#54 of 85 Places to Visit in Panjim
Distance (From Panjim (Goa)): 31 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour
Place Location: Near Betalbatim, Between Colva And Majorda Beaches
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab / Auto / Rental Bike
Travel Tips: 1.Colva Beach (4.6 kms) can also be visited from this place.
2. Majorda Beach (4.6 kms) can also be visited from this place.
3. Our Lady of Remedios Church (1.7 kms) can also be visited from this place.
At a distance of 31 km from Panjim Kadamba Bus Stand and 9.5 km from Margao Railway Station, Betalbatim Beach is located north of the famous Colva beach in South Goa. This is one of the virgin and most beautiful beaches in South Goa. It is also one of the relatively less known beaches in Goa.
Betalbatim beach is popularly known as the Sunset Beach of Goa. This vast stretch of white sand beach lies in between the Majorda and Colva Beaches. You can literally walk up to Betalbatim Beach from Colva Beach (road distance is about 4.5 km). Unlike most Goa beaches that are lined up with palm trees, this beach has a numerous pine trees along the shoreline. Betalbatim is known for its clean sands and beautiful surroundings. It is a very quiet and a secluded beach and because of the shade of the pine trees, it is used as a picnic spot by families and schools.
This Beach is amongst the cleanest of all the Goa beaches and has considerably less commercial activity compared to Colva and other popular beaches. The shacks dotting the beach offer delicious Goan cuisine along with Italian and Continental dishes.
Dolphins are a common site near the shores of Betalbatim and the local fishermen offer a ride to the tourists to catch a glimpse of the Dolphins. This is a perfect place to spend peaceful time and avoid the crowd of Colva beach.
Timings: 6 AM - 10 PM on all days.