103 km coastline of Goa is blessed with a multitude of beaches which offer something for everyone, from luxury resorts to tranquillity and beach hut to wild parties. In the recent times, Goa real estate projects have also attracted some investors and home buyers, thereby facilitating the demand for residential spaces and accommodation for tourists. In case you feel that Goa is only for bachelors and parties, then read this article to find out 5 best beaches in Goa for a memorable family time.
The isolated and long stretch of Agonda beach is perfect for those looking to get away from the crowd. It is relatively quiet and a safe place to hangout with your family. You can also find beach huts. The beach behold a different charm, enjoy the stillness and the calm ambiance of the spot. Souvenir stalls and restaurants are also there and you can expect to see some undisturbed tourists too.
Beach Huts of Agonda
Known for its fishing industry, Benaulim is a less popular and laid back stretch of beach. You won’t find any wild parties and it is a perfect spot to try some water sports with your family. The beautiful Benaulimalso offers Dolphin sightseeing to the visitors. It does get a little crowded during December (the peak time) but otherwise walk a bit to South and you will find a lot of retirees enjoying the tranquility of the place.
The beautiful Benauli
The busy Colva beach is very popular among Indian tourists. It also witnesses a good crowd in October, when pilgrims visit the Colva Church. The area is well developed to accommodate tourists and locals. The beach is good for family hangouts and also have very little influence of nightlife.
Slowly gaining popular Patnem beach still retains its quietness as compared to Palolem beach. It is a small beach nestled between two cliffs. The beach is good for a night stay as well. You will find a range of beach huts where you can spend a memorable time with your family.
5) Vagator Beach:
Vagator beach is beautifully set amidst the cliffs, it is a perfect place to relax with your family. White sand and calm surrounding, stretches of coconut trees and the nearby Chapora fort makes Vagatos beach a must visit spot with your family.
Vagatos Beach (pic courtesy: Wikipedia)
Along with these beaches, Mobor and Betul are two other popular beaches to spend some wonderful time with your family. Mobor is an apt spot for adventure seekers and Betul is a small coastal village in South Goa, located just 24 km away from Margao.
A tour to Goa is incomplete if you have not experienced a stay at any of the famous row villas in Goa. Many new resorts and hotels in Goa are offering a stay at Goan styled homes as well. And if you have something to add to this list, then post your comment below; we will be happy to hear from you!