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Bali April-01 October-31
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Bali is one of the popular tourist destination in Indonesia and is flooded with tourists year round, so the best time to visit Bali really comes down to your own personal preferences. Still, the best time is from April to October, that's island's dry season. During this time the weather is still humid but not as uncomfortable as it is during the rainy season. During this period the hotel prices and villa rentals can be 30-50% cheaper than that of what you get during peak season. The peak season that attracts the most tourists from all around the world is from July to August, the Easter Holidays, and Christmas / New Year (last week of December till 1st week of January). The time from April to October is also the best time for water sports activities such as scuba diving, surfing, snorkeling, etc.The time from October to April marks the wet season in Bali. Bali sees a moderate rainfall during these months, so you may want to avoid this time of the year if you’re planning your vacation. So, if you want to make the most memorable trip to Bali and want to explore major tourist activities and attractions like a visit to Bali Zoo, the Bird park, rafting, visiting the monkey forest April to October would be the best time. You will have less crowded places to make your experience all the more memorable & enjoyable. edit delete
Mobor Beach November-01 March-31
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The Mobor beach is a beautiful, tranquil and clean beach situated at the south of the Cavelossim beach. It is now one of the most happening and popular holiday destination in Goa and is known to be an ideal location for the adventure tourists. At the beach in Mobor one can enjoy a lot of water sports like water-skiing, wind-surfing, jet skiing, para-sailing and banana boat. Besides this one can also enjoy biking in the sands which seems to be a favorite activity of the tourists coming to Mobor beach. The Mobor beach also has many secluded coves and is fairly isolated suitable for those in search of complete peace and relaxation. One can find plenty of lounge chairs and umbrellas here for the utmost in comfort. The Mobor beach has a lot of beach side local shops where one can get some souvenirs, gifts, antiques and handicrafts to take back home. There are also a number of beach shacks situated here that serve some delicious food and drinks. edit delete
Rajbag Beach November-01 March-31
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The beautiful Rajbag beach in Goa is situated across a stream at the south end of the Palolem beach. This south Goa beach has stretches of white sand, casuarinas trees and many dunes. The sand here is clean and also the water is safe for swimming. The Rajbag beach that was once among the remote beaches of Goa has now become popular among tourists due to a five star resort situated here that is also helpful to some for accommodation. One can also enjoy a hand paddled ferry trip at Rajbag in the Talpona River south from the beach to get across. The Talpona beach that has low dunes and some palms can be reached once across by walking a small distance. edit delete
Quegdevelim Beach November-01 March-31
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The Quegdevelim beach is a beautiful beach located at the base of the hillock at Verem. It is a rocky beach that is very quite and peaceful and is vastly spread along the villages of Sinquerim and Reis Magos. The Quegdevelim beach in Goa is known to be a shell collector's haven. Here one can see a lot of tourists only in the months of April and May. Else as the beach is situated away from the regular beaches it is generally not crowded or not frequently visited by the tourists. At the Quegdevelim beach one can also enjoy the sight of fishermen who go for their morning catch. The view from the beach is magnificent and offers the open ocean on one side and the Reis Magos fort on the other side. There are a few shacks at the Quegdevelim beach that serve delicious food and drinks. The beach can be reached best by hiring a bike or taxi. One can also take a long walk to the beach after getting down at the Verem bus stop. edit delete
Polem Beach November-01 March-31
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Polem beach is the southernmost beach of Goa that is situated 30 km south of Chaudi. It is a beautiful secluded beach that has stretches of white sands and rocky headlands. It is suitable for those who want to be by themselves away from the crowded areas as it is a totally isolated beach. The clean and unspoilt beach of Polem is good for swimming and sunbathing. One can even see a number of dolphins and white-bellied fish eagles that often come here. There is a shack found at the Polem beach where one can get some refreshments. There are a number of buses one can take from Panjim, Margao or Chaudi that go to Karwar to travel to Polem. However from the stop one has to walk for around 15 minutes across paddy fields to reach the place. edit delete
