Serene Beaches in Goa For Traveller to Explore -

10 serene beaches in Goa that every traveler should explore

serene beaches in Goa

Goa! The mere mention of the name brings up images of dancing palm trees adorning the golden beaches in an atmosphere filled with cheerfulness and delight! The smallest Indian state is probably the tallest regarding tourism in the country. Goa is India’s biggest holiday spot, and Goa beaches are like brilliant flames attracting tourists for months.

The best beaches in Goa are (Baga, Calangute, Vagator, Candolim, Anjuna, etc.,) alluring a crazy number of domestic and international tourists every year. But there are also some least visited beaches in Goa surrounded by exotic palm groves. These beaches are silent, less crowded, and the most convenient places to visit in Goa for an amazing leisure vacation.

Sinquerim beach

Sinquerim beach in Goa
Located at a distance of 13 kilometers from Panaji, this is one of the hidden beaches in Goa. It houses a beautiful 17th-century fort which was converted into a prison a few years ago. The stunning Sinquerim beach lures you into its landscape with its gorgeous setting of golden sands lined by green palm trees.

Nearby places: Aguada Fort and Candolim beach

Activities to do:

This beach provides tourists with a host of outdoor facilities like parasailing, water skiing, scuba diving, fishing and windsurfing

Benaulim beach

Benaulim beach in Goa

Known for its calm and peaceful environment, Benaulim beach is a less crowded beach in Goa. Situated in South Goa, it is an ideal place for a picnic, and one can relax on the day off by soaking in the sun.

The calm and serene atmosphere of Benaulim beach attracts travellers from every part of the world. Here visitors can easily laze on the golden sand while sipping on the famous drinks of Goa and enjoying the calm wind.

Nearby places: Colva beach, The Church of St John the Baptist, Trinity beach

Activities to do

You can witness the famous bullfight if you visit this beach from October to March.

  • Adventure enthusiasts can opt for water sports like water skiing, swimming, scuba diving and parasailing.
  • Shopaholics can go on a shopping spree in the local flea market.

Betalbatim beach

Betalbatim beach in Goa

Betalbatim is one of the pleasant beaches in Goa, situated between the Majorda and Colva Beaches. Popularly known as Sunset Beach, it is one of the better known and considerably well-developed beaches in South Goa. It is a perfect place to spend a peaceful time with families and friends.

This beach is best known as the glowing beach of Goa for the presence of bioluminescent algae in its water that illuminates the shoreline at night.

Nearby places: Colva Beach, Majorda Beach, and Our Lady of Remedios Church

Activities to do:

  • Dolphins are a common site near the shores of Betalbatim, and the local fishermen offer a ride to the tourists to catch a glimpse of the dolphins.
  • The beach is a hub of watersports such as waterskiing, windsurfing and parasailing.

Morjim beach

Morjim beach in Goa

Lying to the north of the Chapora River, this beach is a beautiful manifestation of sandy shoreline and is amongst the least crowded beaches of Goa. This beach is the nesting place where the Olive Ridley Turtles lay their eggs. Thus, loud music and late-night parties are strict no-nos on this beach.

Nearby places: Ashwem beach, Chapora beach, Chapora Fort, etc.

Activities to do

  • Watch the sunrise and enjoy a morning walk
  • Enjoy Chapora river cruises
  • Birdwatching and kite surfing

Cansaulim beach

Cansaulim beach in Goa

Cansaulim is one of the least famed beaches located in South Goa. Cansaulim beach and the neighboring beaches of Arossim and Cuelim beach form India’s second largest beach stretch. The beach is immaculate and tidy, with beautiful golden sands and palm trees. It gives a deserted look through its large stretches of white sand.

Nearby places: Utorda beach, Treasures Casino, Majorda beach, etc.

Activities to do:

The beach also offers various water sports activities such as windsurfing, catamarans, diving, fishing, parasailing and jet skiing.

Agonda beach

Agonda beach in Goa

It is one of the best silent beaches in Goa that will offer you to spend some quality time with your partner. Agonda may top your list for a romantic holiday or honeymoon.

This pristine beach’s 3 km long stretch is relatively unspoilt and an ideal getaway for solitude and peace seekers. A turtle centre is at the beach’s northern end to protect precious Olive Ridley Turtles.

Nearby places: Cabo de Rama Fort, Butterfly beach, Palolem beach, etc.

Activities to do

Apart from swimming, shopping, boat trip, and drinking, beach huts in Agonda offer quality time to its visitors.

Ashwem beach

Ashwem beach in Goa

Sandwiched between the Mandrem and Morjim beaches, Ashwem has several beach-side resorts that offer seaside shacks to relax and rejuvenate. As one of the happening picnic spots, this beach is famous amongst the locals. Although a bit rocky, it is counted as one of the least crowded beaches in Goa.

You can easily explore Ashwem beach by riding a bike along the shore, as it is a long stretch that starts from the banks of the Chapora River. Ashwem is also the nesting ground for the Olive Ridley Turtles.

Nearby places: Mandrem beach, Chapora Fort, Marbela beach, etc.

Activities to do

  • Take a leisurely walk on the beach and enjoy the stunning views of the sunset.
  • Bike rides, swimming, water sports, surfing, turtle spotting

Kalacha beach

Kalacha beach in Goa

Known as the sweet water beach, Kalacha beach is located around 30km from Mapusa and 42km from Panaji. As per local belief, the beach was discovered by the hippies in the 1960s. Surrounded by rocky terrain and cliffs, this beach is popular for its scenic beauty. It is an untouched haven, far from the bother of merchants and expansive vacationer gatherings.

Nearby places: Ashwem beach, Arambol Sweet Water Lake, Mandrem beach

Activities to do

  • Paragliding and hang gliding
  • The beach has a few shacks where one can find something to eat.

Mandrem beach

Mandrem beach in Goa

Do you want to look at the adorable dolphins gliding in and out of water or spot the white-bellied fish eagles or the Olive Ridley turtles in their natural habitat? You must visit Mandrem beach, a quiet beach in North Goa.

Beautifully tucked between Ashwem and Arambol beaches in North Goa, Mandrem beach is a serene beach where calmness and solitude amalgamate. The beach is covered with magnificent white sand and is lined with palm trees all around its shoreline.

Nearby places: Chapora Fort, Aguada Fort, Dog Temple, Mandrem village, etc.

Activities to do

  • Kayaking
  • Windsurfing
  • ATV ride
  • Kitesurfing
  • Beach walking
  • Dolphin spotting

    Cavelossim beach

    Cavelossim beach in Goa

    Cavelossim beach is a quieter and more couples-orientated beach in Southern Goa. It is located on a strip of land between the Indian Ocean and the mouth of the River Sal. The place is quiet and calm, even during the peak seasons, and the restaurants and shacks in the surrounding areas will cater to your taste buds.

    Nearby places: Betul beach, Carmona beach, Mobor beach, etc.

    Activities to do

    • Sunbathing
    • Swimming
    • Jet skiing
    • Speed boating
    • Parasailing
    • Banana boat rides

    These are some of the secluded beaches in Goa that you can visit and explore even in the peak seasons. So, please choose from these sandy havens and explore them until you have enough Vitamin Sea!

    Explore all these serene beaches by staying at nearby hotels from Bookit N Go. Book affordable hotels from Bookit N Go and visit these tranquil beaches to treat your senses with the best natural beauty.

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