Varca is a town situated along the coastline of South Goa. The town is popular for Varca beach, one of the largest beach stretches in Goa. It is also known for its religious centres and historic buildings. There are churches and historic buildings that depict the lifestyle and architectural styles of the Portuguese.


According to history it is believed that in 1510 the Portuguese established a colony in the state of Goa. During the 17th and 18th centuries the Portuguese further expanded their colony to the present boundaries.


By Air: The nearest airport to Varca is the Dabolim Airport, around 32 km from Varca.

By Rail: Nearest rail head is Margao Railway Station situated at a distance of approximately 14 km from Varca.

By Road: Buses are available from the closest bus stand in Colva, which is located at a distance of 6 km from the destination.

South Goa
Best time to visit
November to March