Best Beaches in India – The Goa Beaches
Goa can be referred to as the Beach Paradise of India. The smallest state of Indian Peninsula has the largest number of beaches and that’s the reason it’s the favorite Indian beach destination for foreign tourists. Goa has 100 km long coastline which has more than 50 beaches. Out of these stupendous beaches, some are excessively crowded and some are silent and calm. All of them are beautiful and worth a visit.
If you are looking for a perfect beach holiday where you can relax and sun bath at some calm beach, or want to take a bite of authentic Indian Coastal cuisine, or if you are a party hopper and is looking for some nightlife parties…… Then, Goa is the perfect place for you. Apart from being a crowded tourist place Goa gives you your own space to relax, enjoy and rejuvenate.
Located on the west coast on Indian Peninsula is the smallest state named Goa. The land is full of natural beauty, pristine beaches, scenic beauty, making it the number one Indian holiday destination on every tourists list.
Things you can do when in Goa include Water sports, surfing, diving or just floating away in the calm waters, relaxing on the beach, enjoy mouth-watering Goan cuisine etc. Exploring the city on your own on a rental bike is another good experience you should not miss. This way would be able to better experience the daily life in Goa.
Following are the best Beaches of Goa :
- Agonda Beach :
Agonda beach is probably the most famous beach in south Goa. The beach has a 3 km long coastline. Unlike the Anjuna, Vagator and Baga Beach, Agonda beach is perfect for tourist willing to spend a lonesome holidays away from the crowd and close to nature. The Agonda beach is a silent and calm one and the most preferred for all the nature lovers.
- Anjuna Beach :
The craziest beach in terms of party and unlimited fun. Anjuna beach is famous for its trance parties and wide range of water sports that it offers to all its visitors. The This beach is meant for all the party hoppers looking for unlimited Fun and masti….
- Baga Beach
The Baga beach is located in between the two famous beaches Anjuna and Calangute. The beach has various restaurants that provide delicious & authentic Goan cuisine.
- Benaulim Beach
The Benaulim Beach can also be called the Fishing Paradise, and it is probably the quietest beach of North Goa. The beach still falls under the “undiscovered destination” and thus should be expected to be less crowded, less polluted, clean and calm.
- Candolim Beach
15 km away from Panjim lies the beautiful and pristine beach called Candolim Beach. Perfect for honeymooners and people who just want to get laid, relax and enjoy. Away from the city’s hustle and bustle Candolim beach also provides a wide range of water sports and other activities like Yoga and meditation.
- Dona Paula Beach
Dona Paula is considered to be a beach for lovers because of a tragic incident associated with this beach. The beach is named after a girl “Dona Paula de Menzes”, who was the daughter of the Viceroy, who fell in love with a local fisher man and wanted to marry him. She could not marry the fisherman and committed suicide at this place. Since then the beach is regarded as a symbol of love.
- Vagator Beach
The Vagator Beach lies in the North Goa at a distance of 24 km from the capital city of Goa, Panjim or Panji. If compared to Anjuna Beach, the Vagator beach is lot more quieter and less populated. A good place to shop and collect souvenirs.
- Varca Beach
Varca is also a calm and silent beach as compared to other popular beaches of Goa. The nearest beach to Varca is the Benaulim Beach. The scenic beauty of the beach is so amazing and mesmerizing that it’ll remain in your heart and mind for lifelong.