Miramar, a lovely golden beach of soft sand is surrounded by palm trees and is almost an extention of Panaji, since it lies on the outskirts fo the capital town. It is one of the most popular beaches in Goa and tourists are well warned that it can get crowded here, with people from the town strolling over in he evenings. It was earlier known as the Gaspar Dias beach, and is the best location to watch a sunset if you are staying in Panaji. Panaji is just a fifteen-minute walk along the riverfront avenue called Dayanand Bandodker Marg.
Miramar is an urban beach where the Mandovi River meets the Arabian Sea. It is not safe beach to swim here since there is a strong undercurrent here.