Agonda Beach Huts
 
 
AGONDA BEACH

Silent Beach of South Goa: Agonda Beach

Agonda beach is a three-kilometre long, spectacular bay of white sand, sheltered amidst the palm trees. The beach is actually three small bays, separated by large rocks. Also known as the silent beach, Agonda is the secret paradise of South Goa after Palolem beach. Plenty of foreign backpacker tourists have discovered this beach and particularly those who don’t like the crowds and noise of Palolem. Nature at Agonda beach is at its natural best with the calm sea, a background of palms and wooden fishing boats in the midst of it all.

Olive Ridley Turtle Beach of South Goa: Agonda Beach

The highly endangered Olive Riddley Turtles have blessed Agonda beach by choosing it to be their regular hatching site of their newly born baby turtles. Olive Riddley Turtles areobserved to visit only two places One in Eastern India, at Orissa and the other in and one in Southern India at Goa. Agonda has a turtle nesting unit managed by Forests (wildlife) department of Goa.

Goan Fishing Village: Agonda

Since ancient times, Agonda has been traditionally a fishing village.
The beach village of Agonda is surrounded by a fertile green cover of about 120 acres of forest land. Mainly Agonda is a sleepy, fishing village wherever everybody takes life as it comes one day at a time. To appreciate the meaning of the word local Konkani word, “Susegado” one has to live in the village of Agonda. Villagers’ at work in the ever green fields, fishermen drying their daily catch of fresh fish from the oceans of Agonda, passing whiff of the Goan ‘Fenny’, and the smell of ripe cashews in the month of May, is what you feel and experience when in Agonda beach village of Goa.

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agonda beach huts
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Beach with Natural Rock formations in the Sea: Agonda Beach

Agonda is the only beach in the full of Goa, which can boast of jutting rock formations or clusters of rocks in the middle of the ocean floor. These sea rocks in Agonda add have a beauty and charm of their own. They can be visible only when the Sea is receding at low tide. These rocks tend to break the monotony of the continuous Arabian sea water as is adding some design element to the otherwise flat seascape. For more rock formations, please visit one of the 3 Bays of Agonda called as Smugglers bay or go on a hike towards the southern end of Agonda beach where a couple of hidden coves have natural rock formations which must have taken millions of years to get created naturally with the lashing of the sea waves.

 
 
         
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