Candolim Goa Attractions | Water Sports, Activities, Things To Do in Candolim Goa



Candolim is a popular small town located in Goa state with its spectacular beach of the Arabian sea. Another popular Calangute beach is located northern side to the Candolim beach. The uniqueness of Candolim beach made it famous for honeymooners due to its fewer crowds. It is favourite spot for many foreign visitors every day. The beach is open to visitors all days from 5 am to 8 pm. It might take two to three hours to cover the beach for a visitor. It is the best tourist spot for nature lovers. For Travellers and Visitors, Candolim Hotels and Candolim resorts are perfect for stay with family and friends.

Candolim Beach is just not a simple spot to kill some time on a sunny day, but it got its own activities to engage visitors duly.  Some of the best things one can do at Candolim beach are:

•    There are plenty of water sports activities in Goa like catamaran sailing, jet skiing, surfing, banana rides, paragliding, parasailing and bumpy rides. These activities will take you by storm since the beach opened in the early morning and entertains up to 4 pm. These are definitely worth trying, but rainy and windy days will overshadow these activities. So when you visit Goa, then definately enjoy water sports activities in Goa.

•    If you’re into Yoga or a yoga enthusiast, then there are yoga centres to make your day memorable. These centres will teach on body and mind fitness in the form of daily, weekly and monthly classes. It is important to remember that there are touts and few non-recognized centres; you better-keeping distance with such.

•    Your trip is not alone for fun and added with body and mind rejuvenation, and then this beach got for you special Ayurvedic massage centres too. Their massage techniques are popular to treat a migraine, back-aches, and some more diseases. It is also important here to consider your massage from the right people.

•    Candolim Beach celebrates SUNBURN FESTIVAL for three days during winter that is around December. Plan your trip during winter because it is not worth missing dance, music, food, shopping and entertainment during this festival.

•    If you’re nocturnal, then Candolim beach nightlife is something that is ready to entertain you a lot. Nightlife is gigantic in this small town at the places like Shiro Nightclub, Pharos, Club LPK and some more. Live music is added with cocktails and mocktails at these places with extra attraction as “Over The Flame Entertainment”.


Places Nearby to Candolim Beach:   

•    Chapel of St. Lawrence: Aguada Bay shores holding the beautiful chapel of St. Lawrence. Every year August huge festival is celebrated here and planning your trip in August to Candolim Beach can entertain you more with these celebrations.

•    Aguada Fort: The Aguada Fort was built in the year 1912 by Portuguese. This is a special attraction that encompasses Aguada jail, a lighthouse and a church. History and beauty together welcome you to this place to entertain you more. You can see visibly Candolim beaches and Calangute beaches from the Fort’s north side.

•    Candolim Church: The Candolim Church welcomes you with its spectacular stained glass work, oldest architectural designs and paddies those stretched out to periline. A little walk from this church can take you to another beautiful place called Palacio Aguada, which is a mansion.

Candolim Beach and Shopping: 

Shopping experience in Candolim beach is truly invigorating. You can shop at here custom design and made clothes, artificial stones in various colours, artificial jewellery, enticing designs over wood & metal, well-crafted souvenirs, gems, designer bags and some more. There is Hollywood Fashion Goa Shoppe that offers Bollywood style clothes stitched for you instantly. Food is another thing that deserves the place in your shopping agenda. There are some places to try Goa food like Tina Restros n Bar, Buena Mesaand, Bar Latino and some more.

How to Reach Candolim Beach: 

The Dabolim Airport is the nearest to Candolim Beach by air. It is 46kms away from the airport and you will get plenty of taxis from the airport to reach Candolim Beach. Thivim Railway station is your stop to get down when reaching this place by train. The beach is just 2kms away from the railway station with plenty of cabs accessibility. You can get direct buses to the beach from Panaji Bus stand too. It is just 12kms away from Panaji bus stand.

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A Brief Guidance cum Tips to Travelers: 

It is very common for travellers to hire the cab to reach various destinations. If you’re coming as the group or as a couple, then it is a wise step to avail bike rentals. Or renting cars is also a good option here. By renting a bike or car you can save some spending on this trip. Also, it is not wise to carry too much cash in hand while going out. It is just 3000 rupees as cash in hand can satiate well outside for you. All kinds of debit and credit cards are accepted all over the town. Do not wear costly jewellery as it can turn into unnecessary attention. There is a chance for creepy eyes to follow you if you wear skimpy clothing. It is always better to keep a distance from people those try to be too much friendly. If you need any help, then try accessing a tour guide or tour operator instead depending on strangers. You should save on mobile the number 100 for police and 102 for the ambulance.

The above-mentioned tips are enough for you to translate your trip into your interest. In fact, Candolim beach is a safe place since ages and many foreigners regularly visit this place. This place can fulfill well to your expectations with its pleasant ambience. Plan properly from the beginning to the end of the trip and follow your schedules strictly. It is strictly suggested to avoid strangers those can pose in as danger at any point in time. Local authorities are friendly and they always can be of help to you at any point in time by reaching on the toll-free number 100. I wish your visit to Candolim Beach will be truly invigorating and memorable for the rest of the life.




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