5 Best Beaches in Goa to unwind and relax

Beaches in Goa to unwind and relax

There comes a time in everyone’s life when one feels constantly tired and worked up about everything, and to overcome this situation one needs to escape to a faraway place to relax. 

For the same, Goa is the perfect choice for you. The beaches and the beautiful sunsets can calm you and make you realize your worth. You can easily find yourself mingling with strangers, cherishing and enjoying the magnificent culture.

Goa, a tiny state in west India is famous for its beautiful beaches, great seafood, thrilling water sports, and amazing nightlife. It’s a perfect place for a honeymoon, a getaway with friends, and an amazing family vacation place.

It’s majorly divided into two districts- North and south and it’s famous for its beaches like Calangute, Baga, Anuja, Butterfly, etc. It has a tropical climate and can be visited throughout the year with each season offering an amazing yet distinct experience to the tourists.

Some of the beaches in Goa to unwind are:-

a)Calangute Beach: – Also known as “Queen of Beaches”, Calangute is one of the most famous beaches in Goa. It’s quite busy and also very popular for adventurous water sports like water surfing, jet-skiing, parasailing, etc.

Beaches in Goa

Calangute is surrounded by palm and coconut trees. It’s filled with souvenir stalls, shacks, eating stalls, etc. At Calangute, you can find shops selling items from Kashmir, Indonesia to Rajasthan and Thailand.

Famous nightclubs and restaurants in Calangute~

  • Cool cat
  • The red lion pub
  • Dinky’s
  • Pete’s bar

Some popular hotels and resorts to stay include~

  • Alor Holiday
  • La Calypso Hotel
  • Hotel Calangute Tower
  • Ocean Palm Goa
  • Peninsula Beach Resort


b)Baga Beach – Baga is another popular beach in Goa, where you can find many water sports, bars, and clubs. Some of the activities to enjoy here include~

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  • Parasailing
  • Lake boarding
  • Windsurfing
  • Kite-surfing
  • Jet-skiing

One of the most unique attractions in Baga beach is the indoor snow park that has a play area and ice bar. The best time to visit is between October and March when the weather is pleasant and parties are held almost every night at the beach.

Famous nightclubs and restaurants in Baga~

  • Club Cuban
  • Jamie’s Restaurant
  • Bora Bora


c)Bambolim Beach – It’s located about 7 kilometers away from Panaji. This beach is perfect for people who want to spend some quiet time to relax or go on a picnic with friends and family.

Beaches in Goa

As compared to other beaches in Goa, you won’t find a lot of street vendors. What you will find are coconut trees, a beautiful seashore, and people fishing along the sea route. This beach is a perfect place to relax and click amazing pictures.

The nearest hotel on the beach is “Grand Hyatt Hotel”, a luxury hotel with outstanding hospitality and comfort.


d)Morjim Beach – Also known as little Russia, Morjim beach is one of the quietest beaches in Goa. It is called ‘little Russia’ due to its popularity among Russian travelers. Its unique feature is that it acts as a hatching ground for the “Olive Ridley Turtles” (endangered species).

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The beach is well known for its beautiful sunrise. One can also enjoy an overnight houseboat cruise on the calm Chapora River.

The famous tourist spots to see in and around the Morjim beach include~

  • Shri Moraji Temple
  • Chapora Temple
  • Chapora Fort
  • Shri Bhagvati Temple

The best time to visit Morjim Beach is between October and March when the weather is soothing, lovely and there is no rain.

e)Varca Beach – As compared to other beaches of Goa, it’s relatively uncrowded. It gives you the privacy you need while enjoying the vacation. If you love water sports you can try diving, parasailing, jet-skiing, etc. You may also go for leisure walks or play around.

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There are also several shacks and restaurants nearby that offer delicious Goa food. The best time to visit Varca Beach is from November to February. 


Some amazing places to visit near Varca beach are~

  • Our Lady of Glory Church
  • Benaulim Beach

Some popular Hotels and Restaurants near this beach include~

  • Club Mahindra Varca Beach Resorts
  • Zuri White Sands
  • Jose Menino Beach Resort

So, if you are looking for peace of mind and just want to relax and have some quality time, then Goa is perfect to fulfil such kinds of desires.

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