Miramar Beach

Panjim the capital of Goa has an edge that touches the Arabian Sea, the Miramar beach. A small beautiful beach to the west of Panjim that gathers a large number of tourists on a regular basis. Its name was changed to Miramar after the Portuguese left Goa.

Attractions in Miramar

There is a lot to see in Miramar

The Goa Science Center

Put up by The Ministry of Culture  and The Department of Science Technology and Environment of Goa, their objective ( paraphrased ) is to create an interest in Science among the common people by making it seem like fun. Visitors walk and interact with large exhibits in the compound of the Science Center.

Miramar Beach

The beach is known for being small but being a part of the capital, Panjim, it attracts a lot of tourists. Also, this is one of the few beaches that is situated so close to a major Goan city so locals prefer an outing here. Furthermore there is always plenty of street food to eat here.

Miramar, Tips and Secrets

The Miramar Beach is said to be one of the cleanest beaches in Goa and visiting it early in the morning, when the sun is just rising makes the sand look like gold.

Tasty stuff at the Coffee Shop that is opened 24 hrs at the Miramar Residency

Cocoberry Frozen Yogurt joint is known to have good stuff

Look out for stray dogs at the beach, they tend to be frighteningly playful

Miramar, Goa – How to Get There

Miramar is a small coastal area along the Tiswadi sub district of North Goa. It is less than 2 kms along the Panjim main road. The beach is marked by the Statue of Goan Brotherhood right in the middle of the road.

If you’re in Panjim it is really easy, just keep heading west along the main road and you’ll reach the Miramar Circle, park your vehicle and walk to the beach, it’s right there.

Average Transit Fares to Miramar

From / To

Taxi Fares to Miramar

Auto Rickshaw Fares to Miramar

Motorcycle Taxi Fares to Miramar

Approx Transit Time to Miramar

Dabolim Airport, Mormugao

60 min

Panaji

20 min

Margao Railway Station

50 min

Tivim Railway Station

30 min

Suggested Plans for a Day in Miramar

Activity

Venue

Morning

Sightseeing

Miramar

Hangout

Miramar Beach

Afternoon

Lunch

Dessert

Evening

Water Sports

Hangout

Night

Dinner

Party

Suggested Plans for a Weekend in Miramar

Activity

Venue

Cost

Day 1

Hangout

Party

Day 2

Sightseeing

Activity

Dinner

Party

Day 3

Hangout

Lunch

Shopping

Hotels in Miramar

Miramar is famous for the hotels in the region plus Panjim nearby has alternative choices too. The well known Marriott, from the Marriott group of Hotels is located here. There are many others too

Hotel

Rating

Distance from Beach

Contact

Hotel Miramar

15 mins walk

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Miramar Residency

on the Beach

Vivanta by Taj

20 min walk

Restaurants in Miramar

There’re many restaurants that serve meals in and around Miramar. Other than these there are restaurants in the area too, Edu’s Restaurant and US Pizza, Temptations Family Restaurant, D’Silva Fast Food along with many others.

Restaurant

Type

Pricing

Contact

Mums Kitchen

Goan

+91 982 217 5559

Pan Asian Bowl

Chinese, Malaysian, Thai

+91 832 645 5549

Foodland Restaurant and Bar

Seafood, Goan, North Indian, Chinese

+91 832 246 2326

Cafes and Beach Shacks in Miramar

In the evenings all along the Miramar road you’ll find Bhel Puri and Pani Puri Stalls that get quite a large crowd and make tasty snacks for everyone. Plus there are many Cafes in the area providing a perfect place to hang out.

Beach Shacks

Type

Pricing

Contact

Cafe Coffee Day

Cafe

Clubs and Bars in Miramar

Miramar has restaurant that offer food and drinks till late hours of night later you can always head down to a club and get your groove on.If you have the patience to drive a little away, there are a few in Panjim and more in Dona Paula. The best months to visit Goa would be December to February

Venue

Type

Entry Fee

Contact

Lobby Lounge

Lounge

Azur

Mekong