Exploring Some Of The Best North Goa's Beaches

Discover North Goa's exclusive beaches – from Mandrem's tranquility to Calangute's grandeur. A refined coastal guide awaits discerning travelers.

Published On Jan 10, 2024 | Updated On Feb 27, 2024

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The luxurious embrace of North Goa's coastal appeal conceals a string of beaches that exude elegance and charm. Let's explore the more remote paradises, from the placid Bambolim to the lively Panaji, and from the peaceful Mandrem Beach, beyond the busy throng and tourist traps. Come along for a classy tour of North Goa beach — the lovely coastline.

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Known for boosting the mesmerising sunsets, the  most serene north Goa beaches, Mandrem is a picturesque retreat. This is a rural beach, therefore there aren't many five-star hotels or dining establishments here. However, there are a few well-known locations, such as La Cabana Beach and Spa, Dunes Holiday Village, Cuba Retreat Mandrem, and The Mandrem Beach Resort. At this immaculate beach, numerous well-known Bollywood celebrities have been observed.

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One of the best North Goa beaches to visit while on vacation is Morjim beach. This location is defined by the breathtaking scenery created by the setting sun and shifting sky colours. For its serene setting, Morjim Beach is regarded as one of Goa's most unspoiled beaches. This turquoise stretch is a sanctuary for Olive Ridley turtles, adding a touch of environmental grace. The upscale shacks and boutique resorts along the shore provide an intimate and refined atmosphere, making Morjim a haven for those with a taste for the finer things.

Panaji beach, the alluring azure extends its infectious vibrance to people who come here to spend some time. Here, the Arabian Sea and the Mandovi River converge to form a stunning vista. A leisurely stroll is encouraged down the waterfront street, which is dotted with quaint cafes and boutiques. The all commercialised Panaji beach mingles urban sophistication with coastal beauty, making it a must-visit.

Just 7 Km from Panaji this stunning beach is crowned with palm trees, large stretches of swinging coconut palms border the beach's landward side, offering a pleasant, shaded area to unwind. The beach is a remote expanse of sand and pebbles. For those who value the seclusion of remote beaches, this lesser-known location exudes a sophisticated atmosphere that makes it a treasured getaway.

The Bambolim beach, in contrast to the majority of Goa's other beaches, is a flex of golden sand dotted with rocky outcroppings and, of course, bordered by the blue seas of the Arabian Sea. It is not congested with sellers and shacks bordering the shore cheek by cheek.

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Despite its popularity, Calangute has a majestic side. The long expanse of golden sand represents an opulent beach experience, enhanced by upscale hotels and beachside clubs. Calangute offers the savvy tourist an elite coastal hideaway by skillfully fusing the colourful Goan ethos with an elegant touch.

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Candolim is a prime example of refined beachside living, with its proficient lodging options and laid-back appeal. The immaculate coastline, replete with upscale resorts and beach clubs, beckons guests to enjoy North Goa's coastal elegance in style. Whether enjoying water sports or just relaxing by the water, Candolim epitomises a chic beach getaway.


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