Agonda Beach – Goa
“Divine, tranquil, and picturesque” are few words that can best be used to describe a beautiful beach located in South Goa called Agonda Beach. This beach is situated in the CanaconaTaluka and is renowned for its pristine environment. Furthermore, apart from its scenic beauty it also serves as a nestling ground for the olive Ridley sea turtles species. Additionally, it also provides for water sports activities such as swimming, parasailing, and boat rides.
How to Reach Agonda Beach?
Agonda Beach Map
- By train:
The closest major railway station is located in Margao. The Madgaon Railway Station is well connected to most of the major cities and towns in the country.
- By road:
If you intend to drive to this beach, the ideal starting point would be Margao and Mumbai.
a. How to reach Agonda Beach from Margao : The shortest route to reach Agonda beach from Margao is via NH 66 as depicted in the map above. Alternatively, click on the Google Maps link here to view on Google Maps.
b. How to reach Agonda Beach from Mumbai: There fastest route from Agonda beach to Mumbai is via NH48 and the route map is depicted above. Alternatively, click on the Google Maps link here to view on Google Maps.
3. By air:
The nearest airport is located in Dabolim at a distance of 65 km. The Dabolim or the Goa International Airport is well connected to major cities and town in the country as well as to major international destination.
Climate and the best time to visit Agonda Beach
The ideal time to visit this beautiful beach is during the winter which begins in December and ends in February during which the climate is pleasant with the temperatures ranging from a maximum of 28 degree Celsius to a minimum of 21 degree Celsius. The summers which begins in March and ends in May is generally “hot and humid” with the mercury on an average rising to as high as about 35 degree Celsius. While, the rainfall received during the monsoons is “heavy”. So the ideal time to visit this picturesque beach is during winters from December to February
Things to do at the Agonda Beach
There are a number of activities that one can undertake while at this beach. They are as follows:
a. Swimming: Since the water surrounding this beach is safe, it is serves as an ideal spot for swimming. And so you tend see many people swimming at this beach.
b. Parasailing: In terms of water sports activity, parasailing is the most popular at this beach. The parasailing activity at this beach is mainly witnessed in the evenings after 5 pm.
c. Boat Trips: There are a number boat services that are available at this beach. These services provide for trips to the beautiful beautiful beaches located such as Butterfly, Honeymoon situated essentially on islands. These boat rides also provide for “dolphin” spotting.
d. Sunbathing: Located in an extremely remote area and also surrounded by rocks, this beach serves as an ideal spot for sunbathing in presence of the blazing sun and pristine sand. More importantly, this beach provides for privacy.
Accommodation – Hotels, Resorts and Home Stays in and around Agonda Beach:
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