Miramar is a beautiful beach located about 3kms from Panaji. It lies adjoining the estuary of the river Mandovi as it opens into the Arabian sea. It was originally known as the "Gasper Dias Beach". From the beach across the river is an excellent view of Fort Aguada. Apart from its proximity to Panaji, it is very much commercialized and a large number of hotels and exclusive homes of Goa's rich and famous stud the area.
The beach is crowded with locals and tourists alike on most days. The Dhempe College of Arts and Science is located here and so is the memorial to Goa's first chief minister, the late Dayanand Bandodkar. A lovely golden beach of soft sand gridled with palm trees facing the blue Arabian Sea, is the nearest to Panaji. The accommodation arrangements are available at the various beach resorts and hotels on the Miramar Beach itself. Therefore the tourists find all the facilities within the close vicinity of the Miramar Beach. Whether it is shopping, sightseeing, tourist destinations or the festivities.