Arossim Beach is an unspoilt fishing village in south Goa, on the west coast of India. Located in the village of Cansaulim, it is the oldest of South Goa's resorts, and also the largest. Here you'll find a laid back resort ideal for those wanting to slow things down while on holiday.
What are the beaches like in Arossim Beach?
Arossim beach is a 10-mile stretch of white sand, lined with coconut trees and fishing boats. Spend your day relaxing in the sunshine or take part in the water sports on offer including surfing and sailing.
The beach does get busy at weekends when local families make the most of their days off.
Attractions near Arossim Beach
An Arossim Beach holiday is a fairly small resort but many nearby attractions can be easily reached. Crocodile river trips are a popular choice along with tours of spice-plantations and visits to the Dudhsagar waterfalls.
The town of Margao, the capital of South Goa, provides a chance to embrace Goan life. Its mix of Portuguese and Indian cultures makes it a fascinating place and most tourists visit the Church of the Holy Spirit.
A sunset cruise on the Mandovi River in Panjim offers the chance to relax with a traditional meal and be entertained with music and dancing.
Evenings in Arossim Beach
If you're looking for a lively nightlife then a holiday to Arossim Beach is not the resort for you. During the main season months of November to April most hotels provide evening entertainment with live music and karaoke. But apart from that it's a very laid back resort once the sun goes down. You'll find a variety of international cuisine available throughout the hotels in the area and also local Goan specialities at the beach shacks.
- Nearest Airport
- Indian Rupee
- Konkani, Marathi, Portuguese