Calangute Beach, Calangute

Calangute Beach

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About Calangute Beach

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Calangute Beach is one of the busiest and most commercialised beaches in North Goa and is thus described as the ‘Queen of Beaches’. It stretches 7 km along the Arabian Sea and offers tourist an opportunity to enjoy different activities like sailing, water surfing, water skiing and bump rides.

What travellers are saying about this Sightseeing

Experience scale
  • Excellent 189
  • Very Good 180
  • Good 83
  • Average 28
  • Below Average 13
  • Poor 2
  • Terrible 5
Travellers recommend
  • Best Time:  During Sunset
  • Length of visit:  More than 3hrs
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  • Lockers/Storage
Srikanth Kesavarapu

  • Connoisseur
  • Srikanth Kesavarapu
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 15 Reviews
  •  452 helpful votes
  •  41611 readers
  • Posted 2 months ago
Overall Rating
  • 256

Pallav Taladhi

  • Tourist
  • Pallav Taladhi
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 3 photos
  • 5 Reviews
  •  194 helpful votes
  •  189 readers
  • Posted 2 months ago
Overall Rating
  • 246

500 traveller reviews for Calangute Beach

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Loyel Dsouza

  • Tourist
  • Loyel Dsouza
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 3 photos
  • 3 Reviews
  •  22 readers

"Most famous tourist attraction" new review

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
Calangute beach one of the busiest beaches in North Goa and is donned by shacks and multiple restaurants and bars. The pathway leading to the beach is surrounded by all kinds of tattoo shops, clothing, accessories, etc. There are number of water sports activities which can be used by the tourists but be sure to bargain as the prices first quoted are pretty steep.
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Nand Kishore

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  • Nand Kishore
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 1 Review
  •  7 readers

"Goan Beaches" new review

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 1 month ago
It was a mesmerising experience.

The serenity and occasional high tides of Arabian sea was a treat to watch.

Beach side food joint served delicious sea food.

Overall it was an experience of lifetime.

I will recommend a Goa visit for everyone to see the white sand beaches and churches and the local Goan dishes and that too at nominal package rates as compared to the hefty foreign beach packages.
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Yogesh Thakker

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  • Yogesh Thakker
  • Lives in Gurgaon
  • 2 photos
  • 8 Reviews
  •  274 readers

"Calangute beach is cleaner than Baga"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
One of the many popular beaches of Goa. Best time to visit is from September to March, when shacks are open and one can enjoy the meal on the beach with Beer/Drinks.

Water sports are available too.
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Remo Mamidwar

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  • Remo Mamidwar
  • 100 photos
  • 27 Reviews
  •  18 helpful votes
  •  6443 readers

"Must visit place in Goa"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
Full of eateries and road side shopping along with widespread beach together with lots of rides water sports adds a charm to Calangute beach. It is a must visit beach for any traveler in seek of enjoyment. Always busy with crowd one can enjoy a lot here.. Note-wine shop would be closing by 9pm, there is always a rush for parking.. Park your vehicle on your isk.
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Amar fijiwala

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  • Amar fijiwala
  • 1 photo
  • 3 Reviews
  •  3 helpful votes
  •  147 readers

"World famous beach"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Jun 7, 2016
Calangute beach is world famous so it's too crowded 90% to 95% tourist visit and enjoy sea swimming and Bath on this beach. You will found mix category people you will found on the beach with heavy drinks, Non dinks. Some time you might feel insecure with very heavy drunk people. May be sometime you have to pass through bad experience also.
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Harsha Anjanappa

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  • Harsha Anjanappa
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 524 photos
  • 34 Reviews
  •  146 helpful votes
  •  8413 readers

"Calangute beach - most happening in Goa"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted May 15, 2016
Calangute beach is the most happening beach in Goa when you enter the beach you will see its beauty and water sports which are done mostly there by all people.

Music on the beach is continuously going on so when you enter the area you feel to dance this music is provided by hotels which have shacks in front of them and serve good food also. We were there till 8 o'clock but still the beach was full and all were enjoying it. Near the beach there is a market area called calangute market but it's costly. We just loved the beach life.

However, this Beach is not suitable for Romantic people as it is completely crowded. But if you want to do some water activities and hang out with your friends, this is one of the greatest place to visit.
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  • 4 votes

Jaison Netto

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  • Jaison Netto
  • Lives in Kochi
  • 137 photos
  • 66 Reviews
  •  27 helpful votes
  •  261629 readers

"A beautiful and busy beach"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted May 11, 2016
This beach is awesome and beautiful with very clear water and very neat environment. It's one of the best beaches in Goa considering its cleanliness and the availability of lot of resorts near by. This beach is having lot of water sports activities as well and one of the best for water sports like water scooter and para sailing. However the beach will be very crowded even in season and that too at noon or so. If you are planning for a peaceful beach visit this is not what you should look for.
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  • Aniketh
  • Lives in Pune
  • 3 Reviews
  •  156 readers

"Good place to visit"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Apr 17, 2016
Good place to visit, crowd is bit less compared to Baga but in a way its good. So many shacks for the foodies in you. Most of them are good, but we ate at Topsy's the first one on left.

Beach is clean, always being patrolled by life-guards and a jeep. Beach feels safe, though we haven't went to deep. Activities are available like various rides.

Nearby market on calangute beach is big one, lot of variety to choose from for shopping, food, drinks etc.

Good option is to stay nearby this beach and then visit others as and when you feel like. But this is always the one where you should keep going
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Ashish Malhotra

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  • Ashish Malhotra
  • Lives in New Delhi
  • 8 Reviews
  •  20 helpful votes
  •  4095 readers

"Don't Eat food"

  • 3.0/7
  • Posted Apr 11, 2016
The set up on the beach will compel to try out having dinner on the sea shore. Please don't even try. The darkness would conceal what is been served. Also the cost is high. Music is so loud that it disturbes.
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  • Tourist
  • Samir
  • Lives in Kolhapur
  • 2 Reviews
  •  226 readers

"Nice beach with watersports"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Mar 9, 2016
We enjoyed water sports and had bath. Enjoyed food and drink as well. Lots of hotels nearby beach, so no need of any transportation for beach. Go Goa and enjoy great hospitality.
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