Termed as the Queen of Beaches, Calangute is the first choice for every tourist that lands on the soil of Goa. The Calangute beach has stretched its boundaries in the northeast of the capital city of Panaji. Being regarded as the largest beach in north Goa, this tourist spot remains crowded for the most part of the year. Flocked by tourists from all over the world, the place has transformed itself into a hub for party lovers. As the sun goes down, a mystic and electrifying breeze scatters around on the Calangute provoking the tourists to party all night.
As the night stays busy partying at Calangute, it’s the daytime, which brings a plethora of some of the best water sport activities. People are drawn in large numbers towards water sports like Surfing, water skiing and parasailing. The waves near the shore are much bigger and heavier, which adds to the thrill of the numerous water sport activities being carried on. Apart from this, the Calangute beach is a haven for sunbathers. The beach remains flooded by foreign tourists wishing to get a proper tan. Endless shacks to lay around with the exotic seafood and drinks, sounds like an apt getaway. All this makes Calangute the favorite place to be in Goa.
Discovered in the late 1960's by the hippies, Calangute Beach is a haven for all those who love the sand and the surf. Laze in the sun kissed beach or else go for a bath in the sea. The cool sea breeze from the sea is sure to lull any tired soul to sleep.
Best Time to Visit
Like the other beaches of Goa, the best time to visit the Calangute is between the months of October and March. The other half of the year also stays populated with a large number of tourists.
Places to Stay
As tourism in Goa has been flourishing a lot from the past many years, accommodation options are plenty nearby the beaches and tourist spots. Owing to this, one can easily get an accommodation for himself around the very popular Calangute beach. Some of the nearest hotels are Estrela Do Mar beach resort, North 16, Neelam’s the Grand and Resort De Coracao.
Places to Eat
Goa is an absolute delight for continental as well as seafood lovers. The state has a chain of restaurants offering European, Goan, continental and different other cuisines. At the Calangute, one can hog on to the eateries of Infant aria, Brettos, Souza Lobo, Indian Jones and Cape Town Café.
How to Reach
The very popular Calangute beach is well connected via road to the capital city of Panaji. Taxis and buses from Panaji are easily available.