From North to South, the Coast of Goa comprises of the following features

Kerim Beach

Rocky Beach at Ashvem

The coastline of Pernem, between Tiracol and Chapora rivers consists of primarily open sandy beaches interrupted in a few areas by hillocks. The northern most part is the hill with the fortification of Tiracol.

The coastline of Bardez between Chapora and Mandovi rivers present a variety of features typical to Goan coastline. From Chapora fort to Baga creek, the coast is virtually rocky except for the presence of small beaches at Anjuna and Chapora. Between Anjuna and Chapora at few locations the coastline shows cliff erosion and curving in. From Baga creek to the south upto Aguada, the beach is extensive typical of the Goan open coastal landscape.

The coastline of Tiswadi, flanked by the two main rivers viz. Mandovi and Zuari and are narrow associated with hilly terrain like Dona-paula plateau. There is a small strip of beach on the seaside of Dona-paula plateau and at some sections along the Mandovi River (Miramar) and the Zuari River (Bambolim).

The most extensive beaches rich in sand, extends from Dabolim to Marmagoa, to Mobor upto Sal River, the southernmost coastal area of Salcete.

The coastal portion from the Sal river to Loliem point and further beyond upto Cola bay is essentially a forested coastline interspersed with some narrow sandy beaches like Palolem beach and Agonda beach and with hills.

Rocky Beach of Kakra

Kerim Beach

Rocky beach of Kananginim with a hill

Palolem Beach

Kerim Beach

Sand Bar at Betul

Colva Beach

Bambolim Beach

Cliff erosion at Anjuna

View of Vagator Beach from Chapora Fort

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