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South Goa Beaches

Majorda Beach, South Goa Beach

Majorda : Majorda beach is a popular beach of Goa situated in the southern part of Bogmalo with long lanes of palm trees. It is located at a distance of 4 km from Margao and 5 km from the Colva Beach. Famous for its bread and bakers, as this was the place where the tradition of baking European style breads, started. The famous Goan Toddy, which is the fermented breads made from the sap of coconut palm, was discovered here. The beach is also famous for hosting the Goa Christmas Carnival every winter. Activities which Visitors can enjoy here includes water sports like jet skiing, water skiing, para-sailing  swimming with sufficient number of lifeguards available on the beach for safety and security.

Colva Beach, South Goa Beach

Colva : The Colva Beach lies about 6 kms to the west of Margao and is the oldest, largest and the most spectacular beaches of South Goa. The beach consists of about 25 kms of fine powdered white sand and is bound along its coast by coconut palms. Colva Beach is known for its ambiance, happening nightlife and large holiday crowds thronging to it. Colva's nightlife is livelier and vibrant than anywhere else in south Goa.This beach is more popular among the Indian tourists and it is extremely crowded on the weekends.

Betalbatim Beach, South Goa Beach

Betalbatim : The Betalbatim Beach begins where the Colva beach ends. This is one of the quieter beaches of south Goa. Located 8 km from Margao, the Betalbatim Beach is popular for its splendid sunsets and hence also known as the Sunset Beach. The endless strip of white sand and the azure waters is an ideal beach to relax, away from the crowd. This pristine beach is lined with pine trees as opposed to the regular coconut palm fringed beaches. The St.Thomas Church is another popular tourist attraction which is in the vicinity.

Agonda Beach, South Goa Beach

Agonda : Agonda Beach, located 37 kms away from the Goan town of Margao is a beach fringed with palm trees, casuarinas, and hills. The Agonda beach is a delightfully unspoiled stretch of sunny sand that is famous for its tranquility. The adventure lovers can hire a tent and spend their beautiful evening under the starry sky and crashing waves. Agonda beach can be enjoyed by those who can appreciate the beauty of owning a beach as this is exactly how you will feel here with hardly any tourists. This beach offers perfect solitude which one can drown in. The famous Cabo de Rama Fort is very close by which is untouched by most of the visitors in this region.

Palolem Beach, South Goa Beach

Palolem : Palolem beach located in south Goa is 43 kms from Margao and 76 kms from Panaji, the state's capital. Also called the paradise beach, the Palolem Beach is a largely unspoiled beach that till date is most frequented by fishermen and locals. Crescent shaped, it has rocky outcrops on either end, and a famous island called Monkey Island. Apart from being a stunningly beautiful beach, Palolem is famous for its beach hut accommodation. It has huts and shacks which are classy and are aimed at the discerning visitors. Cycling, walking and boat rides are options that are available here.