Talpona Beach November-01 March-31
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The Talpona beach in Goa is a remote beach located in the Cancona taluka of South Goa. It is suitable for those seeking complete isolation and is quite a peaceful beach. The beach in Talpona seems to be untouched still as there are no boats, very few people and beach shacks found here. One can visit the Galgibaga beach which is the nearest beach by walking south or also visit a newly constructed temple that is situated towards the north end of the beach. At the Talpona beach one can see some fir trees and sand dunes. It is also known that the Talpona river joins the Arabian sea here. The Rajbag beach and the Polem beach are the other nearest tourist stops located here. edit delete
Patnem Beach November-01 March-31
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Patnem beach in Goa is situated to the southern edge of Colom, south of Palolem. It is a broad beach that has vast stretches of sand with very little shade. The South Goa beach is suitable for swimming as the undertow rarely gets strong. The Goa Patnem beach is also a secluded beach that is suitable for those seeking a quiet peaceful holiday. There are a number of shacks and camp huts along the shore that serve up some tasty dishes and drinks. Also one of the best restaurants of Patnem is found here. For accommodation in Patnem there are some good rooms and guest houses available. There are also some huts and fully en-suite rooms with verandahs available. Patnem can be reached by taking the buses, which pass there that run between Palolem and Margao. edit delete
Morjim Beach November-01 March-31
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Morjim beach is an isolated beach situated on the north side of the mouth of Chapora river estuary. It can be viewed from the Chapora fort as a beach that has stretches of empty sand with a lot of palms and casuarinas trees in the background. The beach is also recommended for viewing sea birds. The Goa Morjim beach however is most famous for the famous Olive Ridley turtles that are found here. Even the strong breeze blown here is known as the turtle wind amongst locals as it attracts these beautiful sea reptiles. The southern end that has soft white sands of the beach known as Temb acts as a nesting ground for the Olive Ridley turtles that come here to lay their eggs. The Morjim beach is also the spot in Goa where one can see a lot of net pullers who make their living from the fish they catch after they dry it and sell it as palm tree fertilizers. There are few beach shacks and restaurants found at the Morjim beach in Goa that serve delicious meals and fresh fruit juices. Also for accommodation there are some private houses and small guest houses. There are a lot of buses that connect Morjim with Panjim and Mapusa. edit delete
Siridao Beach November-01 March-31
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Situated near the Zuari estuary, Goa Siridao Beach is a shell collector's haven with its assortment of oyster and Pearl Shells. The Siridao beach is a rocky and sandy beach where one can see some mysterious caves. The famous Jesus of Nazareth chapel is also situated at this beach where thousands of devotees come during the feast that is held on the first week of Easter. At the entrance of the Siridao village in Goa one can see three stone carved statues playing musical instruments with a dog. Here is preserved the testimony of a huge man like creature who once inhabited the place and who was locally nicknamed ‘Paulist’. One can also see the chapel of the Holy Souls here that was built in 1973. This was designed by Lucio Miranda a well known architect and for its long life the chapel is sanctified by the faithfuls with ten lakh Hail Marys. edit delete
Vainguinim Beach November-01 March-31
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The Vainguinim beach in Goa is a quiet beach located at about 7 kms south from the heart of the city of Panjim. The beach has an enormous stretch of seashore and is suitable for those looking for a peaceful place for some quiet moments. Vainguinim beach is known for its sparkling crystal turquoise waters. One can even go strolling around the beach and experience some great moments. A large number of tourists enjoy swimming at the beach which also makes it a truly relaxing place to enjoy. The Goa Vainguinim beach is also well known for its cuisines. There are a number of restaurants located on this beach that serve some great seafood and meat preparations. Here one can feast on some tasty and scrumptious cuisine as the food served varies from normal to exotic. For accommodation one can find some of the best hotels and beach resorts of Goa. In-fact the pictorial beach is well known to many as one of the most popular hotels in Goa and India is situated here. The beach is well connected with the rest of the places and there are plenty of buses and other modes of transport that are easily available. edit delete
