One of the prettiest beaches of Goa is Majorda that sits on a wide 25 km stretch of sand, spread with roofed parasols and lapped by the warm Arabian Sea. On the northern side of the beach, there are plenty of beach shacks and water sports activities. This place is quite calm where sun-seekers can stretch out under the palm trees and view the past of odd sacred cow trundle. The seashore offers complete satisfaction to the tourists in its idyllic and pleasant ambience. The beautiful view of azure water and golden sands spellbind every sightseer. Located 5 km from the Colva beach, Majorda has turquoise water, blue sky, soft sand, lush greenery and swaying palms that draw visitors from all over the world.
It's an idyllic beachfront in the South Goa where you get popular hotels and resorts with all modern facilities. Also, there are the number of restaurants and beach shacks that offer tasty Goan dishes, sea foods, drinks, etc. The clean and clear water of the beach is perfect for swimming and water sports activities. It's an enchanting place for other leisure activities like reading books while strolling on the velvety sand. It's a pleasant beach holiday destination for honeymoon couples or adventure freaks as one can look for local handicrafts and other items lined up on the beach side. In brief, the place is quite serene and it takes travelers to the world of relaxation, peace and draws thousands of visitors to this heaven. It endows the visitors with a huge range of outdoor and indoor facilities that allow them to experience a proper holiday in Goa.
There are plenty of activities to do at Majorda beach, which rejuvenate the day with lots of fun and enjoyment. Under the overhaul and growth at the time of research, this fascinating place in the heart of Majorda village offers plenty of adventure water and leisure activities for visitor's pleasure.
Here it goes:
Water Sports - One of the best ways to enjoy the beach holiday is to try all the water sports activities like surfing, water skiing, swimming, etc. For the beach lovers, swimming and sunbathing at the beach is special attractions that are loved by all the visitors.
Leisure Activities - Majorda is a fascinating place where you can also indulge in other leisure activities like shopping, sightseeing, strolling, etc. You can read your favorite books while wandering on the sand or can relish a huge array of Goan food and drinks at the beach side shacks. While strolling towards the town, you may also come across some popular Bakeries of Goa where you can enjoy your high tea sitting on the white sandy beaches with the Arabian Sea water kissing your feet. Above all, the beach is also popular for organizing the Goa Christmas Carnival every winter.
Here are some recommended places to visit in and around the beach:
Basilica of Bom Jesus - This church is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located very close to Majorda beach. It has mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier and visitors flock this place to view its baroque architecture.
Monte Hill Chapel- It is the 16th century Chapel located on the top of Monte Hill and very close to the Majorda beach. Many tourists crowd this place to explore a fascinating view of countryside.
Church of Our Lady of Mercy - Located nearby Colva beach, this church is just few kilometers away from the Majorda Beach. Dedicated to Menino Jesus, it is believed that this church has a healing power that can cure any kinds of illness. The most important is Fama Festival, which is celebrated here in the month of October every year.
Chandor- Located close to the Majorda beach, this place is one of the most protuberant villages and considered as the capital of Chandrapur rulers in the early period. This place is famous for its temple and ancient fort.
Grace Church- This church is another major attraction that was known as Capela de Batalhao in the past. Travelers visit here during the feast in the month of February every year.
Damodar Temple - It's a holy temple located on the banks of Kushawati River and large number of devotees and tourists visit here to worship Lord Damodar, who is a manifestation of Lord Shiva. On the top of everything, Shigmo festival is also held every year.
Church of Our Lady of Rosary - It is located on a holy hill known as Monte de Boa Vista, which is close to the Basilica de Bom Jesus. It's a holy place that offers a splendid view of the Divar Island and Mandovi River. This church is coated with lime mortar and has a double-storeyed portico along with a frontage on both sides of rounded tower.
Above all, there are also some other tourist attractions that draw thousands of visitors from all across the globe. Those places include Rachol Seminary, Mormugao Harbour, Mae De Deus Church, Vasco da Gama, and the beaches of Bogmalo, Varca, Vainguinim, Betalbatim, and many more.
Apart from luxury stay and daytime beach, Majorda is also famous due to its numerous late-night beach parties that are integral part of the Goa's evening. If you wanna enjoy the flavor of Goan drinks and hang out till the wee hours, then you may visit some popular pubs and nightclubs which are famous due to its best services and will give you the real joy of night parties.
Following are the names of popular pubs and restaurants in Majorda:
Nearest Airport - Dabolim Airport (18 km)
Nearest Railhead- Margao Railway Station (11 km)
Nearest Roadways- Margao Bus Terminal (9 km)
Best Time to Visit- November to February.
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