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Issorcim Beach / Hollant Beach

Beach

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Distance (From Panjim (Goa)): 32 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour

Place Location: Near Issorcim Village, Past Bogmalo Beach

Transportation Options: Cab / Auto / Rental Bike

Travel Tips: 1. This place is usually visited from Bogmalo Beach (4.6 kms)..
2. Hansa Beach (7.4 kms) can also be visited from this place.
3. Cansaulim Beach (14 kms) can also be visited from this place.

At a distance of 32 km from Panjim Kadamba Bus Stand and 8 km from Vasco Da Gama Railway Station, Issorcim Beach is supposed to be a part of the Hollant Beach in South Goa.

Issorcim Beach is located in the Mormugao Taluka. The Beach is about 1.5 km from the famous Bogmalo Beach. Issorcim of Hollant Beach is a peaceful and quite scenic beach especially during the high tide, when the sea meets a freshwater stream flowing nearby. There is also a spring near the church at the edge of lush green fields.

The Issorcim Beach is smaller in size and it is good for fishing. This Beach is peaceful, isolated stretch of clean white sand which provides an excellent opportunity to spend some time without any noise. The beaches of Vasco, Cumberthi and Baina have become extremely polluted, so Issorcim provides a good alternative. It is also a good place for angling.

Issorcim Beach is the only place other than Grande Island where you can see plate coral growing. The coral reefs and coral plates are the main attraction of the tourists at Issorcim Beach. The school of fishes located at this beach where you should watch different varieties of fisheries and other exotic collection of aquatic animals. It is an isolated and completely secluded beach that is inhabited by the villagers.

There are no shacks on or near the beach so better to carry your own food and beverages, especially drinking water. There is just one restaurant which is located at the corner end of the beach.

Best Time to Visit: October - March.