Majorda Beach

This small stretch beach stretches about 5 Kms North of Colva Beach along the coastline. The beach is coast from Bogmalo down south, there is Majorda beach and the Majorda Beach Resort. Majorda is the village where the Jesuits, fond as they were of the good things of life, discovered the best Goan toddy (sap from the coconut palm), which they used to leaven the bread. Naturally, then, Majorda is the place where the Goans were first trained in the delicate art of baking European breads. The Majordans are still Goa’s best bakers. The delights of the beach, however, were discovered much earlier, in the mythical times when the gods above went through a lot of turmoil. There is a Goan version of Ramayana and therein Lord Rama was kidnapped as a child and brought up at Majorda. Later, in pursuit of Sita, he camped at Cabo de Rama – a headland further south – where the stretch of developed beaches ends.

Majorda Beach is situated in the southern part of Bogmola. It is one of the marvelous beaches in Goa that is located about 18 kilometers from Dabolim Airport. Marjorda Beach in Goa is connected to Margao with an excellent network of roadways, including buses, auto rickshaws and taxis. It is one of the most popular beaches of Goa.

The tourists can enjoy a wide variety of sea-food at the beach. One can also enjoy steaks and schezhuan specialties at Marjorda Beach in Goa. The beach also provides a number of facilities for the accommodations of the tourists. Tourists coming to the beach can find accommodation in the luxury and budget hotels located at the beach.

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Furthermore, the beach is connected with the different locations in India with an excellent network of transport system. The Dabolim airport conncets Majorda Beach at Goa with the rest of the world. Tourists can also reach Majorda beach through Margao Railway Station and take a local conveyance thereafter. Do make it a point to visit this beach in case you are going to Goa for attemding Goa Christmas Carnival this winter.

The sands of Majorda are not as white as those of Colva. It is a quiet and calm beach which is not crowded. Here people relax under beach umbrellas and recline on pool chairs. There are shacks backed by stands of screw pines and palms and a small stream lost itself in a puddle patronized by flocks of white gulls. It is a perfect place where one can enjoy the beauty of the sea and can engross in a book or take a good nap.

Some of the most famous hotels and resorts of Goa are found here and thus it is quite a popular place for a holiday. You can find wide variety of luxury hotels and budget shelters.

For the ones who love to swim, it is one of the safest beaches to swim because of the sufficient number of lifeguards’ availability. Shopping enthusiasts can also have their bit of fun as there are many shops offering silks, jewellery, Kashmiri handicrafts and wood carving.

Another popular attraction in Majorda is the Mae De Deus Church. The Church was found in 1588 A.D. After being destroyed in 1738, it was rebuilt in 1739. There are also many chapels and crosses almost in every section of the village.

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