Anjuna Beach Goa

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Information About Anjuna Beach Goa

Amongst the most popular beaches in Goa, Anjuna Beach has a rich past of hippie culture. However, this beach that stretches almost 2 km is also popular amongst families and water sports lovers. At night, Anjuna Beach becomes one of the best hubs in Goa for nightlife. At Anjuna Beach, there is one of the most popular nightclubs in Goa, Paradiso. There are a number of great eateries like Curlies that’s perfect as a daytime hangout. Apart from its scenic beach stretch, Anjuna is also known for its Wednesday Flea Market.

Anjuna beach Goa is an ideal choice for nature buffs, who love to enjoy full moon parties during the New Year and Christmas. Visitors on this very day rejuvenate themselves in a pleasurable atmosphere of the lucent full-moon casting a magic charm and the soft frothing waves snuggling their feet. So, if you wanna experience the real beauty of landscapes, luxury accommodation, seclusion, nightlife parties, reliable seafood dainties and voguish shopping opportunities, plan for Anjuna Beach Holidays and make it your best ever holiday experience for ages.

Top Things to Do in and around Anjuna Beach Goa

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  • Water Sports : Enjoy a variety of watersports on Anjuna Beach that include jet skiing, banana boat rides, parasailing, bumping rides, and water scooter etc.
  • Eating & Drinking at the Beach Shacks : Savour delicious food and cheap alcohol at the beach shacks of Anjuna Beach like Curlies, Shiva Valley, Tantra Cafes and Huts, San Francisco’s, Cafe Looda etc.
  • Shopping : The Wednesday Flea Market is quite popular amongst tourists in Anjuna Beach. One can buy intricate sculptures, boho jewellery, t-shirts, tote bags, bed sheets and spices at this flea market.

Nightlife in Anjuna Beach

Nightlife in Anjuna Goa

Anjuna, the destination to gush parties brings dance & music along and came into limelight with its dazzling Trance Parties due to the Hippies, who combined the spiritual traditions of the east with the ideas, art and west side music. The nightlife in Anjuna includes full moon parties, cultural delights and exotic fire shows that are worth to experience all of them. Especially, during Christmas and New Year Eve, DJs are arranged along with the strip, where you can have drinks, dining and dancing, favorite music and exciting nightlife centers in Anjuna. All these bring a complete package of fun after the sunset.

Popular Bars & Clubs in Anjuna Beach

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  • Paradiso Discotheque
  • The 9 Bar
  • Buddha Lounge Goa
  • Utopian Retreats
  • Xtreme Sports Bar
  • Club Cubana
  • Shore Bar
  • Franci Bar
  • Sea Breeze Bar
  • Primerose

Accommodation Options in Anjuna Beach

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A large number of hotels and hostels can be found in the villages nearby Anjuna Beach. There are several old styled hotels, villas, heritage properties, and modern hotels for the tourists to choose from. In villages like Oxel and Siolim, which are close to Anjuna Beach, service apartments are also available on rent.

Some of the best hotels & resorts in Anjuna Beach

  • Annapurna Vishram Dham
  • Casa Anjuna
  • Country Club de Goa
  • Evershine Guest House
  • Ginger Tree Boutique Resort
  • Granpa's Inn
  • Inn Anjuna
  • La Oasis by the Verda
  • Laguna Anjuna
  • Nirvana Hermitage
  • Opus by the Verda
  • Palacete Rodrigues
  • Salt Water Resort
  • Spazio Leisure Resort
  • The Tamarind Hotel
  • Villa Anjuna
  • Whispering Woods by the Verda
  • YoYo Goa Apartment Hotel

Other Travel Information About Anjuna Beach

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Best Time to Visit Anjuna Beach

The best time to Visit Anjuna Beach is between November and March when the beach shacks and parties are in their full swing.

How to Reach Anjuna Beach?

