is one of the most popular beaches in
Goa. The beauty of the white waves rushing
to embrace the pale golden sand on the beach can be witnessed in full form at
the Anjuna beach,
Anjuna beach, Goa is a perfect haven for the european backpackers and you will come across some of them who have been staying on this beach for a couple of months. It is in the late 1950s to mid-1960s that Anjuna beach was "discovered" by the hippies.
The village of Anjuna beach
Goa is a five square mile enclosure overlooking the Arabian Sea
and with a hill in the background. It is one of the most popular beaches in
situated 8 km west of Mapusa and 18 km from the capital Panaji. It has an
natural arrangement of red laterite rocks, spread across the white sands, known
as the Jewel of Anjuna beach or Ozran. Anjuna beach attracts a
variety of tourists and is popular among foreign backpackers, especially during
the Christmas and New Year season. The sea at Anjuna beach is
particularly safe for bathing, while the soft white sands are great for sun
bathing, a favourite activity of the sun-starved European tourists.
Anjuna beach, Goa comes to life with the flea market and the full-moon beach parties at Anjuna beach, Goa that continue through out the night. The flea market at Anjuna beach, Goa offers a tourist just about anything he desires, right from swim suits to water-sports equipments to second hand bikes to cameras to various trinkets that can taken away as souvenirs to…just about anything. The Anjuna beach flea market is held on Wednesdays and if you are good at bargaining, then you can walk away with good stuff at throw away prices. You will also be able to find a mixture of good Gujarti, Kashmiri and Tibetan handicrafts.
Apart from all this, you can
also treat yourself to delicious Goan cuisine…right from mouth-watering prawns
to heavenly pork vindaloo.
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