Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Beaches Of Goa - Anjuna

One of the famous beach in Goa with colorful reddish rocks and beautiful coconut plants on its beach. The beach where you can bath is less, but it is so beautiful to see the waves breaking on the colorful rocks. 8 Kms from Mapusa this beach is hot favorite for the foreign tourists.

At the bus stand there are small cafe, restaurants, few handicraft shops. You have to come down at a lower level to reach the beach. Walk on the right side of the beach to the Anjuna free market. On Wednesdays this market looks completely different. So many traders from different places and variety of products make this place a grand fair for few hours from 1 pm. Visitors from the other beaches like Arambol, Baga, Kalangute come to this fair by boat for marketing. So if you want to visit Anjuna try that on Wednesdays.

On the full moon nights Anjuna remain on festive moods. All the tourists in dance and song till late night on the beach.

How to Reach:

From Panaji Anjuna is 19 Km, can be easily reached by cab. It is 8 Km from Mapusa. This beach is shown to the visitors in North Goa Day Tour by the Goa Tourism.

Where to stay:

There are quiet a few hotels and resorts of different price ranges.

The Flashing Meadow ( +91 0832 2274583) @ INR 1000 - 1500 DB
Don Jo Resort ( +91 0832 2274325) @ INR 300 - 600 DB
Grand Pa Inn ( +91 08232 2273271) @ INR 850 - 1200 DB
Lotus Inn ( +91 08232 2274015) @ INR 450 DB


Whats in a Name said...

I have been here once, the place is just awesome.. Especially the beaches and the people.. Best place for vacation in India..
Alas, its getting costlier every year!!

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