MAJORDA AND COLVA BEACH

 
 

A little information about Majorda Village……..

Majorda is famous for its pristine long & clean beach, famous musicians and enterprising bakeries.

The watermelons of Majorda are famous all over Goa and come February and you should be lucky to get to taste these melons of Goa.

Every household of Majorda has at least 1 individual in Africa, America, Gulf or the Europe. In search of bread, butter and better pastures have made the Majordekars a relevantly very well travelled people, who have travelled overseas, internationally.

The early Hippies were the first ones to discover and make popular the clean Majorda beach to international travellers and with the passage of time Majorda village has got itself converted into a Mini Goan Resort. Bang on the powdery white sands of Majorda Beach stands the world famous five-star Majorda Beach Resort. Utorda has the luxuriously deluxe Renaissance resort. Close to Johns Highland Comfort Guest House is the latest 5 Star Hotel of Goa in Majorda that is Alila Diwa. Along the periphery of Majorda village have sprung up many new bars, restaurants, fast food joints and Snack stalls offering food and beverages to tourists.

 
 

Majorda Water Sports &  Beach Adventure Activities

Majorda beach has become a hub for water sports and adventure activities on the beach. Some of the activities are Para Sailing, Boat Rides, Dolphin Trips, Banana Rides etc

Beach Shacks of Majorda

Goa is the only state where one can find Sea Food Restaurants bang on the sands of the beach. These are recognized by Government of Goa and they open early for Sunrise breakfast and remain many hours open after Sunset on the beach. One of the most famous beach shacks of Majorda beach is THE CAMRON Beach Shack. 

Majorda Beach

Left, right and center this beach is dominated by the presence of the 5 Star Resort called Majorda Beach Resort. Majorda beach is South Goa’s longest beach. It is approximately situated on a stretch of 26 kms of soft white sands that welcome like glistening diamonds in the sand. Majorda is an interesting Gateway to all of the Beaches of South Goa.

Enjoy cool waling on Majorda beach and soak the silvery carpets of freshly caught fish spread out on the soft white sands for drying, savor traditional Goan food at the beach shacks and refresh yourself with freshly squeezed fruit juice concoctions.

Go on a walking tour of fishing crafts anchored on the jetty and make new friends with the local fishermen and be one with the Goan that is filled with immeasurable happiness and hospitality.

Get high on the local toddy of Majorda available ready and fresh directly from the palm trees of Majorda beach and eat high quality European breads, made in Majorda in Goa. So come and stay at Johns Highland Comfort Guest House near the Majorda beach, play with the village children and watch the fisher folk at work while the setting sun envelops you in a affectionate golden embrace. It is 15 minutes from Dabolim International Airport and ten minutes from Margao Konkan Railway Station. Considered to be the doorway to the South Goa beaches, the Majorda beach in Goa, is a very popular beach destination.

‘CARPE DIEM’ launched in Majorda

Carpe Diem might just be that new inventive space you've been looking for. This is a brand new artistic space in the newly renovated and refurbished 260 year-old Jacques-Godinho house at Gomes Vaddo Majorda.

CARPE DIEM giving new life to a 260 year-old ancestral home
Carpe Diem is an art and learning centre that was recently opened in the picturesque village of Majorda in South Goa. Set in the 260 year old ancestral home belonging to the Jacques-Godinho family, this creative space is currently housed in the part that belongs to Daegal Godinhos’s parents Lalita and Luz.

 

Carpe Diem, the brainchild of Daegal, a theatre personality himself aims to provide a backdrop for those who wish to discover, explore or exhibit their creative talents. On the cards are art exhibitions, dance, music and theatre workshops and performances, book readings, short film screenings, yoga, pottery classes and more.

The launch event took place on Saturday, the 17th of November, 2012. Two Exhibitions, “Hands for Children” and “Fachadas” were on display till the 25th of November. More information can be obtained on www.carpediemgoa.com or please call Daegal on 8888862462 or contact daegal@carpediemgoa.com

A little information about Colva village……..

Colva is basically a fishing village and if one heads south or north from the central part of the beach area one finds hoards of fishing nets, dugout canoes and mechanized wooden boats on the shoreline.

What Calangute is to North Goa, Colva is similarly to South Goa. Colva is the main tourist landmark beach of Salcete or South Goa. It is one of the oldest and largest beaches of Goa.

Colva is also famous for the white washed, “Our Lady Of Mercy Church” also known as Igreja de Nossa Senhora de Piedade that was founded in 1630 and later rebuilt on the village square in the eighteenth century. It houses the miraculous statue of 'Menino Jesus' (Baby Jesus) which is believed to have healing powers that was founded by a Jesuit missionary.

Colva Beach

It is considered to be the Queen of South Goa beaches. Colva beach is a junction and center for water sports activities. There are a plethora of water sports and adventure activities to participate while sun bathing on the beach. Some of the water sports activities on Colva beach are Jet Skiing, Banana Rides, Para Sailing, Boat Rides, Dolphin Sightseeing, Island Trips, etc

Colva beach is pleasant beach only a few kms away from Johns Highland Comfort, swimming is relatively safe, while the sand is spotless and scattered with beautiful shells. There are plenty of shacks on the beach lined up along the shore line which offer you delicious Goan cuisine and Fresh Goa Seafood that can be complimented with innovative cock-tails.

Colva beach is merely 6 kms from the commercial town of Margao city and much lesser from the holiday accommodation of Johns Highland Comfort Guest House of Majorda.