Candolim Travel Guide

Candolim Overview

Candolim Beach has become one of the most popular beach holiday destinations in Goa, India. Once a small fishing village that hippies from the 1960’s made their home, now is a dominant force in the Goan tourist industry.   Located on the north coast of Goa between Sinquerim and Calangute beaches, Candolim is more than just a beach destination.   With its 17 century cathedral and strong ties to its roots as a fishing village, Candolim has a slightly different flavor than its neighboring beaches.

Getting in an out of Candolim is easy with bus lines from Arambol, Mapusa and Panjim.   Taxis are affordable if you are coming from one of the neighboring beach such as Sinquerim, Calangute or Baga. Talk to your hotel about renting a motorbike to get around the neighboring beaches.

Things to do in Candolim

Candolim Beach

Not surprisingly the beach at Candolim is the big draw.  Candolim Beach is a popular beach destination offering several water activities. Tourism in Candolim is on the rise and the vibe at Candolim beach is a mix between mature European package travelers, Indians on vacation and families.  Candolim Beach Photos can be seen on the Photos Tab of this Travel Guide.
Water Sports Candolim - On the south end of Candolim beach you can find several independent water sport operations for jet skis, waterskiing and parasailing.
Candolim Nightlife – Most of the beach huts at Candolim that also double as restaurants serve up drinks and entertainment every night of the week during peak season. Be sure to check out Frank Zappa’s Beach Shack and Shiro Poison for some interesting party action.

Hotels in Candolim

Candolim Beach Resorts:

CasaSea Shell – Excellent budget option in Candolim and popular with backpackers. Email: tel: 0832 247 9879
Corinne’s – This basic and clean hotel is a good mid-range option for those on a budget but want something a little nicer. Tel 0832 645 2249
Casablanca Beach Resort – Right on the water, a/c rooms and styley pool. Tel: 0832 247 9224
Lemon Tree Amarante Beach Resort – 65 guest rooms, pool, kid friendly, 250 m from CandolimBeach. Tel: +91 832 3988188
Candolim Hotel Reviews can be read on the Destination Reviews Tab of this guide.

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