Anyone who loves beaches, simply cannot have enough of them. The go-to beach destination in India is Goa divided into two districts, the North and the South. North Goa comprises of all the party hotspots and beaches. And for the people in search of solitude and serenity, head to the beaches of South Goa, as you’ll only find party animals in the North. Although, there’s more to these districts than merely beaches, that’s how it’s generally perceived. Here are a few extremely charming North Goa Beach Guide.
One of the prettiest beaches ever is the Arambol Beach, located 36km form Panaji. This particular beach is usually less visited than most, and so, it makes for a convenient spot for a lot of hippies to flock. The on-beach market here gets you pretty cool clothes and accessories of Bohemian descent. A little off-road in terms of the touristy spot of Goa, and it’s advisable to traverse here with some company.
The allure of this beach is for all you party animals. Even for those who aren’t so, this is a great beach for you to let yourself go. The palm-fringed shoreline and the velvety-shiny sand blend in to make a perfect atmosphere for a party at Ashvem. There’s accommodation available in the huts alongside the beach. Just when you think it can’t get any better, this beach is more reasonable that beaches such as Baga and Calangute if you’re a budget.
Crystal blue water, and sunny white sand defines this beach quite aptly. Say you’ve had a long week, you want to some unwinding and relaxation. Look no further as this is the perfect beach for some solitude and to your thoughts. The picturesque beach does not only have a view, but also the few shacks here serve delectable food and thirst-quenching cocktails.
A renowned beach highlighting the hippie scene since the 1960s, and allure of all kinds of tourists to its beach parties. Particularly trance parties are held here and you have a famous flea market in the area. Curlies beach shack and Shiva Valley are must to add in your itinerary. Apart from the shacks and the parties, you have a picturesque view of you azure water with hills in the background. It can be distinguished by the red laterite rocks and the black rock protruding into the sea.
A beach once popular for the Olive Ridley Sea Turtles, which are now hard to spot due to the increase in tourism. Due to the immigration of plentiful Russians, it’s now known as ‘Little Russia’. It’s known to host one of the best parties, sadly restricting mostly to foreigners, especially Russians. And for anyone who loves trance parties, this beach is a must visit.
Candolim is about six kilometres from Baga and Calangute. The white velvety sand at this beach has you in its grasp the second you take off your footwear and sink your feet in the sand. Plentiful restaurants coast side serve you the lip-smacking food. A great way to end your day in Goa would be a nice walk on the shoreline of Candolim. Apart from all of these allures, the VH1 Supersonic Festival is held at this beach.
Holding a beautiful and remarkable stretch of sand, it’s one of the best beaches in Goa. Activities such as water-skiing, parasailing, fishing, scuba diving, and windsurfing is located south of beaches like Baga and Calungute, and 13 kilometres from Panjim. Known to have the Taj Hotel and the crystal water, it’s truly an unforgettable experience. To the left of the beach lies the Aguada Fort, which thrusts into the sea, bisecting it.
All of these spectacular beaches are really something to experience and a must in your Goa itinerary! So, what are you waiting for? Head to these beaches to have an experience you’re never going to forget.