CANDOLIM – Birth Place of Abba Faria

It is the white sandy Candolim beach which has been naturally beautified via the scrub- covered dunes which does draws numerous tourists’ locations.  It is famous as has been the birth place of Abba Faria who is considered as the Goan freedom fighters and also referred to as Father of Hypnotism. It is located just 14 Km from North of Panaji on the Goa state. It is the part of the long extension of the coastline beach along the Arabian Sea which does begins at Fort Aguada and does ends at Chapora Beach. The best means to travel in Goa is by the two wheeler. You could just rent the bike which is widely available across the area and price could be somewhere around Rs 250-300 rupees.

How to reach Calangute?

You could go ahead with the sun bathing, shopping with regards to trinkets as there is not much for eating. It is another soft and sandy beach which due to erosion could be narrow at some of the locations. You could come across different kinds of water sports activities which does includes Para sailing and watching the dolphin boat trips.

  • Via Bus 

It is one of the popular destinations for tourists and is connected via major cities like Bangalore and Mumbai. Reaching either to Bangalore and Mumbai just takes you around 14 to 9hours duration which depends on the quality and standard of the vehicle.

  • Via Train

The closest railway station is Thivim in case you are arriving from South or North (Kochi or Mumbai). From there it would just 30 minutes to reach there. Other two railway stations are-  Vasco Da Gama and Margao( they are majorly for the people who are travelling from Bangalore)

  • Via Taxi

You can get the prepaid taxis from outside the counter on the airport but if you are directly contacting with the driver then there could be chances that it could charge on the lower rate.

Top 10 places to visit in Candolim 

  • Sugar shack
  • Club LPK-love passion Karma
  • 12 specialities shop
  • Viceroy’s arch
  • Kegdole beach
  • SinQ
  • 1 boat tours
  • Coco Beach
  • Acorn arcade
  • Congo

Where to Eat and Stay?

The suitable restaurant in Candolim is After 7, over there you could find ample collection of excellent wine and food which are focusing mainly of European culture which is served in the garden. They are having excellent and romantic services. Further you are also requested to visit the marvellous restaurant named BOM SUCESSO at Candolim which is one of the multi-cuisines. You should definitely try to have the meat platters and the sea foods along with Tiger Prawns. There you could find good entertainment such as music, big screen etc. There are numerous buffets in evening and are open all around the year. Some of the known locations for eating are- Victor’s, Top Corner and Himalaya restaurant and bar. If you are checking out for marvellous and exciting night out then go ahead with BOM SUCESSO.

At this beach you could find out lots of inns with high end facilities. They are also having ample resorts and hotels which are offering reasonable prices which are providing exemplary services. But it is preferred that you should stay either in guest houses and resorts.

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