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Utorda Beach

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Among the variety of exotic beaches, which South Goa is gifted with, Utorda Beach can be considered to be one of the most amazing and beautiful beaches in the whole region. It is bordered with two other famous beach resorts. Majorda in the south and Arossim in the north. Utorda Beach is separated from its neighbors by a small river, which is like playing hide and seek with soft white sands. The sea coastline is quite long; the sand here, as everywhere in this part of the region, is of dazzling light color, fine, soft and silky to the touch. Waves of the Indian Ocean here is calm and not so high, which make swimming safe and enjoyable even for novice swimmers and those who can’t boast with being a perfect swimmer. Utorda Beach resort will perfectly suit those tourists who are planning to escape from noisy urban life and everyday problems.

Activities:
Utorda Beach has a lot to offer to the discerning visitors. Although its one of the quieter beaches around, it buzzes with a lot of water sports activities and recreation options. Water Sports like Para Sailing, Jet Skiing, Dolphin Rides, Fishing Trips. Besides this you can also do Beachside Shopping for Goa Artifacts, Lazing on the Beach Beds and lots more.


Safety:
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 into 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 Utorda 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.

Distance:
30.6 km from Panaji – 50mins
15.4 km from Dabolim Airport – 24mins
12 km from Margao Railway Station – 23mins

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