(Last Updated on : 18/06/2018)
Butterfly beach is a beautiful sea beach
, situated in Goa
state that attracts large number of tourists. Butterfly beach in Goa is surrounded by the igneous and metamorphic rocks. Butterfly beach in Goa is situated towards the north of the Palolem beach of Goa. It is a small cove surrounded by thick trees
and is a beautiful spot for nature lovers.
Attractions of Butterfly Beach
In Butterfly beach, one can see a tiny stretch of perfect white sand and translucent waters. The clear water of Butterfly beach makes this beach a swimming
spot in Goa. It is very suitable for those seeking peace and isolation and is one of the quietest and unexplored beaches in Goa
. Often referred it as virgin beach of Goa, Butterfly beach is a fairytale place, the beach full of butterflies, which occupies a tiny semicircular bay on the high northern end of Palolem beach
of Goa. Butterfly beach in Goa is one of the most picturesque places in Arabian Sea
coastline and a real natural wonder for the tourists.
Butterfly beach is a perfect and amazing world of South Goa
. The warm blue water of Butterfly beach with clean and shallow sea bottom attracts the tourists. The palm trees are jiggling their delicate steams whispering the melody of comfort and cosiness.
Butterfly beach in Goa is in form of a small remote bay and can be reached best by a boat ride from the Palolem beach. One can enjoy the thrilling ride by the paddle boat towards the beach and also see some dolphins on the way. The beach is surrounded by a lot of igneous and metamorphic rocks. It was given the name "Butterfly beach" by the tourists as in the earlier days it is known that when the trees on the hillside near the beach bloomed, one could see a lot of butterflies. During the low tide in Arabian Sea, one can also reach the beach by walking which is enticing as one can enjoy the hiking trails and dusks on the way.
Visiting Information of Butterfly Beach
There is no access to the beach by road since as the area is heavily forested. One can take a 2 hour trek through the forest. Vehicles, not even bikes can make the trip through the forest since the road takes one through brooks, steep climbs, fields and forested areas. Usually tourists take a short boat ride up from Palolem beach to reach here. Since there is no access by road, not many people visit this beach and visitors who make it here can enjoy the beach all by themselves.