A beach lover’s paradise – holidays to Goa are blessed with a beautiful and rewarding coastline. Long stretches of crescent sands are lapped by the Arabian Sea and backed by towering coconut palms and vibrant beach shacks. We've personally selected some excellent hotels so you can make the most of the beaches and the sea - come and take a look.




Goa Beach Holidays

ITC Grand, Arossim, South Goa

5* Deluxe to budget hotels

From fabulous 5* deluxe hotels to 'one-of-a-kind' boutiques and simple budget properties, we have something to suit all tastes. You can rest assured they’re all close to a long, inviting stretch of beach and the steady wash of the Arabian Sea.

Palolem Beach in South Goa

Variety of beaches

Goa’s coastline stretches for over 100km and offers a wide array of beaches – from bustling resorts with colourful beach shacks and lively watersports, to deserted stretches of powder white sand backed by dense coconut groves; there is something for everyone.

Palolem Beach sunset, south Goa

Relax from dawn until dusk

Be it a gentle morning stroll through the wash of the surf, an afternoon snooze under a gently swaying palm, or a cold Kingfisher beer while the sun sets over the Arabian Sea, the beach will be your constant companion on a holiday to Goa.

Recommended Hotels

Beaches in Goa

Ashvem Beach, Goa

Morjim & Ashvem

These wild, picturesque expanses of beach can be found in the far north of the state and feature just a handful of trendy beach bars and shacks. The beaches are also renowned for protecting the sea turtle population.

Golden sands and blue skies on Anjuna Beach

Anjuna & Vagator

Coves of golden sand with bursts of colourful beach shacks and bars, Anjuna Beach and Vagator Beach are ideal for those looking for a bustling, bohemian scene. 

Baga River, North Goa - Lysogor RomanLysogor Roman


A bustling beach resort with a long stretch of golden sand backed by an unbroken line of beach shacks. The resort can become crowded at times as it's popular with Indian holiday-makers.


Calangute beach is certainly one of the star attractions - a long stretch of golden sand lined with colourful wooden beach shacks and backed by towering coconut palms... 

Beach Shacks near Goan Heritage, Calangute


Popular with British holiday makers, this long stretch of golden sand is lined with makeshift beach shacks hiring out sunloungers and offering sumptuous Goan fish curry and cold Kingfisher beers.

Sinquerim Beach and Fort Aguada in North Goa


The beach has retained a peaceful feel with just a handful of shacks on the soft golden sands. At its southern most point, the 16th century Fort Aguada stands prominent offering stunning views of the coast.

ITC Grand, Arossim, South Goa


A peaceful beach with a backdrop of coconut palms and beach shacks, you can enjoy delicious seafood here, whilst getting a cultural flavour of what Goa's laid-back side is like. 

Colva Beach, South Goa


The liveliest resort in the south and a popular choice with the locals, Colva beach is a long stretch of white sand backed by coconut palms and sand dunes. It is common to see fishermen bringing in the catch of the day.

Cola Beach in Goa


Cola beach is located along a private bay, boasting a dense backdrop of pretty coconut groves, providing shade from the heat of the midday sun. A rugged and natural beach, it's the ultimate choice for keen beach goers.

The Beach at The Leela, Mobor, South Goa


A stunning spit of soft white sand backed by coconut groves and with just a handful of beach shacks. Mobor is the place to go for that laid-back, rejuvenating and sun-filled Goa holiday.

Palolem Beach in South Goa

Palolem & Agonda

Both natural bays which effortlessly sink into calm and inviting water, you can choose the colourful beach shacks and bustling atmosphere of Palolem, or the more laid-back Agonda Beach.