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12 Best Beaches in North Goa

12 Best Beaches in North Goa

North Goa has too many incredible beaches, so let us be your guide.

Top Beach Activities in North Goa

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While parasailing in the air, just above the surface of the ocean apart from the adrenaline rush you will get to see some incredible panoramic views. When it comes to Goa for vacation, there is no way you’re going to...

Parasailing at Private Beach near Miramar

Parasailing at Private Beach near Miramar

Miramar beach , Water Sports, Outdoor Adventures

₹ 1100

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₹ 890 Per Person

Experience one of the exhilarating experience of Jet ski and feel the speed at one of the prominent beaches of Goa - Calangute beach. Highlights Enjoy the sensation and undaunted experience of Jet Skii at...

Jet Ski Ride at Calangute Beach, Goa

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Jet Ski Ride at Calangute Beach, Goa

Calangute Beach , Water Sports, Outdoor Adventures

₹ 500

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₹ 350 Per Person

Kite boarding is something which you will find it hard to stop doing once you get the hang of it. Highlights Full safety: Certified instructor - 3 people per instructor, small group ensures personal...

Kitesurfing for Beginners at Ashwem Beach, Goa

Kitesurfing for Beginners at Ashwem Beach, Goa

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Literally riding the wave with the wind-powered sail, experience windsurfing on the lesser known beach in Bambolim Highlights Get initiated to a popular watersport of the sea Learn the sport with an...

Try Windsurfing in Bambolim

Try Windsurfing in Bambolim

Bambolim, North Goa , Water Sports, Outdoor Adventures, Surfing or Kayaking

₹ 2599

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₹ 2299 Per Person

Paddleboard on the beach of Goa and enjoy the adventurous watersports to explore the adventure junkie in you. Highlights Full safety: Certified instructor - 5 people per instructor, small group ensures personal...

Stand Up Paddleboarding in Goa

Stand Up Paddleboarding in Goa

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Adventure awaits you in the beaches of Goa with the watersports.  Indulge in adventure water sports in one of the popular beaches of Goa - Dona Paula.  Highlights Engage in a range of water sports in North Goa...

Watersports at Dona Paula

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Watersports at Dona Paula

Dona Paula beach , Water Sports, Outdoor Adventures

₹ 1790

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₹ 1650 Per Person

Experience the underwater marine life with scuba diving which is one of the best watersports that one should not miss in Grande island, Goa.   Highlights No experience or swimming skills necessary! 20 minutes...

Scuba Diving and Watersports Combo at Goa Island

Scuba Diving and Watersports Combo at Goa Island

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₹ 4500

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Experience one of the exhilarating experience of Jet ski and feel the speed at one of the prominent beaches of Goa - Dona Paula beach. Highlights Enjoy the sensation and undaunted experience of Jet Skii at Dona...

Jet Ski Ride at Dona Paula Beach, Goa

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Jet Ski Ride at Dona Paula Beach, Goa

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₹ 350 Per Person

Best Beaches in North Goa

 

1) Ozran or Little Vagator Beach

 

Top Beaches in North Goa - Ozran Beach

Ozran beach which is also known as the ‘Little Vagator Beach’ is one of the most charming and delightful beaches in North Goa. This beach is a perfect spot for sunbathing and thus, attracts many foreigners from all around the globe.The beach is very picturesque and the sight of sunset is a lifetime experience for the visitors. The environment is very calm and hushed here. You can also enjoy stargazing while lying on beach beds at night. However, the most special feature about this beach is that one has to climb down the hill to reach this beach. The beach is located behind the hill rocks and is rocky on both its left and right extremes. You can also hang out with friends and family at Our Shack, Ryan Shack, Fishtail Bar & Restaurant, Sunset Bar & Restaurant and the most amazing Greek restaurant ‘Thalassa’.

