Margoa - Majorda Beach

Margoa - Majorda Beach is one of the popular tours from Margao undertaken by the tourists. The beach is located a few kilometers away from Margao. The natural beauty of the surrounding sea attracts several Indian and foreign tourists who frequently visit the beach for a quiet vacation.

Majorda Beach is of religious importance to the followers of Hinduism. It is believed that Lord Rama was abducted as a child and brought to this beach. He is believed to have visited the Cabo-de-Rama later in his life. Cabo-de-Rama is located on the southern fringe of the Majorda Beach.

The tourists may access the Majorda Beach from Margao by trains. The nearest railway station of the region is the Margao Konkan Railway Station which lies at a distance of 2 kilometers. The nearest airport, Dabolim International Airport connects the beach through air to the major cities of the country. Local buses and taxis also transport the tourists from Margao to Majorda Beach. There are several luxury and budget resorts and hotels along the beach that provide accommodation to the tourists.

Majorda Beach is reputed for its confectionery. Toddy and bread are the specialties of the region. Specially baked breads are wrapped in the sap of the coconut palm for leavening.

Last Updated on 20 September 2011