Located in South Goa, just two kilometers south of Colva, Benaulim Beach is one of the most peaceful beaches in Goa. While not as well-known as other Goa beaches, the beach is fairly frequented during weekends and evenings. The beach starts where the Colva beach ends and despite the increasing tourism industry of Goa, a large part of the beach still remains undiscovered where you can enjoy the solitude if you want to relax. Benaulim water is perfect for swimming, being jellyfish-free. It is rich for fishing and you can certainly enjoy the birds, palms and rolling waves of the Arabian Sea.
Based on Hindu mythology, the land of Goa originated when Shri Parasurama, the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu, fired an arrow into the Arabian Sea, right at the summit of Western Ghats and commanded the seawaters to recede. The area where the shaft fell down to [Read more…]