Beaches of Goa: Hippie party, surf and chill

Beaches of Goa Hippie party surf and chill

From calm tranquil beaches to raving, raging party scenes, there is a little something for everyone in Goa. Here is a list of some of the better beaches of Goa, mature, and fully developed in their unique vibe.

Kayaks at a Palolem beach
Kayaks at a Palolem beach

Miramar Beach

Located at Panjim, Miramar is Goa’s city-beach.

Candolim & Sinquirem Beaches

Popular with tourists, these beaches are known for their water sporting activities.

Beaches of Goa: Beach shacks at Goa
Beaches of Goa: Beach shacks at Goa

Baga & Calangute Beaches

The busiest beaches in Goa, Baga & Calangute never fail to impress those looking for an energy packed environment with buzzing markets, thriving parties, and the sea and sand, of course!

Vagator Beach

Unlike the other smooth sandy beaches of Goa, Vagator is a rocky and furnished with cliffs; and it has the whole moonlight relic feel to it. A small fort lies on the tallest hill. Vagator is known for its parties.

A party at Goa
A party at Goa

Anjuna Beach

It was the Wednesday flea market that put Anjuna on the map. Many partygoers enjoy the chilled out yet busy vibe of Anjuna, while others go to sell or buy unique items from the market. You will find a bit of live music scene at the Anjuna Beach.

Chapora Beach

Chapora beach is a tiny, toy beach, furnished with a long jetty that ends in the sea.

A corn cart at a Goa beach
A corn cart at a Goa beach

Morjim & Ashwem Beaches

Just as you enter Goa by road, amongst first beaches toward the West are Ashwem and Morjim. These are quiet, sandy stretches that eventually end in beautifully blue water. The waves here are ideal for beginner surfers. The Surf Club at Ashwem holds classes.

Mandrem Beach

A quiet, lazy, clean beach with a river running across it.

Arambol Beach

Arambol is the hippie zone of Goa. With live music, and drumming on the beach, backpackers have been drawn to Arambol and its charms for decades.



Goa has so many options; choose your style, your vibe.

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