Candolim is an ideal place to experience peace of mind & contentment. The town is situated just above Mandovi River and is fifteen kilometers away from the capital city, Panjim. It houses many tourists’ spots. The incredible town resides opposite Arabian Ocean, ergo is blessed with picturesque beaches & tourist attractions. Candolim beach is considered as the cynosure of the town. Globetrotters can plan their sortie at various places such as Aguada Fort, Shiro beach, Calizz, Quincy corner, etc. Candolim has historical significance too. Once fishing village, Candolim is birth place of Fr. Abbe Faire. He was the father of Hypnotism. Even the first revolt against Portuguese was launched here by Goans.
Candolim beach is point of convergence. It is positioned between Calangute & Sinquerim. Every year millions of tourists visit in flock to this azure beach. The beach has maintained to be reposeful. The soft sandy beach is less cramped than neighbor adjacent beach Calangute. The beach is visited by Europeans more. It is one of the cleanest beaches in the town and thus, it stands out to be the first choice of the peace seekers. The beach also host various water sports like parasailing, water skiing, wind surfing, etc. It commences from Aguada Fort and merges with Calangute beach without visible boundaries. It is perfect evening destination because of nightclubs that organize various rave parties. Dolphin boats, sunbathing, shopping, sun set are the best things to enjoy on this harmonious beach. With its bucolic ambience, Yoga and meditation has also gained demand.
Major tourist attractions include Aguada Fort built by Portuguese in 1612. The Church, lighthouse and barracks of the Aguada Jail attracts lot of globetrotters. Calizz is a heritage house turned museum with in-built restaurant that serves scrumptious dishes. Shiro beach is popular for its nightclubs. Music lovers will love being at Quincy Corner. It has got beyond compare euphonious ambience. There are enormous shops in this town for people who want to buy handicrafts, jewelry, clothes, etc.
Eat & Drink:
Candolim houses number of restaurants that serve multi cuisines. All restaurants are easily accessible in this town. After 7, in Gaura Vaddo, stands ace when it comes to scrumptious food and wine. After 7 has one more sister restaurant, Posh. It is popular for its American morsel. The proud owner of these sister restaurants is Leo. Bom Sucesso is a multi cuisine restaurant known for mouth craving tiger prawns & seafood. It has live music along with Karaoke, magic shows and many more for the entertainment of their guests. Stone House on main road offers scrumptious steaks and cocktails. It is well known for playing blue music.
Candolim: The pacific town
Candolim can be termed as “Pacific town” for being unclouded and hassle free since eon. The town is more popular with tourists who seek for tranquility. It offers endless peace and is the perfect destination for experiencing solitude. It gives personal space and privacy to the visitors. It is an ideal destination for newly married couples and family too. It’s a ‘stress buster town’ for everyone.
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