Discovered only in the 80s by a group of tourists, Mobor promptly grew in popularity welcoming a throng of visitors throughout the year. Sandwiched by the Arabian Sea and Assolna River Estuary, Mobor runs 10 kms between Colva and the Cavelossim beaches skirting the aquamarine waters of the Arabian Sea with the Betul hillock overlooking the white sandy beach lined by the verdant greenery on one side. You will find this paradise 16 kms south of Colva.
It is amazing to see how the beach has grown. From a barren stretch of land with sporadic huts to one of the most popular destinations in Goa within a span of just 20 years. Its claim to fame is due to the Leela Hotel and a number of high-end luxury hotels gracing the beach with water sports playing a huge part.
Getting There: Hire a taxi or auto from Karmali, the nearest railway station and from Dabolim Airport. The ride down to the beach is in itself an experience. Ferry services are also available to the Beach.
Accommodation: A number of beach resorts and luxury hotels have mushroomed in Mobor. So finding accommodation will not be a problem but it is always better to book in advance especially if you are coming during the peak season between October and March.
Attractions: Coming to relax? Rent a beach umbrella and reclining chair from the beach shops and snooze the whole day. Escape the sun and drain down a glass of chilled beer under the swaying palms while biting on some friend jumbo prawns. Even if you are not in the mood for any activity, once you reach Betty Palace just watching the adrenaline junkies zooming in their speed boats, jet skiing and water skiing will surely challenge the adventurer in you. Banana and bump rides, wind surfing and parasailing are other activities worth trying. Otherwise, enjoy the thrill of exploring the beach on a beach bike.
Stroll along the banks of River Sal and enjoy the picturesque view it offers. The Betul hillock rising on the opposite end seeming as if a guard-in-wait is quite a scene to behold otherwise enjoy the golden colors of the setting sun as it slowly disappears from the horizon. If not, check out the hippy hangout and watch them lazing in the sun competing for the darkest tan.
Like most Goa beaches, the food at the beach shacks are delicious. You will find plenty of items to take home for a memento or for your folks at home from the handicraft and antique shops around the beachside.