In a small state like Goa, with lots of activities at the shores, it becomes quite difficult to find a calm patch of beach just for yourself. But if you believe to travelers who frequent the beach state, finding your sand paradise is not that tough task afterall. With miles of beaches to satisfy the little adventurer inside you, let’s uncover the best beaches in the this happy paradise.
The key of finding the most alluring beaches lies within a few minutes walk from the most buzzing beach shacks and resorts. Right from the bustling Colva to the fishing villages on the fringes of the Majorda, you’ll find these beachside bliss lying unattended. Some of the big names in hospitality right at the waterfront have actually kept the negative tourists developments at the beach away by occupying the area. So, even if you’re coming from far destinations like Delhi, Kolkata or Bangalore, there won’t be much difficult in finding a peaceful spot. You can take Bangalore to Goa flights or a train from Mumbai to enjoy an amazing times in these beaches. Let’s have a look at some of the best ones.
These empty stretches of coastal paradise are dotted with less of humans and more of seabirds and few solitary travelers spending a peaceful getaway. Instead of double storied loud beach shacks, you’d find few tiny shacks with roofs thatched with palm leaves and offering some delighting seafood. Beyond the busy areas of Benaulim and Cavelossim, you’d find unruffled stretches of golden sand, stretching right from the origin of river Sal to the small villages of Mobor. Mostly frequented by the fishermen, this beach is a great place for a going on long walk with you partner or just sitting by the beach viewing the setting sun.
Another excellent stretch of sea and sand lies a little south from Mobor. Crossing the river Sal on a ferry you’ll come face to face with the magnificent beach of Agonda. The vast stretches of white sand is a perfect breeding ground for the near-extinct species of Olive Ridley sea turtles. Set your alarms early and catch the amazing glimpse of little newborn turtles making their way to the sea, after the mating season ends. The lukewarm waters of this picturesque beach is also perfect for going on a swim, although the waves could become a little rough during high tides. Nonetheless, the Agonda appears like bliss for couples.
The Patnem beach is another mesmerizing entry to this list. This beautiful beach with a laid-back attitude is perhaps one of the least untouched beaches in India. At sunsets you can enjoy evening drinks sitting at the bar of an old beach shack and even meet like minded tourists. If wildlife attracts you, then you can head towards the Galgibag beach which is a sanctuary of sea eagles, blue dolphins and few sea turtles. Another exciting beach is Palolem, which is a little crowded with few beach bumps during the daytime. Also, you can find pedlars swinging their business with the local product, moonshine, when sun sets in.
So, if you’re looking for a some quiet charm by the beaches of Goa, these hidden wonders are a must thing to visit.