Agonda Beach location
Agonda Beach is situated 65 km from the Dabolim International Airport and takes 90 minutes by car. To reach the resort you should drive by NH178 and NH66 Highways through City of Margao. GPS-coordinates: 15,0415°N, 73,98893°E/15°02'29N, 73°59'20E.
A transit by pre-paid taxi usage from the Airport to Agonda Beach will cost you about 1296 rupees on a car without air conditioning and about 1512 rupees on a car with air-conditioning.
To reach Agonda Beach resort by bus or train usage you should first go to the closest cities to the Airport – Vasco Da Gama or Magao. There is also a direct bus line from Vasco Da Gama or Karwar city airport, which stops in Kanakone town. Before trying this bus line you’ve better to check up the availability of free seats.
The nearest railway station is Chaudi (Kanakova), which is located just few kilometers from Agonda resort. The only one deficiency is that trains do not stop often here, so you will need to make a train-change on Madgaon Station in city of Margao.
Bus lines connect Agonda Beach with the cities of Kanakona (20 minutes) and Margao (60 minutes). Bus trips are regular – several times a day. Using this public transportation you will be able to get to the northern part of the beach, which is placed near the Church. The price for Agonda-Chauda bus trip ticket is approximately 7-8 rupees.
Of course, taxis and auto-rickshaws are much more convenient, comfortable and fast alternative to buses, but, sure thing, more expensive in the same time. For example, a pre-paid taxi from Margao to Agonda Beach resort costs about 600 rupees.
On Agonda Beach you will easily find taxi and auto-rickshaws (tuk-tuk) services. Usually few rickshaws are waiting for passengers near the Church. A trip to short distances like Agonda – Chauda or Agonda – Palolem will cost you more than 50 rupees. Do not forget to bargain for not paying twice and three times more expensive.
You can also take motorcycles and scooters for rent – it is not a big deal here. The rent will cost you 150-200 rupees.
Without any problems you can take a boat on lease: it will cost you not more than 700-800 rupees per hour.