Beaches of North Goa

The coast of North Goa is rather high; there is same fine and smooth sand like in the south, but it’s of dark gray color. Many beaches are in the lagoons, sometimes cut by mysterious rocky formations. The overgrown hills and picturesque groves protect beaches from the east side.

The coastal strip of North Goa is divided into two parts by the Chapora River. It may be noticed the difference if not in natural characteristics, then on the degree of its tourist development. Closer to the capital of Panaji and the central part of Goa there are the best-known beaches of the country like Calangute, Candolim, Baga, Arpora. They are commercial resorts with a developed tourist infrastructure, attractive for international youth travel which makes it famous as a lively beach and with lots of night life.

Anjuna and Vagator beaches can rank in this group, with the best-known trance raves, clubs with relaxing atmosphere and the well-known flea market.

Here there are most popular night clubs of Goa like Titos, Mambos, Cubana and party places like Hilltop, Nine bar, Lilliput, Curlie's, as well as the night markets in Arpora and Baga.

Beautiful peaceful beaches like Morjim, Ashvem, Mandrem and Arambol in North Goa are behind its counterparts on development of tourist services. Here are mainly young people with a limited budget who are attracted by the feeling of freedom and opportunity to communicate and have a good time in a relaxing undemanding atmosphere.

Chapora Fort
The Chapora Fort is in North Goa, 21.7 kilometers from Panaji and just 700 meters from the Vagator be...
Anjuna Beach
Anjuna beach is one of the most popular beaches in North Goa, located between Baga beach in the nort...
Vagator Beach
Vagator beach is one of the most beautiful and popular North Goa beaches, especially with foreign to...
Morjim Beach
Morjim beach is in North Goa, next to Ashwem beach and the Chapora River. Morjim is famous as the nes...
Baga Night Market
Mackie's Night Market, which is located in Baga city resort, is the second night market in Goa....
Baga Beach
Baga beach is one of Goa’s most popular beaches. It is between the Baga River in the north and...
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