Calangute Calling

What to and what not to expect from the biggest beach in North Goa

Calangute beach – the top-most pick of foreign tourists visiting Goa and rightfully so. With the Candolim beach on one side and the Baga beach on the other, both becoming part of Calangute, the air here is filled with excitement and adventure. Calangute beach is definitely one of the most happening places in Goa, with its parties going on till late at night and again, the first rays of the sun seeing the beginning of adventure sports on the beach. The beach is known to have the highest number of foreign visitors throughout the year. With a variety of things to keep one engaged, along with the local market for shopping enthusiasts and, of course, the beautiful sea and the waves making for the perfect background; no wonder then, that Calangute beach is known as the Queen of Beaches.

Things to do

Spreading along the Arabian Sea for 6.5 km, Calangute beach is a nature-lover’s heaven. Due to its beauty, the beach is flooded with tourists from the month of October to May. One can find a number of shacks on the beach. All of them also provide relaxing beds for sunbathing or for a massage, which are free to use, provided you buy something to eat or drink from the shack.

Water Sports:

Water Sports:

Water Sports in Calangute beach is probably as famous as the nightlife here. Indulge in various rides like jet skiing, para-gliding and para-sailing, banana boat rides, surfing, etc. water sports in goa

Massage Parlors:

Massage Parlors:

If relaxing on the beach is not enough, you can definitely visit one of the many Thai massage parlors or Ayurveda massage parlors in Calangute.



Parasailing on Beach is wonderful experience when fly up high in the air and when air kicks on your face. Sea and beach side view are amazing when you are on a height in the air. Parasailing in Goa

Shopping Market

Shopping Market

You can find many shops for handicraft boutiques, Tibetan Shopkeepers, Jewelry shops, Clothing, and Designed stuffs from many states like Gujarat, Karnataka, Rajasthan. Shopping In goa

Eateries and Food Joints

For the foodie, Goa is definitely a must-visit. The Konkani-style sea food preparation will always remain Goa’s specialty. There are a number of food joints to explore in Calangute both, alongside the beach, as well as within the town. Some Best restaurant based on google business

Pousada by the Beach

Hotel & Restaurant

Open-air eatery at a small hotel serving seafood-centric dishes in a rustic, beachfront setting.

Phone: 099222 79265

Timing : 11 AM to 7 PM

Koi Asian Dining And Bar


Stylish restaurant preparing pan-Asian food in a smart space filled with regional art.

Phone: 080070 34426

Timing: 12 PM to 1 AM

A Reverie


Continental fare & ample spirits in a partially open-air set up with chic furnishings.

Phone: 098231 74927

Timing : 7 AM to 11 PM

Amavi by Sumera


Amavi by Sumera is a Multi Award Winning Fine Dining Restaurant that combines exquisite food with incredible Architecture for the Best Dining Experience.

Phone: 073788 84087

Timing : 7 AM to 11 PM

Chelsea Beach Shack


Seafood Restaurant,Indian , continental, Mediterranean

Phone: 098221 80894

Timing : 8 AM to 11:30 PM

Chef Soumyens Kitchen


Exotic open-air restaurant with terrace tables serving European dishes matched with fine wines.

Phone: 092264 81417

Timing: 6:30 AM to 11:30 PM

Aggie's Cafe


A beautiful beach shack on a beautiful not-so-crowded beach. Evenings here with their tasty seafood and the setting sun is relaxing and peaceful.

Phone: 098221 69645

Timing: 8 AM to 11 PM

Cafe Lazydays


Multicuisine cafe with some open-air seating & an easygoing vibe, a stroll away from the sea.

Phone: 098231 52528

Timing: 9 AM to 11 PM

Royal Relish


Royal Relish is small cozy restaurant serving multiple cuisine day and night. Royal relish connects with their customer same way ingredients connects with food.

Phone: 096652 64064

Timing: 10 AM to 11 PM

Souza Lobo


Simple, long-running beachfront restaurant known for its seafood, Goan dishes & live music.

Phone: 0832 228 1234

Timing : 12-4:30 PM to 7 – 11:30 PM

Hotels Near Calangute beach

There are a lot of hotels along the way towards the beach. One has the option to either book a hotel near Calangute beach, or to book it a bit towards the main town. Whatever the case, there will always be options to choose from; right from a five star hotel to bachelor hostels.

Raj Resort Goa

Nestled in the heart of Calangute, Raj Resort Goa is your ideal stay option in Goa. With vibrant interior and lush green surroundings, this resort will…

How to Reach

Calangute beach is located 13 km from Panaji and 8 km from Mapusa. It is well connected with the other parts of Goa and one can easily find different means of transport to reach this town. For travelling locally during the stay in Goa, one can hire a moped, which costs somewhere between Rs.150 to Rs.200 per day. Petrol is sold along the road in shops, so do make sure to fill up the tanks beforehand.

By Air

Dabolim is the nearest airport to Calangute. For people coming from abroad, the Vasco Da Gama international airport is the nearest.


The nearest railway station is Thivim. One has to get down here and take a cab towards Calangute. The other railway stations nearby to Calangute are Margao and Vasco.


Frequent buses are available to travel to and from Calangute beach. One can also find prepaid taxi services from the airport.

Calangute beach has been the crowd’s favorite for times immemorial, and for good reasons. The perfect blend of enthusiasm and relaxation here is what makes it a must visit place in goa. If you plan on making a trip here, you can explore it even better with someone who knows the place inside out. To know more about bookings and reservations, get in touch with us. View all Goa Beaches

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