About 14 Kms to the north-west of Panaji and adjacent to the Sinquerim beach
Why Candolim ?
Candolim is the birthplace of the famous Goan freedom fighter, Abbe Faria. He was a master at hypnotism. Candolim is known for its calm and quiet atmosphere. The beach is not very crowded compared to the other beaches in Goa. There are a lot of activities that one can do at Candolim like water-skiing, swimming, para-sailing etc.
What else ?
Candolim is an excellent place to try out some fishing too! So if you are into fishing, don?t forget to visit Candolim when you travel to Goa. Also at Candolim, you can go for a cruise into the sea and enjoy the beautiful sunset in the middle of the sea. If you are interested in Yoga, some nearby hotels at Candolim offer that too!
How do I get there ?
To reach Candolim, you can take a bus or taxi from Panaji. If you are traveling alone, you can even hire a motorbike.
Where do I stay ?
Candolim is a quiet place with not many buildings and hotels around. There are a few expensive ones like The Taj Aguada Heritage Hotel and the Taj Holiday Village. But if you are looking for budget accommodation then you can rent an apartment or stay in a guesthouse nearby the beach.
I must carry ?
Swimming gear, fishing gear if you like to fish. Since the beach is open without much shade and shelter around, you can even think of hiring a beach umbrella.