Vainguinim Beach

Vainguinim beach Goa photograph by Vijay Menon

Vainguinim beach Goa photograph by Vijay Menon

Vainguinim beach is known for its enormous silver sand seashore and clear greenish blue waters and attracts a large number of tourists who are usually looking for isolation and some quiet. Vainguinim is surrounded by plush trees which are home to various different species of birds. There aren’t as many tourists here as you would find on the other beaches in the North but who’s complaining, right?

Places to Stay in Vainguinim

Vainguinim has quite some to offer in terms of hotels. Here a few:

  • Sandalwood Hotel and Retreat is a popular destination although it is situated closer to the Dona Paula area. This hotel boasts of a restaurant, a coffee shop, a lounge and a garden bar that is open during some seasons.

  • Vainguinim Valley Resort is a hotel that boasts of pool facing rooms, a gym, an in-house restaurant and casino. However, the beach is a good 8 to 10 minute walk from there.

  • Cidade de goa is the place for you if you’re used to living in the lap of luxury. Their various types of accommodation are each designed tastefully and with your thorough satisfaction in mind. This is one of the few resorts that also has daytime activities planned for your kids if you’re travelling with your loved ones. The resort also boasts of a spa, gym, 24-hour casino, shopping arcade, adventure desk for all kinds of watersports and a lot more.

Things to do in Vainguinim

Surprisingly, for an isolated beach with not much tourist traffic, this beach has quite some activities that you can keep yourself occupied with.

  • Water sports are aplenty for you to partake in. Vainguinim is popular for windsurfing and parasailing. And the lovely clear waters of this beach are more than inviting even to take a swim.

  • Chances resort and casino is another popular destination around Vainguinim. Though situated in Dona Paula, the casino is not very far from the Vainguinim area. Goa is known for its casinos out on the Mandovi River so if you’re not up to getting on a boat, then Chances is where you should head.

How to Get to Vainguinim

Take the road to Miramar and ahead to Dona Paula till you reach Manipal hospital. That is your landmark and if you’re here, you’re on the right track. Check out the map for further directions.

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