Kegdole Beach In Goa
Kegdole Beach is popular for its highly beautiful surroundings and strategic location at the base of the hillock close to the mouth of the Mandovi River. On top of the hillock, the Indian Navy has a Naval Academy. Among the more exploratory kind, the Kegdole Beach in Goa is known for its enchanting views of the ocean and sunset on one side and the Reis Magos Fort on the other side. Like the other commercial Goa beaches, Kegdole Beach is not overcrowded so tourist spends some time on the seashore in solitude and enjoy the natural beauty scattered there. Comparatively less commercialized and a serene beach, the Kegdole Beach is one of the less frequented beaches of Goa.
The beach is located at the base of a hillock in the village of Verem. Towering just above the beach is the Reis Magos fort. Also located close by is the Verem Lighthouse and the INS Mandovi Jetty of the Indian Navy. To the left of the beach, one can find a lot of rocks sticking out of the river. The area from the lighthouse to the beach is considered a good fishing spot. The Kegdole beach offers a good view of the Mandovi Bridge and the Mandovi River itself. Kegdole beach in North Goa is a curvy stretch of sand lined with dense foliage. You should also be careful of the many water sports activities that go on during the peak tourist season. But just enjoy a boat ride or water scooter up the Mandovi River.
Tips for visiting Kegdole Beach
- This place is usually visited by Reis Magos Fort (1. 4kms.
- Cocoa Beach (1.1 km) can also be visited from this place.
- Nerul Church (1.9 km) can also be visited from this place.
- Shri Shantadurga Temple (3.6 km) can also be visited from this place.
- Reis Magos Church (1.7 km) can also be visited from this place.
- Aguada Fort (8 km) can also be visited from this place.
Water Sports in Kegdole Beach
Scuba Diving in Goa
Best Time to Visit Kegdole Beach
October to March.
How to Reach Kegdole Beach
Kegdole Beach is located at a distance of 35 km from Vasco Da Gama Railway Station and 17 km from Mapusa and 9 km from Panjim Kadamba Bus Stand. Kegdole beach can be reached from Mapusa and Panaji by bus.
Places to visit near Kegdole Beach
Aguada Fort, Reis Magos Fort, Sinquerim Beach, Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, and Museum Of Goa.