Uttorda Beach November-01 March-31
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Seven kilometers from north of Colva is Uttorda, idyllic strip of palm-ringed shore. Towards the north is Arrosim and towards the south is Majorda Beach. The entire long stretch of beach is lovely and peaceful. As the Uttorda beach in South Goa has vast stretches of beautiful sands it is a place where one can enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and go for long walks. It is also good for swimming and sunbathing. For accommodation there are a number of guest houses in the area and also some hotels with excellent facilities. One can also find a number of beach restaurants in Uttorda that serve some tasty local seafood and drinks. From Uttorda beach you can walk for miles in both directions to exotic and wonderfully uncrowded South Goa beaches. Uttorda holidays should include a visit to neighboring Velsao beach which is beautifully unspoilt. edit delete
Mandrem Beach November-01 March-31
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The Mandrem beach in Goa is situated to the north of Ashwem beach towards the Arambol beach. It is an isolated beach with vast stretches of empty sand that has very little shade and is located in the Pernem taluka which is the northernmost taluka of Goa. Being a quiet beach one can even see white-bellied fish eagles that live in the casuarina trees at the Goa Mandrem beach. Sometimes even the famous Olive Ridley marine turtles nest here. The Mandrem beach is a beautiful deserted beach, just a few huts offering not-so-good food, but the beach and sea are worth it. Good places to eat include End of the World Cafe for fish & Oasis for superb tandoori chicken, prawns & bread. One can even find a market area known as Madlamaz-Mandrem nearby where you get some nice food and drink. People usually walk or hire scooters to get to this place. edit delete
Keri Beach November-01 March-31
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Keri beach, is a quiet beach located to the north of the Arambol beach. It is the northernmost beach of Goa that is backed with palms and casuarinas trees. The white sandy beach is one amongst the lesser-crowded beaches of Goa and is a serene and calm place to spend a beautiful holiday. Across the riverbank one can also see the famous ancient Portuguese fort known as the Terekhol Fort. There is a ferry service available that takes you to Terekol every 30 min, except at low tide. From the Terekol fort the Keri beach has an exotic view. The Keri beach can be reached from Arambol and there are a few shacks and restaurants that serve local fresh seafood here. Also for accommodation there are a few thatched huts. One can also enjoy a lot of water sports at the Keri beach and even go paragliding. The beach however is not safe for swimming and one should avoid swimming near the mouth of the Tiracol estuary. edit delete
Querim Beach November-01 March-31
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Querim beach, is a quiet beach located to the north of the Arambol beach. It is the northernmost beach of Goa that is backed with palms and casuarinas trees. The white sandy beach is one amongst the lesser-crowded beaches of Goa and is a serene and calm place to spend a beautiful holiday. Across the riverbank one can also see the famous ancient Portuguese fort known as the Terekhol Fort. There is a ferry service available that takes you to Terekol every 30 min, except at low tide. From the Terekol fort the Querim beach has an exotic view. The Querim beach can be reached from Arambol and there are a few shacks and restaurants that serve local fresh seafood here. Also for accommodation there are a few thatched huts. One can also enjoy a lot of water sports at the Querim beach and even go paragliding. The beach however is not safe for swimming and one should avoid swimming near the mouth of the Tiracol estuary. edit delete
Hollant Beaches November-01 March-31
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Hollant Beach in Goa is one amongst the popular beaches of Goa which attracts many visitors every year. It is known to be the only beach in Goa where one can see a sunrise. Hollant beach is located within a shallow bay that has a gentle slope towards the sea. There are no currents flowing here and the beach is very safe for swimming. Hollant beach is located on the south of Bogmalo beach. It is located at a distance of 7 kms. from Vasco city. During low tide the beach area substantially increases since the slope of the beach is gradual and shallow. Nestled along the foothills of the lush Western Ghats, Hollant Beach offers visitors beautiful views. The beach looks even better and picturesque during the high tide. This is the time when the sea water rises and merges into the fresh waters of a nearby stream. There are just a couple of beach side shacks at this beach. No major hotels are located close to the beach. However accommodation can be found with the locals at guest houses and villas on rent. Though the beach is well connected by roads, but no buses ply Hollant Beach. You can reach here only if you have your own or rented vehicle. edit delete
