Hi, I’m T-mo.
I stayed in Arambol whole November 2018.
The high season is from December to January.
And I understood how to enjoy Arambol.
I show you.
- 1. The detail of Arambol Beach to hang out
- 2. Best of the Cafe & Restaurant
- 3. Shopping for your Goa style
- 4. Beach market & Drum circle
- 5. Enjoy Live music parties
1. The detail of Arambol Beach to hang out
It is the most important things that to hang out on the beach.
I show you 4 places of the beach in Arambol area.
Main beach place in Arambol
The main beach in Arambol is here.
Here has many restaurants and many people on high season, Dec and Jan.
Quieter-South side in Arambol beach
If you like quieter, I recommend here.
Through the south side path, you’ll see this sight.
Less people than main side.
One more beach-Kalacha beach with lake
If you through the restaurants and shops way along the seashore from north side of Arambol beach, there is one more beach named Kalacha beach. Here.
Good to hang out and to see sun set sitting on the beach.
15 min by motor bike-Querim beach
If you drive a rental motor bike, 15 min drive to north from Arambol bring you next Querim beach. Here.
Quieter beach than Arambol area.
2. Best of the Cafe & Restaurant
Where is the best cafe or restaurant in Arambol?
I recommend you.
The best cafe is Garden of Dreams
My highly recommended cafe is Garden of Dream!
Nice atmosphere and sometime there is small live music like this.
And smoothies were amazing!
The smoothie bowl was 200 rupees.
And if you love chocolate taste, this smoothie named Holy Cocoa is must.
Just 140 rupees and so delicious!
Fresh juices also so tasty!
↑ This juice was 120 rupees.
And here, the Garden of Dreams is also one of Yoga place!
You can get some information about Yoga class schedule on the board in front of the entrance.
One more good cafe-The Noname Guesthouse
The 3rd floor of The Noname Guesthouse has one good cafe.
Not so big, but good atmosphere and yummy smoothie(250 rupees).
My best restaurant is Love Temple
As a restaurant, I recommend Love Temple, behind the beach. Here.
Seats are unique, one each different and even a boat.
Good relaxing atmosphere.
Foods are so good.
Price is around 250 rupees.
And also, Love Temple has dance meditation event on Tuesday.
Entrance fee was 100 rupees.
Have good time!
Best sweets in Arambol-Choco Ball
Many people love this Choco Ball.
Because so delicious and cheap!
One for just 20 rupees!
The shop is here.
The other cafes has also Choco Balls but tastes different.
Here is the best.
3. Shopping for your Goa style
This way has many clothes shops and accessories shops.
Clothes shops are Yoga style, Hippies style and Psychedelic trance style.
And accessories shops are almost power stones shops.
I bought this one with two blue moon stones by 200 rupees.
Let’s negotiate to discounts and make your Goa style!
4. Beach market & Drum circle
It’s the time to enjoy Beach market and Drum circle at the evening.
Beach market-High time is 17:30〜18:30
At 17:00〜17:30, shop’s people making thire shop on the beach.
And 17:30〜18:30 is high time.
At 19:00, almost shops are finished.
First half November, shops were just 4.
But in the middle of Nov, shops increased like this.
Then at the end of Nov, shops were more.
Beach market place is here.
How to make your own shop on the Beach market
It’s easy to open your own shop on the Beach market.
First, lay out your cloth on the Beach market.
Second, line up your products on your cloth.
And around 18:30, Beach market’s manager come to your shop and you have to pay for the opening fee.
It’s just 30 rupees in one day! Cheap!
Little north side from the Beach market, 1 or 2 min walk, Drum circle begin about 18:00-20:00 like this.
This movie is at the beginning.
After sun set, about 15 dancers in the circle.
Enjoy your free dancing with the beats!
5. Enjoy Live music parties
Goa is famous as the Goa trance party.
But in Arambol, live music party is major events.
The main event sites are 2.
Twice in Nature and Organic Vibes Cafe.
The live party time is usually 20:00-22:00.
Twice in Nature is here, like this.
Organic Vibes Cafe has live music almost every night.
Here, like this.
I can say it’s the routine in the Arambol.
At the noon, hang out in a cafe.
And the after noon, relaxing on the beach or shopping at the shopping road.
Enjoy to see sun set and the Beach market.
Next, join to the Drum circle and have dinner.
And go to live music party.