Candolim Beach is an absolutely gorgeous sandy beach with excellent warm blue waters perfect for an afternoon swim.The beach lies to the South of the crowded Calangute Beach. The waves in Candolim are just perfect to spend a fun afternoon in the sea.Many tourists, specially foreign tourists prefer Candolim beach to the more crowded Baga Beach. Candolim Beach is lined with numerous beach shacks where you can choose to sit at the cooler deck or on a beach chair under a colorful beach umbrella. Food and drinks are served to you right on the beach. The Arabian sea water is absolutely glorious in this stretch with perfect waves for a great time in the sea. The waters are safe for a swim. Lifeguards stationed on the beach are on constant vigil. A perfect place to laze around, enjoy the sea, relish delicious sea food, down a few beers when holidaying in Goa.
Places to Visit in Goa and Distances from Candolim:
Fort Aguada: 4.6 kms, 11 mins.
Lighthouse: 6 kms 15 mins.
Coco Beach, Dandarim: 4 kms, 11 mins.
Sinquerim Beach: 2 kms, 6 mins.
Calangute Beach: 3 kms, 9 mins.
Anjuna Beach: 9.5 kms, 25 mins.
Vagator Beach: 11 kms, 30 mins.
Arambol Beach: 27 kms, 1 hr.
Miramar Beach, Panjim: via NH17 – 23 kms, 50 mins.; via Betel-Verem-Saligao 19 kms 45 mins.
Dona Paula: 19 kms, 45 mins
Basilica of Bom Jesus, South Goa: 27 kms, 1 hr via NH 17
Dabolim International Airport: 40 kms, 1 hr via NH 17
Margao: 45 kms, 1.2 hrs via NH 17
Vasco Railway Station: 38 kms, 1 hr via NH 17
Recommended Accomodation in Candolim:
3-4 Star Resorts
Lemon Tree Amarante: A delightful property with excellent deluxe rooms and a huge swimming pool with pool bar. They have a wonderful breakfast spread till 11 am and hospitable staff. The beach is a short walk but not very crowded. Republic of Noodles, one of their in-house restaurants offers great Pan Asian food and ambience.
Resort Terra Paraiso: Great Property with a big pool with pool Bar. The beach is a short 3 minutes walk. The Deluxe ground floor rooms facing the pool are spacious, well equipped with direct access to the pool. Breakfast is good. Access to the hotel is through a narrow winding lane from near the small church in the middle of the Calangute-Aguada road. Parking space is available. The beach is a short pleasant walk from the resort and is not very crowded on this section between Calangute and Candolim. Contact: +91-832-2281811/2/3/5.
Goan Heritage Resort