Colomb Beach November-01 March-31
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Colomb Beach (or as it is also called Colom Beach) is located in a small horseshoe-shaped bay between the Palolem and Patnem Beaches. This is one of the most remote beaches of South Goa. Colomb Beach/Bay, Goa, is a picture perfect little fishing village that is located around a small lagoon and the north end of Patnem beach, in south Goa. This place is very suitable for those who prefer to spend their holidays quietly and solitary and for those who are fond of privacy and comfort of small spaces. Colom beach or Colomb beach is situated at the south end of the Palolem beach on the way to Rajbag. It is one of the remote beaches of Goa, which has some palm shaded coves and a rocky shore. The landscape is complement with several tall palm trees. The entrance into the Arabian Sea is slow, stage-by-stage; the water near the shore is shallow, there are almost no undercurrents. To get to Colomb Beach resort is not so much difficult: you can reach this amazing place by walking from neighboring beaches or by taking a taxi, by auto-rickshaws services usage or even on a boat. The bus which runs between Palolem Beach resort and Margao city also stops here. edit delete
Cola Beach November-01 March-31
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The Cola beach in Cancona, Goa is situated 10 km from Agonda beach and 15 km from Palolem. The beach also known as 'Khola' beach is an exceptional example of one of the many beautiful beaches along the coast of South Goa. It is one of the remote beaches of Goa that is suitable for those seeking a lovely place for complete peace and relaxation. Also known as Little Cola, this picture perfect beach of Goa has vast stretches of white sand with palm trees in the background. The beach is a perfect place for those seeking a tranquil Goa holiday experience as it is a completely unspoilt beach that offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life and it is also much cleaner and quieter than the better known Goa beaches. As one finds the Cola beach in an almost hidden location, the exotic beauty and tranquility of the place takes your breath away! For accommodation also one can find some luxurious Rajasthani style tents in the area. Thus one can enjoy a thrilling stay in Goa at the Cola beach which will make the trip to Goa a memorable one indeed! edit delete
Coco Beach November-01 March-31
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The Coco beach is situated at the mouth of the Nerul River on the Mandovi Estuary, directly opposite Panaji. There are a number of restaurants here and the 10 or so restaurants are popular in the afternoon, but quiet at night. Further down the estuary there the two small beaches of Quedevelim and the Reis Magos Church and Reis Magos Fort (this impressive Portuguese Fort was a prison for some years and is no longer open to the public). When you are at Candolim, you can visit Coco Beach and Nerul, which are just 5km away from the beach. Here you can enjoy a drink and a bite at St. Francis Shack or just enjoy boat rides up the Mandovi River. Apart from this you can visit Quincy corner which is a nice place in Candolim, where you can listen to ambient music in a delightful decor of palm tree and coconuts, very away from the road, and people. There are a number of nice shacks in Candolim from Bistro sun and sea-side to Pete's cafe. Also the Oceanic, Sea-side mama Cecilia are nice and away from the crowd. If you want to listen to reggae music try Pedro shack's, just down the Goan heritage hotel. Sometimes they make nice parties also there. edit delete
Caranzalem Beach November-01 March-31
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The Caranzalem beach is situated at about 4 kms from Panjim in between Miramar and Caranzalem. The beach is 3.5 km long and has stretches of white sand and clear water. The beach is also considered safe for swimming as it has an undercurrent free shore. One can enjoy a lot of water sports at the Caranzalem beach as it has a lot of water scooters and other water sport facilities. There are also a number of hotels and restaurants in the area that serve some tasty Goan dishes and drinks. While at Caranzalem beach one can visit the surrounding beaches such as the Dona Paula beach, the Vainguinim beach and the Miramar beach. One can also enjoy sightseeing of the nearby attractions such as the Cabo Raj Bhavan, the British Cemetery, the Goa Science Museum and the St Inez cemetery. Caranzalem beach is well connected with the neighbouring areas and can be easily reached. For accommodation also one will find quite a few reasonable hotels, guest houses and apartments for rent in the village. edit delete
Carmona Beach November-01 March-31
