This beach is one of the best things in Goa, feel the nature here on this beach.
Kegdole Beach is among one of those beautiful and less crowded beaches in Goa. It is well known for its wonderful environment and curvy stretch. This beach is located around 10 km away from the city center of Panjim. Kegdole Beach is popular for its highly beautiful surroundings and strategic location at the base of the hillock close to the mouth of the Mandovi River. On top of the hillock, the Indian Navy has a Naval Academy. Just above the beach, there is an old fort named Reis Magos Fort which is around 1. 4 km away. Nearby, there is a lighthouse as well, known as Verem Lighthouse; which is no longer in use. This beach also offers a magnificent site of Mandovi bridge and Mandovi river.
The best time of the year to visit this beach is from October to March. The Kegdole Beach in Goa is known for its enchanting views of the ocean and sunset. Like the other commercial Goa beaches, Kegdole Beach is not overcrowded so tourists spend some time on the seashore in solitude and enjoy the natural beauty scattered there. Comparatively less commercialized and a serene beach, the Kegdole Beach is one of the less frequented beaches of Goa. A very few locals can be spotted fishing and relaxing in the rocky areas. There are many water sports available nearby which offers boating, water scooter, etc. It is advised to be very careful while going swimming in the sea, as there are many rocks present inside, and the surface is steep under the water and hence, one can slip into deep water, very easily. People are often spotted here playing in the water, relaxing and soaking under the sun. It is advised to not roam barefoot on this beach, as there are rocks present beneath the sand.
One can buy handicrafts, hippie-styled jewelry, etc. from the nearby local shops. There are a few shacks where sea-food and local cuisines are available for the visitors. Sunbeds and body massage facilities are also available at an affordable price, on this beach. Unlike all the other beaches, Kegdole beach witnesses one of the most beautiful sunsets in Goa. People often spend 3-4 hours here. It is recommended to visit this beach during the sunset which is from 6:00 P. M to 8:00 P. M, in order to capture a magnificent view. The beach remains moderately crowded during the holiday season from May to July.
Some other tourist attractions nearby are Reis Magos Fort, Verem Lighthouse, Aguada Fort, Miramar Beach.