To the average tourist interested in having a good time, " the beaches" is what Goa is all about. It has been widely publicized in the media, movies and adds to the mystique of Goa. This is not without reason because Goa possesses one of the finest stretches of sandy coastline in India .
The tropical climate, the coconut trees, the white sand beaches all have been immortalized in many song and dance sequences of Indian movies and add to the romantic allure of Goa. It is now the No 1 tourist destination of Indians on the move especially the newly weds on their honeymoon and the upwardly mobile Indian gentry.
The beaches have seen some significant commercialization , especially Calangute with hotels of every shape, size and class with shops and restaurants to cater to every taste. There are a few isolated beaches for those in search of peace and tranquility.
The first is the coastline that extends from Fort Aguada and Sinquerim beach areas and goes upwards along the coastline to Chapora beach and fort. The beaches along this stretch of coastline include the following in order
Click on the highlighted beaches to explore them, you will find information and photos to give you a gist of what Goa's beautiful beaches are all about.
To experience them firsthand, you will have to visit them .
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