Ozran Beach - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Kadamba Bus Terminus): 20 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour

Place Location: Between Vagator And Anjuna Beaches

Transportation Options: Cab / Auto / Rental Bike

Travel Tips: 1. This place is usually visited from Vagator Beach (1.4 kms).
2. Anjuna Beach (4.5 kms) can also be visited from this place.
3. Chapora Fort (2.8 kms) can also be visited from this place.
4. Our Lady of Peity Chapel (2.7 kms) can also be visited from this place.
5. St. Michael's Church (3.8 kms ) can also be visited from this place.
6. St. Cajetan Church (3.8 kms ) can also be visited from this place.

At a distance of 20 km from Panjim Kadamba Bus Stand, 46 km from Vasco Da Gama Railway Station and 12 km from Mapusa, Ozran Beach is also known as Little Vagator situated in North Goa.

Ozran Beach is located just after Anjuna Beach, close to the Vagator Beach. The Ozran Beach is a small but very picturesque beach. It is situated behind the hillocks on which the fort of Chapora is located. To reach the Ozran Beach travellers have to climb a small hill. Wonderful surroundings make the beach one of the main attractions of Goa.

Ozran Beach is an extension of the Vagator Beach. It is a hotspot for foreign tourists and has one of the most picturesque settings found in this coastline. Ozran is a rocky beach more so on it's left and right extremes. The beach appears less crowded compared to Vagator Beach. Mostly Goan's in many groups spend their day at Ozran beach with their family and friends.

Towards the northern side of the beach there is a huge human face carved on a rock. The sculpture was carved by a tourist visiting Goa. Today this carved face is an attraction of this beach and it adds to the beauty of the beach. Some call it the Shiva face.

The beach has a number of beach shacks wherein tourists have a wonderful time. Outside these beach shacks are beach beds where the tourists rest upon or have a sun bath. This beach is particularly favourite for sun bathing. Viewing the sunset on this beach is a great experience. The beach is also famous among the Indian film makers. The blue sky over the beach looks marvelous and best for star gazing at night.

Best Time to Visit: October - March.