Goa is an Indian state. It is encompassed by Maharashtra towards the north and Karnataka towards the east and south, with the Arabian Sea shaping its Western coast. In 1510, the Portuguese vanquished the Bijapur sultan Yousuf Adil Shah with the assistance of a local partner, Timayya. This was the start of Portuguese rule in Goa that would keep going for four and a half hundreds of years, until 1961.
Some of the famous beaches in Goa are
Otherwise called Keri Beach or Kerim Beach, it is the northernmost shoreline of Goa and found near Tiracol fortress.
It has an Old Portuguese Fort and a seventeenth-century church making it a quiet unexplored shoreline. The fortress, now changed to a lodge, can be reached by ship which can be boarded every thirty minutes.
A pleasant scenery not to be missed is the group of fishing boats which line up on the shoreline at 6 to go out in the ocean and return the following morning.
The shoreline has paragliding and other water sports.
Situated around 13 km from Panaji, the capital city of Goa is the Sinquerim Beach.
Simple and natural beach. Close to this shoreline is the most renowned Aguada Fort that was constructed to guard assaults from the sea.
A water sports lover must visit this beach. Despite the fact that it gets somewhat swarmed amid season time because of travellers going to the Aguada Fort, it is calmer and tranquil on alternate days of the year.
Anjuna Beach, arranged on the west bank of Goa by the Arabian Sea, is the ideal epitome of natural magnificence.
The key element of the shoreline is the striking rock arrangement settled over a trim of white sand, bulging out into the ocean. The zone was famously known as the gem of Anjuna or 'Ozran'.
The place is a most loved spot among children who initially came here in the 1950s. The environment amid the full moon is that of supreme ecstasy with delicate waves kissing your feet, shining under the moonlight.
Calangute is one of the busiest and the most marketed beaches of Goa. Situated among Candolim and Baga shoreline, it is a center point for visitors and explorers from everywhere throughout the world.
The sound of popular beats and shake music noticeable all around raises the happy mood. The shoreline is likewise swarming with eating joints, shacks and clubs serving blended beverages, seafood etc. making it a most loved among tourists.
Watersports exercises like parasailing, water surfing, banana ride and stream skiing make a visit to Goa worth.
Baga is famous for its nightlife with some exceptionally acclaimed clubs, for example, Brittos, Titos and Mambos.
There are plenty of water sports too like jet skiing, parasailing, boating etc. Baga beach, named after the 'Baga river' which streams into the Arabian ocean, is a standout amongst the most well-known shorelines of Goa and is a traveller hotspot.
It is an incident place where you can see delightful dusk and appreciate the cool morning breeze.