Nice calm and peaceful Beach - Benaulim Village and Beach...

Nice calm and peaceful Beach

Review of Benaulim Village and Beach, Colva

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97 Ratings & 52 Reviews

What travellers are saying about Benaulim Village and Beach

Experience scale
  • Excellent 18
  • Very Good 19
  • Good 9
  • Average 6
  • Below Average 0
  • Poor 0
  • Terrible 0
Travellers recommend
  • Best Time:  During Sunset
  • Length of visit:  2-3hrs
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  • Lockers/Storage

52 traveller reviews for Benaulim Village and Beach

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Mohd Ans

  • Tourist
  • Mohd Ans
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 3 Reviews
  •  317 readers

"Nice calm and peaceful Beach"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Mar 14, 2016
I had visited Colva Beach last Diwali vacation, though bit off season, but lot of things to enjoy. Water sports, lots of sea food and cool breezy air. It is very easily accessible from any part of the city. A two wheeler on hire should suffice.
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Soumyajit Kundu

  • Guru
  • Soumyajit Kundu
  • Beachbum
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 50 photos
  • 100 Reviews
  •  465 helpful votes
  •  157935 readers

"Good secluded beach"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Feb 27, 2016
If you want to avoid the maddening crowds of Baga/Calangute please come to this neat and clean beach. Though very less options of food and water sports. We had food at Johncy.
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Vipul Bhargava

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  • Vipul Bhargava
  • 30 Reviews
  •  8 helpful votes
  •  6996 readers

"Great beach, not too crowded"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Feb 24, 2016
The beach is clean and rather deserted in the mornings. The beach is clean with no litter around and the water is good too. There is more crowd in the evenings and has parasailing and jet-ski to offer for water sports. The water sports were decently priced with parasailing priced at Rs. 800 for a round which lasts roughly 3 minutes.

The shacks nearby offer decent food options for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The one I specifically liked was Pedro's which offered good food. There was another shack nearby which also offered candle-light dinners by the beach.
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Bhupesh awate

  • Tourist
  • Bhupesh awate
  • 3 Reviews
  •  446 readers

"Good beach but located in a busy place"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Jan 18, 2016
This beach is one which is close to Airport and Railway station, so you can imagine how busy this beach would be. You will find so many people on this beach but overall a nice beach. If you are looking for a quiet beach then this beach is not for you but for the evening parties this place is quite happening.
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Sandeep Sunkari

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  • Sandeep Sunkari
  • Lives in Pune
  • 2 photos
  • 2 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  355 readers

"Beautiful & clean beach"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted Nov 23, 2015
It is just awesome.

Less crowded and clean beach.

Low-tide waves and calm beach. You can't find any commercial activities and that makes it pleasant. You have just have beer and gaze around beautiful ocean.

You will forget about the city madness.
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About Benaulim Village and Beach

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Benaulim Village and Beach are among most frequent tourist places, located 2 km south of Colva. The sight is also a revered place for the Hindus and the Christians of region of Goa. According to the Hindu legend, this was the place where an arrow shot by Lord Parshuram landed from Sahyadri mountains in the adjacent Konkan.

For Christians, the religious significance is that the place is the birth place of Father Joseph Vaz. Tourists visit this site as it is peaceful than Colva and possesses natural charms of seaside.

Owing to the religious significance, this village is also known as Banahalli or Banavalli, village of the arrow. The name was changed to Benaulim after the advent of Portuguese. Moreover, ancient Banavalli had a beautiful temple of Lord Shiva and Parvati. The ruins of Katyayani Baneshvar temple are still found in the village.
 

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