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Anjuna Beach in Goa


Anjuna Beach: Snapshot

Best time to visit Anjuna Beach:
January, February, November, December,

Anjuna Beach is one of the most popular beaches of North Goa that reminisce the aura of the 70’s with its overcrowded hippie tourists. The Beach is a great hangout place for all ages and the beach is especially known for its swarm of tourists that get in huge numbers during the Christmas and New Year Celebrations and witnessing some very romantic sunsets. Anjuna Beach is shoreline of the village of Anjuna that holds some very significant chapel and churches of Goa dated back to the 16th Century. St. Michael's Church, Nossa Senhora de Piedade, Nossa Senhora de Saude and St. Antonio are the main ones that could be visited besides having fun in the beaches.

Things to Do at Anjuna Beach

Anjuna is one of the most happening place in Goa with so much things to do. The beach area is dotted with number of bars, shacks, beach huts and various options for nightlife too. Anjuna Beach is one of the best place for fun activities and to experience the nightlife of Goa.

  • Anjuna Beach in North Goa is ultimate places of fun that will make the couples go overwhelmed during their honeymoon vacation, they can have a romantic walk, go for a nice bath as the beach is considered safe for bathing compared to other ones.
  • Anjuna Flea Market is a must visit place for the couples holds every Wednesday looking for some nice shopping of fresh fruits and vegetables, Goanese articles, clothes and jewelry to electronics.
  • Participating in the trance music party in the beach which is an absolute musical delight and the couples will really have a nice time out there.
  • Nightlife at Anjuna Beach : Anjuna is quite famous for nightlife in Goa. Paradiso one of the amazing nightclub of Goa is located here. Curlies can be other option where you can enjoy a relaxing nightlife with smooth music. Otherwise various shacks near the beach open up till late night with music playing at backgrounds.
  • Ingos Saturday Night Market : One of the best night markets in Goa with variety of shops and quality items. The market has shifted from its current location to Arapora.

Best Restaurants/Cafe in Anjuna Beach

Anjuna being a crowdy place is dotted with number of restaurants, bars and shacks along the beach. They serve all range of cuisines from International to Goan Cuisine.

  • Artjuna Garden Cafe : It is considered one of the best places to have the best brunches in Goa. Couples can opt for a nice breakfast or lunch with some nice choices of vegetarian and egg dishes.
  • German Bakery : This is a nice place to chill out and the desserts like tarts, sandwiches, freshly baked breads and pancakes are worth trying so couples can looking for a sweet delight can visit here and accompany their food with some freshly squeezed juices.
  • Sakana : A cool place to hang out to taste some relishing Japanese cuisines the couples will love the tuna preparations and you can also try the Red snapper hot sashimi, and the place is really quiet and the couples will just love the ambience.
  • Curlie’s Anjuna Beach: The place is a famous is among the famous ones on the Anjuna Beach and place is known for  accompanying food with good music and couples can also party at this place till late night.
  • Oasis Cafe : The place is having a longer list of food and the couples will love the chicken dishes. Hey can also try the Indian cuisines, Italian and other continental preparations which can be enjoyed with nice music around.
  • LaFranza : A great place eat, enjoy and relax. The cafe is famous for its kingfish cuisine and tandoori items. You must try butter chicken here. After enjoy the beer you can head to upstairs to relax or you can play pool or surf the internet.
  • Avalon Sunset : It is a multicuisine restaurant that serves Continental , Chinese, Indian and Israeli cuisines. The area have wifi option alaong with some laptops for visitors use. They also offer rental bikes for tourists.

Top Tourists Attractions near Anjuna Beach, Goa

  • The chapels that are located nearby that make the Anjuna village a renowned one are certainly nice places to visit such as the St. Michael’s Church, Nossa Senhora de Piedade, Nossa Senhora de Saude and St. Antonio are the ones.
  • Couples can visit the Chapora Fort on the Anjuna Beach and is a 17th century fort built by Adil Shah and this is one of the major attractions of the beach which the couples should not miss.
  • Though Anjuna beach the couples can get a quick access to Calangute Beach, Vagator Beach and many others.

How to Reach Anjuna Beach

Goa Airport to Anjuna Beach : From Dabolim Airport you can hire a bus which will take around 90 miuntes but with a taxi you can save up to half an hour. People who are driving their own conveyance can save some more time.
By Railways to Anjuna Beach : The nearest railway station is Thivim Railway Station and there are ample of bus services can be availed from here. You can also find various taxis and autos nearby the station.
By Road to Anjuna Beach : Panji to Anjuna Distance is about 22 kms and will take about 50 minutes to reach via Car or taxis. Local buses will take more time to reach there. Mapusa to Anjuna distance is about 10 Km and can be traveled in half an hour via taxis or bike.

Traveling Around Anjuna Beach

There are number of ways to travel aroun the Anjuna beach or if you have booked your accommodation at Anjuna Beach. Either you can book or hire private vehicle or you can use the public transport. Public transport are the cheapest but are time consuming. Best way to travel around the Ajuna is to rent a bike and explore the area around the beach.

Renting Bikes at Anjuna Beach : It is the best way to explore any part of the Goa. It saves your time and you can travel on your own without time boundations. Tourists can rent bike on a daily basis by paying from Rs 200 – Rs 450 depending on the bike you are choosing. You will need to deposit some amount and give some valid id proof. These bikes are easily available in any part of the goa just ask the hotel, restaurant or shack owners.

By Auto / Taxi : These are not recommended since they are highly priced and are very time consuming. The best is to rent bike. Though for airport and railway station transport they are the best transport facility available in Goa.

Anjuna Beach Goa Map (Hotels/Beach Huts/Resorts)


Hotels/Resorts/Beach Huts in Anjuna Beach

Anjuna Beach Resort
Near Starco Junction, Behind Oxford Arcade, D’Mello Vaddo, Anjuna, Goa

Country Clube De Goa
No.836/1, Near Manali Guest House, Bardez, Anjuna, Goa

Sea Horse Cottages
Anjuna Beach, Monteiro Vaddo, Anjuna, Goa

The Funkey Monkey Hostel
773 san minguel vaddo, Anjuna, Goa

FabHotel Anjuna Beachfront
Pelomar Chale, Goankar Vaddo, Mid Anjuna Beach

Vista Praia Beachfront Cottages
Goekar Vaddo, Anjuna, Bardez, Goa

Tantra Beach Shack And Huts
St. Michael Vado, Anjuna Flea Market Path, Anjuna, Goa

Meraden La Oasis

Near Football Ground, Flea Market Road, Anjuna, 403509

Laguna Anjuna
Sorantto Vado, Anjuna, Bardez 403509

Villa Anjuna
Anjuna Beach Rd., Anjuna, Bardez 403 509

Spazio Leisure Resort
Near Starco Junction, Anjuna, Bardez 403509

The Tamarind Hotel
286, Kumar Vaddo | Near St. Michael Church, Anjuna,

Anjuna Beach Goa

Anjuna Beach Goa

Anjuna Beach in North Goa (Pic: Flickr, thomasrdk)

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