Anjuna is 18 kms from Panaji, the capital of Goa, popularly known as the freak capital of the world, Anjuna is just the right place for lazing holidaymakers. Besides the calm waters of the Arabian Sea lapping softly on the Indian shore, Anjuna comes live with its ever-famous full-moon parties and the Wednesday flea market to take one on to a trance trip
History Unfolds: Anjuna Beach has been a passionate destination of the flower generation in the sixties and is still popular with the younger generation. It gained popularity for its trance parties and the hippies who tried to blend the spiritual traditions of the East and the art, ideas and the music of the West.
The Sandy Beach- Anjuna:
Goa is an important destination in every tourist’s itinerary. Sun, sand and sea being the major attractions, Goa is a perfect heaven for the ones who need and want relaxation. The village of Anjuna is a five square mile enclosure nestling between the Arabian Sea and the Hill overlooking the beach. the beach is known for its swaying palms, soft sands and natural beauty. It has an unusual rocky formation overlying a cove of white sand and black rock that juts into the Sea.
» The Acid House Party: Anjuna is also known for the full-moon (acid house) parties that are held here for young tourists. Famous all over the world, they are a major source of tourist attraction. Campfires burn bright all through the night and the music and merriment carries on till the wee hours of the morning.
Goa has a consistent climate throughout the year with just meager fluctuations in the temperature. December and January might require light woolens, but April and May are warm. The period from June to October brings heavy rain, almost up to 320 cm. The temperature during the summers ranges from 24°C to 32.7°C and during the winters it ranges from 21.3°C to 32.2°C. Wheels To Anjuna:
» By Air: The nearest airport is at Dabolim, which is 29 km away from Panaji and 47 km from Anjuna.
» By Rail: The nearest railway station is at Karmali 11 km away from Panaji and 29 km from Anjuna.
» By Road: There are buses every hour to Anjuna from Mapusa (8 km). For tourists arriving from Mumbai, Mapusa is the jumping-off point for the northern beaches. There are frequent local buses to Panaji, which is just 18 km away. One can also hire a motorcycle or a taxi from Mapusa to reach Anjuna