Vagator Beach

Vagator is 22 kms from Panaji. It is a popular beach dominated by Chapora Fort to the north, on its imposing head land and popularly known as 'The Sun Kissing Beach'. To the south of vagator is Calangute beach. For what the Goa is known very well reflected in Vagator which is one of the most beautiful of the soft golden sand beaches that Goa is famous for. Whenever you see a picture of a beach typically dotted with palm trees and sea green water with people in swimming suit and having fun in water, you will see all this and much more in the Vagator beach. This beach is just like one out of a picture postcard.
The skirt area of the beach is lush green, dotted with coconut palms, friendly farmhouses and pictorial Portuguese bungalows. On the north-west corner of the city are the remains of the Chapora fort. The fort is well preserved and offers some splendid views from its ramparts. A ten minute walk south of the Big Vagator is Ozran, also known as Little Vagator. This end of the beach is relatively secluded and has a row of cafes catering to the tourists who are here during the day. One who visits Goa cannot miss the Vagator beach. Vagator is a fine vacation option for sea enthusiasts.
It is an ideal place for people with small budgets but lots of time with them. It is an attractive little bay between rocky headlands with a series of small beaches with shady palms. Chapora Fort is on a hill at the northern end. Now in ruins, the fort stands on the southern bank old the Chapora River. It was originally made by Adil Shah. Later on the Mughals and Portuguese used it.