Grandmothers Hole beach is an unspoiled beach that is located near Vasco city. The beach gets its name from a small cave located near the beach.
If you want to stay away from the crowd and spend some peaceful time on the beaches, then one should make a point to visit Grandmother’s Hole Beach. Grandmothers Hole beach is located at a distance of 3 km. from the main city of Vasco near the Marmagoa Port. One can reach the beach by local buses from Vasco to the area.
The entrance to the beach is just next to the Japanese garden. A few steps lead down to the beach along a winding path that goes through a stone arch at the base of the cliffs. Along the path down to the beach, a small path deviates to the right and leads to the temple. To get to this beach, one can pass through a hole in the fort wall ruins and catch a magnificent view of the delightful beach. The hole from where one can enter is small, so you need to wedge through the gap in the Fortaleza Santa Catarina Fort walls to gain access to the beach. The beach is said to have got its name – Grandmothers Hole from folklore that a grandmother used to sit at this hole waiting for her sons to come back from the sea. This lesser-known, but the prettiest beach in Goa, is devoid and untouched by shacks and restaurants. One can just find a lone guy selling tender coconuts to the visitants the garden.