Anjuna Beach is a village located on the coast of North Goa. It is a Census Town, one of the twelve Brahmin Comunidades of Bardez. Anjuna was earlier held by the Portuguese. According to the reports it is said that the name was derived from an Arabic word 'Hanjuman' which means merchant guild or change as people were arriving at Anjuna from the sea, and were looking to change money. It is located around 18kms from Panaji. It is well known for its breeze catching palms, soft sand & black rock. It is famous for its trance parties on the beach held from October -April regarded as tourist season. On Wednesdays, they have a day market which starts in the morning and ends at 7:30 pm and on Saturday they have a night market. The village of Anjuna is a five square mile enclosure nestling between the Arabian Sea and the Hill overlooking the beach.
One can enjoy and have a friendly party and there is a lot that keeps on happening on the beach to keep the crowd engaged. Anjuna's bars and clubs and you'll find both local and international musicians performing on various nights of the week.
Feel the beach- Its human nature when one stays near the beach they want to visit the hills and those who stay near hills wishes to visit beaches. This can be a wonderful travel opportunity for those who have beach visits mentioned in their bucket list.
You can find some great deals there as well as at other markets in the area like the Saturday Night Market in Arpora and the local market in Mupasa.
Spa treatments, ashtanga, Hatha, vinyasa, and dynamic yoga, Ayurveda, and holistic therapies are special services that people can avail.
One can discover Goa as its a place that never stops jolting the people with its beauty and surprising places.
Karmali is the nearest railway station that is 11km away from Panaji and 29 km from Anjuna. Another station is Thivim, situated 19 km from the beach. One can take a local bus to Mapusa as there is no direct train from Thivim to Anjuna bus. From Mapusa, one has to take another bus that will eventually lead you to Anjuna Beach. You can also hire a bike or car that ranges from Rs 250 to Rs 400 to Anjuna Beach.
National Highway 17 is well connected to Panaji and Mapusa. For tourists coming from Mumbai can board the bus from Mapusa to reach Anjuna.
The nearest airport is Dabolin, which is 29km away from Panaji and 47 km from Anjuna. For tourists arriving from Mumbai, Mapusa is the get off point for the northern beaches.
After a long tiring day, one finds home to rest and relax. After partying and enjoying night outs and parties one turns exhausted and needs to take a sweet nap. Booking hotels and rooms are feasible and not a Hercules task. One gets both ways of relaxation whether in terms of resting or reasonable room prices. Hotels like Fairfield by Marriot which lie within 2.9km from the beach to Alcove Beach Resort 3.3km they all provide a room with all standard requirements within an average range from Rs 2153- Rs 3290.
The best time to visit Anjuna Beach is from October to February. So if you want to go for a group trip, family trip, or honeymoon this is the accurate time to visit the place.
Anjuna Beach is famous for its nightlife. The nightlife in Anjuna includes fun activities like full moon parties, cultural delights, and exotic fire shows that are worth experiencing. Come and experience the essence of Goa.
Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.
One of the most magnificent mansions in Anjuna that represents the gilded lifestyle of its formal owners is Albuquerque Mansion.
The Acid House Party-
Comparing other attractions and alluring places, Anjuna Beach is the only place that waves and clasp many tourists. Full moon trance parties are organized which is also popular as Acid House Parties. Enjoying around the bonfire and having drinks on the beach at night is what Goa gives a feels like.
Wednesday Flea Market-
This market is located on the way to the beach, which collects a huge number of tourists every Wednesday. While visiting the market, you'll get a large variety ranging from imported electric gadgets to man-made objects. This can be profitable especially for ladies to get things at reasonable prices who are good at bargaining.
It gives a beautiful, mesmerizing & eye-catching view of Anjuna and Vagator beaches.
The Mansion is another tourist attraction that's situated in Anjuna Beach. The balconies are enthral and have stunning floral engravings.