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Chapora to Arambol

Chapora to Arambol a short fascinating journey over the Chapora River, spanned by the Siolim bridge, which has divided crowded beaches of Charter and modern Goa from the virgin beaches and undulating green landscape of undisturbed Goa of old to the north.

Mandrem Beach

Morjim And Asvem

After crossing the bridge to Chopdem, towards east is Morjim and Asvem two quietest beaches of north Goa. The long white strip of white sand is the austere beauty of Morjim beach. The Asvem beach has two stretches through small rocky wall on the either sides. The place is abundant with sea life. Along with ridley turtle, the place is safe place for crabs and other sea crustaceans. Morjim is the first beach come across and mainly missed by most of the tourists. The beach is a beautiful place to relax, swimming and drink at the small pubs near the coastline. Mojim is especially famous for rare olive ridley turtle. Beach is protected from September to February as this the nesting time of turtles. Morjim is very few beaches in Goa when sitting idle on the beach doesn't attract eyes of hawkers. Asvem is the place where people generally head in the night. There are small huts made up of thatched roofs is the best place to spend the night. The huts lies almost 5 feets above the ground so there is no worry about insects. The huts provides a outdoor feel with an unending sea in front of the eyes. The local bars and pubs are also very interesting place to spend the night. Some sort of music plays whole night with various people from different parts of the world gathers and share their experiences. There are few small shops that rent bikes for the short trip in and around Asvem town. Also you can visit the near by Chapora Fort and Chapora villages.

Mandrem Beach

Towards the north to Arambol, this deserted beach is eye catching because of stark beauty of the place. The vast white sandy stretch, unending azure water and a stunning background of greenery makes it one of the finest beaches of Goa. The empty sands has little shades and desolate at its best. The beach is a good place to watch some white bellied fish eagles that dwells in the casuarina trees at the beach. Also some part of the beach like Morjim, is protected area for rare olive ridley turtle. Nearby the beach there is a market area known as Madlamaz-Mandrem, which is the travelers hangout place. The small place is scattered with various restaurants and pubs. Travelers often hire bikes or scooters to stroll around the place. There are few resorts available in that area. Some famous resorts are Riva Resort and River Cat Villa. The former provides big and comfortable rooms while the latter is more of an artistic retreat with full of sculptures and paintings. There are few good restaurants that serves Indian and continental dishes.



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