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Experience The 21 Amazing Shacks in Goa For The Best Chilling Scenes

By Sanjay Gouda

Updated - Feb. 26, 2019 15 min read

To match the hippie vibe of the place and for the reasonable fun spots that never fail to catch the attention of the travelers, students, couples, wanderers, bloggers and children alike are the beach shacks. Situated right next to the beach or near it, they serve as the perfect spot to chill. Dry yourself after a good time in the water with sandy skin while devouring into some fantastic foods at one of these beach shacks in Goa. 

 

1. La Plage

This shack in Goa pulls most of the crowd of the Ashwem Beach and is famous for its cuisine which is a mixture of Italian, American, and French. This is one of the best shacks in Goa which has dim lighting and wooden chairs placed all over the shack so you can dip your toes in the sand and sip some masterpiece cocktails. The place is vouched by people mostly because of its versatility and calm interiors. You cannot find a better spot than this shack in Goa to treat both your eyes and your taste buds than La Plage. Lay back after a refreshing drink and watch as the sun slides into the horizon. la-plage-best-shacks-in-goa_image

Photo Courtesy: La Plage 

 

Cost For Two: INR 800
Cuisine: Italian, American, and French
Venue: Morjim, Arambol, Goa
Timing: 8:30 AM to 10 PM
Contact: 098221 21712

 

2. Shiva Valley

One of the perfect shacks in Goa with the perfect rave feels also known as the psychedelic temple is the perfect stop if you never really want to come out of the party feels. With the flashy neon lights, psychedelic music and, trippy interiors that come alive in the dark, you will fall in love with the oceans in a very exquisite manner. The lights stretch to a distance and most people fall in love with the place so much that they don't leave until the next morning. Be prepared to experience a parallel universe that Goa has to offer along with the best beer price in Goa. Get ready to party at the most famous shack in Goa!shiva-valley-best-shacks-in-goa_image

Photo Courtesy: Shiva Valley

 

Cost For Two: INR 1000
Cuisine: Chinese, Italian, Israeli, North Indian
Venue: Anjuna Beach, Anjuna, Goa
Timing: 8 am to 12 midnight
Contact: 096896 28008

 

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3. Thalassa

This shack-cum-restaurant is situated in Siolim. The highlight of this Goa shack is its soft interiors with pastel shades and a very natural setting. The cane chairs and white tablecloth matching the matte floor is very soothing to the eyes. The Bamboo decors are very latent yet they add to the feels. Finding a table here during sunsets is a dream come true as the place camouflages with the surrounding scenic beauty very smoothly. Their meat platter is very popular - it's one of the best places to eat in Goa and definitely one of the best beach shacks in Goa.thalassa-best-shacks-in-goa_image

Photo Courtesy: Thalassa

 

Cost For Two: INR 1500
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranian
Venue: Plot No. 301 / 1, Vaddy Siolim (1,471.74 km
Timing: 9 am to 11;30 pm
Contact: 098500 33537

 

4. Brittos

Famous for the water sports that come with the beach surrounding it, Brittos is known for sheltering the adrenaline junkies after a good session in the waters. Whether you had been diving, surfing, paragliding, parasailing or simply taking a banana boat ride, come back here to chill with their exotic range of mocktails and cocktails while deciding on what to indulge your adrenaline with. Brittos has to be one of best shacks in north goa when it comes to indulging in the most scrumptious breakfast meals and along with that they also have the cheapest beer price in Goa.brittos-best-shacks-in-goa_image

Photo Courtesy- Brittos

 

Cost For Two: INR 1400
Cuisine: North Indian, Continental, Seafood and Chinese
Venue: Baga Calangute, Bardez, Baga, Goa
Timing: 8:30 am to 11:30 pm
Contact: 073876 27948

 

5. Sublime Beach Shack

The food at this one of the best shacks in Goa is very light and is mostly fusion and hence you may get to try a new dish every time you visit next. The place is one of a kind and compliments both the adjacent beaches Morjim and Arambol perfectly. Getting a table here might be an issue but once you're seated you would not want to get up. The reasonable beer here paired with the gorgeous sunset will set up the evening for you. For sure Sublime is one of the best shacks in Goa to chill and have some relaxing time.

