- Baga Beach
- Calangute Beach
- Candolim Beach
- Sinquerim Beach
- Arambol Beach
- Vagator Beach
1. Baga Beach
2. Calangute Beach
Calangute Beach is one of the largest north Goa Beaches. The name of the beach got synonymous with a town in north Goa called Calangute. Calangute is almost 43 km from Goa International Airport and 20 km from Thivim Railway Station. Its equidistant from Vasco and Madgaon Railway Station. The distance to Calangute from these two railway station is almost 45 km. This beach is visited by thousands of domestic and international tourists as well. Calangute is considered to be a ocean paradize among repeated tourists to Goa. Calangute beach holds spectacular beauty with all the frantic nightlife for the tourists from across the Globe. The beauty of Calangute Beach goes manifold with the palm and coconut trees spread off the beach area. To its north is famous Baga Beach and Candolim connects with its extended stretch towards south. This area of Calangute and Baga adds a real meaning to Goa Tourism.
This beach becomes a perfect tourist retreat with the stalls in both sides of the road leading to the beach. There are stalls for souvenir, tattoo making, street food, beach wears, fancy clothes, sunglass and wrist watch and some of the great bar and restaurants to cater to tourists food and beverage needs.
We have some of the greatest restaurants specialized in local goan cuisine in Calangute Beach area. The area of Calangute gives a glimpse of Goan Culture.
3. Candolim Beach
Candolim Beach is a tourist destination in North Goa and is 15 km from state capital of Panaji. Candolim Beach is not as crowded as Calangute Beach. It’s very near to Sinquerim Beach. Candolim Beach is favourite to many high end tourists especially the western tourists who are in their late 50’s and 60’s. This beach is not very congested and better planned to witness a great sense of serenity. Candolim Beach is a preferred by those who comes Goa to really enjoy Sunbath and relax. Candolim became the first village to be entirely converted to Christianity in Bardez sub-district by Franciscans.
Candolim has most number of highly rated restaurants and discos which is preferred by many overseas tourists. The famous Newton’s Supermarket is a key shopping place for any food, beverage or other requirements
4. Sinquerim Beach and Fort Aguada
Please read about Fort Aguada in the below post
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Sinquerim Beach is North of Baga, Calangute and Candolim Beach. This beautiful beach boasts of a amazing shoreline and home to many breathtaking water sports activities.
Another key historic attraction in the proximity of Sinquerim Beach is Aguada Fort, which is on the southern point of Sinquerim beach. This fort is of 16th century, standing proudly on the shoreline offers stunning views of the scenic Indian Ocean and the coast.
5. Arambol Beach
Arambol Beach borders Kerry Beach in The North and Mandrem Beach in the south and considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Goa. Arambol Beach is in Pernem sub-district of North Goa and is a village of traditional fisherman. It’s approximately 70 km from Goa International Airport and 25 km from Calangute. The beach is spread on a stretch of approximately 5 km. This beach is favourite for many tourists and locals for jogging in the morning and evening. Many local residents and tourists come here to practice yoga facing the sun in the mornings and evenings. During the weekends there is hippy market here which is an amazing place to explore and buy some souveneir for our loved ones.
This is an ultimate location to holiday and relax with it’s beautiful beach, excellent food and many popular places to learn and practice yoga.
6. Vagator Beach
Vagator Beach is enclosed with white sand and speckled by huge black rocks. It’s very much secluded beach among all the beaches in North Goa. We have two parts of this beach named Big Vagator and Small Vagator. These two parts are created by a split of Vagator Beach by a seaside headland which holds the car park and lots of stalls which are used to sell indian snacks, souvenirs and clothes.
Tourists visit here to see the sunset through rocks. There are various ranges of farmhouses and cottages where tourists stay for partying and hanging out with friends especially in the night in the season time.
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