Miramar Beach-Lying against the estuary of the river Mandovi,it is just 3 km from Panaji in the north of the state and a km away from Dona Paula. Also known as, Gaspar Dias,it is a lovely golden beach of soft sand,occupied by a thick grove of shady palms, facing the blue Arabian Sea and forming a dense canopy over the area. As the word 'Miramar' in Portuguese, means, the viewing of the sea, so one can have a panoramic view of the sea, and the Aguada fort just across the Mandovi River.
The most captivating, view is created ,when this 2 km long coast of fine , soft & silvery sand bed sparkles in the moonlight.It provides the much-desired solitude & isolation, for those who want a few moments of life away from the crazy crowd of the city,as it is not too much crowded.Its good location, peaceful & quiet atmosphere makes it an ideal place for walksThis place provides to many migratory birds, like, Plovers and Gulls. so this beach is a favorite amongst human beings as well as birds
Miramar Beach experiences a mixed croud of locals and tourists alike on most days and the tourists find all the facilities within the vicinity of Miramar Beach as, various beach resorts and hotels are present, on the Miramar Beach itself.One can enjoy shopping, sightseeing, tourist destinations and even the festive hue of the local,Konkani fishermen. There are also other activities that occupy one’s entertainment list. Dhempe College of Arts and Science & the memorial to Goa's first chief minister,are other places worth a visit.This beach makes one forget all the problems of life & teaches one to enjoy the each & every moment of it.