Beauty of Palolem Beach
South Goa Beach
Palolem Beach Goa
Where is Palolem beach?
This beach in Goa is situated 2km west of Chaudi and if you are driving in from the southern state of Karnataka and wanted to discover the nearest, reasonably well-known Goan beach, the chances are that you'd be directed to Palolem.
How to reach Palolem beach?
This beach is just 3 km away from Canacona Railway Junction, now on the Konkan Railway. Tourists can take taxis and auto-rickshaws to reach here from Margao, 40 km away. There are regular buses from Margao to Palolem that would drop tourists at Canacona village. Panaji, the capital of Goa, is more than 70 km away.
More about Palolem
This beach is one of the most ideal beach in the state of Goa. It has a crescent shaped bay lined with swaying coconut palms hemmed by a pair of rocky crags. The white sand beach in an arc is picture perfect. The village located nearby has several cafes and souvenir stalls catering to day-trippers and vacationers who arrive in droves on sightseeing tours of the beaches. Despite the commercialisation, Palolem remains a traditional village, where the easy pace of life is dictated by the three daily rounds of todi-tapping.
One of the most popular beach in Goa, Palolem is a beach of white sand facing a blue bay between two headlands. The little wooded islands on the northern headland look interesting and if you're keen, you can persuade one of the fishermen to ferry you across. You can also venture out to the sea to spot dolphins at this beautiful beach in Goa. Since tourists discovered Palolem, few shacks have mushroomed which sells seafood, snacks, souvenirs and clothes.
How to enjoy Palolem beach?
This is an ideal beach that any tourist would be looking for. Besides relaxing on the beach you can also venture into the sea where you will be able to spot the dolphins.
Where to stay?
Tourists visiting the Palolem in this Indian state of Goa have the option of choosing beautiful beach huts and family rooms situated along the shores. Weekends can tend to be a bit overcrowded with picnickers, beachcombers and tourists thronging this beach to enjoy themselves.
Enjoy your day on Palolem Beach!
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