Anjuna Beach is located about 18kms from Panaji and is situated in Bardez taluka. This is part of a 30 km stretch of beach coastline along the west coast of Goa by the ArabianSea.
It is around 8 kms. west of Mapusa, North Goa. The most basic attraction is Anjuna beach is Flea Market, Chapora Fort. The best time to visit this place is from November To March.The exotic beaches of anjuna is the main source of enduring popularity to a variety of people.
Bathing is generally safer than, at most of the nearby resorts, too, especially at the more peaceful southern end, where a rocky headland keeps the sea calm.
The Village of Anjuna is a five square mile enclosure nestling between the Arabian Sea and the Hill overlooking the beach. The Famous Anjuna beach of Goa is known for its swaying palms, soft sands and natural beauty. It has an unusual rocky formation overlying a cove of white sand and black rock that juts into the Sea. This area was known as the Jewel of Anjuna and called "Ozran". It was a famous early haunt of the hippies who discovered it in the sixties. The beach is adjacent to Chapora fort. Another must see is the "Albuquerque mansion" located nearby.
THE BEST TIME FOR VISIT
The Best Time to visit Anjuna Beach is early November till March. During the X-mas and New Year rush, the area is packed with a large crowd from all over India, who basically come in for big beach parties.
HOW TO REACH THERE
Passengers from Mapusa and Panjim drop at various points along the Tarmac Road across the top of the village at the Main Starco's crossroads. The Starco's crossroads has a couple of stores, a motorcycle taxi stand, and a bus stand