This beach in Goa ranked number 1 in ‘Traveller’s Choice’ awards for beaches

Agonda Beach

The Agonda beach is located in the coastal town of Goa and is among the four beaches which were a designated resting site for olive-ridley sea turtles.

This beach has ranked number 1 in the Asia list of the annual Travellers’ Choice awards for beaches. There are 5 other Indian beaches which are part of the list namely – Radhanagar, Benaulim, Mandrem and Palolem which held the 4th, 15th, 18th and 20th positions, respectively. Mandrem and Palolem beaches are also in Goa. The awards were compiled as per viewers reviews on the site TripAdvisor.

The three-km-long beach of crystal blue waters, nice temperature and lots of welcoming shacks have made this one of the most visited beaches in Goa.

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The beach is flooded with shacks, little markets like grocery and flea markets, liquor hotspots and accommodation facilities as well as transportation on rent. Travellers have the option to hire a tent and spend the night on the beach.


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“It is particularly exciting to see Indian beaches rising in prominence globally, which is clearly evident with Agonda beach taking the top spot in Asia and making it to the global list as well,” said Nikhil Ganju, the India country manager of TripAdvisor.

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