Goa and beaches are synonymous to each other. If you are planning to “Go Goa” in the upcoming holidays, then what else are you thinking apart from beaches, nightclubs, adventure sports, and tons of rejuvenating havens? Well, the actual Goan spirit lies in all the aforementioned elements. So if you are someone who loves the idea of basking in the sun, with a chilled beer, along with enjoying the sound of heartwarming water off the shore, or if parties and food are your thing, then buddy, better call Goa your home.
Goa is home to a large number of beaches, all of which have a special characteristic that distinguishes one from the rest. Whether you are a party animal who is always on the lookout for quick Mumbai to Goa flights, a solo traveller, a peace seeker, or an adventurer, there is a beach for your preference in Goa. Here’s a quick insight into some-
- For Relaxation
Situated at the northern and southern closures of the well known Palolem beach, the Agonda and Patnem beaches are ideal for those searching for some peace and calm without being cut off from the chaos of the humdrums of life. These two beaches are lined with many eateries and dance clubs. For a totally disconnected vibe, register with the upscale Cola Beach Resort close to Agonda, which has extravagant tents on a pristine beach.
- The Hippie Vibe
Arambol Beach is the one for you if you just can’t wait to get high on life. Literally! A 16 km long unexplored beach encompassed by cliffs on two sides, with a Freshwater lake and chirpy markets close-by, Arambol is one of the best beaches in Goa. This inlet like beach is a customary fisherman’s town with a particular bohemian feel which draws in travellers from across the globe. At Arambol, you can also find the best of night parties, since the music scene around this area is pretty rich. Arambol is undoubtedly the capital of hippie culture in Goa. This spot is also the best for paragliding and kitesurfing.
- For Foodies
Gourmands ought to visit Baga and Calangute for a variety of fine-dining choices. They might be swarmed and popularized, however you won't whine of absence of options. Eateries like Souza Lobo, House of Lloyd's and Britto's can all be banked upon blindly to sample the most delectable Goan delicacies. For international flavors, Fiesta is the best pick for its romantic beach setting, great pizzas and Mediterranean dishes.
- For Water Sports
Right next to Baga Beach is the Calangute Beach, which is famous for its Water Sports. The food scene is not bad as well at this beach, and same can be said for the markets. If you are a water buddy, then you can take an accommodation at Calangute itself so that you can hop on the banana boat ride whenever you feel like. Happy now?
- Dolphin Spotting
Found right around 13 km from Panaji is the Sinquerim Beach. Little yet well known and clean, with dolphin spotting trips, shacks with great food and chilled beer, the Sinquerim Beach is an enchanting world in itself. It is one of the spots where you can flee from the hustle bustle and simply act naturally. Close to this beach is the most well known Aguada a Portuguese Fort, which was built in the earlier days to guard assault from the ocean course. Likewise, it has a considerable number of resorts like Taj Vivanta and Taj Holiday resorts around it.
So if Goa is exceptionally close to your heart, then consider the aforementioned beaches for your next holiday. Have a great trip!
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