beauty of the white waves rushing to embrace the golden sand on the beach
can be witnessed in full form at the Goa Anjuna beach. Goa Anjuna beach
comes to life with the flea market and the full-moon beach parties that
continue through out the night. Anjuna beach is 18 km away from Panaji and
is one of the most popular hot spots of Goa and India tourism.
to do and see on Anjuna Beach
Anjuna offers unpredictable undercurrents and as such the beach is not safe
for swimming. Yet, it calls tourist to venture waist-deep areas. Sightseers
can loiter around the nearby attractions and explore the some hidden beauty
of the magnificent Albuquerque Mansion built in 1920, flanked by octagonal
towers and an attractive Mangalore tile-roof, the Mascarenhas Mansion, and
the Chapora Fort. Anjuna is the least likely place to find peace and quiet.
As the sea, describing the Anjuna is filled with rocks, adventure-seekers
may not find a dozen of water-sports. However, on calm days, they can try
out the adventure of snorkeling and scuba-diving.
Anjuna, the destination to rave parties is famous all over the world. The
beach shacks and cafes on the shoreline lits up the party mood after sunset
and remains open till the wee hours. The Paraiso de Goa, set on the hillock
and Primrose Cafe' located between Anjuna and Vagator are the must-visit
center. Badem Hill remains open till late night and is a good option to hang
out at night.
Highlighting the archaic hippies culture, Anjuna's flea market is a must
visit center in Goa. It originally began in 1970 and has seen the odds and
even of the place. The weekly Wednesday Market is held at the southern edge
of the beach and attracts shopoholics from all across the world. The
market's vendor are generally Kashmiris, Tibetans and Lamani women, who
displays their antique collection of trinkets, clothes and artifacts.
Eating at Anjuna
There are endless chain of beach shacks and restaurants in Anjuna. Shor
Bar, Sea Breeze Cafe, Martha's Breakfast Home, The German Bakkery, The Jam
Connection and Tin Tin Tibet are a few popular eating places. The shacks are
enhanced with coconut groves and cliffs, which makes the beach a nice place
to hang out. Beach lovers can doze on the pretty location, behold the sunset
view and sip in the exotic Goa drinks till the night parties comes to an
from Anjuna Beach
Situated 10 km away from Anjuna, Siolim is one of the largest village in
Goa. It host some unique events like Sangodd Festival, held on the month of
June and Zagor, organized on the first Sunday after the colorful Christmas.
The whole area lits up with a candle-lit procession following the narrow
routes to the villages and halting at both the Hindu and Catholic religious
homes. The place is also home to India's biggest pop star, Remo Fernandes
and his fan can even take back home, some memories of loitering around the
Place of accommodation in Anjuna Beach
A few staying options are set up in close proximity to the beach. The
Tamarind, White Negro, and Hotel Bougainvillas are some popular staying
places. The Laguna Anjuna, set away from the beach has 25 well-built
cottages. They are equipped with elite facilities and are highly looked at
by the holidaymakers in Goa.
When to visit Anjuna Beach
The best time to visit Anjuna Beach in Goa is from October to March
How to reach Anjuna Beach
Dabolim Airport is situated 50 km from Anjuna. Pre-paid taxis are available
on the vicinity of the aerodrome, which aid travelers reach the beach.
The nearest railhead is at Thivim Station, situated 19 km from the beach
NH17 connects Panaji Mapusa and Anjuna. Frequent buses ply over the major
tourist places in Goa and helps visitors to explore the State in short time.