Turned up 22 km from the Panaji, the Vagator beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Goa that is enclosed with soft white sand and speckled by huge black rocks, coconut & palm trees. It is famous due to its dynamic cliffs and its secluded nature. This beach is divided into two beaches named as Big Vagator and Small Vagator. Facing towards the right side of sea, there is North Vagator Beach (Big Vagator) while on the left is Ozran beach (Little Vagator). Tourists visit here to view the sunset through the rocks that is quite marvellous. It is a part of 30 km stretch of beach seashore along the west coast of Goa. It's a home to some of the popular beaches of Goa like Anjuna and Calangute, which make the place an idyllic gateway for beach lovers and newly married couples.
There are various ranges of farmhouses & cottages, where one can stay for partying and enjoying whole night. This place will never let you go upset as it offers everything what you want like water sports, shopping, or luxury accommodation. The culture of this place is defined with its local art, music and nightlife. Being an enchanting place in Goa, it holds its own charm and people come here to relish the company of sand, sun & sea. The seaside is lined with many shacks and food stalls that offer an exotic savory meals and drinks. In brief, it's a perfect destination for backpackers to relax in seclusion and enjoy the beauty of nature.
Things to Do on Vagator Beach
At vagator beach you can spend memorable time with your friends or loved ones. There are various activities to do in Vagator and all these can make your day pleasurable during your stay.
Adventure Sports : This beach brings plenty of adventure activities like parasailing, jets ski's motored rides and dolphin sighting tours. Travellers can also go for trekking to reach at the top of Chapora fort. While reaching at the top, you can view beautiful scenery of Vagator and Morjim beach.
Leisure Activities : Apart from adventure activities, there are other leisure activities like sunbathing, strolling, enjoying dance & masti at night, evening shopping, sightseeing, visiting to other nearby beaches by hiring boat and many more. There are several stalls where you can buy various items like books, apparels, handicrafts, trinkets, and other food items like soft drinks, snacks, sea food, etc.
Attractions Around Vagator Beach
On reaching Vagator beach, you should visit some sightseeing places and tourist areas that are located nearby Vagator beach. Ozran Beach or Little Vagator, Shacks around Vagator Beach, Chapora Beach, Aguada Beach, Anjuna Beach.
Best Time to Visit Vagator Beach
December to February, If you are looking for refreshing beach holiday destination in Goa, you may plan to go Vagator beach, which is a secluded paradise for beach lovers. It's a perfect place to throw party and relish frantic hours of revelry. So, start planning for your trip and choose exciting beach holiday packages.
How to Reach Vagator Beach
The nearest airport is at Dabolim, which is at the distance of 43 km from the Vagator beach. From the airport, you can hire taxi or car to reach the beach.
Thivim is the nearest railhead that is 19 km away from the Vagator. Other railheads include Margao (57 km) and Vasco da Gaama.
There are several buses that run from Mapusa and Calangute to Vagator. The nearest bus station is Mapusa.