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“Brilliant for cycling”
Review of Benaulim Beach

Benaulim Beach
Ranked #1 of 10 things to do in Benaulim
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 2 March 2012

Nearly 17 miles of broad flat beach (best at low tide), Benaulim is in the middle.
Apart from Colva, which is quite busy with daytrippers around late afternoon (for the sunset), it's almost deserted in most parts, and punctuated with a few clusters of beach shacks, so plenty of places to stop for rest and refreshments.

The southernmost end of the beach is quietest and ends at the mouth of a river, where you can see fishermen casting hand nets from the shallow waters. The very last shack is small and set back from the main part of the beach but still with a great view of the sea. We were the only two visitors and had an excellent lunch, in the company of about six friendly local lads (friends of the staff), chatting, laughing, and sharing stories.

Cycles can be hired for a basic Rs150 for one day, less for longer hires. Although they have only one gear, it's not at all hard effort on the sand along there.

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Reviewed 25 February 2012

The beach is good and the locals are very friendly......beware of making phone calls home and note that the display in phone booth is recording seconds also ask for receipt from the machine as i was asked for Rs260 and when i queried the amount i was then charged Rs.70 instead. This was in the cross roads agency in Benaulim.

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Reviewed 23 February 2012

Not so crowded and can relex in peace and harmony.the placeis also clean and well mantained.

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Reviewed 23 February 2012

I have been visiting Goa for 20 years and every time I return the place is cleaner, better organized and improved infrastructure. The miles of white, wide and empty beaches are a joy; with decent beach shacks for cheap beer and fish.

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Reviewed 21 February 2012

I love this area of Benaulim. The beach is not too busy withlenty of uncrowded sunbathing areas. The beach is very wide and fishing boats are regularly brought in for their catch to be landed. The locals also fish from he beach with nets. The swimming area is manned by lifeguards so the sea is relatively safe for swimming. Although there are currents so you should always be careful

There are a few excellent beach shacks in the area. Good ones being The Sun and Moon and Joecons Shack. Ask for Kumar at Joecons, he is a delight to talk to.

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