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Photo Courtesy: Sublime Beach Shack

 

Cost For Two: INR 1300
Cuisine: European
Venue: Morjim Beach Road, Vithaldas Vaddo, Morjim, Arambol, Goa
Timing: 12 Noon to 3 PM, 6 PM to 11 PM
Contact: 098224 84051

 


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6. Ryan's Shack

Known for its amazing seafood and cane furniture set up, this place has a very organic and low-key vibe to it. Counted amongst one of the most wonderful shacks in Goa, Ryan's Shack has an indoor and outdoor setting both and at night it can charm you like no other. This shack is also famous for its beach huts in Goa where the sound of the bustling multi-lingual crowds, the gushing waves and tides, and the soft music can rejuvenate one like no other. The place remains a personal favorite of even the localities. To top it, the delicious and reasonable food only makes for the cherry on the cake by the exquisite beach side of Candolim.ryans-shack-best-shacks-in-goa_image

Photo Courtesy: Ryan's Shack

 

Cost For Two: INR 600
Cuisine: North Indian, Goan, Chinese, Seafood
Venue: Candolim Beach, Candolim, Goa
Timing: 8 am to 11 pm
Contact: 070307 01447

 

7. Curlies Beach Shack

The place is very well suited for couples, a group of friends, solo birds and people on their pre or post-honeymoon and/or babymoons. The place has a very large variety of seafood and their best remains the delicious King Prawns and the well-cooked masala red snapper which can get anybody swooning. Curlies Beach Shack in Goa has it all from a breath-taking sea-view, scrumptious food and comfortable seating - you've got to add this oen to your list of famous beach shacks in Goa.

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Photo Courtesy: Curlies Beach Shack

 

Cost For Two: INR 1,500
Timing: 8:30 AM to 3 AM (Mon-Sun)
Cuisine: Continental, North Indian, Italian, Seafood, Goan
Venue: Anjuna Beach, Anjuna, Goa
Contact: 95524 71720

 

8. Rudy's Golden Mermaid 

This place, as claimed by tourists, is the best shack in Calangute. It has basic furniture but the subtle mermaid paintings and the colorfully hued tents make for a very calming experience. The bright lights reflect well on the pastel-colored tents and the sound of the tides with some refreshing mocktails can make the evening for you and your friends or your date.

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Photo Courtesy: Rudy's Golden Mermaid 

 

Cost For Two: INR 800
Timing: 9 AM to 12 midnight (Mon-Sun)
Cuisine: Continental, North Indian, Seafood, Goan, Chinese
Venue: Calangute Beach, Calangute, Goa
Contact: 098221 54921

 

9. Pousada By The Beach

Whatever the time of day, nothing could be more pleasurable than taking in breathtaking views in Goa at a Beach Sea Front Restaurant while savoring a delicious meal. The Pousada Beach Sea Front Restaurant caters to both senses. The Pousada Beach Sea Front Restaurant, this a little slice of Goa and an ideal place on the Arabian Sea to enjoy a coastal meal or snack on their private patio or just right for frolicking and sunbathing on the beach. This is the beach shack in Goa where you leave your troubles behind and get away from the world. Binge on the most famous food of Goa at this beautiul restaurant.pousada-by-the-beach-best-shacks-in-goa_image

Photo Courtesy:  Pousada By The Beach

 

Cost for two: Rs. 2000
Timings: 11:00 - 7:00pm
Cuisine: Continental, Seafood, Goan, Portuguese, Konkan
Venue: Gaura Vaddo, Calangute Beach, Calangute, Goa
Contact: +91 9922279265

 

10. Baxter Beach Shack 

From what it can be called as it is a classy sort of a shack with shades of white, cream and blue dominating that give it a very serene look especially under the sky full of stars. This is not like any usuals shacks in goa as this shack is built across acres of land and is huge yet it will be a task to find a table here. The handcrafted stalls and ethnic art shops near the shack will make you wanting more every time you visit the place. The cozy environment will pep up your mood and the sand, waters, and sunset will dance to your tunes only.
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Photo Courtesy: Baxter Beach Shack 
 
 
Cost For Two: INR 1,200
Timing: 12 noon to 10 pm
Cuisine: North Indian, Seafood, Goan
Venue: Ashvem Beach, Arambol, Goa

 

11. Tantra Cafe and Huts 

At the central place of the South Goa Coastal line on the Anjuna beach, Tantra has most of its travelers and visitors coming back to them courtesy their amazing food and ambiance quality and warm servicing. This shack in Goa has sun beds and chairs covered in a captivating teal color and emphasis on high maintenance keeps the place bustling with people from various of the country and globe. They have a very warming and attentive staff who will make your experience even more enchanting.
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Photo Courtesy: Tantra Cafe and Huts 
 
