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Mobor Beach

Goa in India is famous for its innumerable beaches along its long stretch of coastal land. There is quite an array of beaches in Goa. Whether you prefer a pleasant, calm little getaway or a happening beach with wildest of the parties you just have to pick. Goa has just about all kind of beaches. Mobor Beach is a lovely stretch of golden sands skirting the aquamarine waters of the Arabian Sea. It was practically unheard of till 1980s. Around 1980s, this pristine beach was discovered by the tourists and started gaining popularity. It is a public beach and is amply provided with the beach umbrellas and chairs by the private enterprises operating nearby. It is about 10 km long and is located between the estuary of River Assolna and the majestic Arabian Sea. It is situated close to the famous Colva Beach. A major factor that attracts the tourists to this place is its serenity and less crowded atmosphere.

Mobor beach is a haven of travelers who love adventure sports. It is famous for the water sports facilities available. The tourists can indulge in speedboat rides or on more of adventurous activities like jet skiing, water skiing, banana rides, bump rides, parasailing and windsurfing. These activities are organized besides the Betty Palace. Also, there are bikes available on hire. One of the most popular activities among the tourists is to ride the bike along the beach.

The climate in Mobor is quite moderate as it is with the rest of Goa. The temperatures in the summer hovers up to 330C and in winters may dip down to 210C. The monsoons fall between June and October. The best time to visit Mobor Beach may anytime during the year, except for the monsoon season. The tourists also can spend time in the handicraft and antique shops around the beachside. These beachside shops are excellent places to shop for some souvenirs and gifts to take back home. There are beachside shacks serving sumptuous Goan cuisine and fresh seafood. Tourist can be seen in these beachside shops buying trinkets and jewelry made out of seashells as souvenirs, or escaping the sun and take a swig of beer under the palms or else, enjoying a bite of fried prawns or other seafood snacks sold there.

The nearest airport is Dabolim, an international airport that is 68 km away from Colva. Mobor is situated close to Colva. Local transportation facilities like a hired taxi or buses can be opted for, to reach Mobor. The railway station nearest to Mobor is Karmali. Taxis or autos can be hired from Karmali to reach Mobor. Another option is to travel down to Colva first and then commute down to Mobor. Since 1980s a number of luxury hotels have mushroomed in Mobor, vying for the attention from the tourist. Hence finding an accommodation in Mobor is quite easy.

This serene Mobor Beach is ideal for a vacation spent lazily on the sands, basking under the sun. So let Mobor be your next holiday destination.

Last Updated On: 2011/07/04

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