Whether you plan to simply bask under the sun or engage in similar experiences, the allure of beaches has no parallel. Not only that, the fun of making castles out of sand and indulging the child within, is yet another high for beach babies. For amalgamating all such fun-filled experiences, here's a list of 7 beaches in North Goa that you must include in your itinerary, after the pandemic recedes!
If you are the kind of person who loves strolling along the beach with earphones on, then the scenic Sinquerim Beach is the perfect place for you. This beach is located hardly 13 km from Panaji and the major tourist attraction here is the remains of the ancient Aguada Fort.
Dona Paula Beach
Popular as Lover's Paradise, Dona Paula Beach is named after the daughter of the then Viceroy of Goa and is located hardly 7 km from the capital city. Apart from a fascinating view of the Mormugao Harbour, tourists are also spotted visiting the whitewashed statue called the 'Image of India' and engaging in water sports of various kinds.
Approximately 6 km away from Panjim is the Bambolim Beach, a pristine site that is untouched by commercialisation. The long coastline dotted with swaying palm trees, is an ideal spot for opacarophiles and if you need a quick getaway from touristy places, this is it.
Situated almost 21 km away from the capital city of Goa, this beach is divided into two- Little Vagator Beach or Orzan Beach, located on the left side and Big Vagator Beach, on the right. Innumerable beach shacks and a thrilling nightlife are the primary reasons behind tourists thronging the Vagator Beach, nestled among ferocious cliffs!
White sand set against the backdrop of palm trees, the secluded location of Querim Beach (or Keri Beach) adds to its serenaded beauty. A hotspot for fishing activity, located almost 40 km from Panjim, the panoramic view observed from here includes the majesty of Tiracol Fort and Arambol Mountain.
Located near Chapora Fort, this beach is a haven for cinephiles who wish to re-enact the iconic scenes from Dil Chahta Hai. Located approximately 20 km from the capital city, the picturesque scenery of azure waves and black lava rocks, makes this beach a natural treasure trove.
Located on the other end of the Aguada Fort is Aguada Beach, situated almost 13 km from Panjim. The clear waters and breezy weather of this locale are the major tourist attractions, apart from the magnificent lighthouse seated here! Don't forget to keep your camera handy for this trip.
Whether a resident of Goa or a tourist looking for natural body-tan spots, you ought to visit these 7 must-visit North Goa beaches, at least once in your lifetime! However, we strongly recommend that you make your way to the listed sandy heavens, once you are ready with your summer essentials and covid safety gear.