Top unexplored beaches in Goa – Valentine’s Day can’t be beachier and breezier
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and unlike the typical way of gifting chocolates and roses, how about planning a trip to Goa this year with your significant other? Having been cooped up at home for months, there is nothing like walking hand in hand with your beloved on the sand, fingers laced together, and enjoying the sunset. Sounds oh-so-romantic, doesn’t it? Well, scroll down to find out some of the pristine unexplored beaches in Goa where you can have a glorious time, and just in case you are wondering, no, we are not going to talk about Calangute or Baga beach.
- Velsao Beach
Stretching over 20 km and located in a scenic, tranquil environment, Velsao Beach lies on the southern coast of Goa. If you are looking to get away from the hustles, this is an ideal beach destination. You can either take a stroll or bathe in the sun and unwind from the city stress but once you are here, you simply cannot miss out on the view of sunset or sunrise. It is out of the world.
Places to visit around Velsao Beach
- Velsao Church
- Our Lady of Cures Chapel
- Our Lady of Assumption Church
- The Chapel of Three Kings
- Cansaulim Church
- Bambolim Beach
Bambolim Beach is also one of the unexplored beaches in Goa that is ideal for a beachside retreat. The fact that it is nestled in a tranquil, rustic setting is what makes this the perfect getaway for couples, and located just 7 km away from Panjim is yet another reason. Flanked by palm trees, despite the picturesque view that it offers, this beach is not known by many. So if you are in or around Goa, give this beach a visit because other than enjoying its pristineness, you can also engage in thrilling water sports such as parasailing, jet-skiing, speed boating, and Ringo rides.
Places to visit around Bambolin Beach
- British Cemetery
- Holy Cross Shrine
- Siridao Church
- Chorao Sanctuary
- Patnem Beach
For those of you who want to experience the thrill of Palolem beach but don’t really like the crowd there, Patnem Beach is a great alternative which is also among the unexplored beaches in Goa. Lined with beach shacks and huts, the destination makes for an ideal health retreat. There are all kinds of Yoga programs being offered here. Come night and the vibe gets pretty chilled with tourists playing their instruments aside the beach. Lazing around under the sun, swimming and yoga are what Patnem beach is mainly known for.
Things to do at Patnem Beach
- Boat trip
- Yoga classes
- Joining cooking classes
- Spa massage
- Arambol Beach
Arambol is one of the newly developed beaches in Goa and is considered to be relatively cleaner and less crowded. Its bohemian vibe attracts several tourists every year and the nightlife is definitely not to be missed with lots of open-air events, live music gigs, and sunset barbeque parties being held. With streets flanked by eateries and vendors and musicians traveling along the beach featuring drum circles, when it’s Arambol beach, there is no such thing as too much fun.
Places to visit around Arambol beach
- Kalacha Beach
- Palm Sweet Water Lake
- Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church
- Keri Beach
- Morjim Beach
If you are someone who fantasizes about indulging in a sea breeze candlelight dining experience with your significant other, well, you don’t necessarily need to go to Bali or Maldives. You can experience it right here at Morjim Beach, one of the unexplored beaches in Goa. Because of the presence of a huge settlement of Russian inhabitants, the immaculate beach is also known as ‘Little Russia’. Besides its pristineness and authentic Goan cuisine, you have another reason to visit there – Olive Ridley Sea Turtles! Not much of an animal person? It’s okay, your fun still doesn’t end there. You can engage in water sports like fly-boarding, jet skiing, surfing, bumper ride, and boat ride and make this trip equally fun and memorable.
Places to visit around Morjim Beach
- Chapora Fort
- Vagator Beach
- Alex Church
- Fort Aguada
- Betalbatim Beach
Saving the best for the last, we have Betalbatim Beach, which, despite its scenic beauty, still remains untouched by beach lovers and tourists. Stretching about 1 km long, the beach offers magnificent sunrise and sunset views and its northern part is specially referred to as the Sunset beach. However, if there is anyone reason to visit Betalbatim Beach, it has to be the dolphins.
Places to visit around Betalbatim Beach
- Colva Beach
- Our Lady of Remedios Church
- Vasco Da Gama
- Christ Rei Chapel
Now prime yourself for a tranquil yet romantic Valentine’s Day holiday with your lover at the unexplored beaches in Goa. Book your flight tickets now before the airfare surges!
Last modified: January 15, 2021