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You can either hire yourself some transport or use the public transport, theres lots of choices available. For taxis, motorbike taxis and autorickshaws you can nearly always find some available near the main cross roads (Starco Junction) and it's best to negotiate the price before you get in.
It is possible to hire bicycles, usually without gears and somewhat dangerous to ride given the traffic.
A great way to get around is to hire scooters or Motorbikes. On a daily basis which can range anywhere from ₨ 150 to ₨ 400, depending on what you hire. They may require a small deposit, but don't leave your passport, you can leave a photocopy if you are asked. Bikes are available easily, just ask the locals who own restaurants , and shacks. refrain from asking the locals who run road-side stalls or at flea markets. Also a good idea would be to ask the person at the reception at your hotel. If you're lucky, they can arrange one for you. If you do manage to get one please fill the tank to the fullest, as petrol pumps are far away from each other.
Be aware that no one seems to wear helmets and the traffic can be busy especially in peek season, its not a good place to learn how to ride a scooter or motorbike. Also you should have an international drivers license to ride a bike. If you are going to go into Mapusa or Panjim find a helmet, the police will
The nearest petrol pump is Near Vagator, to get there head north at Starco junction until you hit the main T junction at Vagator, turn right and head for about 2 km (1.2 mile) just past where the road merges with the main road into Chapora, the petrol pump is on your left, join the queue of waiting bikes.
Petrol is also available in one liter bottles at most of the stores around Anjuna, although the price would be roughly 60% higher than from the gas station and also purity is hard to guarantee.
These are very cheap and are a good way to get to other towns like Mapusa or Vagator but won't take you off the beaten track.
These are a Goan specialty, simply pay the driver and he'll take you where you want to go, probably the cheapest form of public transport after local buses. Most short trips will be in the ₨ 100 range. You will find one at Starco Junction.
The usual indian autorickshaws are also available, cheaper than taxis more than motorbike taxis. Negotiate
The most expensive option but the best for getting further afield like the airport or if you want to visit Old Goa or the beaches in South Goa.
=== Beach ===
Anjuna Beach is to the south of the village with its usual lot of restaurants and bars. Not really the most beautiful beach you can see in Goa, and not really a quiet place (beware of the occasional skydiver landing on the beach, watch out for that one infuriated cow), but it's still possible to have good times there. Be sure to check Curlie's at the end of the beach, that's the place where people meet, chill or just listen to music
=== Nightlife ===
Unfortunately it seems that Ingos has been forced to move from its old location at Arpora to a new location on the other side of the new road bridge just north of Siolim, its yet to be seen if the new location will be successful. Many of the Westerner stall holders have moved to Mackies for the moment.
=== Mackies Saturday Night Bazaar ===
=== Money ===
* Basilico is a pizza and pasta place near main crossing, to get there turn left on the way to Paradiso from main crossing, you'll see the sign indicating the way.
* Biryani Palace is just down for Starco corner, this slightly more expensive restaurant specializes in North Indian dishes like Kebabs, Bryanis and Tandoor dishes. Friendly waiters.
* Curlie's is one of the most active beach shacks of Anjuna beach. It's located near the south end of the beach. This is one place to go to meet people.
* Munche's a.k.a. Munchies corner is open 24 hours a day. a place to eat food, have a drink, watch cable TV, meet people at night or find a list of upcoming parties. It's located on the left side of the road, on the road to Vagator between main crossing (Starco junction) and Oxford Arcade.
* Oasis is one of the most popular restaurants in Anjuna. It serves cheep food and has friendly staff, its located on the north side of the main road towards the beach from Starco junction.
* Shore Bar. This is definitely the best place to eat in Anjuna. The food is really good and the menu is never ended!!! People are nice is is by the sea.
* Avalon Sunset - Is a muliticuisine restaurant by the shore, good food and the Menu offers Indian, Israeli, Continental and Chinese. Very friendly staff. Being right on the shore by the rocks it s a great place just sit by and enjoy an afternoon drink as well. It's the first restaurant as you walk southwards towards the beach on the main street of Anjuna. They also hire bikes and the restaurant is a WI FI zone for browsing the internet. They even have laptops that they let the customers use.
*<eat name="Whole Bean" alt="" address="" directions="on the main road to the Anjuna flea market" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Excellent place for lunch. Offering great tofu and other health foods. Worth a try.</eat>
*<drink name="michele s cafe at la vie en rose" alt="" address="" directions="left road before flea market and before Banyan soul" phone="0091 832 2274848 and 0091 9822388283" http://www.himalayastrek.com="" hours="9AM-6PM" price="" lat="" long="">The owner is a French lady. It is a French cafe, recently opened, known for his exquisite Quiches and Desserts. ''Plat du jour/ today special'' is also a plus like ''Chicken Normandie or Calamares Mediterranee''. Open for breakfast with fresh fruit juices and delicious bacon mushroom omelets, the seat out is in the garden on the loan surrounded by flowers and trees. Also guest house with two specious rooms with attached bathroom and terrace and balcony.</drink>
Prices vary depending on the comfort, the commodities, the season, the duration of your stay, and your ability to bargain. To get cheaper prices, you should look in the south part, especially in St Anthony's church area.
If budget is not a problem, a nice and friendly place to stay
=== Corrupt police ===
Around Anjuna/Vagator you may have encounter some corrupted policemen (or pretending to be policemen) trying to scare you to get bakshish. From illegal drug possession to driving without helmet/license, they will try to charge you with almost everything, even threatening to hit you with a bamboo stick. Their catchphrase is "if you help me, I will help you" and they ask you to help them with ₨ 500 to ₨ 5000+. This kind of encounter is not very common, but you have to be aware it may happen almost anywhere (not inside restaurants, parties nor on the beach)
=== Robbery ===
There have been some cases of robbery in Anjuna, its best to not walk alone at night or to walk in out of the way places. Also keep your rooms locked there are thefts from
=== Traffic ===
If you are a long stayer, a [[mosquitoes|mosquito]] net is worth having. You can buy fancy ones at the markets or the German bakery. Oxford stores has ones for ₨ 450 and you can get them from the fabric shops near the Mapusa markey for ₨ 300 or bring one from home.
* Own vehicle: if you rented a 2-wheeler, you have to know that it's illegal to drive on the highway without a helmet. you'll probably be fined. With a small scooter, it's wise not to go further than Arrambol to the north, Mapusa inside land, and stop before the highway to panaji to the south.
If you have a decent scooter or bigger bike and a helmet you can travel almost anywhere in goa, but drive carefully: dogs, goats, cows
you'll find many travel agencies in Anjuna where you can book plane, train or bus tickets, check schedule, confirm your flight, etc. one of the most reliable can be found on the post office street.
by the way this agency has one of the best change rates in Anjuna.