#48 of 86 Places to Visit in Panjim
Distance (From Kadamba Bus Terminus): 30 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour
Place Location: Between Arambol And Mandrem Beaches
Transportation Options: Cab / Auto / Rental Bike
Travel Tips: 1. Arambol Beach (6 kms) can also be visited from this beach.
2. Mandrem Beach (continuation of Ashwem Beach) can also be visited from this beach.
3.Morjim Beach (6.2 kms) can also be visited from this beach.
4.Shree Bhagwati Temple(12 kms) can also be visited from this beach.
5.Ravalnath Temple (4.4 kms) can also be visited from this beach.
At a distance of 30 km from Panaji Kadamba Bus Stand, 18 km from Mapusa and 5 km from Morjim, Ashwem beach is so different from other beaches situated in North Goa and it is relatively less crowded.
Ashwem beach situated south to the Arambol beach is another isolated beach in Goa where one can see vast stretches of sands. Ashwem Beach is one of the Goa best beaches which is a clean sandy beach and not much crowded. The waves are gentle and the sea hardly ever gets choppy. A perfect place for those looking for privacy, it is safe for swimming. This Beach is known for its numerous restaurants and their mouth watering seafood. Ashwem beach is also the nesting place for the Olive Ridley Turtles which is a rare species. The nesting season is between September to February which also happens to be the peak tourist season of Goa.
Ashwem beach is also a little rocky beach. The Goan families go to Ashwem beach for having their picnics. To the north of Ashwem beach lies the Mandrem Beach and down south is the Morjim beach. This beach has a number of beach shacks. It also does have some good accommodation in the form of little resorts. But the most ideal accommodation here is the beach huts made of palm leaves.
To get around Ashwem is best to hire a bike, as the buses from Mapusa and Panjim are irregular.
Timings: 5 am to 10 pm on all days.