 
Cost For Two: INR 900
Timing: 8:30 AM to 12 midnight
Cuisine: Chinese, North Indian, Seafood, Goan
Venue: Anjuna Beach, Anjuna, Goa
Contact: 097366 89091
 

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12. Moonlight Beach Shack

Known for it's freshly caught and cooked seafood, this shacks in goa remains the most favorite amongst young, student travelers as its feasible and fresh in its ambiance too. Though there are various Moonlight shacks across the city yet you will love each one of them. Fun and relaxation can come in a capsule not just at the high-end shacks and restaurants but also at one of these where you can chill with your friends burping on the best beer price in Goa and watching the match on television while the tides come and go.
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Photo Courtesy: Moonlight Beach Shack
 
 
Cost For Two: INR 650
Timing: 8 AM to 9 PM
Cuisine: Chinese, North Indian, Seafood, Goan, Continental
Venue: Calangute Beach, Calangute, Goa
Contact: 098904 93758
 

13. Villa Blanche Bistro

This is the ultimate stop for all you European taste lovers, with ingredients sourced from Europe as well as the local markets this place makes the perfect home-cooked delicacies. Their food menu at this shack in Goa can make for a perfect Sunday brunch or simply act as the best chakna as you gulp down some rich wine with your pals. Built inside an old Portuguese villa, the bistro will give you some real European feels.villa-blanche-bistro-best-shacks-goa_image
Photo Courtesy: Villa Blanche Bistro
 
 
Cost For Two: INR 1000
Timing: 9 AM to 11 PM (Wed closed)
Cuisine: Continental, Bakery
Venue: Vaddo, Assagao, Vagator, Goa
Contact: 098221 55099
 

14. Bobby’s Shack

Laid over the soft sand of Candolim beach, Bobby’s Shack is one of the best beach shacks in North Goa. Popular for its Christmas and New Year jamborees, and an elaborate Super Sunday that is known as Sunday roast, it is one of the finest Candolim beach shacks located on the beachfront. You get to chill under the beach huts in Goa at thtis place with your friends and have a great time.best-shacks-goa-Bobby’s-Shack-image

Photo Courtesy: Bobby’s Shack

 

Cost For Two: INR 1000 (Tax Excluded)
Timing: 8 AM to 11 PM
Cuisine: Goan Seafood
Venue: Candolim Beach Road, Candolim Beach, Candolim, Goa
Contact:  098221 82794

 

15. Calamari Bathe & Binge

Calamari is a usual haunt among the travelers. One of the best beachfront restaurants cum shacks in Goa with excellent food, great staff, lively band and wonderful views of the sea. It is one of the favorite hangouts spots among the tourists, the beach is probably the cleanest across North Goa. Calamari offers a clean shower and change area which is great - swim, get some sun and sand, shower and chill! 

calamari-best-shacks-in-goa_imageCost For Two: INR 800
Timing: 11 AM to 11 PM
Cuisine: Italian, Indian, Bar, Seafood, European, Asian, International
Venue: Dando Beach, Candolim, Bardez, Goa
Contact: 073500 75105

 

16. Souza Lobo Beach Shack

Souza Lobo’s beach shack is one of the best shacks in Goa that are known for their authentic Goan and Seafood cuisines. Located in front of the sea with a laid-back ambiance and traditional wooden decors, this place provides a relaxing environment for a perfect dining experience.best-shacks-goa-Souza-Lobo-Beach-Shack-image

Photo Courtesy: Calamari Bathe & Binge

 

Cost For Two: INR 1300 (Tax Excluded)
Timing: 12 PM to 12 AM
Cuisine: North Indian, Goan, Continental
Venue: Calangute Beach, Calangute, Goa
Contact: 0832 228 1234

 


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17. St Anthony’s Restaurant & Bar Shack

With stunning views of the sea, quiet beach, and upscale ambiance, St Anthony’s Restaurant is one of the best shacks in Goa. It is the best place for people who want a peppy environment as it offers a Monday night Karaoke sessions, delicious cuisines, tropical drinks, and numerous flavors of sheesha along with having the best beer price in Goa.st-anthonys-restaurant-and-bar-shack-best-shacks-in-goa_image

Photo Courtesy:  St Anthony’s Restaurant & Bar Shack

 