 

2) Arambol Beach

 

Top Beaches in North Goa - Arambol Beach

Arambol beach is known for its clean and neat environment. It is relatively a less crowded Goan beach and is very popular for its flea market and rave culture. The water flow is not very steep here and you can easily enjoy swimming with your group of maniacs.This beach is highly famous for creating a musical vibe popularly known as ‘Drum Circle’,  which is dominated by foreigners who play Jimba and you just can’t stop drooling and tapping over the beats. The beach is bordered by sheer cliffs on both sides and is very picturesque in term of scenic beauty.  It is a perfect spot for all the travellers looking for some peace and tranquillity. Apart from all the beauty, the beach also offers some exciting adventure activities. Few of them are paragliding, Kite surfing, Bodyboarding, and Sailing.

 

3) Vagator Beach

 

North Goa Beaches - Vagator Beach

One of the most happening beaches of Goa is undoubtedly the Vagator beach. From the splashing sound of water flowing on one hand to the gigantic flea market that is filled with almost everything on the other, it attracts thousands of visitors from all around the globe. The clean air and palm trees jutting out of red cliffs will imbibe you in the lap of its scenic beauty. Even the sight of sunset is a feast for the eyes of viewers and can’t be missed. This beach is especially known for its rave culture and luxurious open air clubs which suits the idealised image of a beach holiday for all the western backpackers. However, the ‘Hill Top’ is known as the most crowded spot for all party animals. The charges for water sports activities are quite affordable here and one can easily enjoy parasailing, scooter ride, boat ride and banana ride.

 

4) Morjim Beach

 

Top Beaches in North Goa - Morjim Beach

Popularly known as “Turtle beach” or “Little Russia”, Morjim beach is famous for its beauty and the sky that changes colours and provide viewers with a sight of a little paradise. It is an unspoiled beach which is yet to be discovered by many of the travellers. People often like to spend their lazy afternoon visiting and lying on beach beds with a local drink Feni or coconut water in their hands, in the calmness of this beach. The beach is very famous for Kite surfing including the other attractive activities for e.g., feeding Olive Ridley Sea Turtles, watching different sea birds such as kingfishers and kites or dolphins swimming in the deep sea. You can also enjoy a gala time by trying out Russian cuisine along with Goan food with your family and a bunch of your friends at S2 beach shack, Golden Eye beach shack, Red beach shack or Alberts shack.

 

5) Mandrem Beach

 

Top Beaches in North Goa - Mandrem Beach

Mandrem beach is one of the less crowded beaches, located in the northernmost part of Goa secluded by a small rock cliff which separates it from the busier beaches. It is a 790 meters long beach sandwiched between the two most popular beaches, Ashwem Beach and Arambol Beach. It is a beautiful white sandy beach with tall casuarina and palm trees lining on its shore that attracts travellers who want an escape from all the hustles and bustles of city life. The serene beauty of this place allows one to relax on a beach bed and just get lost in the arms of nature. The best time to visit this beach is from November to February as it is not much shady unless you watch to be burnt by humidity. However, it is a perfect location for honeymoon couples, love birds and foreign tourists owing to its breathtaking colourful sunsets, dolphins, beach huts and some spectacular resorts.

 

6) Candolim Beach

 

Candolim Beach - Best Beach in North Goa

Candolim is a little busy beach in North Goa located between the Baga-Calangute stretch and the Aguada Fort. Here, the flow of water is quite dangerous due to undercurrents and is not really recommended for swimming. However, you can enjoy some water sports activities like Parasailing, water skiing and windsurfing. Candolim beach is very famous for celebrating the biggest musical festival ‘Sunburn’, which is celebrated every year for three days with great energy and enthusiasm. At this time, the beach becomes a hotspot for all the western backpackers. Apart from the huge celebrations, you can also enjoy doing yoga or exercise in a splendid and serene atmosphere. Tourists also recognise this beach as a perfect location for shopping. Here, you can shop everything from handicrafts to shell work to casual garments.

