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Arambol is a village in North Goa, India.


Arambol Beach attracts many international tourists, mainly during the winter season between November and March. Arambol has a distinct bohemian feel which is no longer found in other areas, such as Calangute and this inevitably attracts many alternative travellers. Arambol beach is considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Goa, amongst many other popular locations including Vagator, Anjuna and Palolem.

A short walk north off the main beach is a smaller beach with a "fresh water lake" close to the sea. The water here is a mixture of fresh water and sea water. The jungle valley, enclosed between low hills hide a spectacular banyan tree.

Arambol is expanding quickly, and prices are rising for real estate, rent, foods and services.

Get in[edit]

Arambol is approximately a two-hour drive from the Dabolim Airport.

Buses go from Pernem a few times every day.

Get around[edit]



Enjoy the beach. Arambol has a long beach, both rocky and sandy, with a nice headland where you can climb and find a nice view, and small altars. Its main draws are the nearby hot water springs, paragliding and relative quietude. The experienced Anjuna travellers like to stay here and move to Anjuna area only for parties and markets.


During the season many traders from all over India come to Arambol to sell their goods and merchandise.


Cafés and restaurants have mushroomed all along the shoreline, from the small "Sweet Water Lake" beach all the way to Mandrem.

  • Double Dutch, Arambol. Steak and western food.
  • Fellini, Arambol. Pizza.
  • Pajis, Arambol. All Day. Multi cuisine



There are no major hotels in this area due to local pressure. Room rates are available at reasonable rates when compared to tourist laden beaches such as Baga and Candolim.

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