Candolim is a tourist hub in the northern part of Goa. One won’t find it difficult to book a room at hotels in Candolim as these exist in large numbers. Calangute, another famous place nearby, also has loads of hotels. FabHotel All Seasons, FabHotel La Flamingo and FabHotel The King's Court are the preferred hotels in Calangute. These hotels provide a comfortable stay without burning a hole in your pocket.
Visitors prefer Candolim Beach as it is considerably more peaceful than most other seashores in the region. It is an ideal place to relax and rejuvenate amidst natural beauty, away from the chaos of the cities. The beach is clean and ideal for a morning walk. Watching the run rise and set are beautiful experiences and treat to the eyes. You can just sit on the sand and look at the endless ocean, while the cool breeze provides a calming feeling. Building sand castles, walking along the shoreline or lazing on a lounger would be a memorable experience. If you are a thrill seeker, then you can indulge in exciting activities like water skiing and parasailing.
Shopping and Dining in Candolim
There are some good shopping places in Candolim, including Super Emporium, Tony’s The Designer Jewellers and Curves. One can buy chic clothes and souvenirs from FabIndia as well. There are a series of stalls offering local products, most of which are jewelry items made from seashells. The shacks on the beach offer amazing Goan and Konkani seafood at really cheap prices. Top dining destinations include Tuscany Gardens, Alex Beach Shack, Sunny Side Up, Ryan Shack, Café Chocolatti, The Stone House, Bomra’s, Calamari Bathe & Binge, Palms n Sands, Sham’s Shack, Earthen Oven and Karlton’s Horizon Grill. Fisherman’s Cove is another great place for avid foodies to check out in Candolim.
Attractions in and around Candolim
From hotels in Candolim, people can easily reach numerous famous attractions of Goa, such as:
• Our Lady of Hope Church (1.4 km)
• Calangute Beach (4.8 km)
• Fort Aguada (4.8 km)
• Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary (14.5 km)
• Morjim Beach (21.3 km)
How to Reach Candolim
There are buses available from all around Goa for Candolim. One can reach Candolim by hiring a cab, bike or auto-rickshaw from Panaji, the capital of Goa. The nearest railway station to Candolim is Thivim Railway Station, located 21 km away. From Goa International Airport, 35.3 km away, regular flights are available for hordes of cities like Mumbai. If you are looking for hotels in Mumbai, then you can check out FabHotel Blue Bell Residency Thane East and FabHotel Amour Andheri East.