Varca is a beach resort situated on the west coast of India, south of Goa. It is a calm and peaceful area - a contrast to the livelier beaches found in north Goa.
Varca is also a traditional fishing village, with many boats dotted around the shoreline. This quiet, laid-back resort has a range of nearby activities available including golf, fishing trips and boat excursions.
Who is Varca suitable for?
A Varca holiday is ideal for couples that want a beach break with lots of sun and sand. Both daytime and evening can be spent enjoying a slower pace of life. Walkers and cyclists also tend to pick this resort for its flat, quiet roads.
What are the beaches like in Varca?
The white sands of Varca beach provide perfect relaxation for holidaymakers. The warm waters of the Arabian Sea can occasionally be rough further out but for the most part are calm and inviting.
Water sports, including paragliding and jet skiing, are available for those wanting a little more action.
Dolphin watching is a popular attraction in the area with sunrise cruises on the nearby River Sal.
Close to Varca you'll also find the beach a Fatrade, said to be one of the most secluded beaches in Goa and the perfect place to spend a day.
Eating out in Varca
Although there is not a huge selection of dining options on a Varca holiday, the quality of the food available makes up for this. Local Goan specialities are the most popular with freshly caught seafood on offer almost everywhere. Take your pick from beachside restaurants or stalls and shacks located right on the sand and sample the traditional fish curries with rice.
- Nearest Airport
- Indian Rupee
- Konkani, Marathi, Portuguese