Parasailing in Goa: Best Beaches in Goa For Parasailing

The queen of nightlife and hippie street shopping, Goa is an extended platform for excellent seafood and adventure. With an ebullient array of both water and land sports activities, Goa is known for hosting the best water sports adventure in the country. Snorkelling, jet ski, scuba diving, rafting, Ringo ride, banana ride and water skiing and parasailing come under the water sports bracket offered in Goa.

Parasailing or para-ascending is an entertaining water sport with two significant instruments- parachute and speedboat. This sport is most prominent in the land of fabulous beaches, Goa. This sport is safe to indulge in, and also it happens to be a maintained beach activity. With a medley of immeasurable adrenaline rush along with tuned beach landscapes, is a frolicking sight to a lover of adventure and fun. Fly at the end of a rope fastened to a speedboat propelling at the height of 300 to 320 feet and experience the bird's eye view of the panoramic beauty of the south-west coast of India. Parasailing is cheaper in India compared to other countries.

Top 10 beaches to engage in parasailing in Goa are:

1. Calangute Beach

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This is the best spot to try exotic seafood and Goan cuisine. Best beach with clear skies, this is the perfect layout for water-scooter rides along with parasailing. This is an amazing combo and less expensive when opted together. Don't forget to get a glimpse of the Majestic Fort Aguada while parasailing.

Time Required:
20 minutes
Cost: INR 800-1000 per person

2. Candolim Beach

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The beach of scrubbed dunes, Candolim is known for its exotic beauty. This beach beauty is also famous for hosting sunburn festivals, especially during new year eves.

Time Required:
Around 25 minutes
Cost: INR 400 per person onwards

3. Baga Beach

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Being the most famous beach for its amazing nightlife, dancing, and music, Baga beach is the perfect camp spot to indulge in parasailing in Goa.

Time Required:
45 minutes
Cost: INR 600

4. Dona Paula Beach

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The lover's paradise, Dona Paula is the most happening beach in Goa. The view of crystal clear water is a balm to any soul. The clean and undisturbed waters of Dona Paula will be a rewarding view you could witness in this region.

Time Required: 20 minutes
Cost: INR 500-1000

5. Majorda

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Best for viewing sunset and sunrise, Majorda beach supports all water leisure activities. The famous gala festival, the Goa Christmas festival is celebrated here. Don't miss a tour to the Basilica of Bom Jesus, one of the UNESCO heritage centre.

Time Required:
10 minutes
Cost: INR 800

6. Anjuna Beach

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The Anjuna beach is famous for its mystical rock formations. People visit from other states just to see this natural picturesque. This is the best reason to parasail in this region if beautiful rock structures are your thing.

Time Required:
15 minutes
Cost: INR 2000

7. Colva Beach

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Famous for its prawn curry rice and shawarma, Colva beach also hosts a lot of entertainment and parties. One can observe a lot of fishing activity taking place in this particular region of Goa. 

Time Required:
20 minutes
Cost: INR 800

8. Vagator Beach

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With the fame of the movie Dil Chahta Hai, this is a must-visit in addition to the Chapora Fort. The view of white sand and clear blue water along with the lush landscape is magnificent.

Time Required: 25 minutes
Cost: INR 850-1000

9. Bogmalo Beach

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Located at one end of the North Goa, the best getaway to soak the sun and to dive deep into the coastline beauty of Goa. This pristine beach facing the red cliffs provides an enthralling experience to parasailing and other sports.

Time Required:
20 minutes
Cost: INR 800

10. Sinquerim Beach

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This beach is tagged as the "Queen of water sports" in Goa. Don't forget to indulge in banana ride and snorkelling along with parasailing

Time Required:
30 minutes
Cost: INR 600

Best Time To Do Parasailing in Goa

Between October and March (Avoid planning trips between July to September as it monsoon season in Goa).

Tips for Parasailing

  • Do not attempt Parasailing in harsh weather as it is risky.
  • Make sure you are not underweight/overweight
  • Read about the safety equipment and harnesses before you book.
  • Make sure the company you book your experience from is reputed.
  • What to wear: Wearing light or casual clothes would create a pleasant experience while floating in the air. For the sake of safety, children under 15 are prevented from this particular sport. Make sure you carry an extra pair of clothes, sunscreen, towels and sunglasses. It is necessary to provide background information to the host if one has any heart or back issues and also it would be better if you could book it early to avoid confusions. Moreover, this should be avoided when there is rain or strong winds in the region.

Satiate the adventure junkie in you, your friends and family by engaging this fun-filled and fascinating parasailing in Goa.

Soar on a parachute above the animated sea, and you will experience the weightlessness.

This post was published by Lakshmi Priya

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