Arambol Beach One of the most charming beaches of Goa, Arambol Beach is located about 50 km north of Panaji. Situated in the quiet and friendly Arambol village, Arambol beach is a nature lover’s dream destination with expansive coastal stretch and an unspoilt feel to it. The beach is a long stretch of golden sands interspersed with rocky cliffs. There are two beaches in Arambol, the main and more popular one being the Harmal beach, which is the northernmost beach in Goa. The second beach, which can only be reached on foot, is more picturesque and surrounded by steep cliffs on both sides.
Arambol beach remains quite peaceful except on Sundays, when a huge crowd of local picnickers gather here for enjoying various beach activities. There is a relaxed environment all around, with the tranquility attracting many day-trippers from various other beaches located nearby. It is a rocky as well as sandy beach and has a fresh water lagoon which extends along the bottom of the valley into a thick jungle The lake is fed by boiling hot springs and is lined with sulphurous mud which people love applying on their body to do wonders to their skin. The Arambol Beach extends over 16 km and consists of two beaches, more popular is the main beach (Harmal beach), the northernmost beach in Goa . The second, more picturesque beach lies beyond the rocky circlet and can only be reached on foot and is bordered by steep cliffs on both sides.
The main beach is long stretch of curving sand is good for swimming. It is a place perfect for people looking for peace and tranquility. The cliffs near the beaches are popular for paragliding and dolphin watching boat trips. Adjacent to the beach a few shops sell clothes, junk jewelry and handicrafts from across Goa and India. Some good cafes along the main beach and on the headland to the north cater tasty delicacies from the cuisine of Italy, Goa and India. The large and sprung out Arambol village near the seashore Arambol is quiet and friendly, with just a few hundred local fishing men.