Explore 5 Best Beach Shacks in Goa for an Authentic Experience

Gorgeous beaches, weekly flea markets, and a stunning climate make Goa a paradise holiday destination. Apart from that, at the beaches of Goa, you might find several big or small shacks that offer great tasting food, drinks, and at times accommodation to their guests.

Here are some of the best beach shacks in Goa offering pleasurable experience to its visitors.

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Shacks of Various Levels along the Goa Beaches

1. Curlies Beach Shack, Anjuna

Just overlooking the Arabian Sea, the Curlies Beach Shack at Anjuna Beach is a great place to relax and enjoy. Listed in one of the best beach shacks in Goa, this place serves not only mouth-watering food and refreshing drinks but also offers modern amenities like a pool table and free Wi-Fi. A very good rooftop nightclub plays good music and is the party hub of Anjuna.

Things to try: Prawn Tempura & Jacked Potato

Address: St Michael Vaddo, near Flea Market, Anjuna, Goa 403509

Opening time: 8.00 am to 3.00 am

Popular for: International and Indian cuisines

Meal For Two (With Alcohol): INR 1,000 – 1,500 (tax excluded)

2. La Plage

A popular hangout of the beach, the La Plage comes alive after the sunset. Considered as one of the best beach shacks in Goa, the place serves delicious international cuisines as well as finger foods. They also serve refreshing cocktails, which can be enjoyed while sitting in a relaxing sun lounge. Since La Plage is a popular hangout, it is recommended to reserve the table in advance

Things to try: Liver Pate, and Tuna Steak

Address: H. NO. 209, ASHWEM Beach, Katte Wada Road, Mandrem, Goa 403527

Opening time: 8.30 am to 10.00 pm

Popular for: Continental and Indian cuisines

Meal For Two (With Alcohol): INR 800 - 1,000 (tax excluded)

3. Thalassa, Siolim

Looking for a romantic hangout in Goa? Then, Thalassa in Siolim is perfect for you. Rated as one of the best beach shacks in Goa, the place has a beautiful open-air Greek restaurant offering the breathtaking view of the Arabian Sea. Here you can have fresh and authentic Greek salads and appetizers – causing an explosion of flavors in the mouth.

Shack in Goa Beach
Luxury Shack for Enjoying the Goa Beach

Things to try: Kleftiko, Gyros, Vegetable Moussaka, and Souvlaki wraps

Address: Plot No. 301, 1, Vaddy, Siolim, Goa 403517

Opening time: 9.00 am to 12.00 am (on Saturday – 9.00 am to 3.00 am)

Popular for: Mediterranean cuisine  

Meal for Two (With Alcohol): INR 1,000 – 1,500 (tax excluded)

4. Rudy’s Golden Mermaid Beach Shack, Calangute

One of the popular hangouts of Calangute Beach, Ruby’s offers a great ambiance that is very addictive. Each evening this place buzzes out electric energy and music, which is the main reason why Rudy’s Golden Mermaid Beach Shack place is listed under the best beach shacks in Goa. Visitors can stay at Ruby’s for a memorable stay.  

Things to Try: Calamari, Prawn Curry, and

Location: Holiday Street, Gaura Vaddo, behind Goan Heritage, Calangute, Goa 403516

Cuisine: North Indian, Continental, Goan, Seafood, Chinese

Meal For Two Costs (Without Alcohol): Around INR 800 – 1,000 (tax excluded)

5. St Anthony’s Restaurant & Bar Shack, Baga

When talking about shacks, how can you exclude the stunning St Anthony’s Restaurant & Bar Shack at the Baga Beach? The place offers breathtaking views of the sea, silent seashore, and an attractive ambiance. Probably, this is the reason why most of the tourists head over to this place for a party – that can continue till tale in the night.

P.S: Monday nights are Karaoke Nights, do not miss it at any cost.

Things to try: Seafood Platter

Location: Baga Beach, Baga, Calangute-Baga Road

Cuisine: Continental, North Indian, Goan, and Chinese

Meal for Two Costs (Without Alcohol): INR 1,200 – 1,500 (tax excluded)

On your next trip to Goa, do not miss to include these gorgeous places into your bucket list. After all, these venues are the best beach shacks in Goa.


Further Reading:

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