Candolim, well known for its scenic and natural beauty, is one of the longest beaches in Goa. Engulfing the Fort Aguada on when end, it seamlessly runs into Calangute beach on other, making it one dreamy destination for those who aspire to take those perfect ‘long walks’ on the beach to reflect on life and relationships.
Myraid flavours of Goa are on display here. Be it the most authentic and appetizing Goan cuisine on display in beachside shacks selling local favourites, the multiple eateries in the area offering classic delights or the indigenous and colorful Goan people with their fervor for life, fenny and music. Interestingly, the population of Candolim has a literacy rate of 76% much higher than the national average of 59.5% as per the census of India, 2011.
A holiday in Candolim is advisable for those who are seeking solace on the shores of Goa. The beach is very calm and beautiful and is not flocked by party animals. People from various ashrams and pro-peace organizations frequently visit the beach to enlighten their senses and bring peace to their mind. Enjoy a breezy evening at any of the beaches. Most resorts in the area are set by the beach and allow easy access to sun, sand and surf. Tourists can avail room nights at any of these beach resorts depending on their budgets. For those who are not looking to spend much time on the beach and want to discover the sub-urban neighborhoods and the Goanese lifestyle, availing pocket-friendly accommodation in serviced apartments in small yet invigorating localities in and around Candolim can be a great idea.
Enjoy a variety of adventurous water sports such as parasailing, water skiing and others or learn the art of fishing at the beach. Many hotels and resorts host special nights for tourists comprising of heritage Goan sea food cuisine such as Tiger Prawns and traditional foot tapping Goan folk music. A must at the Candolim Beach in Goa is the boating excursion in the evenings as one gets to see unbelievably beautiful views of the setting sun. The reflection of the sun in the waters gives it a vibrant orange hue, leaving you spellbound and the sight etched in your memories forever.