and Palolem Beach in South Goa, Agonda Beach is one of the beautiful and isolated beaches in Goa. With the clear blue water and coconut trees, the beach is a great place for sunbathing, relaxing and swimming. Agonda Beach is simply divine, wide, quiet and picturesque with a turtle center in the middle protecting precious Olive Ridley eggs.The beach stretch has an ancient Saint Anne's Church and few academic institutions. 

Palolem Beach

Palolem Beach is one of the most charming and the best beaches in Goa. Also known as 'Paradise Beach', the beach stretches between two magnificent headlands and is lined with towering coconut palms.The beach has about one mile long shore in crescent shape, crowded by fisherman and tourists. A natural bay surrounded by lofty headlands on either side, results in a calm, idyllic sea with a gently sloping bed that allows one to walk up to 100 m out from the beach. At the top of the island there is a stone sculpture created by an American artist Jacek Tylicki, and became a pilgrimage destination.

Vagator Beach

Vagator Beach is considered to be one of the most attractive beaches in Goa tour packages and the famous Goa places to visit. Divided into Big Vagator and Little Vagator by few rocks, it is one of the prime beaches in Goa. The beach is enclosed with soft white sands, the black lava rocks, the coconut palms, the lush green landscape, nature playing its own music, and the sea turning from aquamarine to emerald green. With ideal place for sunset, the beach offers several adventure activities at Vagator including speed boat & water scooters.

Anjuna Beach

Positioned north to Baga, Anjuna Beach is one of the magnificent beaches in Goa and the heavenly Goa Tourist Places. Famous for its natural beauty with coconut trees and soft powered white sands, the beach used to organize the famous rave beach parties in the late 1950s to 1960s. The Anjuna flea market on every Wednesday is also very popular with tourists and locals, where one can purchase many things ranging from fruits to jewellery, clothes and electronic devices.Bungee jumping from an 80 feet tower, paragliding and windsurfing boosts the fun at Anjuna. 

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