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Arambol Beach

Location

This beach is located at 15° 41' 14" N x 73° 42' 11" E (Latitude: 15.68725, Longitude: 73.70324). It is located 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Mapusa and 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Panaji. The closest railway station is Pernem.

How to Reach

Many buses regularly ply between Arambol and Mapusa and also between Arambol and Chopdem. It takes around 40 minutes to reach Arambol from Chopdem for a distance of 12 km. On market days you can take boats to Anjuna. Taxis or bikes widely used for reaching Arambol beach and may also be used for moving within the village and locally at reasonable rates.

Highlights

Arambol, on Goa's far northern stretch of coastline, has become the new hippie haven. Once a small fishing village, it's now full of long term travelers. You'll find plenty of alternative therapies there, such as meditation, yoga, tai chi, and reiki. Water sports and dolphin sight-seeing trips are on offer as well. The nightlife is relaxed, with live music and jam sessions happening. Just north of Arambol are the deserted Keri beach and Tiracol Fort. It's worth the walk there if you want total peace and privacy.

The main attraction of Arambol beach is the relaxed, peaceful and tranquil environment. The villagers are friendly and the place is less crowded compared to other beaches. One can roam around freely and undisturbed to experience the life and culture. There are miles long uninterrupted beaches with well-made track running around. The second beach is even more secluded and little used. There are sulphur pits and freshwater lakes that you can use for swimming. There are shacks offering souvenirs and clothes. At one end of Arambol runs the Tiracol River and beyond the river rises the Tiracol Fort, now an interesting little hotel.

Other Details

Arambol Beach has a freshwater lake by the shoreline that can be used for swimming. There are paying guest accommodations available in and around Arambol beach. As one of Goa's isolated beaches, Arambol has few restaurants.

 

Link to other Main Beaches in Goa:

North Goa Beaches

South Goa Beaches

Miramar Beach

Grandmother's Hole Beach

Candolim Beach

Baina Beach

Calangute Beach

Bogmalo Beach

Baga Beach

Majorda Beach

Anjuna Beach

Colva Beach

Vagator Beach

Benaulim Beach

Mandrem, Ashvem & Morgim Beach

Varca, Cavelossim & Mobor Beach


Agonda Beach

 

Palolem Beach

 

Patnem Beach