Benaulim Beach is situated about 2 kilometers from Colva. It is a fishing beach, which is known for its calm and peaceful environment. The Benaulim Beach in Goa seems to be the perfect location for the tourists longing for tranquility and serenity. Benaulim Beach is one of the fairly undiscovered beaches of Goa. Despite its being a fishing beach, domestic tourists are unaware of it. However, the beach gets crowded on certain occasions. Benaulim Beach of Goa gets crowded in the evenings when the travelers come to the site for a walk. Far away from the hustle and bustle of the city, the beach enables the tourists to relax and rejuvenate their spirits. The beach also witnesses a huge crowd during the weekends.
Beach activities here are not of a large variety but if you are like me and are looking for aloofness and peace, you’ll fit right in. If you want to do some activities then you can Bring in the nets, Help the local fishermen bring in the nets and spread them on the beach for drying. A good photo opportunity!
Always Swim between Red and Yellow Flags, as this area is safe and constantly watched by the Lifeguards as undercurrents are even though it is considered safe.
Red Flags means No Swimming, which means this beach is closed and dangerous.
Do not mix alcohol/Drugs with Swimming, as 80% of drowning victims are between the age of 20 to 40 and have consumed alcohol or drugs.
If in troubled not panic. Just raise one arm and wait for the lifeguard to rescue you.
Never Swim after Sunset.
Never Swim Alone.
Keep your cell phone in your language or hand out another person before going in the water.
In the case of crimes, victims are advised to report to the nearest Police Station.
How to Reach:
You can either hire yourself some transport or use public transport, there are lots of choices available. For taxis, motorbike taxis and autorickshaws you can nearly always find some available near and it’s best to negotiate the price before you get in. The nearest Train station is Margao Railway Station. To reach Benaulim from Margao, you can either take a local bus or taxi. If you planning to just have a ride then either take a Taxi, Cab or rent a Bike. So you can view the rest all nearest beaches and other attractions.
38 km from Panaji – 58mins
23.5 km from Dabolim Airport – 45mins
6.3 km from Margao Railway Station – 12mins