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The Carmona beach is situated in the Salcete district of South Goa. It is a beautiful beach that is very clean and is one of the most magnificent Beaches in Goa. The beach in Carmona follows the same pattern to those of its counterparts, the Varca and the Cavelossim beaches. There are various kinds of entertainment and hotel accommodations at the beach besides the seafood that is very much characteristic feature of Goan cuisine. At the Carmona beach there are also various stalls selling pav bhaji, chat, coconut water, sun hats and hawkers indulging in various oil massages for foreign tourists. Swimming is also allowed to a certain extent, water sports being very prominent. Besides this, one can witness a lot of beach parties during Christmas and especially during the onset of the New Year at all these beaches, at North as well as South Goa. The Carmona beach is very beautiful, very clean . All beaches in India are public beaches. Private enterprise has, however, responded well to the needs of visitors: there are beach umbrellas and chairs and tourists happily broiling themselves in the Goan sun. edit delete
Cansaulim Beach November-01 March-31
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Cansaulim is a famous beach located at about 15kms from Margao in the Mormugao taluka in south Goa. It is situated approximately 12 km from the port city of Vasco da Gama. This small village is visited by several tourists, especially for the famous Three Kings Feast, which is held on 6th January every year. The beach is incredibly clean and tidy with such a beautiful golden sand. Cansaulim beach is a in actuality an extension of Velsao beach. One can see a lot of palm groves along the shore and for accommodation there are a number of hotels and restaurants in Cansaulim. Also a number of beach shacks are found here that serve some good tasty dishes and drinks. One can also see the Cansaulim Railway station situated nearby. Coastal dense palm groves at Cansaulim beach Goa provides a refreshing cool roof from the bright sunshine and appears more pleasant during the hot months of April & May. The Cansaulim beach along with the neighboring beaches of Arossim and Cuelim are considered as part of India's second largest beach stretch. Cansaulim is quiet, calm, beautiful place, but.. with on little disadvantage. And it is probably little boring place, if you looking for any activity. But if you are looking to spend some quiet and peaceful time, then there is no place like Cansaulim beach. edit delete
Canaguinim Beach November-01 March-31
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Canaguinim beach Goa is a comparatively small but different from other popular Goa beaches in the sense that at Canaguinim beach tourism opens way for experiencing perfect and magical fusion of luxuriant green sea shore, crystal clear waters and calmingly pristine beach environment. Canaguinim beach consists of two amazing beaches i.e. the North Canaguinim beach and the South Canaguinim beach. North Canaguinim has a length of about 350 meters; from the western side it is protected by land shaft and in the north it is crossed by a small river. South Canaguinim has a length of about 180 meters and has lots of stones, which makes it unsuitable for beach activities. But still this part of Canaguinim is perfect for picnics, sun baths and pleasant walks. Canaguinim beach is surrounded by lush wild vegetation, covered with golden sand and washed by warm waters of the Arabian Sea. Canaguinim beach is also famous for some splendid views of the historic Cabo de Rama fort situated towards the south end of the beach. Water world of Canaguinim beach terminating with stretch of the silver sand is swim safe and greenery of sea shore makes it photogenic. edit delete
Butterfly Beach November-01 March-31
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Most Romantic beach in Goa near island is the, Butterfly beach which is located in the north direction of Palolem beach. Butterfly beach Goa is one of the unexplored beaches in south Goa which has no road connectivity to it. Butterfly Beach is a fairy place, the beach of butterflies, which occupies a tiny semicircular bay on the high northern end of Palolem beach. Butterfly beach is a tiny beach cove that lies just to the north of Palolem beach at a distance of about 37 km from Margao. The Butterfly beach is surrounded by a lot of rocks. It was given the name 'Butterfly beach' by the tourists as in the earlier days it is known that when the trees on the hillside near the beach bloomed, one could see a lot of butterflies here. The beach is mesmerizing. Not known to many, the place is a perfect relaxing holiday destination. If one is lucky, one might see sea urchins, sea cucumbers and even red fish early in the morning. Dolphins doing acrobats is not a rare scene here. During low tide, one can also reach the beach by walking which is enticing as one can enjoy the hiking trails and sunsets on the way. The Butterfly beach can also be reached by walking for a couple of hours through a forest. edit delete
Betul Beach November-01 March-31
