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We’ve compiled the best of the best in Goa - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • 1. Anjuna Beach

    Beach–Sight

    This is Goa's original hippie haven. Those full-moon parties, now so synonymous with this beach state, first happened on the sands of Anjuna...Read More

  • 2. Arambol Beach

    Beach–Sight

    Perfect for those keen on sampling a taste of the 1970s hippie trail, and still favorite with Goa's free spirits, this North Goan beach has...Read More

  • 3. Ashvem Beach

    Beach–Sight

    The white sands here are perfect for uninterrupted lazing. Sandwiched between Morjim and Mandrem beaches, Ashvem has a fair few hippie beach...Read More

  • 4. Baga Beach

    Beach–Sight

    This long, narrow (at high tide) beach is one of Goa's most popular, and Baga is where you'll find nonstop action, cocktails around the clock...Read More

  • 5. Benaulim Beach

    Beach–Sight

    Despite its proximity to crowded Colva, Benaulim beach is a world apart. Still relatively quiet, an increasingly rare commodity on Goa’s beaches...Read More

  • 6. Calangute Beach

    Beach–Sight

    Crowded and dirty, particularly in the high season, Calangute Beach is a tourist trap and the main destination for every package tourist in...Read More

  • 7. Cavelossim Beach

    Beach–Sight

    One of Goa's lesser-known stretches, Cavelossim Beach is starting to come into its own. With a few swanky hotels in the area, including the...Read More

  • 8. Mandrem Beach

    Beach–Sight

    This quiet hideaway in North Goa has the advantage of not being a popular destination on the tourist trail, which is why it's a top pick for...Read More

  • 9. Morjim Beach

    Beach–Sight

    Best known as a home to Olive Ridley sea turtles, serene Morjim Beach is popular with those keen to see a nesting site of the species. Known...Read More

  • 10. Palolem Beach

    Beach–Sight

    This once-deserted white-sand beach, backed by palm groves and low, green mountains, is still quieter than its northern counterparts, but Palolem...Read More

  • 11. Sinquerim Beach

    Beach–Sight

    Close to Panaji, Sinquerim is a quiet, well-kept beach and, with some of Goa's most expensive resorts in the area—including the Vivanta by Taj...Read More

  • 12. Vagator Beach

    Beach–Sight

    The dark sands of Vagator Beach lead on from the red cliffs that line it. Vagator is popular with both local and foreign tourists, and as a...Read More

  • 13. Varca Beach

    Beach–Sight

    Another of the south’s treasures, and only a short distance from Benaulim beach is Varca, a clean, quiet beach that manages the seemingly impossible...Read More

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