Palolem Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches located in Canacona southern Goa.
Palolem Beach is known for its attractive natural beauty and uncanny party vibes, this semi-circular beach is only a mile long. Therefore, you will not require much time to explore all the beautiful sites that the beach has to offer. So, whether you are thinking about venturing out with a partner, or on your own, Palolem beach will always be enjoyable to you in every way. Enclosed by a thick forest of coconut palms, Palolem is popular amongst family vacationers as well as backpackers and young crowds. The beach is as perfect for a quiet laid-back holiday as for parties.
The best time to visit Palolem Beach is between October and March when the beach shacks are open and the weather is also quite pleasant. Palolem beach is located 71 km from Panjim and 64 km from Goa International Airport, from where you can hire a cap or private bus. The best part is that Palolem Beach is situated about 10 minutes from its nearest railway station in Canacona. Taxis and auto-rickshaws are readily available for Palolem from Canacona Railway Station. At Palolem, you can indulge in numerous types of water activities, such as kayaking, Paddling, Paragliding, and water scooter. Boats can be hired from Palolem Beach for enjoying a great session of a dolphin sighting. It is a great experience to sight a pod of dolphins or a single dolphin swimming along with your boat.
Palolem Beach doesn’t have many options for nightlife except for its unique Silent Noise Party at its southern end. Palolem has a wide range of accommodation available in different categories. There are beach huts for staying at Palolem that range from budget to luxury categories. Hostels for backpackers are available and even a heritage villa stay is also a possibility at Palolem Beach.
There are also other Tourist Attractions to See in and around Palolem Beach:
1. Butterfly Beach:
Situated on the northern side, Butterfly beach is one of the must-visit places of Palolem Beach. It is a perfect place for people who like to spend their time in peace.
2. Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary:
This place is around 23 km away from the beach and is best for nature lovers and families. It’s mostly available to explore throughout every season and is also near the Karnataka-Goa border. With views of large trees, animals, and watering holes.
3. Agonda Beach:
This beach has a long-stretched shape and is approximately twenty minutes away from Palolem Beach. One can take a boat for a long fun ride on the sea or go straight to the beach through roadways. Beach is good for sunbathing and swimming and has a lesser crowd.