Famous beaches in Goa
Goa being a small state is itself a long beach. Goa has a coastline that is 125 kilometers and that makes people consider that it is an elongated beach. Beaches of Goa are much more colorful and full of adventure than other beaches in India. Goa beaches have an excellent tourist attractions which are reflects it’s scenic beauty mixed with the glorious history.
The state of Goa is famous worldwide for its beaches. Foreign tourists enjoy these beaches as they are the venues of entertaining parties, carnivals and adventure sports activities. Goa is known for magnificent sandy beaches, facing the blue Arabian sea, covered with lush green palm trees swaying gently in the breeze.
Some of the best beaches of Goa are:
Candolim is one of the beast beaches of Goa situated to the north of fort Aguada which is famous fort of Goa and a perfect tourist destination. For all the adventure lovers Candolim beach is the best place. Candolim beach is famous for the Goan freedom fighter Abbe Faria who is called the father of hypnotism.
Vagator beach is situated at a distance of 22 kilometers from the city of Panaji. The Vagator beach is a tourists delight. with its black lava rocks and golden sands, lined with coconut trees, The Chapora fort which has a history of 500-year-old is a Portuguese Fort is an ideal getaway of this beach
The Anjuna beach is one the most popular beaches of Goa situated at a distance of 18 kilometers from the capital city, Panaji. Anjuna is a small village located in north Goa, between the Arabian Sea and a small hillock. The Anjuna Beach is known for its soft white sands and shoreline dotted with exotic palm trees. Its natural beauty attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world. The main tourist attractions nearby are the Albuquerque mansion and the Chapora fort.
Baga beach is near Mapusa and it is one of the fishing beaches in Goa. It is famous for its windsurfing, fishing, crabbing and clamming. Baga beach is popular for it’s night life. Baga beach is flat with clean white sand and safe for swimming. A small river flows into the sea at the top of the village, below a broad spur of soft white sand, from where a dirt track strikes across an expanse of paddy fields towards Anjuna.
Dona Paula beach:
The Dona Paula beach is a popular tourist attraction in Goa. Dona Paula beach is special for the merger of Goan seashore with several rivers. Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary is a tourist attraction. It is a small piece of land, which homes many species of exotic flora and fauna. The Dona Paula beach has many small shacks and street markets which sell handicrafts and Indian stuff.