Beaches

The Candolim Beach is one tourist destination that is far from the madding crowds of the other beaches in the Beach Capital of India Goa. The quiet resort is charming with the bountiful beauty of nature. The white sandy beach is a major draw now though earlier it used to be the hangout of the few travelers. The scrub-covered dunes enhance the beauty of the straight and sandy Candolim beach.

Candolim beach

While at the Candolim beach do not miss out the Aguada Fort. The fort was built by the Portuguese way back in 1912 for defense against the Dutch and the Maratha invaders. Along with the fort the church, lighthouse and the barracks of the Aguada Jail have become tourist attractions.

Take a plunge into swimming or just sun bathe. For the more adventurous amongst you there is option of indulging in water sports like parasailing and jet skiing.

Candolim is the place to be in to spend the evenings in the best possible manner. You must check out the makeshift bars and restaurants made from wood and palm leaves on the beachside.

Besides the fun for food there are several restaurants that offer excellent seafood though the continental dishes are also available. There are many eating joints in the hotels. Many accommodation facilities are also available at the Candolim beach. A variety of hotels and boarding houses dot the beach.

The captivating Candolim beach is well connected with the rest of the places. The Dabolim airport provides the connectivity through air. For road transport there are plenty of buses that ply between Panaji, Calangute via Sinquerim.
Even though swimming is considered safe you must check out with the lifeguards for the strength of the undercurrents.

Get ready to get charmed by the beauty of the Candolim beach!

Candolim beach comes as an ideal beach for those who are slowly getting tired of the crowded beaches of Calangute or Anjuna. Though tourists quite often frequent Candolim beach, you can still find some quiet places for yourself. If you want to try your hand at fishing, you are welcome to do so too. Some hotels at Candolim beaches offer yoga and meditation session which will give any tourist a sense of relief from all the stress and fatigue that he has been trying to run away from by being in Goa.
Candolim is the best beach if you want solitude from the hustle and bustle of Aguada though not expecting too much of facilities. There is good food and long and straight beach backed by scrub-covered dunes with little shelter.

To reach Goa Candolim beach, you can avail taxi or bus services or better still, hire a bike. For getting back from there, you can try the taxi stands located near the Candolim beach offering you services at fixed rates to different places.