Candolim beach is one the best seaside escapes along the coast. What was once a fishing village has changed course since tourism began in the 70s. Today Candolim’s diverse range of eateries, shopping outlets, entertainment zones and more makes it a sought after destination in Goa.
There’s a lot to explore in the area and you’ll be surprised to find, besides entertainment , a bit of history and heritage.
You can start your journey from the end tip, Sinquerim. Here you can visit Sinquerim beach, a quieter stretch compared to Candolim beach. Go for a relaxing walk and spot Aguada Fort at a distance. Visit the old heritage fortress even as you enjoy the dual pleasure of a panoramic view of the entire coast.
From Sinquerim jetty you can hop on to any of the boat excursions to Grande Island where adventure junkies can opt for scuba diving, snorkelling and other water sport activities.
After you’re done, you can head to the main Candolim beach for more fun in the sun. Unwind at one of the popular shacks and while indulging your taste buds, take in the breathtaking sunset. You can take part in the water sports as well.
Visitors are also spoilt for shopping choices in Candolim beach with scores of options on offer. You can find designer outlets bringing the latest in fashion right next to street side shops displaying affordable and comfortable beach wear .
After spending a relaxing evening on the beach, it’s time to take on the party scene. Candolim has the famed Cohiba and Sinq clubs along with a host of other venues that cater to all tastes. There’s live music at almost every restaurant or shack on the weekends and some even have karaoke nights.