Palolem is about 5 Kms to the north-west of Chauri.
Palolem is full of white sand on its crescent bay. There?s also a small island nearby the beach. If you want to get there you can try asking the local fishermen to ferry you there. If you are lucky enough, you might even get to go there for free! If asked, the fishermen even take you a bit deeper in to the sea and show you the dolphins.
Palolem has some good shacks and restaurants serving tasty snacks and sea food. There are also some shops nearby where you can buy the unique Goan clothes that come in all kinds of bright colors.
How do I get there?
Reaching Palolem is easy. It?s about 3 kms from the Canacona Railway Station on the Konkan Railway. Buses are available from Margao to Palolem at regular intervals.You can even hire a taxi or an auto rickshaw from Margao about 40 kms from Palolem.
Where do I stay?
The Palolem Beach Resort, The Gaitonde?s Tent Resort and The Hi-Tide Beach Huts are a good choice. There are also a few guest houses and cheaper hotels nearby where you can lodge
What do I carry?
All the stuff that relaxes you, like your favorite novels, walkman / I Pod, tanning lotions and sunscreen.