Candolim Beach Goa

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Information About Candolim Beach Goa

One of the longest beaches in Goa, Candolim Beach is also sometimes called the gateway to the other popular beaches in the state. The beach that begins from Fort Aguada is comparatively quieter and is perfect for lazing, though for watersports lovers, there are some activities like parasailing and water skiing.

The beach is quite popular amongst the people from the Rajneesh Ashram in Pune who visit here on a short break. The Candolim-Calangute Road is dotted with a number of shops and restaurants for the tourists to shop and hangout. People who are seeking a quieter staying place in Goa usually book their hotel near Candolim Beach.

Top Things to Do in and around Candolim Beach

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  • Watersports : Enjoy a variety of watersports on Candolim Beach that include water skiing, banana boat rides and parasailing as the most popular ones.
  • Shopping : A number of shops fringe Candolim Beach where one can buy clothes to bags to other decor items and handicrafts.
  • Eating & Drinking : Candolim has a number of beach shacks and restaurants that offer great food and drinks. After 7, Posh, BOM SUCESSO are some of the best places to hangout in Candolim.

Accommodation Options in Candolim Beach

Candolim Beach Goa

Candolim has a number of hotels on Candolim-Calangute Road that are available in a wide range - budget to luxury to service apartments. Most of the hotels offer great view of the sea. These hotels are mostly chosen by people as staying options in Candolim who wish to spend time amidst peace and serenity.

Popular Hotels & Resorts in Candolim Beach

  • Aldeia Santa Rita
  • Aguada Anchorage
  • Acacia Goa
  • Godwin Hotel
  • Casablanca
  • Deltin Suites
  • De Alturas Resort
  • Bougainvillea Guest House
  • Alegria - The Goan Village
  • D'souza's Holiday Homes
  • Fortune Select Regina
  • Banyan Tree Courtyard
  • 360 Degree Beach Retreat
  • Alor Grande Holiday Resort
  • Celestiial Boutique Hotel
  • Ginger Tree Beach Resort
  • Ginger Tree Village Resort
  • Carmo Lobo Beach Apartment Resort

Nightlife on Candolim Beach

Candolim Beach Goa

Candolim Nightlife is something that you should not miss during your stay. It's one of the interesting places to see after the sunset. The nightlife combines with gauzy surprise and entertainment. Discos and clubs like SinQ, Shiro Nightclubs, Club LPK-- Love Passion Karma, Pharaos, are the main attractions in Candolim, where a large number of tourists flock this place to enjoy drinking, dance and music. These are the best place to listen to some hip hop and rock type DJ's music. The party over here goes overnight ensuring perpetual fun and craziness. During your stay, you may try the Stone House on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday for cocktails & live music, raffles for the karaoke/Neil Diamond-sort of experience or if you want listen to Indian music, you may go 'Over the Flames' that is held on Monday & Thursday.

Popular Bars, Night Clubs & Resturants in Candolim Beach

  • Buena Mesa
  • Bar Eclipse
  • Bar 1 The PUb
  • Bar Latino
  • Pharaoh's Den
  • Bar-Square Goa
  • Bar-Be-Que & Grill
  • Tinas Resto and Pub
  • Jambalaya Restaurant & Bar
  • Palm Shade Guest House Restaurant & Bar
  • Bon Appetit Restaurant & Bar

Other Important Travel Information About Candolim Beach

Candolim Beach Goa

Best Time to Visit Candolim Beach

The best time to Visit Candolim Beach is between October and March when the weather is pleasant and there are no rains.

How to Reach Candolim Beach?

The best way to reach Candolim Beach from Panjim, which is at a distance of 15 km away is by auto rickshaws or taxis. One can also hire a bike from Panjim for Candolim Beach.

Tourist Attractions to See in and around Candolim Beach

  • Calangute Beach
  • Baga Beach
  • Fort Aguada

Frequently Asked Questions

Many people just wonder what special is there in Candolim, which draws a large number of tourists and the reason come out of it is 'blissful solitude'. This beach is the ideal haunt for all those who look for rejuvenation, fun and serenity. Its quiet and tranquil atmosphere spellbinds many travelers. On the top of it, when you come to know that it's a home to plenty of water sports and other activities, then you'll never let it go.

  • Water Sports : Candolim offers all kinds of water activities for adventure freaks. So, everyone should try your hand at jet-skiing, bump rides, banana rides, catamaran sailing, parasailing, water skiing, wind-surfing and other water sports. You can also experience thrilling adventure trip by taking a guided boat trip, where you can spot dolphins and crocodiles.
  • Diving : One of the most adventurous and daring sports is Diving, which is also popular in Candolim. It gives a spectacular view while going under water. You can view the marine life and beautiful scenery of underwater that includes sharks, turtles, and barracuda. One should try diving around sunken Spanish and Portuguese wrecks which offer everlasting experience.
  • Sunburn Festival : It's one of the popular electronic dance festivals held in Candolim Beach for three days every year. During this festival, one can enjoy shopping, music, food, and have lots of fun & entertainment. Hence interesting adventure sports, spellbinding scenery, and a unique festivity round the year make this place a worth stay during a holiday trip to Goa. Above all, sunbathing, shopping of handicraft items and eating are also interesting things to do, which should not be missed anyhow

The Candolim Beach is an enchanting beach that stretches from Aguada Fort to Chapora Beach. There are plenty of places to visit near and around the seashore. The diamond hazes of beach, picturesque view of churches and historical forts are ultimate spots in Goa.

  • Aguada Fort : It is one of the best attractions in Candolim, built by the Portuguese in 1612. Along with it, there is church, lighthouse and the garrison of the Aguada Jail, which are also the part of tourist attractions. Towards the northern side of the fort, you'll observe a scenic beauty of Calangute and Candolim beaches, which are the most visited spots in Goa. Located at the top of Sinquerim plateau, it will show you a spectacular view of different shades of life in Goa, where you may view Mandovi touching the sea, Panjim on the southern bank, and large cargo ships leading the way to the Mormugao port.
  • Chapel of St. Lawrence : It is a popular attraction in Candolim, lies on the shore of Aguada bay. This Chapel has its feast day on 10th August every year. You can take a picturesque click of a striking mansion named as Placio Aguada.
  • Candolim Church : Dedicated to 'Our Lady of Hope', this church has an appealing look of a frosted icing cake. The specialty of this place is its excellent stained-glass work inside and the rich paddies, which stretch up to the Periline. All these simply add a rustic beauty of the scene.

November to April. If you are bored with your daily busy life and want a holiday break from your schedule, then Candolim Beach would be the perfect choice for you. This is one of the best destinations in Goa for honeymoon couples and families. All can have a great time to spend together with their loved ones. So, don't waste your time, choose the best package from Tour My India and enjoy the exciting beach holiday trip to Candolim with your loved ones.

  • By Air : Dabolim is the nearest airport to reach Candolim, which is at a distance of 46 km. From the airport, you can hire car or taxi to reach the beach.
  • By Rail : The nearest railway station is located at Thivim (Thivim Railway Station), which is aprox.21 km away. It takes around 30 minutes to reach at Candolim Beach. Other railheads are Karmali (approx.21 km), Margao (44 km) and Vasco da Gama (approx.37 km).
  • By Road : Candolim Beach is well connected to the Panaji Bus Station, which is at a distance of 12 km. There are many KTC (Kadamba Transport Corporation) and private bus operator from Panaji bus stop to Candolim. You can also take bus from Mapsua to reach Candolim in maximum 15 minutes.

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