Top 8 Places to visit in Bardez

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Best things to do in Bardez and sightseeing in Bardez

Also known as Bardes, this is a region and taluka in the northern part of Goa and was initially discovered by Hindu immigrants who came and settled here from Magadha during Arya- Varta. This region is boundaried and locked by the north by the Chapora River. To the south of Bardez is the Mandovi river and to the east is the Mapusa River which originates over here. To the west of Bardez is of course the Arabian Sea. The word 'Bardez' simply means 'Bara Desh' or the big country. The legislative assembly of Goa is situated over here and the people of this place are known as Bardezcars. The local language is Konkani and the main attractions include the beaches of Baga, Calangute, Candolim, Sinquerium, Vagator village, Fort Aguada and a few more. This place is also the birth place of the famous Goan Saint Agnelo and thus a popular place for Christian visit too. The Goan and St. Xavier's Collegs and the College of Hotel Management are the main educational institutions over here. People come here in large number especially to explore the beaches and also to do shopping and gorge on some Goan influenced konkan delicacies.

Baga Beach - Bardez

One of the most popular as well as one of the most charming locations of Bardez, this is one out of the main beaches of the region. Especially, after the sun sets, the beach is beautifully lit up and so are the food shacks around. Carnivals are also organized here periodically and being here is absolutely blissful. If you feel the place is too crowded, the secret is that the region on the northern end of the beach where you find the main carpark or the mouth of the river is mostly crowded. This is because most of the water activity rentals are found over here. If you walk for about 15 minutes from here you will find the crowd thinning out and the beach becoming even more beautiful and peaceful. Besides the scenic beauty, the beach is also cleaner on this part and the water is cleaner too. The warm waters of the Baga Beach are not only fit for water sports but also for some swimming and beach games before that.
The most lively beach of goa, eat and drink in the Shacks or enjoy water sports.
Damini Aggarwal

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Aditya Sen

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Baga Beach is one of the most beautiful and popular beaches of Goa where you can enjoy tides and waves of sea. You can enjoy candle light dinner at beachside restaurants and get a tattoo if you wish for it. Paragliding can be enjoyed at Baga Beach and it will make your trip more adventorous.
Udit Gulati (Mysterious Traveller)

614 Followers, 52 Reviews


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Anjuna Beach - Bardez

Anjuna is firstly the name of a village and is one of the places where the earliest Hindus came and settled down. There is also the church of St. Micheal over here which is another major attraction besides the flea market of Anjuna. Coming to the beach of Anjuna, this is not a very crowded beach but is still quite a popular one. The crowd is of mostly foreigners and so you can expect a different surrounding than you find in other beaches or the ones in Mumbai or South India. You can enjoy swimming as well as water sports here and it is also a perfect place for picnics and get togethers.
mohit sharma

67 Followers, 14 Reviews


This beach is famous for the Market, and you could do a lot of shopping here, Its a completely different world. Some unique restaurants with beach view are perfect for candle light dinners.
Shruthi

4 Followers, 35 Reviews


Lots of options to eat with great view of Arabian Sea from eateries.
Subhadeep Banerjee

11 Followers, 9 Reviews


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Calangute Beach - Bardez

Known as the 'Queen of Beaches', this is regarded as the most popular tourist destination of Goa. The beach is located at about 15 kilometres from the capital city of Panjim and is in the northern part of Goa. There are also a number of very good holiday resorts out here and this makes the place even more popular. Besides, the Calangute Beach has to offer to its guests and visitors the golden sands, opportunities for water sports, awesome Goan cuisine and some lovely views too. The beach is steep and is thus not very apt for swimming but it can be done still if you do not go far off.
A very crowded beach as there is parking near this beach. The chain of restaurants begin and is at walk able distance from Baga.
Shruthi

4 Followers, 35 Reviews


Another popular beach of North Goa..You can enjoy all types of Water sports here like parasailing ,jet ski etc. Also a nice place to stay as all the major beaches are in close proximity..
Arpit Dugar

93 Followers, 4 Reviews


A View Of Sea Waves With Peoples Eye
Ashish Srivastava

59 Followers, 14 Reviews


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November- February
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Coco Beach - Bardez

