Places To Visit In South Goa

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Here are the top 22 places to visit in South Goa

1. Palolem Beach

4.4 /5

58 km
from city center
1 out of 22
places to visit in South Goa

Palolem Beach, located in the South Goa is one of the most beautiful beaches of the Union Territory has to offer. Mostly unspoiled, the beach is often flocked with foreign tourists.

2. Agonda Beach

4.4 /5

53 km
from city center
2 out of 22
places to visit in South Goa

If you're looking for a place away from the hustle bustle of the crowd with more space and solitude, Agonda beach is the right place for you. With the clear blue water and coconut trees, this beach is a delight for nature lovers.

3. Dudhsagar Falls, Goa

4.3 /5

52 km
from city center
3 out of 22
places to visit in South Goa

Literally meaning milky water waterfalls because of the color of the falls, this is one of the highest waterfalls in India and cascades through four-tiers.

4. Butterfly Beach

3.9 /5

56 km
from city center
4 out of 22
places to visit in South Goa

Butterfly Beach seems like a fairy place. The beach of butterflies, which occupies a tiny semicircular bay on the high northern end of Palolem beach, is one of the most photogenic places in whole Arabian Sea coastline and a real natural wonder.

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5. Benaulim Beach

3.0 /5

29 km
from city center
5 out of 22
places to visit in South Goa

Just 2 km away from the tourist hub Colva of South Goa lies the serene Benaulim beach. With its long stretch of empty sands dotted with inviting beach chairs, this scenic beach is the perfect place for a relaxing vacation in the tourist trap of Goa.

6. Cabo de Rama Beach

3.4 /5

45 km
from city center
6 out of 22
places to visit in South Goa

Cabo de Rama Beach is a beautiful beach located in Margao and is not yet been discovered by tourists. The beach is secluded owning to its distance from major towns and cities and is least visited by tourists. Overlooking the beach is the Portuguese Fort called Cabo de Rama. From the fort, one can see the beautiful view of the beach

7. Patnem Beach

3.9 /5

60 km
from city center
7 out of 22
places to visit in South Goa

Situated in South Goa, Patnem beach is flanked by its more popular counterparts, namely Agonda and Palolem. Being located at a distance of 39 km from Madgaon, it is easily reachable by road and is one of the most tranquil beaches in South Goa. Its laidback and lazy atmosphere is a welcome respite from the upbeat and happening nature of the North Goa beaches such as Baga Beach, Calangute Beach, Anjuna Beach and Vagator Beach. Located in the southernmost taluka in the state, Cancona is the nearest town. Although the nearby Palolem Beach is a preferred destination in the south, Patnem has a different charm and allures you with tranquil tides.

8. Cavelossim Beach

3.0 /5

38 km
from city center
8 out of 22
places to visit in South Goa

With magnificent black rocks that contrast with the white sand shores of this idyllic beach, the Cavelossim beach finds itself a spot on many lists about the best beaches of India. Cleaner and quieter than the cliched party beaches of Goa, the beautiful beach is the perfect spot for travellers looking to enjoy the endless expanse of the clear blue waters as they lounge around the soft sands that caress your body completely.

9. Varca Beach

3.0 /5

33 km
from city center
9 out of 22
places to visit in South Goa

An idyllic beach in South Goa, the landscape and tranquillity of Varca beach are its most attractive features. With its golden sands seamlessly transitioning into a reddish magenta shade as it meets the turquoise blue water of the Arabian Sea, this beach finds itself home to many famous and luxurious resorts.

10. Cola Beach

3.0 /5

17 km
from city center
10 out of 22
places to visit in South Goa

Unspoilt, clean and quiet, Cola beach is one of the rare beaches of Goa that offers travellers the most tranquil of surroundings, with a location hidden from the mainstream view, showcasing the natural beauty of Goa at its finest.

11. Galgibaga Beach

3.0 /5

64 km
from city center
11 out of 22
places to visit in South Goa

With clear waters meeting a silver sand shore populated by rows of swaying coconut palm trees the Galgibaga beach is one of Goa?s most scenic hidden gems. Along with its unspoilt natural charm, the Galgibaga beach is also one of the three beaches of Goa known to be a nesting site for the Olive Ridley turtles.

