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Arambol Beach Goa
Location : Arambol village, Pernem taluka, North Goa district
Best Time to Visit : November to February
Attractions : Paragliding, dolphin spotting boat trips
Arambol Beach located about 50 km from Panaji, the long and lonely ambience of the Arambol beach provides a soothing contrast to the hustle and bustle of other Northern Goa beaches.
If you are yearning for some solitude and tranquility, the Arambol beach with its serene surroundings fits the bill perfectly. Arambol comprises two beaches and the bigger one is known as the Harmal beach. The Arambol beach is a vast stretch of golden sand interspersed with rocky headlands. A hot spring near the main beach, which feeds into a freshwater lake, produces silt on the lakeshore regarded as having skin curative elements.

The rocky headland or the cliffs near the beaches lend themselves ideally for paragliding. Apart from paragliding, one can set out on Dolphin watching boat trips. The Arambol beach offers a well-made running track for those who want to explore the beach while jogging. Apart from that, there are many fresh water springs and sulphur pits if someone wants to swim but is apprehensive about the ocean currents.

The nearby village of Arambol is a typical Goan fishing village. They are friendly people and you chat up with one of them, chances are that you get to listen to some interesting anecdotes. The otherwise quiet Arambol beach throbs with activities on weekends when large crowds of local picnickers gather here for holidaying.

The beach is home to some villagers who greet visitors with an open heart. They go out of their way to ensure that you are comfortable and look after any important need of yours. They are the warmest people you will come across while on this beach.

For those who want to exercise their muscles a bit, there is a well constructed running track that extends for quite a long stretch. A little away from the beach, you shall find sulphur springs and freshwater lakes where people take a swim and just relax.

How to Reach

By Air : Nearest airhead is the Dabolim Airport, Only 67 km away from Palolem.

By Train :The local train station is Canacona - approximately 10 minutes drive from Palolem. It's very quiet with not many trains.

By Bus :Available to and from Mapusa