Vagator

BeachVagator is one of the most beautiful of the soft white sand beaches Goa is famous for. The inhabited area around this beach is lush green, dotted with coconut palms, friendly farmhouses and pictorial Portuguese bungalows. On the north-west corner of the city are the remains of the Chapora fort. The fort is well preserved and offers some splendid views from its ramparts. A ten minute walk south of the Big Vagator is Ozran, also known as 'Little Vagator'. This end of the beach is relatively secluded and has a row of cafes catering to the tourists who are here during the day. Vagator is a good vacation option for sea enthusiasts. It is an ideal place for people with small budgets but lots of time with them.

Yachting

The best time of the year to visit this area is between September and March.

Access

By Road:Buses leave Panaji (a 55- minute ride) and Mapusa (a 30-minute ride) for Vagator every 15 minutes.From the bus stop it is a one kilometre walk over a hill to the beach. Most of the accommodation, restaurants and cafes are located in this area.
By Train:There are adequate train and bus connections also from other cities.
By Air:Panaji, Goa is accessible by air from all the major cities of the country.

Accomodation

Accommodation is easily available. Rooms and cottages are available at Vagator Beach Resort. Another good place to stay is Abu John Bungalows.

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