Attractions Around Morjim Hermitage

Activities to do on Morjim Beach

Swim in the clean water of Morjim Beach

Morjim beach is one of the lesser crowded and peaceful beach of Goa. The number of local Indian Tourists is far less then other beaches of Goa. The water is very clear and is very safe for swimming. A word of precaution is needed to avoid the rocky places on the beach. Though it is nothing much to worry about as our friendly swiiming guides are always present on the beach.

Bird Watching in Morjim Village

As mentioned earlier, Morjim village plays host to a number of migratory birds. Some of them are and Plover, Bay-backed Shrike, Quill, Turnstones, Cuckoo, Kingfisher, Sandpipers, Gulls, Brown-headed, Black-headed and Slender-billed Gulls along with Crested Terns, Sea Eagle, Osprey. As a result the beach can be any bird watchers delight. The best timings for bird watching is in the morning.

Yoga on Morjim beach

Morjim beach is a very peaceful seashore. The early morning sun is the best that one can admire anywhere in Goa. The beach is less crowded and mostly foreign tourists roam on the beach. As a result this beach is the best for morning yoga exercise. The soft clean sand provides the best place to relax and do ones exercise. The beautiful sunrise can be supreme place to perform the morning ritual of "Surya Namaskar" or sun salutation.

Dolphin Sighting around Morjim beach

Dolphins are fairly common along the coast of Goa. As a result Dolphin sighting is fairly common in Goa. On our Morjim beach there are a lot of fishermen who offer this facility. If you’re interested then Morjim beach cottages can arrange a trip for you.

Olive Ridley turtles in Goa


Attractions around Morjim Beach

Mandrem and Ashvem beach

Mandrem and Ashvem beaches are the sister beaches of Morjim Beach. Mandrem beach is the most captivating beach among the three. However, during high tide, access to the beach is difficult.  So, hoteliers around the area have constructed a makeshift natural bamboo bridge to reach the beach. Ashvem beach is like a continuation of our own Morjim Beach. This beach has some tree houses worth to have a look. Ashvem beach is not far from Morjim Hermitage Holiday Home.

Chapora Jetty, Chapora Fort and Chapora River

Situated at Chapora River estuary lying alongside a beach stretch in North Goa is the Chapora jetty. On this jetty modern fishing boats are anchored. The jetty is famous for the quality and quantity of fish that arrives here.

The Chapora fort is situated on a hill near the Anjuna beach. One can get a magnificent view of the Morjim beach from the fort.  The fort is famous for its Portuguese architecture and historical value.

The Chapora River starts  from Hajgoli a small village in Maharastra and then it flows through the Tilari Ghat to enter  Goa.  The river goes on to flow into the Arabian Sea. The River is the habitat for many migratory birds making it a bird watchers enchantment. The approach to River Chapora is not very far from Morjim cottages.

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