A rather silent beach, you are just not to swim here as the waters are not clean enough and there are chances of getting affected with skin diseases if you step into the water. There are however a number of good points about this beach. Firstly, the views from here are really nice and you can enjoy boating across the river from here. The sight of dolphins pleases every tourist and the glimpse of the Fort Aguada from here is a plus point too. There are however not many shops or eateries around and it is true that people come here only to enjoy the boat tours.
Coco beach, about a km and a half from the rooms we rented out, was our very first stop in this insanely magnificent place. It was a place recommended by the locals and not high on any to go list you'd find over the internet. Coco beach is famous for its dolphin sightings.
Anushka Rathee

321 Followers, 15 Reviews


From here you can take a boat to get a decent sightings of some dolphins.
Samantha Mascarenhas

281 Followers, 46 Reviews


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Vivanta By Taj Fort Aguada - Bardez

Right on the shores of the Sinquerim Beach which is an extension of the Candolim Beach, this is a sprawling resort by the Taj Group of Hotels. A 5- star hotel, everything about this place is really good. The staff and management here make sure that every penny you spend during your stay out here is worthed. The location is firstly applaudable and is very close to the Aguada Fort, which is a historic location too. The interiors of this property are very well done and each room is spacious and has awesome views. There is a pool, a restaurant and a bar too. Food served here is great and the service of each one who is a part of this project is equally helpful and courteous.
the view of the fort is unique
Sumana Srivastava

241 Followers, 4 Reviews


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Whispering Palms Beach Resort - Bardez

Very close to the Candolim Beach, this is a beautiful holiday resort. Not a sprawling, posh property like the Vivanta but its location is very good as well. It is about only 200 metres from the main Candolim beach and thus preferred even more by tourists. The servoces provided to the guests are all pretty standard including the fooding, rooms and also the parking space. There are however spaces of improvement but one thing can be assured and that is a complete value for money.
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Ujjawal Sharma

355 Followers, 22 Reviews


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Ozran Beach - Bardez

Another name of the Vagator Beach, this is not a very known part of the Vagator Beach. The main attraction here apart from the beach itself is the 6ft tall idol of Lord Shiva with a backdrop of greenery and of course the waters of the river. There are a number of shopping stalls but bargaining is a must here. The food stalls are decent too. The only drawback here is that there are at times a bad crowd especially in this beach and to get rid of their nuisance you can just go and approach the police who are present here all time at your service.
Vagator is a quiet little place in the district of Bardez, hidden away in the lush greenery of the glorious monsoons, serene and enchantingly beautiful. Ozran Beach, also called the Little Vagator, at a walkable distance from the hotel, provided an amazing landscape. A rocky beach, with coconut trees swaying in the wind, and the clear foamy waters, the rippling waves breaking at the shore and retreating only to rush forth again with unparalleled vigour. Be it the cool breeze or the mighty winds, you cannot help but sit on the rocks for hours together, staring far ahead into the sea, losing yourself in a chain of thoughts, taking in the view, enjoying the calm surroundings; the rush you feel when you see something so beautiful and magnificent, the joys that the simplicity of nature brings that one usually overlooks when you're so engrossed with a busy life all come rushing to you with a suddenly unleashed force. A beautiful place to soothe your tired nerves and rejuvenate yourself, Vagator is just the place to be in North Goa.
Abhingya Patra

234 Followers, 12 Reviews


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photography, shopping
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Chapora Beach - Bardez

Mainly known for the historical Chapora Fort, this is a popular beach which is about 10 kilometres from Mapusa. The other reason for the popularity of this beach is the fact that this is well accessible from other popular beaches such as Anjuna and Candolim too. There are opportunities for swimming, shopping and eating too but it is better not to spend the night here. This is because this beach area is a marked one for the people who are involved in drugs and there are other people who are involved in illegal activities during the night time as well.
Chapora beach is one of the most beautiful beach in Goa. The green mountains, the golden sand and the cold water is mesmerising. It's a good place to have fun from your busy mundane life. The hut restaurants are something which is admired by all. You can jump, swim, play, do whatever you want in the water.
Ruchi Jain

520 Followers, 88 Reviews


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