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Arambol Beach Goa – Places To Visit And Things To DO

Arambol Beach is in the Arambol Village, North of Goa. It is a traditional fisherman village. The beach is situated in the border of Maharashtra and it extends to over 16 km. This beach is also known as Harmal beach. It has a beautiful appearance and is a rocky come sandy beach. Plenty of International tourists visit this place for its beauty.

Best Time To Visit Arambol

Winter season in Arambol will be the best time to visit. Temperature ranges from 23 – 29 °C, during this season . And also Christmas and New Year Eve are celebrated in a grand manner in the Arambol beach. It is recommended to avoid this beach during rainy season in Goa.

Places To Visit Near Arambol Beach

Querim Beach

Querim Beach - Arambol Beach
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This beach is also called Keri beach. The beach is filled with pine trees which enhances the beauty of the place. It is less crowded and best suited for people who are tired of visiting the populated beaches in Goa. It has few rocky outcrops and walking along the shores with water splashing your feet is a marvelous experience.

  • Timing: 12 AM to 12 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

Terekhol Fort

Terekhol Fort - Arambol Beach
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It takes nearly 30 minutes to reach the Fort from Arambol beach. The fort was built by Maharaja Khem Sawant Bhonsle. From the Fort, you can see the Terekhol river. The Portuguese used the Fort to defend against Marathas. You can also see a church inside the Fort.

  • Timing: Open all the day
  • Entry Fee: Free

Sweet Water Lake

Sweet Water Lake - Arambol Beach
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This is like a heaven for the nature lovers. One has to walk in the North of Arambol beach. It is surrounded by coconut groves and full of greeneries. This is also called as Vagkolam. The water is warm and have your feet dipped in it. There are clay blocks and people rub the clay over their body. This is said to bring magical healing.

  • Entry Fee: Free

Paliem Beach

Paliem Beach - Arambol Beach
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This is between the Querim beach and Arambol beach in Paliem village which is located in the North of Goa. It is also known as Kalacha beach. To reach this beach, you need to walk through the rocks and there are no ways to travel by road. Paragliding and swimming are popular here.


  • Timing: 12 AM to 12 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

Ajoba Mandir

Ajoba Mandir - Arambol Beach
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The temple is in Cudnem and it brings peace in mind. Devotees believe that they seek Salvation, wealth, relief from disease, and attain wisdom. Therefore, don’t forget to visit this temple when coming to Arambol beach.

  • Timing: 5 AM to 8 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church - Arambol Beach
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This is a very famous place and people visiting Arambol beach will definitely come here. This church was the first church in Pernem Taluka. It was constructed in 1780 and at that time it was dedicated to St John the Baptist. In 1841, this church was reconstructed, the main festival here is the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. It takes place second Sunday of January every year, many devotees visit this church during the festival.

  • Entry Fee: Free

Arambol Mountain

Arambol Mountain - Arambol Beach
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For adventure lovers, Arombol Mountain can be the best destination. It is very much thrilling to climb the mountain. The view from the top is really amazing and it will surely relax you. You can see both the Arambol beach as well as the Keri beach from the top of the mountain.

Arambol Music Academy

Arambol Music Academy - Arambol Beach
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This is just one km from the Arambol beach. The academy is located in a beautiful surrounding and view of Arambol from here is wonderful. Music lovers can visit this place. They teach classical singing, tabla playing, and a few more. Therefore, take music lessons here and excel in music.

Bhumika Temple

Bhumika Temple - Arambol Beach
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The main deity here is Lord Mahdev (Lord Shiva). It is located in a beautiful place and Gade festival is popular here. For this festival, many devotees from all parts of the Country visit here.

  • Timing: 5 AM to 8 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

Dev Ravalnath Temple

Dev Ravalnath Temple - Arambol Beach
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This temple is also known as Laxmi Ravalnath temple, Pisso Ravalnath, and Shri Devaki Krishna Ravalnath Temple. The main deity here is Devakikrishna (Lord Krishna with Goddess Devaki). You can also see Goddess Bhumika Devi, Lord Laxmi Ravalnath, Lord Mallinath, Goddess Katyayani, and Lord Dhada Shankar.

  • Timing: 5 AM to 8 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

Things To Do In Arambol Beach Goa

Spend time in Beach

Enjoy the beauty of the beach and walk along the shores. The beach is sparsely crowded and the calm surrounding will relax you completely. Watch the sunrise and rejoice in your soul. There are numerous sports at the beach and don’t miss them.

Get blessings

There are several temples near Arombal beach. Few popular temples are Laxmi Narayan Temple, Dattatrey Temple, Ravalnath Temple, Sateri Temple, Giroba Temple, Bhagwati Temple and more. Churches in this place are Mount Carmel Church, St.Anthony Chaple, St. Francis Xavier Church and few more. Therefore, take time to visit these places and get blessings.

Enjoy surfing

Surfing is one of the famous activities in Arambol beach. At surf wala, you can practice surfing and they provide necessary lessons. Equipment required for surfing can also be hired there. Therefore, if you have a passion for surfing, do not miss this wonderful opportunity.

Taste Food

You can find many restaurants providing vegetarian as well as non- vegetarian food. American, English, continental and Israeli cuisines are famous here. There are many local shops providing snacks, juices and other eatables.

Paragliding in Arambol

After surfing, paragliding is mostly preferred by the tourists. This can be practiced during September up to June. It is a one-hour activity and you can see the beautiful mountains and the beach from the height.


Shopping is a most entertaining activity. Arambol is a great place for shopping. Along the street, you will find numerous shops selling a wide range of items.

How To Reach Arambol Beach

By Train – One can reach Arambol beach by arriving at Margao or Vasco da Gama station. Margoa approximately is at 66 km and Vasco da Gama is 69 km. From the station, you can reach by bus or cab.

By Road – Arambol is located at a distance of 35.1 km from Panjim. Though it has no direct bus facility, this place is well connected with other parts of the Country and major cities. You can take local transport bus or hire a cab to reach the Arambol beach from nearby cities like Panjim, Mapusa and Pernem.

By Flight – Dabolim Airport is the nearest airport to Arambol beach. It is nearly 47 km and it will take approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. From the airport, you can hire a cab to reach the beach.

Getting Around Arambol

To roam around here, one can rent the Goan local transport service Scooters and motorcycles like Royal Enfields in nominal prices from locals . Or else hire a taxi which is present at every corner of the beach or board local bus to travel around the Arambol.


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