An unspoiled beach, the main hub of fishermen and foreign tourists; Palolem Beach is a crescent-shaped delight of South Goa. With flecks of rocks and shacks, this beach is a perfect spot to relax your senses in. Sea’s shallow waves allow beginner-level swimmers to try their hands at swimming. The shacks at this beach offer scrumptious sea-food, souvenirs and clothes. This was indeed a secret beach known only by the hippies during 1980s and today it is a popular beach of Goa. The beach cottage accommodation makes it even more special for the tourists.
Best Time to Visit :
There is no time-boundation when it comes to visiting Palolem Beach. This beach has shallow waves that allow kids to enjoy splashing in the seashore. The waves however become unpredictable during the monsoon season, especially during heavy rains. It would be best to avoid swimming or water sports activities during Monsoon. But you spend time in the shacks or at the seashore anytime round the year.
Places to Stay :
Palolem Beach provides Beach Shack accommodations. Beach cottages provide basic to luxury facilities and are usually cheap. The cottages are a reminder of Goa’s tradition; 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 have best sea-foods and other cuisines to offer. 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 nearest airport from Palolem Beach, at a distance of 60 kilometers. Nearest Railway Station from the beach us 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.