The Anjuna Beach is rightly referred to as the Freak Capital of the World and happens to be one of the most popular beaches in the Beach Capital of India Goa. Anjuna has a welcoming, friendly and tolerant profile, and is an enchanting mix of good sense rural tradition and world savvy. Anjuna was discovered by hippie travellers in the 1960s. From then on began the trend of moonlit parties which is one occasion the hippies and now the tourists look forward to.
The Anjuna Beach village has had years of exposure to international travelers. It has an unusual arrangement of red laterite rocks, spread across the white sands, known as the Jewel of Anjuna or Ozran. Anjuna attracts a variety of tourists and is especially popular among foreign backpackers. Anjuna Beach is defined by its psychedelic culture and family-run guest houses, a freak and backpackers hangout, rather than the charter tourist hangouts of Goa.
The calm waters of the Arabian sea lap softly on this Indian shore which makes this beach a safe place to take a plunge into swimming, the most relaxing water activity that can be pursued at the Anjuna Beach.
Sun bathing is the most favored activity of the sun starved European tourists. Paragliders can ride the sea air over a high cliffs at Anjuna Beach. The one who loves bungee jumping can also try out bungee jumping at Anjuna Beach.
Soaking up the sun, refreshing oneself on tropical fruits, juices and tea at the beach shacks, watching spectacular sunsets to the sounds of ambient and world music and fire jugglers, and taking long walks under the moon on the silver sand of Goa. Further north, Ozran beach off the cliffs of Vagator, also called Spaghetti beach, Tel Aviv beach or small Vagator, is eautifully set and unspoilt because its unapproachable except by clambering down the cliffside. Watching the sunset at Anjuna Beach is really something special. Whether you are sat on the beach or at a bar, this is not to be missed.