Popular Activities in Vagator Beach - North Goa

About Vagator beach

Situated next to Anjuna Beach, Vagator beach is one of the most pleasing and scenic beaches in Goa. it is one of the most beautiful and popular North Goa beaches, especially with foreign tourists.Vagator beach is enclosed with soft white sand and speckled by huge black rocks, coconut & palm trees It is famous due to its cliffs and its natural beauty.

This beach is divided into two beaches named as Big Vagator and Small Vagator. Facing towards the right side of the sea, there is Big Vagator while on the left is Ozran beach (Little Vagator). Tourists visit here to view the sunset through the rocks that is quite marvellous

Thick palm groves all around, dramatic red cliffs, rocky outcrops on the beach, a 17th century Portuguese fort, and two fresh water springs nearby, make Vagator a truly spectacular beach. Tourists from all over the world come here for the famous water sports activities available here like parasailing, jet skiing, surfing and others.

Vagator is a huge party spot in Goa. In peak season, there are trance parties on the beach. During the day, Vagator is quiet and peaceful, but after dark, there are parties all around. You will find many open air clubs and nightclubs in Vagator. There are many shacks and restaurants that sell drinks, Indian, and international cuisines.

  • The Beach – Very nice and relaxed. Fewer tourists, mostly from Europe. Many beach shacks, restaurants, pubs, and cafes.
  • Visit Morjim beach, which is just across the river. See the nesting grounds of the Olive Ridley Turtles.
  • Chapora Fort – Trek up the hill to reach the old Portuguese Chapora Fort. You will have to walk for about 15 minutes. You can take a car or a bike too.
  • Water sport activities – have a go at adventure boat rides, banana rides, water scooter, parasailing. Best in class trainers and operators
  • Parties – Vagator is laid back during the day and very active after dark. There is music, dancing, fire shows, and hangout parties. Vagator is famous for its rave parties.
  • Flea Markets – There are many flea markets near Vagator. The Anjuna flea market is open every Wednesday. You will find antiques, trendy jewelry, earthen masks, clothes, mirrored bags, and much more here.
  • Chapora River Cruises – Cruise on the beautiful Chapora River for a chance to see many birds, bats, and crocodiles. See village life from up close.
  • The old 17th century Portuguese Chapora Fort. Two viewpoints, offering awesome views from the top. There is a church inside.
  • Water sport action on the beach – boat rides, banana rides, water scooter, parasailing. Cheaper than many other beaches.
  • Vagator is a beautiful beach in North Goa, between Anjuna beach and the Chapora River.
  • Flea market every Wednesday in peak season. The bigger Arpora flea market is on Saturdays. Arpora is just 6.4 kilometers from Vagator.
  • Rave and trance parties. Hippie culture. Vagator is one of the hottest party destinations in Goa
  • It is a laid-back and relaxed beach. Many foreign tourists. Few Indians to see the sunset.
  • Clean and serene. Fewer tourists. Relax and sunbathe on the beach.
  • Chapora River cruises – visit many islands, see plenty of birds
  • At the small vagator beach you can see the famous shiva sculpture carved into one of the rocks at the beach.
  • Hill Top and Disco Valley are world famous Go to Hill Top for rave parties. The DJs are world class. Thousands attend the rave parties during the weekends in the peak season.
  • By Air — The Dabolim international airport is 45.7 kms from Vagator. Taxis are available for rent at the airport counter.
  • By Rail — Thivim is the nearest railhead that is 19 km away from the Vagator. Other railheads include Margao (57 km) and Vasco da Gama is 46.8 kms from Vagator.
  • By Road — Panaji is 22 kms from Vagator.
  • There are several buses that run from Mapusa and Calangute to Vagator. The nearest bus station is Mapusa at 10 km.

The winter, between November and February, is the best time to visit Vagator. December and January are the peak months. But there are likely to be more parties this time of the year. Also watersports at vagator beach starts from october month at full capacity.

Solo travelers come here to relax, couples like the small vagator beach to spend romantic movements, people from all over the world indulge in water sports activities like banana ride, jet skiing, surfing here. Also you can see families and friends having a good time here.

Vagator's beauty is seen after sunset when the nightlife lights up with dance, music and night parties.Vagator is one of the best nightlife destinations in Goa. The hippie culture of before can still be seen here. There are many trance parties. A part of the beach, which is called Disco Valley, is where you will find most of these parties.

Many of the pubs, nightclubs, and restaurants are along the main road. Along the road to the beach there are many shops and stores, which sell everything you can imagine.

Summers are hot in Goa, the temperature can go up to 36°C . In the monsoon Goa receives a lot of rain because of its coastal location. The cloud cover, rain, and winds cause high waves, making the sea turn choppy. There is no water sport in the monsoon, and even swimming can be risky.The winter (November to February) is very pleasant at Vagator. cold wind blows in from the sea