Palolem Beach, one of the famous beaches in Goa, is comfortably stretched between two headlands. The beach is great for those people who are simply looking for some peace and solitude. The beach is lined with a few shacks selling seafood snacks, clothes and souvenirs. However, this beach is also famous for its “Silent Night” parties where you can dance away to different genres of music played by versatile DJ’s. Swimming is also a great option here.
Best Time to Visit:
There is no best time to visit Goa, or any of its attractions. Palolem Beach is no exception. Tourists can visit this beach throughout the year. This beach has shallow waves that allow kids to enjoy splashing in the seashore. The waves however become unpredictable during the monsoon season. It would be best to avoid swimming and any other water sports activities during this season. However, you can rest, relax and enjoy the gorgeous views of the sea ahead.
Places to Stay:
Palolem Beach provides numerous beach shacks accommodations. Beach cottages provide basic to luxury facilities and are usually cheap. The cottages are a reminder of Goa’s tradition, which is beautiful and indulging. Try The Nest, Green Park Beach Hut Resort, Rose Buds or Papillon Beach Huts for an exotic stay.
Places to Eat:
There are many shacks and restaurants around Palolem Beach that serve delicious sea-food, besides other exciting snacks. Peter Bar, Café Rumba, Spicy Bella and Café Bar are some of the most popular eateries around Palolem Beach.
How to Reach:
Goa International Airport (Dabolim) is the nearest airport from Palolem Beach, at a distance of 60km. Nearest Railway Station from the beach is Canacona Railway Station. Taxis and vehicles on rent are easily available in Goa for the purpose of commuting. Visitors can also opt to board a bus or hire a taxi.