Tourists visit the Agonda Beach of Canacona year-round, which is located at a distance of 37 km from Margao. Agonda Beach offers several sightseeing opportunities in and around the coastline. The major attraction of the region is the Agonda Beach that has a length of 3 km. Located on the southern tip of Goa, the beach is isolated from the main towns and tourist spots, making it calm and peaceful.
Reminiscent of the Portuguese era, the coastal town features several testimonies of that period, including churches, monuments and ancestral homes. One of the most noteworthy historic sites in the region is the Cabo de Rama Fort. Surrounded with by trees and casuarinas, there is also a prehistoric chapel, known as Santo Antonio. Though the fort is in ruins, the chapel is in good condition.
Besides, there are ancient temples like Shree Chandranath, Partagal Matha and Mallikarjun temples. Chaudi, a market town in the vicinity, is the main shopping centre around Agonda. Saint Theresa of Jesus Church is one of the major religious centres of the region.
The Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary is spread over 86 sq km and is quite popular among tourists, especially wildlife enthusiasts. Apart from variegated flora in the moist deciduous, semi-evergreen and evergreen forest, the reserve provides habitat to a variety of mammals, birds and reptiles.