Ashwem beach is a hidden gem with stunning scenery and a range of nice beach hotels and resorts.
Ashwem Beach, located to the north of Panaji, Goa’s capital city, is a delightful sandy stretch edged with green coconut palms & adorable views of the ocean. It is an ideal spot for those desiring an escape from the prying eyes of the tourists but still looking to get the best of sun, sand & surf. The Ashwem Beach in North Goa extends from the northern banks of the Chapora river almost to the Querim beach near the Terekol River. The beach is about 30km away from Panaji and about 19km away from Calangute, one of the most popular tourist spots in North Goa.
The best time to visit this beach is from October to March. At this time a maximum number of visitors rush to the beaches to enjoy the pleasant, sunny weather and calm seas, perfect for swimming and other water activities. The long, pristine stretch of sand that is Ashvem beach is popped away from the crowds and is an ideal place for tourists who want a quiet vacation. Ashwem beach is perfect for swimming, and the river that runs nearby offers a safe place for youngsters who are unable to handle the waves of the ocean. The Ayurvedic massages in this area are known to be of very high quality and technique. One can relax still further by pampering yourself with a spa day at one of the nearby resorts or going for a relaxing Ayurvedic massage. There are a number of beach shacks and resorts that line the shores of the Ashwem and are perfect for a mid-day meal or a stay in the area. The shacks are usually made of coconut palms and bamboo and are known for their excellent and fresh seafood as well as their delicious Goan delicacies. There are no water sports and other adventure activities available here, if you’re looking for a peaceful day at the beach, surrounded by scenic beauty then Ashwem is the place for you.
Some tourist attractions near Ashwem Beach:
1. Mandrem Beach
2. Marbela Beach