Hello people! Haven’t you planned for a summer trip yet? Well, I will suggest you some of the best beaches in South Goa to have a wonderful summer trip. Goa is of course the place where you can find a lot of beaches.

There are a lot of best beaches in North Goa, but, how to find out the best ones in the south? That is a quite difficult task. Isn’t it? Read the article till the end and you will get to know the top 10 best beaches in South Goa!

How To Reach Goa From Bangalore

 

Mode of Transport Details
Road  Route: Bangalore – Tumkur – Chitradurga – Dandeli – Goa

Duration: About 12 hrs 46 mins

Price: From INR 770 for bus

Train YPR VSG EXP (17309): Departs at 03:00 PM from Bangalore, Arrives at 03:25 AM in Madgaon

VASCO EXPRESS (17316): Departs at 11:58 AM from Bangalore, Arrives at 01:30 AM in Madgaon

RANI CHENNAMMA (16589): Departs at 11:00 PM from Bangalore, Arrives at 07:50 AM in Madgaon

Air  Available Airlines: IndiGo, Air India Express

Duration: About 1 hr 10 mins

Price: Starts from ₹2162

 

List of Best Beaches in South Goa!

1. Agonda Beach

Agonda Beach is one of the best beaches in South Goa that everyone must visit at least once in their lifetime. If you are a person who prefers quiet time at the beach instead of adventure activities like water sports, then this is the beach that I would suggest.

It is only about 60 km away from the Dabolim Airport and can be easily accessed by train or bus. The nearest railway station is the Canacona Railway station which will take you only 15 minutes to reach here from the station as there are many taxis and autos available always.

There are some other famous places near this beach like Cabo de Rama Fort, which you can visit after the beach. Moreover, this beach has a 4.5-star rating on Google and many people have left positive comments that make it one of the best beaches in South Goa!

 

2. Palolem Beach

The beauty of Palolem Beach is that the beach is in the shape of a crescent moon and gives a beautiful appearance. This beach is located in Canacona, South Goa. The nearest airport is the Goa International Airport which is about  60 km away from the beach and you can reach here in an hour and a half.

Several beach activities are waiting for all the adventure lovers like kayaking, banana boat rides, etc. on this beach. The beach is closer to Agonda Beach and you can reach here within minutes of walking from the other beach!

I’m sure you will never feel like leaving the beach after admiring the crescent-shaped beauty! Moreover, Google has rated this beach with a 4.6-star rating and a lot of people have left their comments suggesting to visit the beach once.

 

3. Cavelossim Beach

If you would love to have adventurous water sports, then here is my suggestion for you. Try visiting Cavelossim Beach. This beach is located just 34 km away from the Goa International Airport making it one of the easily accessible beaches.

As I said earlier, the beach has a lot of adventurous water sports like Jet skiing, banana boat rides, parasailing, etc. to ensure a thrilling experience at the beach. You can find the black lava rocks and white sand which adds to the beauty of the beach!

The beach has many historical churches and temples as well that attract a whole lot of religious people to the beach. Other places like the Sal River and the Betul Lighthouse are some of the famous spots near this beach that you can visit.

 

4. Varca Beach

Varca Beach is one of the best beaches in South Goa, which is so clean and quieter than the other beaches. It is located in Salcette, a sub-division in the district of South Goa. You can access the beach easily as it is just 28 km away from the Goa International Airport. It will take you more than 40 minutes to get here by bus or train.

There are some beach activities like water sports and beach volleyball for the people visiting the beach. On the other hand, if you wish to have a peaceful walk, you can also do it at the beach.

This beach is closer to other best beaches in South Goa like Benaulim Beach, making it a preferable summer trip destination. You can also find some of the best resorts to stay near the beach and also the finest seafood here.

 

5. Benaulim Beach

Benaulim Beach is one of the best beaches in South Goa and has some interesting amenities like water sports, dolphin-watching tours, etc. The beach is located in Benaulim, in the district of South Goa. The nearest airport is the Goa International Airport which is about 23 km away from the beach.

The beach is the right choice for all thrill lovers as you can enjoy water sports like parasailing, jet skiing, boat rides, and more. On the other hand, people who wish to have a quiet time can have peace under the beach huts!

Besides Benoulim, other famous places nearby are Colva Beach and Margao City which you can explore. There are beautiful facilities nearby for accommodation, providing a comfortable stay for visitors. Overall, Benaulim offers complete packages for a memorable beach experience in Goa.

 

 

6. Cola Beach

Want to visit one of the best beaches in South Goa with a beautiful blue lagoon?! Cola Beach is the one you must try. Many people visit this beach to witness the blue lagoon of this beach. The lagoon is surrounded by palm trees on either side adding to the beauty of the beach.

This beach is located in Canacona in the district of South Goa. The Goa International Airport is about 59 km away which will take you about an hour and a half to reach the spot. There are several beach activities like tent camping, beach shacks, and kayaking that make the trip to this beach a memorable one.

Agonda Beach is so close to this beach that you can reach the other beach in about 10 minutes by taking a local auto or a taxi! So if you plan for Cola Beach, you can get to visit the Agonda’s beauty as well.

 

7. Utorda Beach

Once you land in Goa, you can visit one of the best beaches in South Goa namely Utorda Beach which is just 15 km away from the Goa International Airport. The beach is exactly located in Utorda, in the district of South Goa.

You can have some of the best beach activities like windsurfing, jet skiing, parasailing, etc. making it the best spot for adventure seekers. The beach is known for its cleanest environment and long stretch of sand.

There is another popular beach named Majorda Beach which is located just 3 km away from this beach. Moreover, there are a lot of beach resorts offering a luxury stay near the beach with the finest food. So why not try Utorda Beach?!

 

 

8. Majorda Beach

As mentioned earlier, Majorda Beach is the one that lies closer to the Utorda Beach that we just saw above. Majorda is a place in the district of South Goa, where the beach is located. The beach is known for its beautiful white sand and peacefulness. If you are a person who would love to have a quiet time, then this is the beach you may visit in South Goa.

This beach is just 18 km away from the Goa International Airport which makes it easy for you to access the beach. You can enjoy water sports and all the other beach activities as well.

It has a 4.5-star rating on Google making it one of the best beaches in South Goa! You can also visit some famous places near the beach like Bom Jesus Cathedral and Say Cathedral.

9. Betalbatim Beach

Have you ever seen a glowing beach?! Well, there is a beach that glows at night! But how is that possible? The reason is due to the bioluminescent plankton that makes the waves glow beautifully in the dark!

This beach is located in Salsette taluk of South Goa district and is 19 km from Goa International Airport, which locals and tourists can get there by taxi or local bus.

Betalbatim Beach is popularly known as the sunset beach, due to the spectacular sunsets that paint the sky with vibrant colors! You can find various amenities such as huts, water sports, and dolphin-watching tours to ensure a fun-filled outing. If you are an adventure-lover, this beach is your playground that has activities such as parasailing, banana boat rides, etc.

 

10. Colva Beach

Colva Beach is also one of the best beaches in South Goa and is located in the South Goa district. It is a popular tourist destination known for its vibrant nightlife and water activities.

The beach is at a distance of about 21 km from the Goa International Airport and you can reach here in about 30 minutes. The best part of this beach is that the beach is filled with beach huts, water sports facilities, and ensures a vibrant nightlife,

You can enjoy exciting activities such as snorkeling, parasailing, and speedboat rides thereby making it a suitable spot for the adventure-lovers. Its popularity as a tourist destination is further enhanced by its Portuguese-influenced architecture, which offers a glimpse into the historical charm of the region.