 

7) Chapora Beach

 

Best Beaches in North Goa - Chapora

Chapora beach is a little crowded beach owing to its scenic beauty. It is very picturesque filled with white sand and coconut palm trees covering all the area and making a beach look like a piece of heaven on Earth. It offers mesmerising views of sunrise as well as sunset. Even the rock cliffs, artistic rocks, local flowers and swift refreshing winds add to the beauty of the beach. One can also visit Chapora fort, famous for its architecture and location. Due to the heavy waves, surfing is very popular here including other water sports activities like jet skiing, windsurfing, paragliding, Ringo rides and parasailing. The beach also has a local market for all the shopaholics. However, one should not miss a lazy walk at night on this beach. Many shacks, bars and restaurants are opened till midnight and are lighted up making it look like a paradise.

 

8) Querim Beach

 

Top Beaches in North Goa - Querim Beach

Querim beach also known as Keri beach is one of the calmest and tranquil beaches of Goa. The beach is well known for its serene beauty and white sand. The palm trees lined at the seashore and many red rocks filled on the south side add to the beauty of the beach. This beach lies at the mouth of the Terekhol River and one can see a well-built Portuguese fort known as Terekhol Fort from there. While engulfing the beauty of the beach and absorbing the fresh windy air adding to the chills of the water, one can enjoy a walk with their loved ones. This beach does not usually remain crowded and thus provides privacy to all its visitors. Apart from all the silence and serene beauty, you can also gain fun doing paragliding or visiting shacks for some tasty and delicious food. 

 

9) Sinquerim Beach

 

Top Beaches in North Goa - Sinquerim Beach

A semi-circle shaped beach whose sand stretches till the south is a beach that has to be visited in Goa by all the backpackers. Sinquerim beach has its own charismatic vibe and attracts a lot of tourists all around the globe. The rate of flowing water here is very appropriate and all the water babies can take a dip and enjoy swimming. The place is a combination of peace and adventure. One can relax by laying down on sunbeds or enjoying different cuisines at different shacks as well as get thrilled by trying out some most happening water sports activities like Jet-skiing, parasailing, scuba diving and windsurfing. This beach is perfect for such rides. Boating jaunts like dolphin trips and Crocodile Dundee, snorkelling trips are also organised here. This beach is a perfect holiday spot for all the visitors who are planning for a relaxed and joyful vacation.

 

10) Cansaulim Beach

 

Cansaulim Beach - Beat beaches in North Goa

Located on the northernmost end of Velsao beach, Cansaulim beach is a beautiful beach in Goa. It is the most secluded beach and thus provides ample amount of privacy as well as the noiseless environment. The beach is quite rich in flora and has dense palm groves lined up along the coastline proving shade for all the visitors in summers. This beach is also covered with white sand giving it a deserted look. The beach is perfect for all the nature and photogenic freaks. However, the beach also accommodates some lavish and luxurious shacks, bars, pubs, restaurants and hotels such as Venus Beach Shack, Felix Place, Aaron and Balton's Restaurant. You can also visit Cansaulim Church. It is one of the most visited and oldest churches in Goa. If all of this is not enough, you can also enjoy water surfing, speed boat rides, water skiing, parasailing, swimming and sunbathing.

 

11) Ashwem Beach

 

Top Beaches in North Goa - Ashwem Beach

One of the isolated and less crowded beaches of Goa is the Ashwem Beach which is quite different from all the other beaches of Goa. The beach is not very much explored and thus has a vast stretch of clean sand and fresh air. The beach is situated to the south of Arambol beach and offers privacy and safe swimming. The waves are very light and gentle here, and people can easily take a dip in the water. It is surrounded by palm trees making the landscape look prettier. Apart from all the scenic beauty, it is very famous for its ravishing restaurants and mouth-watering seafood. There are many beach shacks like Lal plage, S2 beach shack, Paradise beach shack and Lucky star beach shack. Hence, this is a perfect picnic spot for many Goan families and one should definitely pay a visit to this undoubtedly most alluring beach.

