Arambol is out of the way beach in north Goa about 40 Km away from Mapusa. Many foreigners come and rent houses or apartment and stay for the winter. There is a hippy feel from the 1960's here, with fire twirlers and poi swinger making a daily evening sunset show on the beach.
You'll find many colourful shops in
Arambol selling clothing and clay pipes along the famous Glastonbury Street so named after the rave event held every year in England.A variety of restaurants are here to chose such as the German Bakery that offer cinnamon rolls and chocolate cake and big glasses of milk chai, filter coffee. Women's fish thali shop, Double Dutch.
Past the cliffs is another small and secluded beach
and also andfresh water river that leads to a holy tree shiva that is said to be thousands of years old.
Arambol is two parts the beach and the cliffs.
You can take a 20 minute walk through the dense jungle, along the river stream to reach this holy, shanti, shanti baba spot. At the base of fresh water pool leading to the ocean is small bar and cafe with wide view of the fresh water pool and jungle surrounding. This trip is something you should not miss while in Arambol.
The Beach area has many bars and road leads out of town has many guesthouses and restaurants and cafes. You might try some paragliding if you are in Arambol Beach it can be a really kick! After Arambol is the beach of Mandrem