Anjuna is 18 kms from Panaji, the
capital of Goa
popularly known as the freak capital of the world, Anjuna is just the right
place for lazing holidaymakers. Besides the calm waters of the Arabian Sea
lapping softly on the Indian shore, Anjuna comes live with its ever-famous
full-moon parties and the Wednesday flea market to take one on to a trance
Anjuna Beach has been a passionate destination of
the flower generation in the sixties and is still popular with the younger
generation. It gained popularity for its trance parties and the hippies who
tried to blend the spiritual traditions of the East and the art, ideas and
the music of the West.
The Sandy Beach- Anjuna:
Goa is an important destination in every tourist's itinerary. Sun, sand and
sea being the major attractions, Goa is a perfect heaven for the ones who
need and want relaxation. The village of Anjuna is a five square mile
enclosure nestling between the Arabian Sea and the Hill overlooking the
beach. the beach is known for its swaying palms, soft sands and natural
beauty. It has an unusual rocky formation overlying a cove of white sand and
black rock that juts into the Sea.
» The Acid House Party:
Anjuna is also known for the full-moon (acid house) parties that are
held here for young tourists. Famous all over the world, they are a major
source of tourist attraction. Campfires burn bright all through the night
and the music and merriment carries on till the wee hours of the morning.
Goa has a consistent climate throughout the year with just meager
fluctuations in the temperature. December and January might require light
woolens, but April and May are warm. The period from June to October brings
heavy rain, almost up to 320 cm. The temperature during the summers ranges
from 24°C to 32.7°C and during the winters it ranges from 21.3°C
Wheels To Anjuna:
» By Air: The nearest airport is at Dabolim, which is 29 km
away from Panaji and 47 km from Anjuna.
» By Rail: The nearest railway station is at Karmali 11 km away
from Panaji and 29 km from Anjuna.
» By Road:
There are buses every hour to Anjuna from Mapusa (8 km). For tourists
arriving from Mumbai, Mapusa is the jumping-off point for the northern
beaches. There are frequent local buses to Panaji, which is just 18 km away.
One can also hire a motorcycle or a taxi from Mapusa to reach Anjuna.