 

12) Anjuna Beach

 

Top Beaches in North Goa - Anjuna Beach

Anjuna Beach is one of the most venturesome beaches of Goa. It is located in the south of Vagator and Chapora beach. This beach has a unique arrangement of white sand and the red laterite rocks. It is very picturesque owing to its natural beauty and dense coconut trees. This is one of the most famous beaches all around the globe and always remains filled with foreigners due to its extensive Hippie culture and nightlife. It is a hotspot for all the hippies, long-stayers and backpacker because of its descent fare of stay. The beach does not offer many water sports activities except jet skiing and paragliding. However, you can spend a well lazy morning just by lying on beach beds sipping some local drinks such as Feni or coffee and watch a mesmerising view of sunrise. For all the shopaholics, you can also enjoy bargaining at its flea market famous for a mixture of Tibetan, Gujarati and Kashmiri culture.

Top Activities in North Goa

Best Water Sports and Adventure Tours in North Goa

Enjoy snorkelling in a most adventurous way as possible but along with all the safety. For this hassle-free water sport, you will be properly equipped with the gears.  Highlights Swim and snorkel amongst amazing and...

Grande Island Boat Trip with Snorkeling & Lunch

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Grande Island Boat Trip with Snorkeling & Lunch

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Dudhsagar Waterfalls is a complete adventure on its own - Jeep Safari through the wilderness, spice plantation tour, tasting local delicacies and exploring some old Goan churches. This Dudhsagar Waterfall trip is the most...

Dudhsagar Waterfall & Spice Plantation Trip, Goa

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Dudhsagar Waterfall & Spice Plantation Trip, Goa

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₹ 1690 Per Person

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Take the plunge into Goa's inviting waters for a scuba diving adventure around Grande Island. Explore tropical waters of Goa off Grande Island is known for their clear visibility and active marine life as you dive...

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Scuba Diving Experience in Goa

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Indulge in a rush of adrenaline with a bunch of water sports activities at Goa's premier beach for water sports. Experience an exciting time in Goa with this perfect watersports package that includes Jet skiing, Parasailing,...

Water Sports Package in North Goa

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₹ 1650 Per Person

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Top Beaches in North Goa

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Ozran beach also known as 'Little Vagator Beach' is one of the most picturesque and beautiful beaches of Goa, it is...

Ozran Beach

Ozran Beach

North of the rave capital Anjuna beach in North Goa is Vagator beach, about 32 kms from Panjim. It is considered by...

Vagator Beach

Vagator Beach

Arambol beach is a charming beach in North Goa, relatively untouched by tourists. It has a small fresh water lake...

Arambol Beach

Arambol Beach

Morjim beach in North Goa has a large population of Russian expats and is also known as Little Russia. The famous...

Morjim beach

Morjim beach

Mandrem beach is one of the white sand beaches of North Goa, about 20 KMs from Calangute. One of the few islolated...

Mandrem Beach

Mandrem Beach

Candolim beach is one of the popular beaches of North Goa, known for its vibrant nightlife, warm people, delicious...

Candolim beach

Candolim beach

Chapora beach is a clean, relatively quieter beaches in North Goa, about 10 kms from Mapusa. The beach is a small...

Chapora beach

Chapora beach

Keri beach, also known as Querim beach is the north-most beach of Goa. Arambol beach is to the south of Keri beach....

Querim beach

Querim beach

Sinquerim beach in north Goa is located at a distance of about 15 kms from Panaji. It is one of the quieter beaches...

Sinquerim Beach

Sinquerim Beach

More and more tourists of Goa are seeking out quieter, cleaner beaches and are chosing to avoid going to the noisy...

Ashwem beach

Ashwem beach

Once known to be a part of the hippy circuit, Anjuna beach is considered as the rave capital. World famous trance...

Anjuna Beach

Anjuna Beach

One of the most popular beaches in Goa, Baga beach s a party-lover's paradise. Lively, vibrant nightlife, shacks...

Baga beach

Baga beach

Calangute beach is the busiest and most commercialized of all the beaches in Goa. It is teeming with foreigners,...

Calangute Beach

Calangute Beach

Miramar beach is just 3 kms from Panaji and is often considered the official beach of Panaji. Miramar offers a...

Miramar Beach

Miramar Beach

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