is a beach that is very much in North Goa. The most
basic attraction is Aguda
Fort & Calangute Beach.
The best time to visit this place is from December
Beach is a part of a long stretch of beach coastline along
the Arabian Sea that begins at Fort Aguada and ends at
Chapora Beach. This beach has got a lot of inns which have
real good facilities. This has made Candolim Beach a place
where one can easily find a large number of starred as well as
non-starred hotels. Candolim is also the birth place of
Abbe Faria. Abbe Faria is considered to be one of the Great Goan
Freedom Fighters and also the Father of Hypnotism.
Fort Aguada was built in the year 1612 by the Portuguese.
This is a famous Fort in Goa and is worth visiting. On the Northern
side of this Fort there are two beaches. One of these is Candolim
and the other being Calangute.
HOW TO REACH THERE:
There are a number of buses that help people reach Candolim
from Mapusa and Calangute. The nearest interstate bus station
is at Mapusa, which is the KTC bus station.
Buses from Panjim stops frequently, at the bus stand opposite
to the Casa Sea Shell. A few also continue south to the fort Aguada
Beach Resort, from where services depart very frequently for the
capital via Nerul village. Taxis are also available outside the
major resort hotels.
Accommodation at Candolim is little expensive for most
of the season. But there are a variety of accommodations available