Vagator Beach is Less Crowded
North Goa Beach
View of Vagator Beach in North Goa
Where is Vagator beach situated ?
Located in North Goa, Vagator is 22 km from Panaji, the capital of the Indian state of Goa. It lies on the northern edge of Bardez taluka. Situated close to the Anjuna beach.
How to reach Vagator beach?
The nearest airport is at Dabolim, which is 29 km away from Panaji. Panaji is just 22 km away. If you are travelling by road, this beach is at a distance of 9 km from Mapusa, and 22 km far from the state capital Panaji. There are frequent buses to Panaji and Mapusa from Vagator.
Visitors enjoying their day on Vagator Beach
About this beach
Vagator beach boasts of pure white sand, doted with black rocks and swaying coconut and palm trees. This beach is less crowded giving you the ideal opportunity to slip away into a quiet reunion with yourself as the waves reach out to caress you.
Foreigners purchasing from local sellers...
You can also witness the seawater changing colors from aquamarine to emerald, tiny cottages with gardens garlanded by colors of lemon, purple and fuchsia. This beach is also made special by the fishermen community residing along its shores. So while you are here, you will come across the fishermen in their traditional attire getting ready to venture into the sea or coming back with their day's catch.
It's me on Vagator beach...
While the men return home, the women, and children also dressed in colourful local attire eagerly wait to greet them, to celebrate their catch. If you wait to talk to them, they will be quite excited to fill you up with the details of their catch and if you are nice to them, they might even take you out with them the next time they go for fishing.
How to enjoy Vagator beach?
Besides the breath-taking beaches, Vagator has other attractions also to offer. From here you can see the 500-year-old Portuguese Fort.
View of Chapora fort from Vagator beach...
It takes you down the memory lane depicting the Old Portuguese era. If you want to hike up to this fort, you are welcome... climb up those black rocks and reach this fort, once inside the fort, you won't mind the fatigue you are feeling because The view from this fort is absolutely stunning, you get to see wide expanse of greenery and the blue sea till your eyes can reach.
Where to stay in Vagator beach?
There is not too much of choice for staying except for a few guesthouses, or houses on rent. During the peak tourist season, one might find trouble finding an accommodation here, and so, at that time, Calangute and Baga can be a better bet.
Enjoy Goa Beach Holidays!
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