Renowned worldwide for its stunning sandy beaches that are amongst the finest in the world , Goa is a holiday maker's paradise located on the west seaboard area of India, 125 kilometers of Goan seashore is dashed with many palm-fringed sandy coastlines which offer the perfect destination for a loving honeymoon or a perfect vacation.

The sandy coastlines of Goa in the north are the more well liked ones and are witness to many of parties and carnivals, while the sandy coastlines of south Goa are somewhat quieter, and are perfect for those looking for calm solitude.

Following are some of the most popular beaches in Goa:

Agonda Beach

Sprawling over a stretch of three kilometers of golden sand, it is a heaven for the loners, and exceptional because you will find wholeheartedly no visitors, no souvenir stalls no bistros, but just the trees, the sandy seashore and the blue sea and you. The waters are crystal clear and it's very easy to glimpse the base of the seashore while swimming.

Anjuna Beach

Anjuna beach enjoys an iconic status for its notorious trance parties and the exotic Wednesday flea market. Throbbing with a multitude of activities, the preferred past time of the tourists to Anjuna sandy seashore is to watch the sun set as it happens. one can take a long stroll under the moonlit sky on the shiny sands of this beach. The south end of the sandy seashore is safer for bathing, because the rocky headland helps in keeping the ocean undercurrents to a minimum.

Arambol Beach

Arambol North Goa Beach is a beautiful stretch of silky sand dotted with basalt rocks, and is still comparatively uncluttered. There is a freshwater lake and some sulphur springs close by. The long and lonely ambience of the Arambol beach provides a soothing contrast to the hustle and bustle of other Northern Goa beaches. If you are yearning for some solitude and tranquility, the Arambol beach with its serene surroundings fits the bill perfectly.

Calangute Beach

Long Calangute sandy seashore is famous for it delicious seafood and is enclosed with palm trees Stretching over an expanse of seven kilometers, Calangute beach is known by as the 'Queen of Beaches' for its pre-eminence among the scenic beaches that dot the Goan landscape.

Candolim Beach

Candolim Beach is situated in the northern side of Goa. It is the perfect place for those who have come on a vacation to forget the tensions of their daily life and intend to spend their time relaxing and rejuvenating. This beach is near to the Aguada beach and is best known for some exotic Goan food. Candolim beach is stretched upward to seven kilometers, beginning from Aguada and ends at Chapora beach. Sunbathing, swimming, adventure sport is possible. Best time to visit the Candolim beach is from December to February.

Colva Beach

If you want to escape from the din of city life and yearn for a tranquil vacation that would soothe your soul and mind, then head straight for the Colva beach in Goa. Sprawling over an expanse of 20 km, Colva beach is the longest beach in Goa.


It is globally well renowned for its pristine beaches and is the best location for environment lovers, sandy seashore lovers, travelers and honeymooners. The Miramar beach is a bustling tourist hub due to its close proximity to the town.

Palolem Beach

It is one of the prominent beaches in the South Goa beach circuit, the crescent shape and the swaying coconut palms give the Palolem beach a beautiful appearance.

One can also venture out to the marine waters to spot dolphins at this adorable beach in Goa. This white traditional beach has shacks exchanging seafood snacks, souvenir and cloth exchanging shops. Palolem has delicious, freshly cooked fast food as well as main course delicacies. Palolem beach is best for relaxation and ideal for families.


Vagator is one of the more attractive white sand, empty and un-spoilt scenic beach as compared to other sandy coastlines. Vagator beach is perfect for those in quest of pollution free air and stroll down a cliff. Vagator beach is well renowned for evening parties. it has a vibrant nightlife. A little farther south of the major beach you'll find the Little Vagator or Ozran beach with a new water pool. You can also make a trip to the Chapora Fort, situated close by. This remnant of the Portuguese legacy provides a panoramic view of the ocean, lush green paddy fields, and the unending rows of coconut trees. One astonishing rock -cut sculpture has the face of Lord Shiva on the rock. It will provide a good backdrop for your snapshot. The hotels of Vagator have well equipped rooms, along with swimming pools and open air restaurants. 

Baga Beach

Baga Beach, situated at a distance of approximately 10 km from Mapusa, It is home to several of finest beaches in the world offering world class hospitality. For any discerning tourist, it provides value for money and the perfect setting for a memorable holiday. If you have some extra cash handy, then you should not lose the opportunity to get some good deals on souvenirs and mementoes. You shall encounter numerous stalls onto beaches marketing elegant handicrafts, pretty fabrics, sea-shell facts, lip-smacking cuisine. Don't forget to taste delicious Goan seafood.

Majorda Beach

This beautiful sandy seashore is best for those who desire solitude. The soft sands and aquamarine waters lure tourists from various parts of India as well as abroad. It lies at a distance of approximately 5 km from the Colva Beach and claims as much popularity as the latter. Shacks at the beach provide a variety of cuisines ranging from Indian, Continental to Goan cuisines.


Located, a stone throw away from the Cavelossim beach, the Mobor beach is an ideal place for the adventure tourists. Both Cavelossim and Mobor have white sands and very dark lava rocks. Cavelossim arrives in between the Arabian Sea and the Sal River and it is famous for mussels. It is one of the finest beaches of Goa, which enabling travelers to indulge in water skiing, water surfing, Jet Ski, banana and bump rides and parasailing. The beach can be visited all round the year; however, the best months to visit Mobor Beach of Goa are between the months of September and March.

Velsao Beach

Every year thousands of travelers reach the beach to indulge in water sports. Both Cavelossium-Mobor are legendary for water sports. The water sports at Mobor beach at Goa include speed ship rides, Jet Ski, water skiing, banana and bump rides, beach surfing, parasailing and many more. Velsao Beach of Goa is gaining more and more popularity amongst tourists every year.