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Varca Beach

Goa is a small state in India with a long stretch of coastline and its famous beaches lined up along the shores of Arabian Sea. These beaches are unique in its own manner because of the variant landscape ranging from lovely pristine powdery white to majestic golden brown sand of the beaches. Some of the beaches are extremely crowded and known for their wild parties, while some other less crowded ones are preferred for their serenity. Varca Beach of Goa is one amongst the cleanest beaches of Goa. Varca Beach has soft powdery white sands with a few black lava rocks located erratically along the beach. With aquamarine waters of the Arabian Sea set against the silver sands, it is a serene beach known for its tranquility.

Varca Beach is about 2 km away from Benaulim Beach. This exotic beach is known for its clean sands. Set in tranquility and peace it is an ideal getaway from the hustle and bustle of the day-to-day life. Lying comfortably against the powdery white sands, watching the frothy waves flirting with the shores is a quite soothing experience, by itself. The idyllic location of the beach is perfectly calming. Hence the holidays on the beach can certainly be a change from the stress, so synonymous with the modern life. This beautiful beach is now slowly developing into a popular tourist haunt.

One of the main tourist attractions in Varca Beach is the dolphin-spotting trip. Boat rides are arranged for watching the dolphins. The ride can be booked for and it takes the tourists a little bit far into the sea for spotting the dolphins. Besides spotting the dolphins, a few lucky ones may even end up touching the dolphins, if they appear so close by. This is most certainly a delightful ride and hence quite popular among the tourists. Boat rides are also available along the nearby River Sal. Varca also has along array of wooden boats, along the beachside, belonging to the fishermen in Varca.

Varca Beach is a popular tourist destination and hence there is no dearth of food joints on the beach. It has numerous beach shacks serving typical Goan cuisine. As it is for any other beach in Goa, Varca Beach is also famous for the delectable seafood served in these beach shacks. There are also a few good restaurants along the main road. Hence food is never a problem in Varca. Tourists who want to visit Varca can come down to Dabolim by air or else to Margao by train, and then hire a taxi down to Varca. Margao is quite well connected to Varca and has numerous buses to Varca beach. Autos can also be hired to travel down to Varca.

The clean white sand of the beach is what attracts most of the tourists to the Varca Beach. Make sure you visit Varca beach next time you are in Goa. The tranquil little beach is a nice place to spend the holidays. The delightful dolphin spotting trips just add to the charm of this pristine beach.

Last Updated On: 2011/07/04