Candolim is a quaint seaside town in the Bardez taluka in North Goa. Candolim Beach is situated just south of the popular Calangute Beach. Candolim is located about 13 kilometres from Panaji, the capital of Goa.
Starting at Fort Aguada and eventually blending with Calangute Beach, Candolim is one of the longest beaches in Goa. The beautiful beach features scrub-covered dunes which are quite popular with tourists. These dunes are perfect spots to watch the sunset at Candolim Beach.
Water sports in Candolim Beach are operated by registered local tour agencies in Goa. Be it honeymooners or solo travellers, Candolim Beach in Goa is a popular destination for adventure activities. Visitors can try their hand at jet skiing, banana rides, catamaran sailing, parasailing, water skiing, windsurfing, and surfing. Thrilling adventures such as taking a glass bottom boat trip, spotting dolphins and turtles, and sailing to the open sea for fishing await for travellers. Fishing is ideal for those looking to enjoy peaceful time at open sea.
Besides a wide range of water sports, Candolim Beach in North Goa is the ideal haunt for tourists seeking rejuvenation, fun, and serenity. Located near the famous Baga Beach, Candolim is a lovely spot for families on holidays or couples on honeymoon in Goa. The shrub-covered dunes and serene waters of Candolim Beach draw a large number of tourists from all across the world.
The white sand beach of Candolim is located near some major tourist attractions in Goa. Fort Aguada and Calangute Beach, Grand 7 Casino, Casino Pride, Deltin Royale Casino, and Casino Paradise are some of the luxury casinos near Candolim Beach.
Beneath the hype of Baga and Calungaute beaches, it is awfully hard to avoid a visit to rather laid-back Candolim. The main Candolim-Calangute Road is lined with restaurants and shops. The main markets to pick-up souvenirs are Newton and Delfinos. Travellers can head to the Fruit & Fish Market which is in Calangute town, only a 5 or 6 minute drive from Candolim. The St. Antonio Chapel, the Costa Frias Villa, and the famous Fort Aguada are other popular places to visit near Candolim Beach.