12. Kakolem Beach

3.0 /5

49 km
from city center
12 out of 22
places to visit in South Goa

One of the last hidden gems of Goa, the Kakolem Beach is a nature lover?s treat, with its majestic cliffs towering over an untouched sandy cove, showcasing rich natural vegetation that covers these rocky outcrops. This beach is one of the most remote and wildest beaches of Goa.

13. Talpona Beach

3.0 /5

62 km
from city center
13 out of 22
places to visit in South Goa

Off the beaten path in the Canacona region of Goa lies the small fishing village of Talpona. Those looking for quiet and relaxing beach vacation need look no further than the Talpona Beach. With a kilometre long shoreline, pure golden sands populate the beach, framed by swaying palm and pine trees.

14. Polem Beach

3.0 /5

71 km
from city center
14 out of 22
places to visit in South Goa

The southernmost beach of Goa, Polem beach marks the beginning of the famous shoreline of Goa, being a stone?s throw away from the Goa-Karnataka border. It is one of the least visited beaches by tourists, giving travellers the impression of a private beach with its pure white sands and azure waters.

15. Mobor Beach

3.0 /5

41 km
from city center
15 out of 22
places to visit in South Goa

One of the rare party beaches of South Goa, Mobor Beach is considered an extension of the adjoining Cavelossim Beach, located towards the southern side by the confluence of the delightful river Sal with the Arabian Sea. This beach is a prime destination for the active tourists of Goa, offering a whole range of watersports like jet skiing, windsurfing, parasailing, as well as biking on the beach, a rather popular activity on this lively beach.

16. Betul Beach

3.0 /5

41 km
from city center
16 out of 22
places to visit in South Goa

Beaches in Goa cannot get more scenic than the Betul beach, located south of Mobor beach. This beautiful beach rests right at the delta of Sal River, giving passers-by a gorgeous view of the serene sea.

17. Cabo De Rama Fort

47 km
from city center
17 out of 22
places to visit in South Goa

Located on the beautiful coastline of Goa overlooking the gorgeous Arabian Sea, Cabo De Rama Fort is frequently associated with the legend of Ramayana. It is believed that Lord Rama, Goddess Sita and Lord Lakshmana lived in the fort during their 14 year exile. It was built by the Hindu Rulers, however, in the 1760s; it was captured by the Portuguese and used as a military base and later as a prison. It, therefore, is also a historically significant monument in the country.

18. Sernabatim Beach

27 km
from city center
18 out of 22
places to visit in South Goa

Sernabatim Beach is a pristine unpolluted beach with a long stretch of golden sand lined with tall palm and coconut trees to explore. The beach is a perfect attraction for those looking for a tranquil escape as it is not often crowded and the gentle waves in the Arabian Sea are perfect for a swim before hitting one of the shacks for a delicious Goan Snack.

19. Rajbagh Beach

61 km
from city center
19 out of 22
places to visit in South Goa

Acquiring its name from the famous Rajbagh Residency near the beach, the Rajbagh beach has always prided itself for being one of the best and cleanest beaches found in Goa. Located in South Goa, the beach has a mesmerizing 1 km long shoreline which offers a lovely time at the beach. It is located in the Canacona region of South Goa and is among its prettiest shores.

20. Netravali Waterfalls

68 km
from city center
20 out of 22
places to visit in South Goa

Sprawling over a vast 211 sq kms of protected land area, Netravali Waterfalls is one of the most enchanting waterfalls of Goa. The waterfalls is situated into the wildlife sanctuary and preserved from exploitation. It is a popular attraction in Goa and remains especially crowded during weekends.

21. Bamanbudo Waterfalls

60 km
from city center
21 out of 22
places to visit in South Goa

Bamanbudo Waterfalls is considered to be one of the most pristine waterfalls of Goa flowing in the backdrop of the beautiful Ambe Ghat. Untouched and unexploited by tourism, the waterfalls is located right on the road and requires no trekking to go upwards.

22. Kuskem Waterfalls

67 km
from city center
22 out of 22
places to visit in South Goa

A well hidden secret of Goa, Kuskem Waterfalls is located in Khotigao. The waterfalls are situated inside the protected premises of a wildlife sanctuary and boasts of brilliantly cascading waters from a height. The water is immaculately clean and transparent at the bottom. It is frequented by tourists mostly during monsoons.

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