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Stunning sunset views in Goa: 10 top spots to uncover

Stunning sunset views in Goa: 10 top spots to uncover

Stunning sunset views in Goa: 10 top spots to uncover
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By Sanhita Baruah  Oct 15, 2022 4:02:48 PM IST (Published)

While the quality of Goa's sunsets varies greatly depending on the season, nothing beats seeing that enormous ball of fire sink straight into the ocean at the end of the day.

With its abundance of beaches, sea, and historic forts and cathedrals, Goa is a popular tourist destination. It's also a great place to see the Sun rising or setting, and it's known as India's ‘party capital.’ Sunsets are especially beautiful because of the way the water reflects the Sun's fiery orange and crimson rays across the sky. The majority of tourists go to Goa each year to see the state's most famous attraction: the state's breathtaking sunsets. If you're looking for a great place to see the sunset in Goa, these are the 10 best spots.

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Thalassa Sunset
Among the most well-known dining establishments in Goa is Thalassa, where the Chapora River divides two points of the mainland, framing a picture-perfect sunset. On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, the craziness of Thalassa's dance acts, fire breathing, and shattering of dishes, among other things, is a perfect complement to the great Greek cuisine served there. There will be a clear need to reserve tables much in advance if you want to enjoy the sunset.
Vagator Hill
Excellent location high above Vagator Hill. With Anjuna Beach to the left and Vagator Beach to the right, you can enjoy a breathtaking vista of the sea. The roads up the hill are quite steep, gravel, and not the safest, so it's best to park your vehicle or scooter at the base and walk up. Upon rising, choose a comfortable viewing location from which to enjoy the program. All trash must be brought back down.
Arambol Beach
The beautiful natural setting of Arambol Beach has earned it the nickname ‘White Sand Beach in Goa.’ This location is ideal for peacefully taking in a sunset. Since Arambol Beach is less well-known, you won't have to compete with as many other tourists if you decide to visit. Sit on the enormous boulders off to one side of the beach and take in the gorgeous sunset.
Sinquerim Hideout
Sinquerim beach, which is near Candolim beach, is a popular destination since it seldom sees any crowds. Sunsets from here are quite breathtaking, so be sure to visit this spot. You and your special someone should go to this beach at sunset to take in the breathtaking scenery. This breathtaking vista is located high on a rock that descends to a dirty, uninhabited beach.
Badem Hill
You may spread out a blanket in peace here on the hilltop, hidden from view by the surrounding shrubs, and enjoy the Sun at work. You can make out the edge of Morjim beach off to your left, the beautiful Chapora River to the right, and the vast, unending ocean stretching out ahead of you. This is a great place to check out the same scenery as Thalassa, although from a different vantage point.
Morjim Beach
Morjim Beach is one of the finest spots in Goa from which to take in the Sun setting over the Arabian Sea. Located immediately behind Anjuna beach, this spot offers a breathtaking panorama of the setting sun. Spend some quality time with your sweetheart by visiting this beach and taking in the gorgeous sunset. The scenery is breathtaking, so be sure to take plenty of photos to remember your trip.
Betul Beach
If you're looking for a picture-perfect place to watch the Sun go down, go no further than Betul Beach. While relaxing on the beach, you may see the Sun setting and experience some breathtaking scenery. Some boats will be out on the open water, casting their nets in search of fish. This beach's sunset is so picturesque, it might have been painted.
Aguada Fort
For a breathtaking view of the sunset in Goa, visit Aguada Fort. Take some refreshments and relax on the walls of Aguada Fort to take in the breathtaking sunset vistas. Beautiful scenery is produced by the sunset's reflection on the water. Among the many beautiful sights in Goa, this is a popular one among visitors.
Vaayu
There are no beach shacks or other structures on the otherwise deserted stretch of Mandrem beach that is just in front of Vaayu. Consequently, there is a lot of wide-open area and few people. To get to the beach, you can either risk getting wet wading through the sometimes-high river, or you can relax at Vaayu and have a tasty smoothie, drink, taco, or anything else that tickles your appetite from their delectable menu. In addition to a full deck on the opposite side, where DJs often perform throughout the season, there is a dedicated sunset viewing area at the top of a spiral staircase.
Chapora Fort
Also renowned for Dil Chahta Hai, this fort is widely regarded as the finest vantage point in Goa to see the sun go down. It looks out over Vagator beach, which is in northern Goa. Spending the evening with your closest friends here, watching the Sun set over the clear seas, is like something out of a movie.
While the quality of Goa's sunsets varies greatly depending on the season, nothing beats seeing that enormous ball of fire sink straight into the ocean at the end of the day. You should be able to view this on any given day between November and April when the skies are quite clear. In addition, the monsoon season lasts from around June through the end of September, so the sky is often packed with heavy, grey skies and there isn't much to pursue at all at that time. In contrast, during the month of October, as Goa makes its way from the wet and rainy monsoon season into the dry and sunny high season, we are treated to magnificent sunsets virtually every day as the clouds paint the sky in dazzling shades of orange, pink, and yellow.
So, if you're in Goa during the non-rainy season, be sure to visit one of the aforementioned locations in your pursuit of the ideal sunset!
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