Miramar is the beach area situated in the capital of Goa, Panjim. It is among the most visited beaches in the state. It was originally named Porta de Gaspar Dias but was later changed to Miramar. The beach hosts quite a few events during the year while also being an educational hub as they have quite a few institutes in the area which include Dhempe College of Arts and Science, Padmashree Vasantrao Dempo Higher Secondary School of Arts and Science and Sharada Mandir High School. Also, one can find the Gaspar de Dias club located nearby which is frequented by a lot of tourists.

Travel Tips

When in Miramar, choose light clothing and footwear which then makes it convenient to commute easily. Also, make it a point to keep the doors and windows to your hotel room locked just to be safe at night.

Try avoid visiting the beach alone during the late parts of the night as it could be quite unsafe, especially for women who aren’t familiar with the surroundings.


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When to visit

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sprinkles Pleasant
  • 38° Max
  • 27° Min
  • 92.1 mm
Things to do

The Miramar beach is the highlight of the place and is ideal for evening strolls. There are local eateries in and around the beach which serve some cheap and delicious meals and snacks. There is a sand art festival which is held every year where local artists display their finesse in trying to create works of art from the sand on the beach

Getting Around

At Miramar beach, one can get around quite easily by availing of the local transport. There are buses and taxi available as well as auto rickshaws which take travellers to the destination of their choice. Most people prefer to walk along the beach stretch especially in the evenings.One can also hire or rent vehicles or bikes to take you around Miramar – a more convenient option.

Places to Stay


Vivanta by Taj - Panaji, Goa

Dr D B Bandodkar Road, Panaji

Rate: INR 5000 a night

Goa Marriott Resort & Spa

Miramar Beach, Panaji

Rate: INR 7000 a night

Facilities: suites and deluxe apartments, conference halls, indoor gaming facilities, multi-cuisine restaurants, swimming pool, among others



Hotel Delmon

Caetano de Albuquerque Road, Panaji

Rate: INR 1993 per night

Hotel Campal

Behind Wendell Rodricks Studio, Campal, Panaji

Rate: INR 1299 per night

Facilities: Spacious rooms, banquet halls, conference rooms and in-house restaurants, among others

Low-range hotels:

Sand Castles Holiday Home

Nomoxin, Near Kamat Kinara, PO Caranzalem, Ilhas , Miramar Beach, North Goa

Rate: INR 900-100 per night

Facilities: cable television, spacious rooms and double beds

How to Reach

  • Dabolim airport is located about 34 km from Miramar and is the closest airport to the quaint village. The airport is connected to all major international and Indian cities which include Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai. There are taxis available to Miramar beach from the airport.
  • The nearest railway station to Miramar beach would have to be in Vasco Da Gama. There are trains available from Mumbai, Delhi, Patna, Chennai and Bengaluru which arrive at the station. There are taxis, auto rickshaws and buses available from the station to the beach.
  • Miramar beach is also is well connected by road. Tourists can take a bus to Miramar which terminates at Kadamba bus stand in Panaji. From the bus terminal, one can hire transport or take a bus to the beach.

Surrounding Attractions

Some of the best surrounding attractions can be found in Panaji. These include the Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception which is among the first churches in Goa and Panjim.

Fontainhas is part of the old city of Panjim and comprises of some old building and villas and is a must visit for heritage travellers.

The Panjim Kala Academy is a true representation of the culture of the place. The International Film Festival of India is held here.

Se Cathedral forms part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is among the largest and tallest structures anywhere in Goa. It took around 62 years to build and is a Goan architectural wonder.

Old Goa and its remains also form part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. This part of the state is where most of the churches and cathedrals are found.

Important Numbers

+ (91)-832-2428482, 2428268