Tick surfing off your bucket list at THESE 5 beaches in Goa!
It is not without any reason that Goa is touted to be one of the favourite destinations of adventure junkies. From water sports to extreme air adventure sports, this coastal state has it all. One of the latest editions to this list of water sports is surfing! Whether you are a professional or just want to tick it off your bucket list, Goa is the place for you.
So, buckle up and get ready to feel the adrenaline rush as you take on this stimulating and mesmerising adventure sport in the smallest state of India! Indulge in the joy of steering waves and harnessing the power of the ocean at these 5 beaches in Goa.
One of the most peaceful beaches of Goa, Morjim has always been a favourite amongst peace lovers, however, in recent years a lot of adventure lovers are also flocking to it. Owing to its mellow waves, this beach is a wonderful choice for those who'd like to try their hands at surfing for the first time. However, most surfing classes are only scheduled in the early morning.
If you wish to learn surfing you can take up a short one-day course or opt for the complete training session at various surfing schools present here.
Where: Banana Surf School
Price: ₹3000 onwards
Book Here: 9673744257
A beach tucked between Ashvem and Arambol, Mandem is known for its white sands and serene vibe. Apart form the delectable food, one can also get a taste of the oceans here as it now offers surfing options for visitors! This beach is ideal for beginners as the swells can go as high as 2 feet. So, the next time you plan a visit to Goa, don't forget to ride the waves and learn how to surf at this enchanting beach.
Where: Salty Soul Surf Shack
Price: ₹2000 onwards
Book here: 08552911300
Located at a distance of about 38 kilometres from Panjim, Arambol is popular among backpackers and hipsters. A sparkling stretch of golden sand this beach is also known for the wide number of water sports that can be taken up here. Surfing is one of the most interesting adventure sports that tourists enjoy here, at this pristine beach. This is one of the most popular, go-to places for surfers in Goa.
Where: Goa Surf School
Price: ₹3500 for a private lesson, ₹1800 per head for a group session (minimum 3 people)
Book Here: +919518936409
Sandwiched between Palolem and Cola Beach, Agonda is located in the South Goa district. This seemingly endless stretch of beach is the place where one can witness gentle, rolling waves and a soul-soothing vibe. These gentle waves make it easy for inexperienced surfers to enjoy the fun. The surf schools here provides training sessions for all and ensure a memorable experience for everyone.
Where: Aloha Surf School
Price: ₹2500 for a private session, ₹1800 per head for a group session
Book Here: 9789844191
A hidden and underrated gem, Ashvem beach is home to picturesque landscape and an excellent line-up of restaurants and resorts. Ashvem beach is famed to have one of the best water sports camps in North Goa. So, if you are done with capturing the beautiful view, try surfing instead. One of the best places to surf, this beach offers clean water and good sea condition generally, making it the perfect choice for surfers.
Where: Vaayu Ocean Adventures
Price: ₹2500 onwards.
Book Here: 09850050403
Before you get ready to take on the waves hitting the Goan shoreline, here are a few things you should keep in mind. Although the surfing season is mostly dependent on the weather, it is said that the best time to surf in Goa is October to April. Swimming is not a required skill if one wishes to take up surfing, however, experts recommend one on one private sessions for those who are just starting out.