A beautiful Goan town, Vagator is a favorite destination of domestic and international tourists alike. There are many budget hotels in Vagator that you can check out. Alternatively, you can also stay in the renowned beach town of Calangute. FabHotel La Flamingo and FabHotel The King's Court are some of the budget hotels in Calangute that you can go for.
Vagator has a relaxed ambiance, although it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. It begins from the point where the Chapora River drains into the Arabian Sea, and continues till Anjuna. The breathtaking natural beauty of the area, with the sea on one side, gleaming sand in the middle and lush palms on the other, makes it worth a visit. You can simply lie on a lounger and sunbathe, or build your unique sand castle. Walking along the shore during the sunrise or sunset and watching as the sky slowly changes color would be an experience of a lifetime. The usually calm seafront comes alive with electric midnight dance parties during the tourist season. You can also walk a bit further to Chapora Fort for an incredible photo session and lesson in the Portuguese history of Goa.
Shopping and Dining in Vagator
In and around Vagator, it is possible to buy things at a low price, if you know how to bargain. For a more proper shopping experience, you can head to Mapusa, which is the nearest town to the beach. Do not forget to explore the famous Wednesday Flea Market of Anjuna for amazing Goan handicrafts, knick-knacks and items of daily use. There are a number of places in Vagator, where you can satisfy your hunger, like Thalassa, Sakana, Nocte and Ciao Bella.
Attractions in and around Vagator
Some of the attractions you can access from hotels near Vagator include the following:
• Hill Top Goa (2.6 km)
• Chapora Fort (3.1 km)
• Ozran Beach (3.4 km)
• Anjuna Beach (5 km)
• Calangute Beach (7.5 km)
How to Reach Vagator
Goa International Airport, informally known as Dabolim airport, is located 42.2 km from Vagator, while Thivim Railway Station is 16.6 km away. Margao Railway Station and Vasco Da Gama Railway Stations can also be accessed from here. Vagator also has good connectivity to the rest of the country by road. If you wish to explore Mumbai on your trip as well, then there are several hotels in Mumbai that can be booked online. Some of these are FabHotel Atlas Plaza Andheri East and FabHotel Vatsala Suites Navi Mumbai.