Candolim Beach


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Raghavesh K swamy

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8 reviews

Excellent trip to Goa

Goa is the place where you can enjoy beach, visit temple, church, take a boat ride, etc. This is very good attractive place for all the age people. Some of the beaches you can visit Candolim, Calagunte beach, Baga beach, etc. You can visit fort, light house, dolphin trip, in North Goa. In south Goa we visited couple of film shooting spots, a beach, old church, spice estate tour, a temple and 1 hour cruise ride. We could not see any beaches in South Goa due to time shortage. If you enjoy non veg food and drinks, then Goa is a heaven for you. Most of the hotels will have hot drinks and provide sea food and other non veg foods. But for vegetarians it is difficult to find pure veg hotel. We had food in such pure veg hotel "Hotel masala'. The food was amazing.

We wanted to visit an island and dhood sagar falls. After enquiring we understood we had to make booking in advance. So we dropped this idea. There was couple of water sports activity available in Baga beach and Calagunte beach. But we are scared of such activities, hence we didn't tried it. Since I love driving, I took my own car. I took about 11 hours to reach Goa from Bangalore

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Debraj  Dutta

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5 reviews

Candolim beach - Absolute bliss.

I have been to Goa several times. One beach that I like the most is Candolim. If you want to away from much noisy crowd in Goa then candolim is the ideal beach. Most of the foreigners like to visit this beach. There are plenty of hotels and home stay around this area. The complete stretch of candolim beach roads will attract you for shopping. Lot of eateries both side of the road which serves Indian, Chinese, continental and grant food. You must visit to Fisherman's cove. Lovely ambience with music with great food.
Candolim beach is one of the cleanest beaches in Goa. You can spend whole day in the beach. Plenty of shacks available in the beach. They serve you food, drinks and cot to relax in the beach. In the evening the atmosphere gets amazing. You can book a table with candle light lit and spend good time. The ambience is amazing.
Best way to roam in Goa by bike. You can easily get one near every hotels. They charge Rs. 250 to 300 per day. Other side if the candolim beach road goes to Sinqurim beach. It's a nice beach for water ports. One side of the beach is surrounded by Aguada Fort. You can click some nice snaps here. Taj vivanta and kingfisher villa are located close to the beach.
There are many resorts and home stays available here in a walkable distance from the beach. April to October is the best time to be in Goa. Goa is well connected from all major Indian cities by Air, rail and road.

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  • Candolim beach - Absolute bliss.
  • Candolim beach - Absolute bliss.
  • Candolim beach - Absolute bliss.
  • Candolim beach - Absolute bliss.

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Candolim Beach Overview

Candolim Beach is among the most visited beaches in Goa, located south of Calangute Beach. The beach coastline stretches 30 km, from the Aguada Fort up to the Chapora beach. This beach is located at a distance of about 15 km from Panjim and faces the Arabian Sea.

History of Candolim Beach

This beach is the birthplace of Fr. Abbe Faria, the father of Hypnotism. Aguada Fort was built by the Portuguese in 1612 and was used for a long time before it was abandoned. It was at this beach that the first revolt against the Portuguese was launched by the Goans. The revolt of the Pintos was led by Goan Catholic priests. Candolim Beach was the first area to have adopted Christianity under the Portuguese rule.
Things to do in Candolim BeachCandolim Beach has a mixed crowd of youngsters, monks, artists, seers, researchers and tourists. Residents here speak Marathi, Konkani, English and Hindi. As this place is frequently visited by people from all over the world, many other languages are spoken. Moreover, different forms of art are prevalent in the place, with Jazz being the soul.
Tourists can indulge in a wide range of water sports that include parasailing, water-skiing, jet-skiing, bump rides, banana rides, catamaran sailing and wind surfing. With considerable varieties of sea food, the different dishes cooked in Goan style are also popular. Tourists here usually shop for handicrafts, brass ware, terracotta, shell work and casual garments.
Candolim has a constant climate all throughout the year, with the rainy season extending from June to October. However, the best time to visit Candolim Beach is from November through February.
Candolim Beach is the host of the Sunburn Festival, India’s biggest electronic music festival. It is attended by thousands of people not only from the country, but across the world.
Travelling To Candolim BeachCandolim Beach is situated very close to Aguada Fort and is well connected to Mapusa and Calangute by bus. The KTC bus station, which is an interstate bus station, is at Mapusa. The nearest airport is Dabolim Airport, in Panjim, the state capital. Karmali is the nearest railway station at a distance of 11 km away from Panaji.
Travelling around Candolim BeachTourists can hire motor bikes to travel around the town which costs about Rs 400 per day. Taxi services are also available for tourists who not comfortable with two wheelers. Taxis cost about Rs 6 to Rs 11 per km.
Accommodation options in Candolim BeachTourists in Candolim Beach can avail various accommodation options, ranging from budget hotels to 5 star hotels. They can also opt for accommodations close to the Candolim Beach.

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