Miramar Beach Goa

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Information About Miramar Beach Goa

An urban beach in North Goa, Miramar Beach was once known as Gasper Dias Beach. A short distance away from Panaji, Goa’s capital city, Miramar is a family-friendly beach but also a perfect place for groups of friends to hangout as well as fitness lovers who can enjoy morning and evening walks/run or yoga sessions here. There are handful of watersports activities available at Miramar Beach for the adventure lovers. However, for those wishing to hangout at the beach, there are many restaurants and bars promising great food and concoction of drinks.

Adjoining Miramar Beach is the estuary of Mandovi River which opens in the Arabian Sea. Across the beach and river, one can also see the impressive Fort Aguada standing. The statue of the first chief minister of Goa, Late Dayanand Bandodkar is also one of the attractions of Miramar Beach. Miramar also becomes a birdwatcher’s favourite place in the winter season when a large number of migratory birds can be spotted here.

Top Things to Do in and around Miramar Beach

Miramar Beach
  • Sunset Watching : Miramar Beach makes for a great place to enjoy the views of some of the most beautiful sunsets in Goa. One can spend long hours during the sunset on the beach.
  • Eating & Drinking : Down the shore of Miramar Beach and amidst the palm grove, there are a number of thatched roof bars, lounges and pubs that offer great food and drinks for the visitors to enjoy.
  • Birdwatching : In the winter season, between October and March, a large number of birds including gulls and plovers visit Miramar Beach.

Accommodation Options in Miramar Beach

Miramar Beach Goa

Miramar Beach is situated at a short distance from the capital city, Panaji, which means, there is no dearth of staying places near the beach. One can find hotels & resorts in every category ranging from budget accommodation to luxury hotels, villas, service apartments, bnb, hostel, homestay, and more.

Popular Hotels & Resorts in Miramar Beach

  • Bela Hotel
  • Hotel El Paso
  • Varanda Do Mar
  • Goa Marriott Resort & Spa
  • Hotel Miramar
  • Sand Castles Holiday Home
  • Gopika International
  • London Hotel
  • Miramar Beach Resort

Nightlife on Miramar Beach

Miramar Beach Goa

Nightlife in Miramar is exciting and there are several ways to enliven the evening. If you wanna dance to the rhythm of the ocean, then hook up a group of your friends with some Goan famous drink and food & rock the beach. One of the famous DJ Ryan Pinto (Plug n Play) in Goa Marriott Resort will simply make you dance and lost in his tunes till the wee hours. Or else you can also visit Panjim Floating Casinos as it is one of the famous sites of North Goa.

Popular Bars, Nightclubs and Restaurants in Miramar Beach

  • Sea Moon Bar
  • Club Extreme
  • Food Land Restaurant and Bar
  • Such N Such Bistro and Bar
  • Pool Bar
  • Waterfront Terrace and Bar
  • Water Front Terrace and Bar
  • Brancos Bar and Restaurant
  • Tito's Pub
  • Club Cubana
  • Club LPK Waterfront
  • Club Westend

Other Important Travel Information About Miramar Beach

Miramar Goa

Best Time to Visit Miramar Beach

The best time to Visit Miramar Beach is between October and March when the beach shacks are open and the weather is also quite pleasant. During this season, a lot of migratory birds can also be spotted at Miramar Beach.

How to Reach Miramar Beach

Miramar Beach is situated at a distance of about 3 km from Panaji. Taxis and auto-rickshaws are readily available for Miramar from Panaji.

Tourist Attractions to See in and around Miramar Beach

  • Casino Carnival Goa
  • Goa Science Centre
  • Fontainhas
  • Reis Magos Fort
  • Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception
  • Chapel of St Catherine
  • Mahalaxmi Temple
  • Vainguinim Beach

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Adventure Sports : There is National Institute of Water sports, located at the Cabo Raj Bhavan hillock where you can get perfect training on water sports activities
  • Leisure Activities : Miramar Beach is a perfect beach destination for strolling and evening walks. You will simply love to stroll on the soft white sand and along with that you can explore some gift shops that are lined up on Miramar beach. Apart from sightseeing, tourists can also buy gift items, displayed on the beach-stalls.
  • Eating at Miramar : There are plenty of eating spots in Miramar like Martin's Beach Corner, Food-land, and Sea View, which are located nearby Miramar Residency. You can relish and rejuvenate various sea foods and drinks while taking sunbath on the beach.

A visit to Miramar Beach gives a wonderful insight into the several cultures and traditions of Goa. There are plenty of sightseeing places and tourist attractions to visit in and around the Miramar. With its delicious cuisines and drinks, this place is perfectly braced to provide you pleasant experience.

  • Church of our Lady of the Immaculate : It's a shiny picturesque church, which is considered as a spiritual place and geographical centre. It is piled as a fancy white wedding cake.
  • Goa State Museum : It's a fascinating museum with varied ranges of items like Portuguese-era furniture, Hindu & Jain sculptures, bronzes, ancient coins, etc.
  • Assagao : It's a small village located at the distance of 22.4 km from Miramar. This village is popular for its tropical gardens and springs, which are believed to retain healing powers.
  • St. Lawrence Church : It's a beautiful church devoted to St. Lawrence, who was known as a patron saint of the sailors. It's a major tourist attraction that has various beautiful structures. It encompasses a group of buildings with a courtyard and residence.
  • Fort Aguada : This ancient structure is situated around 20.6 km away from Miramar, which was built during the reign of the Portuguese. This fort is very popular for its colonial architecture and the citadel that has an ancient lighthouse. At present, the fort is converted into a central jail.
  • Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary : Located at the distance of 10.2 km away from Miramar, this bird sanctuary is connected along the Mandovi River and is named after the popular Indian ornithologist, Dr. Salim Ali. There are around 400 species of local and migratory birds. In fact, a huge variety of fish and insects are also found over here that are enclosed by mangrove vegetation.
  • Dona Paula Beach : It's a famous beach spot for tourists as every year the feast of St. Lawrence, annually water sports festival and Janmashtami are celebrated here. This place is popular for special goan drinks i.e. feni and port wine.
  • Archaeological Museum : Located within the premises of the Convent of St. Francis of Assisi, this museum is just 14 km away from Miramar and it showcases a huge collection of historical and medieval period. The sculptures and artefacts shown at the museum highlight the image of Goa, which was earlier under the rule Portuguese.
  • By Air : Dabolim Airport is the nearest airport which is at the distance of 34 km from Miramar. The airport is well connected to major cities of India like Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai. From the airport, you can hire taxi to reach at the Miramar beach.
  • By Rail : The Karmali Railway Station is just at a distance of 12 km from Miramar. Other railheads include Margao and Vasco Da Gama.
  • By Road : Panaji bus station (3 km) is well connected to Minamar beach, from where you can take government (Kadamba Transport Corporation, KTC) and private buses to reach the beach. It just takes 15 minutes to reach the beach from Panaji.

October to March is the best time to visit here as the weather is quite pleasant.

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