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Beaches

Which part of Goa has the best, cleanest beaches please?

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1. Re: Beaches

I recon' that most places in south Goa fit the bill. also if you go well up north, mandrem, morjim and turtle beach etc. they're clean too.

BOB.

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2. Re: Beaches

Thanks Bob

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I agree with those northern beaches that Bob mentioned plus the south especially Agonda and Palolem.

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Agree with previous posts - but - water not as clear as Greece. It tends to get a bit churned up in places. Still nice though!

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The most pristine beach that I have come across is Patnem. The beachfront businesses have clubbed together to pay for some uniformed security guys to ensure that the cattle stay away from the beach, so no cow poo and, in turn, no flies. No beachsellers either. There are beach sweepers who pick up any stray bits of litter - I must say though that the people on the beach there all have a great sense of responsibility and care for the environment and no one seems to drop any litter there anyway. Very few people, hardly any in fact, puffing away on the fags either so it's all the more pleasant and cleaner for everyone there than at some of the other beaches in Goa .Very gentle mix of people there, all ages, all nationalities, lots of yoga people so plenty of toned and honed bods!

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6. Re: Beaches

Yeah, i wish the goan water was as clear as greek waters. it might be worth going snorklng if it was.

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I was there a week ago, and the water's all along the coast is very rough at present due to the monsoon. Palolem and Agonda were my faves in the south, and Mandrem on the north side was long, broad, and virtually empty save for a very clingy pack of friendly beach dogs. I'm sure there are plenty of others I missed. That said, the day I left, the ocean was steadily ripping apart the beach at Palolem, and there might not be much sand there or at other similarly sloped beaches except at low tide right now.

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South Goa District, India
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8. Re: Beaches

If Goa had snorkelling Bob, there would be nowhere on earth to touch it lol. Thats the only down side for me too.

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Exactly.

I'm going back to Cuba in march,instead of Goa, just to get some snorkling in. gotta get a fix every few years.

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10. Re: Beaches

Here's the best beach but don't tell anyone, it's a secret:

http://www.goahuts.in/Butterfly-Beach