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.
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
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
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.