Goa is a splendid place to be – it’s a traveller’s delight with a huge expanse of beaches dotted with palm trees swaying in the breeze. The sparkling waters and the sun shining like a blessing make for a perfect indulgence into fun and frolic. Along with the astounding natural beauty that makes it glorious, the several shacks, restaurants and clubs bring alive the mood of being in Goa. The unique beauty that Goa is has been a popular water sports destination providing pure thrill. However, beaches remain to be its biggest attraction. Let’s take a look at the top beaches of Goa.

Baga Beach

Baga Beach Hotels in Goa

Baga Beach in Goa

The most happening beach in Goa, Baga is situated about 19 km from Panaji. The beach is loaded with shacks, party crowd, music, water sports, restaurants and clubs. Dolphin cruises and water sports are definitely the things to be tried. You can also experience Wind Surfing during the peak season. Add to it, some of best hotels in Goa are located at Baga including budget and luxury.

Palolem Beach

Palolem Beach Hotels in Goa

Palolem Beach in Goa


Located in the Chaudi town of South Goa, Palolem Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches of Goa. Unspoiled and calm, this is the place to be if you enjoy some quiet moments alone or with your beloved. The place is largely inhabited by fishermen and foreigners who live in cottages located by the beach shore. It is easy to explore the beach on foot as it is not that vast on the area front. The Monkey Island right next to beach and can be visited from Palolem. Accommodation is quite economical at this beach.

Colva Beach

colva beach hotels in goa

Colva Beach in Goa

Located in South Goa just 6 km from Margao, Colva Beach is known for its romantic setting. It happens to be a preference among couples who enjoy romantic candle light dinners by the beach. The seafood served here is quite relishing and is also easy on the pocket. If you’re one of those people who enjoy water sports then Colva offers numerous options. Budget hotels near this beach are easily available.

Ashwem Beach

Ashwem Beach in Goa

Ashwem Beach in Goa

Ashwem is a rare find lying a little further from Morjim Beach. Away from the maddening crowd, Ashwem Beach is a total delight with its unspoiled natural beauty. It is a decent, clean and calm place to unwind. An interesting feature of the beach lies in the existence of Olive Ridley Turtles throughout its area. While their count has declined in the recent times, spotting them remains to be one of the favourites of tourists.

Candolim Beach

Candolim Beach Hotels in Goa

The beautiful Candolim Beach lies in North Goa and is a 20 minutes drive from Panjim. The beach is dotted with numerous restaurants, shacks, souvenir shops and hotels. A bit on the expensive side, the hotels in Candolim beach offer a great stay with a splendid view. Baga and Calangute are two other beaches that lie close by and offer an amazing experience. Various hotels are spread out all over Goa depending upon one’s preferences. While it may be a little difficult to find budget hotels near the beach in North Goa, you can easily find a range of options in South Goa.

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