Anjuna Beach is situated at a distance of about 18 km from Panaji. Taxis and auto-rickshaws are readily available for Anjuna from Panaji.

Tourist Attractions to See in and around the Beach

  • Shri Ram Temple
  • Mahadev Temple
  • Kuteswara Temple
  • Bhumika Temple
  • St. Anthony’s Church
  • Calangute Beach
  • Baga Beach
  • Vagator Beach
  • Chapora Fort
  • Museum of Goa

Frequently Asked Questions

Anjuna is bedighted with a large number of tourist attractions which fascinate the vision of travel junkies with the first glance. Some of the major attractions in and around the beach include :

  • Albuquerque Mansion : One of the most magnificent mansions in Anjuna that represents the gilded lifestyle of its formal owners is Albuquerque Mansion. For the tourists, the mansion is one of the sight-seeing highlights of Anjuna Beach that is bedighted with appealing Mangalore tile roof and octangular tower.
  • Chapora Fort : Located at the vicinage of Anjuna Beach, Chapora Fort offers a beautiful picturesque view of Anguna and Vagator beaches. It's a must-visit place where one should go and explore the history hidden behind this fort.
  • Mascarenhas Mansion : The Mansion is another tourist attraction that's located in Anjuna Beach. The balconies are quite captivating and have stunning stained glass floral engravings. It's an architectural amusement available with rich balconies.
  • Wednesday Flea Market : This market is located on the way to the beach, which captivates large number of tourists to crowd this place every Wednesday. While going inside the market, you'll get a large variety ranging from imported electric gadgets to other man-made objects. Stuffs like European snacks, Tibetan, Kashmiri, Gujarati trinkets and handicrafts, artificial ornament carvings, cassettes of Goan Trance music, colorful T-shirts, etc. are available for sale in this market. If you are an expert in bargaining things while buying, you will definitely get excellent deals in the market.
  • The Acid House Party : Comparing from all the famous attractions of Anjuna Beach, the only thing that waves and clasp many tourists are the full moon trance parties, which is also popular as Acid House Parties. This party is one of the best places for merriment, fun and frolic. Last till the early hours of dawn under the moonlit sky, this place brings lots of fun for locals and foreign tourists as well. Enjoying a drink sitting along the campfires is another memorable experience that is always admired by travelers.
  • By Air : The nearest airport is Dabolin, which is 29km away from Panaji and 47 km from Anjuna. Direct flights to Goa are also available from major cities of India like Delhi, Mumbai, etc.
  • By Rail : Karmali is the nearest railway station that is 11km away from Panaji and 29 km from Anjuna. Other station is Thivim, situated 19 km from the beach.
  • By Road : NH17 is well connected from Panaji and Mapusa. For tourists coming from Mumbai can board the bus from Mapusa to reach Anjuna.

If you love to rollick in the sea and starve for a bath in the sea waters, Anjuna beach in Goa would be your perfect place for vacationing. There are some interesting activities and water sports which are extremely admired by adventure lovers.

  • Adventure Sports Activities : If you're adventure freaks and wanna experience defying activities, Anjuna beach is not going to disappoint you in any way. All kinds of sports like wind surfing, scuba diving, parasailing, paragliding are available to add extra fun while holidaying. You'll get various ranges of adventure sports that are mostly enjoyed at the beguiling Goa shoreline.
  • Leisure Activities : Anjuna captivates large number of visitors due to its scenic beauty and picturesque view. You can hang around nearest attractions and explore the natural beauty of the splendid Albuquerque Mansion (1920), lined by octagonal towers and appealing the Mascarenhas Mansion, the Mangalore tile-roof, the Chapora Fort, etc. You can also indulge yourself with other activities like shopping, photography, snorkeling, and bungee jumping.
  • Other Activities : If you're with your family or friends, you must have tiptoe in gleaming of Arabian Sea. Other than this, swimming and sunbathing will give you an unforgettable experience of a lifetime.

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