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Palolem Beach

The Crescent Shaped Beauty in Palolem Beach Goa

A place that makes you forget the outside world

Palolem Beach goa is a stretch of white sand on a bay in Goa, South India. It’s known for its calm waters and for its nightlife, including “silent discos” where partygoers wear headphones. Lined with palm trees and colorful wooden shacks, the beach faces Canacona Island, known for its resident monkeys. To the south, turtles nest at Galgibaga Beach. Inland, Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary is home to birds, wild boars and gaur.

If you’re a Hollywood movie buff, let’s just start with the fact that this beach was where Matt Damon shot for his film, “The Bourne Supremacy”. If you’re not a huge movie fan, this place still makes it to the list of the best beaches in Goa, and we recommend that you do include Palolem Beach Goa is in your next trip to Goa.
There are many Palolem beach Resorts, Palolem beach Hotels, Palolem beach Nightlifes  & we are done many activities & things to do in Palolem beach goa . Though it is not as popular as Baga beach or Anjuna BeachPalolem Beach goa is situated in Canacona in southern Goa, India. Palolem beach goa does have a considerably large number of foreign and domestic tourists visiting it throughout the year. The uniqueness of the beach lies in its crescent shape. Standing on either end points of the beach, one gets the entire view of Palolem beach goa and its beautiful white sand. The corners of the beach consist of rocks jutting out towards the sea. Apart from the beauty of the beach, there are many reasons to include Palolem beach goa  in your travel plans – the nearby tourist spots, the local market, breath-taking views of Portugese architecture and the delicious food at the beach shacks in Palolem beach shack goa.

The Travel

Palolem beach is located in Canacona city in South Goa, 2.5 kms away from the market town of Chaudi. Due to the high number of foreign tourists visiting the beach, it is well-connected with the other parts of Goa. Though the place is slowly getting commercialized, it is still comparatively less crowded than the other popular beaches of Goa like Baga, Candolim and Calangute. The neighboring beaches to Palolem are Agonda beach, Polem beach and Patnem beach.

By Road

The bus service here is quite frequent, with a Kadamba Transport Corporation (KTC) bus travelling every half an hour between Palolem and Margao.

By Train

The nearest railway station is the Canacona Railway station, which is just 30 minutes away from the Margao railway junction.

By Air

Dabolim airport is the nearest airport to Palolem, which is around 67kms away. For people coming from abroad, the Vasco Da Gama international airport is the nearest.

Things to do

Due to its amazing scenic beauty and calm, serene atmosphere, it is one of the best places in Goa for honeymooners and newly-weds. The beach is famous for long walks along the beach at night and the sunsets and sunrise. Not much of water-sports are seen, though there are a few para-sailing and dolphin-spotting activities available. One can also go for Ayurvedic massages available at the beach and nearby spas.

Monkey Island

Monkey Island

Just walking distance from Palolem, is the famous Monkey Island. Be ready to click a lot of amazing pictures at Monkey-point.

Butterfly Beach

Butterfly Beach

You have to take a ferry or boat ride to reach Butterfly beach, or more commonly known as Honeymoon beach, but the ride is definitely worth it. The icing on the cake will be to go during the sunset or sunrise.

Silent Discos

Silent Discos

The silent disco parties here are out-of-this-world. One of the most famous is the Neptune Point.

Shopping

Shopping

There are many stalls and markets near Palolem, where one can shop for small handicrafts, jewelry, colorful dresses, souvenirs, books and other such small items. For someone looking for a little up-scale shopping, the La Mangrove boutique will definitely catch your eye.

Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary

Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary

For nature-lovers, the sanctuary is a comfortable one-day trip, away from the beach.

Eateries and Food Joints

No matter where you go in Goa, you are never a 100 steps away from the awesome Konkani style food preparation of Goa. The place offers you a wide variety of options to indulge in, right from the beach shack to exotic family restaurants.

Magic Italy

This authentic Italian restaurant and pizzeria is a must-visit for pizza lovers. It is located right on the Palolem main street.

Magic Italy

Le Petit Palolem

This outdoor dining restaurant offers a wide variety of cocktails and tidbits, along with a delicious menu to choose from.

Le Petit Palolem

Cocktails and Dreams

True to its name, you can definitely check this place out for its wide range of cocktails.

Cocktails and Dreams

Havana Cuba Bar and Restaurant

A cozy little place, this beachfront restaurant and bar in Palolem beach is well known for its romantic ambience and awesome Goan delicacies.

Havana Cuba Bar and Restaurant

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