Goa is the smallest state in India but never disappoints its tourists in any way. From fascinating beaches to late night parties and from adrenaline-pumping adventure activities to the calmness of nature, Goa is a perfect destination to collect beautiful memories.
History lovers may get disheartened at first glance but, to everyone’s surprise, Goa has a gift for them as well! You will find attractions like St Cathedral, Basilica of Bom Jesus, St. Augustine tower in another part of this state which is known as Old Goa.
If you want to know the interesting history and enjoy the fun at beaches of Old Goa side by side, then read the article given below. We have listed the names of best beaches near Old Goa.
Aguada beach is a beautiful beach which offers the splendid view of Aguada Fort. Aguada Fort was constructed by the Portuguese in their colonial period. This fort has now been taken over by Tata group and is converted into a luxury 5-star hotel. It is renamed as The Taj Fort Aguada Resort and Spa.
The calmness and cool breeze along the Aguada Beach will blow your mind.
Agonda Beach is a less crowded beach in Old Goa. You can enjoy swimming, sunbathing, photography here. A few tourists visit Agonda Beach. Hence, it remains clean and quite. If you have come to Goa to take a break from a busy life, then you should visit this beach.
The road parallel to Agonda beach is a residential area which has many Bungalows and houses. A school/college and a church are located in the center of the beach.
Agonda Beach is located at 90 minutes drive from Dabolim Airport.
Mandrem beach is situated in the Pernem district of North Goa which is present at the distance of 30 Km from Panaji. This beach a famous honeymoon destination. You will spot newlywed couples everywhere around the beach. Hiking in the nearby hills, romantic walks, and dolphin spotting can be enjoyed at Mandrem beach.
Many luxury hotels and suites are present near the beach. You can also shop and try delicious Goan cuisine at Madlamaz Mandrem which is a local bazaar near Mandrem beach.
Betalbatim Beach is a popular beach which offers beautiful scenic beauty along with serenity. Dazzling sand and clean water are the characteristics of this beach. If come at the right time, you can get the chance to see the beautiful scenery of sunset at Betalbatim Beach. Some local fishermen take the tourists for dolphin watching tour. You will undoubtedly spend some leisure time at this beach.
Utorda Beach is located in Margao district of South Goa. This beach is for those who want to spend some time in the peaceful environment around the natural beauty. You can enjoy walking along the beach, sunbathing and swimming. Hotels are easily available near Utorda Beach.
To see a beautiful side of India, you should definitely visit Goa once in your life.