Goa Beaches

Goa is a vibrant and culturally rich state located on the southwestern coast of India. Known for its stunning coastline, Goa is a popular destination for beach lovers from around the world.

Baga beach, situated in North Goa, is renowned for its vivacious nightlife and unique blend of modern and cultural elements. The beach, named after the Baga creek that converges into the Arabian Sea, was initially explored by San Francisco's hippie community in the 1960s. Calangute, known as the "Queen of the Beaches", is another must-visit destination in Goa. This beach is a long stretch of soft, white sand, surrounded by tall coconut and palm trees. The crystal-clear waters of the Arabian Sea provide the perfect place to cool off on a hot day.

For more details on Baga and Calangute beaches, including a map and a more extensive list of beaches in Goa, refer to our guide below. The guide also provides information on the best time to visit Goa, and much more.

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Best Time to Visit Goa

The best time to visit Goa in India is from November to March. During this period, the weather is pleasant with warm days and cool nights, making it ideal for outdoor activities like sightseeing, trekking, and spending time on the beach. The water temperature is also perfect for swimming in the sea as it is neither too hot nor too cold. Additionally, this is the peak season, and the state is abuzz with numerous festivals, making it an ideal time to explore the rich culture of Goa. Traveling during these months ensures a memorable experience with plenty of sunshine, clear blue skies, and beautiful landscapes to take in.

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