Arambol Beach

Laid-back by the day and lively at night, Arambol is truly the capital of hippie culture in Goa. A long stretch of sand surrounded by cliffs on both sides, with a fresh water lake and chirpy markets neaby, Arambol stands out for its uniqueness. This cove like beach is a traditional fishing village with a distinct bohemian feel , which attracts mostly international guests. A short walk to the north takes you to an attractive bay, which has a sweet water lake.  The lake is fed by hot springs which are believed to have healing properties.

As the night sweeps over Arambol, party animals come out to play and the beach becomes a galaxy of fairy lights, candles, lanterns and bonfires and becomes a venue to host various musicians from all across the world to entertain the music lovers.

Things to do : The beach also hosts night parties, has a rich music scene and is dubbed to be the party capital of Goa.

For the shopping lovers, the Glastonbury Street leading to the beach has quaint boutiques selling delightful trinklets, musical instruments, gemstones, lanterns, jewellery, figurines, clothes and an array of knick-knacks. Arambol offers paragliding and Kite Surfing for the adventure lovers.

Arambol has great options to eat, right from speciality restaurants to beach shacks offering a great variety of cuisines to taste. Location : North Goa, 27 kilometers from Mapusa and 39 kilometers from Panjim. The closest railway station is Thivim.

Image Credits: Lone Wanderer

Author: Planet Goa Team
For us at Planet-Goa, our team is driven by that feeling of exhilaration that one gets when discovering that something ‘unique’ and ‘new’ about Goa for our ever-so-discerning readers.

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