Popular Activities in Benaulim Beach - South Goa

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About Benaulim beach

Benaulim beach is in South Goa, between Sernabatim and Varca beach.it is about 2 kms from the Colva beach. This beach is a part of a long stretch of sand that starts from Colva in the North to Varca in the South. It is a clean beach where you can see many fishing boats and trawlers. The beach is sandy, there are no rocks here swimming . You will find fewer people on the beach compared to North Goa. a few clusters of shacks and restaurants are on the beach. There are old houses, temples, and churches you can visit when you want time away from the beach.

The beach is named after village of Benaulim, this beach in Goa is left untouched by the tourists which makes it a perfect escapade for someone looking for closeness to nature. Enjoying the beauty, Apart from the beach, the place also homes Church of St.John the Baptist which is a classic example of Goan architecture.

You can enjoy water sports activities at benaulim beach, Choose from speed boats, banana boats, parasailing, windsurfing, and jet skiing. You can also try your hand at fishing if you want.

  • Water Sports – You can enjoy water sports activities on the beach, except for the monsoon months,Choose from speed boats, banana boats, parasailing, windsurfing, and jet skiing.
  • Dolphin Sighting Tours - hire local fisherman boat and go for dolphin spotting in the sea
  • See The Churches – There are beautiful churches close to the Benaulim beach that you may want to visit. Tourists from all over Goa come to see the rococo architecture at the St. John the Baptist church.
  • Goa Chitra Museum – This is one of the best museums in Goa to visit. It showcases traditional agrarian lifestyles of Goa.
  • Dhiro – Between October and May every year, there is bull fighting at Benaulim. Head to the rice fields in the village and you will see a large crowd and Konkani music playing loudly. Thousands gather to see these fights. Known as “dhiro”
  • The Beaches of South Goa – Benaulim is close to some of the beautiful beaches of South Goa.colva is nearby and there is also the Sal River here where you can cruise to see birds and bats and do kayaking in backwaters.. There are guided bicycle tours of South Goa as well.
  • Go Kart Racing – Karting is an exciting adventure sport. There are two karting tracks in Goa – at Arpora in the North, and at Nuvem in South Goa, which is just 12.7 kms from Benaulim. It is just north of Margao.
  • Benaulim is in South Goa is one of the longest stretches of sand but still emptiest, quietest, and cleanest beaches in the south
  • Plenty of water sports activities on the beach – speed boats, banana boats, parasailing, windsurfing, and jet skiing.
  • Closest airport – Dabolim – 23.2 kms.
  • Closest railway station – Margao – 5.4 kms
  • Margao City Center – 10 kms. This is a serene and quiet beach. Very clean. More tourists are coming here than before, but it is still relatively empty and peaceful.
  • Panjim is at a distance of 36.6 kilometers.
  • Dolphin sighting tours, There are fisherman who offer fishing trips as well.
  • The sea is safe for swimming. Nice slope that comes down to the Arabian Sea. There are no rocks here.
  • Many places for sightseeing, like the St. Christopher Church, Our Lady of Mercy Church, and the Holy Trinity Church. You must also visit the Goa Chitra Museum.
  • By Air — The Dabolim international airport is 23.2 km from Benaulim. Taxis are available for rent at the airport counter.
  • By Rail — Margao is the closest major railway station. It is 5.4 kms away.
  • Road — The Margao City Center is 10 kms from Benaulim.Buses are available from madgaon city frequently and all other major cities.

Most tourists prefer the winter season November to February as the weather is very nice this time of the year.Benaulim is never as crowded as some of the popular North Goa beaches. The beach shacks will also be open in Winter also this is the time for water sports at Benaulim beach.

The monsoon is deemed too risky as some days it rains a lot and see can become choppy, and the summer is very hot temperatures sometimes rise up to 36

Winter is very nice this time of the year, it's not too cold and perfect for holiday.

As it is close to colva here you can find many night clubs and pubs which come to life once the sun goes down at benaulim

Any one, as it's a long beach you can find spots at the beach which are quite , great for couples, families can have a good time at the beach. groups of friends can enjoy water sports