Cost For Two: INR 1100 (Tax Excluded)
Timing: 9 AM to 11:30 PM
Cuisine: North Indian, Continental, Goan, Seafood, Chinese 
Venue: Baga Beach, Baga, Calangute-Baga Road
Contact: 094236 22288

 

18. Pina Colada Beach Shack

If you are looking for quality beach shacks in South Goa then head to the Pina Colada, a hidden gem on the Colva beach. This family-run beach shack offers a perfect setting for an intimate candlelight dinner in Goa with your partner where you can relish the freshly caught seafood along with some exotic cocktails. Add Pina Colada to your checklist of the best shacks in South Goa.best-shacks-goa-Pina-Colada-Beach-Shack-image

Photo Courtesy: Pina Colada Beach Shack

 

Cost For Two: INR 1000 (Tax Excluded)
Timing: 11 AM to 11:30 PM
Cuisine: Goan, Seafood
Venue: Fatona, Colva, Goa
Contact: 098222 71148

 

19. Lucky Star Beach Shack

Lucky Star is one of the most sophisticated Baga Beach shacks in Goa with simple yet appealing ambiance. The light music, and cool sea breeze accompanied by finger licking food render it as one of the best shacks in Goa. This shack also arranges for fun-filled activities such as deep sea fishing, dolphin trip, and boat trip.best-shacks-goa-Lucky-Star-Beach-Shack-image

Photo Courtesy: Lucky Star Beach Shack

 

Cost For Two: INR 650 (Tax Excluded)
Timing: 10 AM to 2 AM
Cuisine: North Indian, Continental, Goan, Seafood, Chinese
Venue: Baga Beach, Baga, Goa
Contact: 089756 13050

 

20. Sam’s Beach Shack

Sam’s beach Shack is one of the best shacks in Goa with an unique decor, vibrant lighting at night, live music, and toothsome food. This beach shack in Goa is spread over a wide area of the beach, with indoor as well as outdoor sitting for customers to either enjoy their food in the shade or relax on the sunbeds. Another place which is one of the best places to eat in Goa after Calamari & Thalassa beach shack.best-shacks-goa-Sam’s-Beach-Shack-image

Photo Courtesy: Sam’s Beach Shack

 

Cost For Two: INR 1000 (Tax Excluded)
Timing: 10 AM to 12 AM
Cuisine: North Indian, Continental, Goan, Seafood, Chinese, and Italian
Venue: Baga Beach, Near Club Tito’s, Calangute, Goa
Contact: 9822156550

 

21. Bubbles Beach Shack

Want to spend a night away from the booming parties in Goa? Dine out at Bubble’s beach shack in Goa, an isolated shack setup in a tranquil environment without any blaring music. With both indoor and outdoor sitting, it is one of the best shacks in Goa which ensures that your toes do separate from the soft sand and your ears from the sounds of the sea.best-shacks-goa-Bubbles-Beach-Shack-image

Photo Courtesy: Bubbles Beach Shack

 

Cost For Two: INR 800 (Tax Excluded)
Timing: 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cuisine: North Indian, Continental, Seafood, Chinese, and Goan
Venue: Calangute Beach, Calangute, Goa
Contact: 098221 30088

 

Feel like hitting a beach right away? Book your next trip to Goa to savor the authentic Goan delicacies with breathtaking sea views at these best shacks in Goa.

 

Have a great time Goa-ing at them!


FAQ's

Q: Why is that we don't see Ola cabs and Uber in Goa?
A: Due to strong resistance by local taxi drivers in Goa.

 

Q: Is it okay for an Indian girl to wear a bikini on Goa beaches?
A: Yes!

 

Q: Which are the best Baga beach shacks?

A: Dream Catcher, Britto’s, Sam’s, and Shining Star are some of the best Baga beach shacks.

 

Q: Which are the best Calangute beach shacks?

A: Bubble’s beach shack, Rudy’s Golden Mermaid Beach Shack, and Souza Lobo’s beach shack are some of the best Calangute beach shacks.

 

Q: Are these beach shacks open throughout the year?

A: Most of the beach shacks in Goa are open during winters and summers and remain closed during the monsoons.

 

Q: Which are the best shacks in Goa that serve authentic Goan food?

A: Calamari, Souza Lobo, Britto’s, and Bobby’s beach shack are some of the best shacks in Goa that serve authentic Goan food.

 

Q: Which are the best shacks in Goa to stay?

A: Rudy’s Golden Mermaid beach shack, Curlies beach shack, and Bobby’s beach shack are some of the best shacks in Goa to stay.

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