Top 6 Goa Beaches for Honeymooners

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Goa is the smallest state of the Republic of India. This beautiful tourist attraction was a former Portuguese province until the Republic of India annexed it. Goa is renowned for its gorgeous beaches, as well as bio-diverse flora and fauna. Perfect for beach lovers and honeymooners, Goa is home to some of the most beloved beaches in the world. In today’s post, we are listing down some of the best beaches in Goa to check out with your beau:

1. Agonda

Serene, beautiful, and remote, the Agoda beach is perfect for couples who want to experience stripped down island lifestyle. The beach is located just north of Palomem beach. Agoda beach is typically free from the usual crowds. It is a great beach to engage in outdoor activities, including trekking, swimming, and water sports. Although remote, there are several souvenir stalls, cafes, and restaurants nearby.

2. Anjuna

The mesmerizing Anjuna beach is located to the North of Goa, just 5 miles from Mapusa. This beautiful beach getaway used to be a popular spot among hippies. In fact, locals relive the psychedelic past of Anjuna by hosting a large flea market. Being one of the most popular beach spots in Goa, several shacks dot the Anjuna shoreline, providing respite for hungry/thirsty travelers. Anjuna beach is also renowned for its romantic sunsets, making it one of the best beach spots for honeymooners!

3. Arambol

Arambol used to be a sleepy fishing village but booming tourism and economy transform this deserted beach into a hippie haven. Arambol is popular for its wellness centers and spas. In fact, this is the best spot in the region to get a body treatment. Apart from yoga and meditation centers, Arambol beach is also renowned for its dolphin watching tours and water sports. Arambol beach can get a little crowded during the peak season. If you are looking for privacy, there are a couple of deserted beaches north of the main beach.

4. Calangute

Calangute beach is perhaps the busiest and most popular of all beach spots in the region. In fact, the beach is credited for putting Goa on the map. Calangute beach is loved by expats and foreigners. Over the coastline is a seemingly endless rows of sun lounges. Calangute beach boasts of some of the best restaurants in the region. It is the perfect place for honeymooners who want to sample the local cuisine or check out exotic spirits. Calangute beach sits six miles from Mapusa, north of Goa.

5. Benaulim

Benaulim is a beautiful, serene beach popular for its dive sites, water sports, and dolphin sightseeing tours. The beach used to be the central fishing hub of Goa before being transformed into a tourist spot. Although less crowded than Calangute and Arambol, it can get crowded around December. Benaulim beach is also the place to eat fresh seafood! Benaulim beach is located on the south of Goa, five miles from Marago.

6. Colva

The beguiling beauty of Colva beach made it one of the most popular beach spots among Indian tourists and day trippers. The beach can get crowded especially during the weekends so schedule your trip accordingly. Colva beach is perfect for honeymooners who love the nightlife! Dozens of bars, restaurants, beach shacks and food stalls line up the streets that lead to the beach. There are plenty of budget hotels in the area too. Colva beach is located in the south of Goa about five miles from Marago.