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Betul Beach is located at the southern end of the Sal River which flows through the south of Goa. Betul is a small coastal village in South Goa, which is located in Salcete Taluk (Salcete region), 24 km from Margao city. Betul Beach is basically a cove; it has a hillock on one side and laced with coconut tree plantation on the other. It is a picturesque beach with silvery sand which is shaded by fruit trees and coconut palms. The secluded Betul beach is known as the fishing beach of Goa and is very famous for its cool climate. A number of tourists visit this beach to enjoy their fishing in Goa as the fishing port situated here is well advanced. A number of deep sea trawlers and fishing boats also bring in their catch here. Betul beach is also a famous beach of south Goa known for its cheap and fresh seafood supply. It is renowned for Goa's finest and largest mussels, ensnared and hauled to the banks by deft divers. One will even find a nice restaurant that serves delicious river fish dishes. A number of people enjoy evenings at the Betul beach and one can often see youngsters and women here who come together for a small chat. There are boats on hire and regular ferries here that take you across from Mobor. One can also visit the Canaguinim beach that is situated to the south. edit delete
Baina Beach November-01 March-31
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Baina beach is a large crescent shaped beach located close to the city of Vasco. The beach is calm and safe for swimming. The Baina Beach is situated in Mormugao, closer to the Vasco Goa and is celebrated as India’s first beach which provides the facilities of taking an underwater sea walk. It is a beautiful beach where one can enjoy an evening walk or a swim. One can also enjoy water sports here and the beach is now known to be a tourist spot in Goa. This beach was once a blooming red light area, but today it is a good tourist spot of Goa. Baina beach has gained fame since it is the first beach in India that has an underwater sea walk facility. This proves to be a major tourist attraction of the scenic beach. Yet another feather in the cap of the Baina Beach is the good number of Ayurvedic and Kerala massage centers dotted around it. These massages help you calm and relax your senses and get recharged. At the Baina Beach one can also witness and enjoy some cultural programs and beach festivals. You can also shop some really good traditional Goan crafts from the shops near the beach. edit delete
Ashwem Beach November-01 March-31
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Ashwem beach is located in North Goa directly on unspoilt Ashvem Beach, populated by dolphins & turtles. Ashwem beach situated south to the Arambol beach is another isolated or better called as the virgin beach in Goa where one can see vast stretches of sands until you arrive at a place that has some beach shacks and huts midway along the beach. There are a number of restaurants in the area that serve sumptuous seafood. It is calm, pristine, silent and offcourse picturesque. It is an ideal place for tourists looking for some quite time in the abundance of nature, sun and sand. A perfect place for yoga lovers too. The Goa Ashwem beach has its own idyllic charm and is quite appealing, as it is a very quiet and clean place. Even the waters are safe for swimming. In reality the coastline is one long, palm-fringed delight the powdery sands – usually silver, occasionally dusted golden – only interrupted from time to time by inlets, estuaries or headland. Whether secluded and peaceful or broad and lively, they exist for all to enjoy for none are private. Ashwem beach is a very beautiful beach. Yet another name on the list of remote beaches of Goa is the "Ashwem Beach". Considered one of Goa's most up-and-coming areas, Ashvem Beach offers the perfect mix of a gorgeous sandy beach with fabulous spots to dine, stay and party. To get around Ashwem it is best if one hires a bike, as the buses from Mapusa and Panjim are irregular. For accommodation there are some basic huts and tree houses in Ashwem. edit delete
Velsao Beach November-01 March-31
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The Velsao beach lies on the southern coast of Goa and is one of the most vivacious tourist destinations in the beach capital of India. Velsao Beach offers solace from the busy beaches of Goa, with its relaxing golden sands & clean beach. The beach is situated on the southern coast of the state, at a distance of approximately 25 km from Panjim, its capital city. With Bogmalo beach lying to its north and Majorda and Colva Beach lying to its south, Velsao Beach occupies a prime location. The beach is visited by almost all the tourists coming to any of these three beaches. Velsao beach is also considered a storehouse of natural treasures. The pure air on the beach, the cool breezes and the warm waters create a perfect backdrop for a picture. Even the sands seem to beckon the tourists for a walk. The ambiance developed here is ideal for an unparallel holiday. You can unwind, relax and rejuvenate yourself here in the lap of nature at the Velsao beach which is way from the madding crowd. You will relish the sweetness of simplicity in each aspect of life with the first hand experience with the rural life here. Velsao Beach is just the place to relax and unwind yourself. The villages situated near the beach will serve as your perfect window to get a glimpse into the rural life of Goa. Velsao Beach offers magnificent views of the sunrise and sunset, so make sure to be there at both, dawn as well as dusk. edit delete
