Natural beauty holds a special place in our hearts, isn’t it? The land of versatility as India is popularly known as owns the state of Goa, which is beautiful beyond description. You won’t mind getting tanned in the amazing golden sand beaches here. To cover maximum places, you need to plan a proper itinerary and we are doing it for you. Here are our top 10 list of most visited South Goa beaches.
Situated at a distance of 21 kms from Dabolim airport is the most popular beach of south Goa. Also known as the queen of beaches, you can take a ride through the commercial capital of Goa, Margao, which is just 6 kms away from the beach. You can also have a look at the Fatorda stadium where the famous ISL takes place. Take back memories home in the form of wonderful fridge magnets that are available in the market near the Colva beach.
11 km north of Margao, visiting this beach is a delight for people. The very famous Martin’s corner is near the beach, so you know where to go after getting tanned. The presence of various bakeries here makes it possible for people to enjoy some bread baking too. You can also visit Mae De Deus Temple.
There are some permanent shacks at Benaulim beach which serves some of the best Goan cuisines. When at Benaulim beach, you can visit the famous church of St. John the Baptist and Goa Chitra museum. The beauty of this tranquil beach will relax your mind for sure.
Away from the noise of crowded cities, this serene beach is a favorite spot for people seeking peace. 17kms away from the city of Margao, Mobor beach is undoubtedly the cleanest beach of Goa.
For adventure seekers, Varca is the place to be. With so many water sport activities, you would love to enjoy the sea with adventure. The row of wooden fishing boats can also be seen on the Varca beach.
Palolem beach also known as the paradise beach is another famous beach of south Goa. The amazing shape of the beach will let you see the whole beach standing at one spot. Don’t miss the kayaking and dolphin boat rides, where you can sight dolphins, Butterfly Island and honeymoon island. From there Cotigao wildlife sanctuary is also near. The famous Parshuram temple and Mallikarjun temple at Canacona are worth visiting when at Palolem beach. Shopping at the Palolem market is fun.
Moving towards further south, Agonda beach in Goa is another paradise. Apart from the wondrous beach, the fort of Cabo de Rama is a treat to eyes because of its location. You can view the different shades of the Arabian Sea from the top of the fort. Various movie shootings have also been done here.
Arossim beach is located in Cansaulim village, which homes the famous three kings church. The beach shacks serve some of the best food in Goa. Who doesn’t like to be left at a place where nature is at its best and no crowd to disturb? Arossim beach is the one you need to visit.
Utorda beach is another example of pristine yet happening. Beach restaurants at Utorda are worth trying. You can also visit Our Lady of Lourdes Church. This is the best place to rejuvenate yourself.
Last but not the least-Bogmalo beach
Beach exploring is incomplete without visiting the Bogmalo beach, which is nearest to the Dabolim airport. You can actually see flights entering the airport area from this beach. The very famous naval aviation museum has so much knowledge inside it, a worth visit for all. The Mormugao harbor which is age old is another place to be visited. It is very near to the city of Vasco de Gama, where the festival of Saptah is celebrated with pomp and show.
To get some peace away from all the noisy places, South Goa is the place you need to visit. All these beaches are special in their own ways. There is a reason why everyone wants to travel to Goa and the reason being the carefree attitude of the place, where there is no interference. Plan your goa trip fast and try not to miss any beach.