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Miramar Beach

Location

This beach is located at 15° 28' 57" N x 73° 48' 27" E (Latitude: 15.48265, Longitude: 73.80774). Miramar beach is situated 3 kms from Panaji, capital of Goa.

How to Reach

Miramar beach is directly connected to Panaji (3 km away) Bus Station. They have lots of government (Kadamba Transport Corporation, KTC) and private bus operator from Panaji bus station to Miramar. You can also hire a private Taxi to reach here. It takes around 15 minutes to reach Miramar Beach by Bus from Panaji. Taxis, motorcycle and auto-rickshaws may also be used for reaching.

Highlights

A lovely Golden beach of soft sand girdled with palm trees facing the blue Arabian Sea, is the nearest to Panaji. Miramar is an urban beach where the Mandovi River meets the Arabian Sea. Miramar Beach offers the opportunity to view the stunning sunset. It is not a safe beach to swim as there is a strong undercurrent. Miramar beach was originally known as the "Gasper Dias Beach”, the Panaji Beach is over 2 Kilometers long. This beach in Miramar is one of the most popular Beaches in Goa and tourists are well crowded here, with people from the town strolling over in the evenings. One will often see a mixed crowd of tourists and locals here as there are a lot of activities for entertainment.

Other Details

One can even go shopping here and enjoy some sightseeing. While at the Miramar Beach one can visit Dhempe College of Arts and Science, the memorial to Goa's first chief minister and other places that are worth a visit. Another attraction nearby is Aguada Fort. One can have an excellent view of Fort Aguada from the beach across the river. It is very much commercialized with a large number of hotels and exclusive homes for accommodation.

 

Link to other Main Beaches in Goa:

North Goa Beaches

South Goa Beaches

Candolim Beach

Grandmother's Hole Beach

Calangute Beach

Baina Beach

Baga Beach

Bogmalo Beach

Anjuna Beach

Majorda Beach

Vagator Beach

Colva Beach

Mandrem, Ashvem & Morgim Beach

Benaulim Beach

Arambol Beach

Varca, Cavelossim & Mobor Beach


Agonda Beach

 

Palolem Beach

 

Patnem Beach