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Vagator Beach Goa Travel

The lush greenery all around, the swaying palms and aquamarine water of the Arabian Sea of Vagator Beach takes your breath away. Vagator beach resembles a crescent as it meets the Chapora estuary. This beach boasts of white sand that are beautifully contrasted with black rocks. The soft white sands, the black lava rocks, the coconut palms, the lush green landscape, nature playing its own music, and the sea turning from aquamarine to emerald green is how Vagator is usually described.

Vagator Beach is the northernmost beach of Bardez Taluka, Goa. It is located on the opposite bank of the Chapora River from Morjim in Pernem. Vagator is located approximately a one hour drive from the Dabolim Airport. The nearest railway station is at Tivim. Vagator is at a distance of 9 km from Mapusa, and 22 km far from the state capital Panaji. There are frequent buses to Panaji and Mapusa from Vagator.

Vagator beach google picVagator Beach is split into two main beaches by a seaside headland which holds the car park and lots of stalls selling trinkets, clothes, soft drinks and snacks. As you face the sea, on your right is North Vagator Beach (Big Vagator) and on your left Ozran Beach, more commonly known as Little Vagator Beach.  The secluded and incredibly beautiful beach is the “Little Vagator” and is a short walk away from Big Vagator. At Little Vagator, down a steep path, is the stone sculpture of Shiva (an artwork of anonymous sculptor from the hippie era.) Beautiful and often fairly quiet, Big Vagator is perhaps best appreciated for the Chapora Fort, where stunning views of the surrounding coast makes the climb a must!

Vagator Beach has dramatic red cliffs looking down on the shore and two fresh water springs within a stone’s throw of the sea. Vagator is a relaxed, comparatively undeveloped resort that appeals to travelers with time on their hands.

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