Chapora Beach November-01 March-31
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The Chapora beach situated at around 10 kms from Mapusa in North Goa is one of the most interesting beaches of Goa. Chapora Beach Goa is considered to be a most stunning beach in Goa. One of the most serene and reclusive beaches in Goa, the Chapora beach is a sight to behold. The picturesque beach with white sand and a number of coconut palms along its stretch is well known for the Chapora fort, one of the chief landmarks built by the Portuguese is situated nearby. The clean and tidy Chapora beach has its own charm and is amongst some of the well known places in Goa. One will find the beach well populated with a number of tourists as the beach has access to the other beaches of Goa like Anjuna and Vagator. One can also see the sandy coves and rocky cliffs of the nearby Vagator beach while at Chapora. The beach is picturesque and offers amazing views of the sunrise as well as the sunset. At Chapora Beach, you can take a lazy walk, soak in the sunrays or just play around in the water. However, swimming at the Chapora beach is not often considered safe as the undercurrents are sometimes very strong. You can shop for artifacts, antiques and other nick-knacks at the numerous shopping stalls on the Chapora Beach. While there, make sure to visit the Chapora fort, built by the Portuguese approximately 500 years ago. edit delete
Bogmalo Beach November-01 March-31
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Bogmalo Beach is located at a distance of approximately 8 km from Vasco-da-Gama town and about 5 km from Dabolim airport. Similar to other popular beaches of Goa, Bogmalo Beach also receives a large number of tourists every year and yet you can maintain your privacy and enjoy the peace and quiet. The most fascinating thing about Bogmalo beach is the sunset. The yellow orange tinged sun with a pinkish hue, dipping at the horizon is a sight you cannot miss in this lifetime. Bogmalo Beach is spread over a vast expanse of land and it still retains much of its virgin charm. Well if you are in an adventurous mood, you can enjoy facilities like para sailing, surfing, swimming, water skiing. You will also be able to enjoy riding in regattas (type of boat for races) that keep floating in large numbers. The cluster of small shack restaurants on the beach has lent it a look that is quite different from the others. Bogmalo originally was a small fishing hamlet but now is a growing tourist hub. Many locals in the village depend upon fishing for their livelihood. This can evidently be seen from the large number of fishing boats that are lined up along the beach. If you have become bogged down by the pollution and hectic pace of the city life, Bogmalo Beach will serve as your perfect respite. The air here is clean, the surroundings serene and the views picturesque. Even from accommodation point of view there is no problem, as a number of hotels and guesthouses are available nearby. edit delete
Miramar Beach November-01 March-31
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Miramar beach is located about 3 kms from Panaji. Miramar is a golden beach of soft sand girdled with palm trees facing the Arabian Sea and is nearest beach from Panaji. It is one of the most popular beaches in Goa. To watch the sunset from Panaji this beach is the best location, only fifteen minute’ walk along the Dayanand Bandodker Marg riverfront avenue. The beach is an urban beach where the Mandovi River meets the Arabian Sea. It is not a safe beach to swim because of the strong undercurrent. Miramar Beach is situated 1 kilometer ahead of the confluence of Mandovi River and the Arabian Sea. Spread over a stretch of 2 km, the Miramar beach teems with vacationers and locals all the time. Pulsating with activities, the Miramar beach is definitely not the ideal place for those looking for a tranquil beach vacation. Apart from tourists, the beach also serves the cause of the people of Panaji, quite a few of whom come here an evening stroll. The best time to visit Miramar Beach is between the months of November and March. During this time, a large number of migratory birds come to the beach. One can see migratory birds such as gulls and plovers at the beach from November to March. The beach also provides a various options for accommodations. Tourists coming to Miramar Beach can put up at the hotels and resorts located at the beach. edit delete