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10 Indian Beaches Which Have the Best Shacks

10 Beaches Which Have the Best Shacks

Want to relax with a book and a chilled drink watching the sunset over the sea? Here are 10 beaches that can make your shack dream come true and recommended by HolidayIQ travellers. 

1. Calangute: For some fresh seafood head to Aggie's Cafe

Calangute: For some fresh seafood head to Aggie's Cafe
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Beach | Sunset | Sand | Beer

HolidayIQ Reviewer Alex Gloria shares “This is the highest tourist attraction and complete value for money. Once you are here you don't have to go elsewhere for activities. There are shack restaurants for refreshments. Water sports here include parasailing, scooter boat, dolphin sighting, banana ride etc. The best time to visit is winter” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Prateek Singh shares “Good part of this beach is that there are a hell lot of pubs, sports bars, restaurants on the road which goes towards the beach and on the beach, there are many shacks and water sports facility is also available.” Read Full Review

2. Gokarna: Enjoy the sunset at Namaste cafe

Gokarna: Enjoy the sunset at Namaste cafe
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Beach | Sunset | Calm | Peaceful

HolidayIQ Reviewer Chinmaya Bhat adds, “One can easily spend the entire day in the calm and confidence inspiring waves. Feel hungry and head to the numerous shacks here for a bite. Tasty food at a reasonable price will re-energize and bring a huge smile on your tummy and the pockets.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Ami Bhat adds, “There are plenty of shacks on the beach which gives you quite a few food options.” Read Full Review

3. Baga: St Anthonys Shack for sheesha and snacks

Baga: St Anthonys Shack for sheesha and snacks
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Karan says, “The perfect place to party is Baga beach is one of the most well-known beaches of India and the place is full of adventure sports facilities and shacks in the day. At night the beach gets filled with tables with lights with great music around. ” Read Full Review

4. Candolim Beach: Ryan Shack for fish curry and relax on the sun beds after

Candolim Beach: Ryan Shack for fish curry and relax on the sun beds after
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Beach | Calm | Night Life | Good Food

HolidayIQ Reviewer Vidhya Menon shares, “The beach has a nice number of shacks and is peaceful and quiet even with a lot of tourists around. The shacks are absolutely amazing and are at very close proximity to the beach in case you get a sudden urge to swim or play football or whatever.” Read Full Review

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5. Arambol: Paradise Shack for beer and the beach

Arambol: Paradise Shack for beer and the beach
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Rizwanuddin Rafiq adds, “This beach has numerous Beach shacks like Paradise, Dolphin, Om etc providing the great services from beach chairs to multi cuisine foods especially seafood and all kind of beverages. Mostly foreigners are attracted as this beach is beautiful and the sound of waves is one among the natural elemental sound like a music." Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Valencia D'Souza adds, “There are restaurants, bars, shacks with food & drinks at reasonable prices. The quality and quantity of the food served is also pretty good.” Read Full Review

6. Palolem: Expect to find bamboo terrace shacks for a great view

Palolem: Expect to find bamboo terrace shacks for a great view
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Madhuri Agrawal adds, “We spent most of the days at sea enjoying the waves, though Palolem is a relatively quiet beach. Typical of favorite Goa beaches, it is lined with shacks and diners and sunbeds. A feature which a few shacks have added is a bamboo terrace, which can be climbed up to enjoy the view. We spent most of our evenings on this terrace – a nice place to sleep/read/eat in peace while still enjoying the sea.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Kunal Savla says, “Agonda Beach is one of the very less crowded and clean well-known of Goa. It is located only 6kms from Palolem Beach. The sea is perfect for swimming and surfing. The water is blue and turquoise. The beach is very scenic with colourful beach shacks making this place more scenic.” Read Full Review

7. Daman: Meals at the shacks here are pleasant, thanks Casuarina trees

Daman: Meals at the shacks here are pleasant, thanks Casuarina trees
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Beach | Sand | Sunset | Peaceful

HolidayIQ Reviewer Venson Lobo adds, “We came again in the eve to spend for more time at the shack. The food at the shack is good and tardy as well, but bit expensive.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Barnali Pal adds, “The beach is lined with casuarina trees and is relatively less crowded and hence an ideal place for relaxing. Besides, the beachside has shacks by the Daman and Diu tourism department, where you can sit and enjoy with your family and order food to your heart's content.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Sambamurthy Madeti says, “Apart from numerous shacks which serve delicious, seafood and drinks, this beach also offers activities like horse riding, parasailing, quad bikes, etc.” Read Full Review

8. Pondicherry: Take a ferry to Paradise beach for shaded shacks and less crowd

Pondicherry: Take a ferry to Paradise beach for shaded shacks and less crowd
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Beach | Peaceful | Peace | Sunrise

HolidayIQ Reviewer Priyam Goyal says “Paradise Island has many activities like kayaking, canoeing, speedboat, banana ride etc. There is a shack that sells food and water I would totally recommend this place if you visit Pondicherry” Read Full Review

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9. Varca: Cosmo Beach Shack for some tasty lobster

Varca: Cosmo Beach Shack for some tasty lobster
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Rizwanuddin Rafiq shares, “Lively atmosphere here at its beach shacks, set high on stilts and backed by shady palms. These serve delicious grilled Lobster and other seafood specialities. For thrilling experience wave riding, para-sailing and few other watersports are available.Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Saurabh Gupta says, “Beach is very clean and lots of beach shacks offering good food at cheap prices. The slope is gentle and the waves are not rough. Access is easy, both from the beach and from the road. The shacks offer the sunbeds and shed. Locals very friendly and we were not bored for a single minute.” Read Full Review

10. Alappuzha (Alleppey): Good food and great rates at dreamers cafe

Alappuzha (Alleppey): Good food and great rates at dreamers cafe
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Beach | Sea | Sunset | Boat Ride

HolidayIQ Reviewer Supriyo Das adds, “With small shacks selling cheap food, this huge Basilica is otherwise a very soft and warm place. People are generally quiet and the religious mood is set in as soon as one enters the premises. Nice place to stop by and for a quick prayer.” Read Full Review

The views above are collated from opinions expressed by travellers on www.holidayiq.com

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