Along the west coast of India lies a small state, beauty of a place and as live as can be. Goa – with its pristine beauty and its sublime character intoxicates the travellers that pass through. It is a gateway to the seas of happiness witholding waves of contend. If you can’t be merry here then you better quit considering your travel plans and schedules.
Located along the coastal belts of Konkan, Goa is a treasure trove for tourists. It is one big name in the tourism industry. Goa is the second smallest state in India (area wise) that lies abutted by the Arabian Sea. The eastern and southern boundaries are secured by Karnataka state, where as the state shares its northern borders with Maharashtra state. The western region stands over the Konkan coastal belts and faces the sea. Sea shores have given Goa much more than the towering peaks give to the north Indian states. Beaches are the most attractive and the much prized gifts the state is endowed with.
Goa is a beach paradise. The alluring aquamarine drenched feeling and the pale white sandy beaches invites quite a crowd. This erstwhile Portuguese colony has a very distinct identity. The occupation by the foreign state has left some indelible impressions. Popular culture reveals very lively and liberal characters. Monuments and historical places adds up to mixed feelings – Goa is one place that stands far at the edge considering the popular culture.
Vagator is northermost beach of the Bardez Taluka. It is located between the Chapora river and Anjuna beach. Vagator is 32 kms away from the Goa’s capital, Panaji and just 10 kms away from major town of Mapusa. Are you looking for a place where you can relax and rejuvenate by submitting yourself .
Majorda Beach lies in Salcete Taluka, just south of Utorda and north of Betalbatim. Panaji, the capital of Goa is 37 kms away from Majorda, while the important town of Margao is 10 kms away. If you want complete peace, solitude and relaxation, far from the hustle and bustle of crowded beaches, then Goa’s Majorda.
Candolim lies in Bardez Taluka, south of Calangute Beach, the southernmost beach of Bardez, near Reis Magos and Porvorim. Mapusa is the closest big town at a distance of 10 kms, while Panaji, Goa’s capital city is only 13 kms away. If you dream to enjoy an exciting boat trip alongwith spotting mystic sea creatures.
Varca Beach lies in the Salcete Taluka, close to Fatrade, Benaulim and Cavelossim beaches. Benaulim is just 2 kms away from Varca and Margao is 5 kms away from Varca. Children playing on the strand of choppy sea Varca Beach Often referred to as two beaches – Varca and Fatrade or Pedde – Varca.
Dona Paula is located in west Tiswadi Taluka, just 7 kms south of Panaji, the capital of Goa. The Miramar beach is 3 kms north of Dona Paula and the Vainguinim beach is one km west. Dona Paula beach lies on the southern side of the rocky hammer-shaped headlands which seperate the Mandovi and Zuari
Colva is located in the Salcete Taluka, 6 kms due east of Margao on the central Salcete coast. The beach is just south of Betalbatim beach (3 kms) and just north of Sernabatim beach (2 kms) and Benaulim beaches. Colva is 40 kms away from the Goan capital, Panaji. With its seemingly endless stretch.
Calangute lies at the centre of the Bardez coast, flanked on its southern side by the village of Candolim beach and on its northern side by the Baga beach. The beach is 10 kms from Mapusa and 16 kms from Goa’s capital Panaji. If you wish to enjoy the Goan nightlife, shop at colurful .
Bogmalo is located in Mormugao Taluka, just 4 kms south of Dabolim airport and 10 kms from Vasco da Gama city. An amazing blend of tranquility and modernization, sprinkled with natural beauty, Bogmalo is the place where you can gracefully lose yourself. With pictursque green hills on its three sides, grainy golden sand and fine.
Benaulim is located in Salcete Taluka, between Sernabatim and Pedde beaches on the central Salcete coast. Margao (8 kms), home to one of the major railway stations of Goa, is the major city near Benaulim. Benaulim is 41 kms away from the Goan capital, Panaji and just two kms away from Goa’s longest beach Colva.
Baga is located in Badrez Taluka between Calangute and Anjuna beach. The beach is a portion of 30 km stretch of beach coastline along the west coast of Goa. The beach starts at Fort Aguada and finally ends at Chapora beach and Fort. Baga is 10 kms away from Mapusa and 18 kms from Goa’s.
Anjuna lies at a distance of 18 kms from Panaji in north Bardez Taluka. The beach is a part of 30 km long beach coastline of Western Goa along the Arabian Sea. Anjuna is 8 kms west of Mapusa, just south of Vagator Beach and north of the Baga-Calangute-Candolim stretch.
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