Top 10 most Beautiful Beaches in Goa ♥
Well I must say it’s never easy to shortlist only 10 beaches in Goa, especially when you’re in love with most of them. Every beach in this lovely state has their own unique topographies and charm. It’s like asking a mother to choose her best child; everyone is different and incomparable. Same goes with the beaches in Goa, all have their own distinctiveness and beauty.
Goan beaches unlike the other parts of the world have a long and broad coastline, which attracts a large portion of tourist around the world. The south portion of Goa is known for its white silvery sand. This is what makes it unique and special.
Well, all the beaches mentioned below have the magnificence and audacity to keep you glaring throughout the day. Each beach is best enjoyed only if one could spend a minimum 2 days around the place.
Most of the beaches in Goa have different activities happening within the vicinity. Like Watersports, Retreat resorts, Massage centres, Beach Shacks, Beach huts, Restaurants, Boat ride, Scooter ride, Night Markets, Disco clubs, Shopping Stalls, Sightseeing’s etc.
So here are the top 10 beaches in Goa, selected among the best of the best. Please make sure to admire every little aspect when you visit these gorgeous beaches, as they indeed are absolutely adorable.
These are The Top 10 Most Beautiful Beaches in Goa
Palolem Beach – 25 kms from Margao city # No. 1
A scenic beach in extreme south Goa, with scenic rocks and islands off its shores. Good eating options. Watersports activity can be enjoyed at its Best on this beach. It is becoming pricey (by local standards) and getting a bit crowded, but still less crowded compared to other popular beaches. A lot of people say that I’m addicted to this place but I would rather say I’m in love with it.
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Baga Beach – 2 kms from Calangute Beach # No. 2
Baga Beach looks as if it has come straight out of a painting. The serenity of this wooded headland coupled with its scenic beauty in itself an attraction of Baga beach. The beach is named after the Baga Creek, which empties into the Arabian Sea at the north end of the beach. Definitely a number 2 on my list cos it simply has the best of amenities around it.
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Benaulim Beach – 6 kms from Margao city # No. 3
Benaulim beach is the beach to be, when you just want to relax. One can just laze the day off soaking in the sun, It gives you the pleasure and satisfaction of being in Goa. The best thing about Benaulim beach is that it is still rather undiscovered by domestic tourists even though it is a famous beach for fishing. A candle light dinner amidst the setting is an excellent add-on to the perfect vacation.
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Miramar Beach – 3 kms from Panjim city # No. 4
A 2 km long coast of excellent, soft silvery sand bed, a mesmerizing vast blue sea in front of it, the Miramar Beach is a beautiful expanse of fine golden sands girdled with palm trees facing the blue Arabian Sea. Miramar beach is the sort of beach where you sit down and watch the sunset in its entire splendour.
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Colva Beach – 5 kms from Margao city # No. 5
Its stretch is around 2.4 km; the beach consists of the finest powder white sand and is lined along its shore by coconut palms. It has been one of the famous beaches of Goa, and is a threat to those who want to have a lovely sunbathe and a peaceful relaxed moment. This beach is a spectacle of sea, sand and sky, the perfect blend of an enchanting natural harmony, weaving their magic spell on the visitors.
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Calangute Beach – 8 kms from Mapusa city # No. 6
An ultimate destination to spend the most exquisite experience of one’s life, Calangute sees an influx of charter tourists, as well as low budget tourists and backpackers year after year. Bordered on the western coast of Goa, Calangute is India’s best known beach as a touristic destination. Popularized by the hippies in the 60’s including The Beatles who used to come to Calangute in the late sixties to rest and enjoy beach life.
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Majorda Beach – 5 kms from Colva Beach # No. 7
Situated in the south of Goa, Majorda beach is one that will sweep you off your feet with its canopy of palm trees, soft white-sands, clear waters & mere bliss. I’ve been living here since a kid and trust me I love this place for its serenity and peaceful atmosphere. It is one of the most marvelous beaches in Goa that I know for certain. Majorda beach can be regarded as one of Goa’s best kept secret, which is relatively unknown and offers visitors to Goa the paradise like surroundings they have come to experience.
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Bogmalo Beach – 5 Kms from Dabolim Airport # No. 8
The most attractive thing about this beach is the sunset. The yellow orange tinged sun with a pinkish hue, dipping at the horizon is a sight you cannot miss in this lifetime. Bogmalo originally was a small fishing hamlet but now is a growing tourist hub. Many locals in the village depend upon fishing for their livelihood. Quality time can be spent with family, friends and loved ones. Surely a tour of the Bogmalo beach will be etched in your memory for a very long time.
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Vagator Beach – 9 kms from Mapusa city # No. 9
Vagator beach resembles a crescent as it meets the Chapora estuary. This beach boasts of white sand that are beautifully contrasted with black rocks. The lush greenery all around, the swaying palms and aquamarine water of the Arabian Sea of Vagator Beach takes your breath away. Yes, the very famous Sunburn Festival has been relocated to this beautiful spot. Spend some time on the cliffs overlooking the beach for a spectacular view. Sunsets on Vagator are beautiful, and the rocky headlands make for a dramatic sea scape.
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Dona Paula Beach – 4 Kms from Panjim city # No. 10
Tranquil and blue, Dona Paula unravels the ultimate in aquatic sport and fun. Apart from enjoying the great view from atop the hillock, you can simply relax in benches enjoying the evening sea breeze and sunset. So watch the difference in the water color. See the Arabian sea far into the horizon. And make sure you sip the refreshing lemon drink the locals sell.
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So that’s it for now, the above 10 beaches should be good enough to spend a memorable and relaxing time in Goa. Incase you want explore some more beaches around Goa then please visit our innGOA.com iNFO page to discover the rest. Till then ‘do svidaniya’ (Goodbye in Russian Language).
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