Thursday, 6 March 2014

Calangute Beach

Calangute  called as "The Queen of  Beaches". It is the town located in northern most coast of Goa. It is located  15kms away from the capital city Panaji .
Calangute is well connected with all other regions of Goa. The beach is well known for its Golden coloured sand that is why it is called as Queen of beaches.

About The Beach

Calangute beach is one of the most famous beach in goa. According to the localites the name Calangute comes from the word "Koli Gutti" which means " Land Of Fishermen". Some people also connect it with the "kalyanagutti" means "Land Of Arts " or" Konvallo ghott" means "storng pitt of the coconut tree" as the beach is covered  coconut trees.  As it is well connected by everywhere it is one of the most crowded beach in Goa. The golden coloured sand attracts the tourist in wide range. Calangute is one of the best trip spot as it is covered by number of food shacks , shopping areas. In calangute beach  One can enjoy lots of water sports. From all this way Calangute beach attracts huge number of people from around the world.

Things To Do

Water Sports: Water sports is one of the major activity in Calangute . One can enjoy a lot with number of water sports  like Banana ride, speed boat ride, jet skiing, Parasailing etc.
Dolphin  and Crocodile Spotting: Dolphin and crocodile spotting small trips can be arranged by the local boat riders.
Relaxation: One can relax in there own world . One can have sunbath by relaxing on the bed and also people can walk along the beach.
Sightseeing: There r some other place there near to Calangute can watch in one day itself.
  • Church Of St Alex: It is located near to calangute which is famous for its architechural style one must visit here in there Calangute trip.
  •  Kerkar Art Complex: It is located near proximity where u can find the paintings of famous and upcoming artists of Goa. This art gallery also hosts a night of Indian music and dance.
Shopping: The road from town to beach is covered by nuber of shopping stalls u can see number of variety of textiles and handicrafts Rajasthani , Gujarati, karnatakan style. The Anjuna flea Market is also very close to this beach one can also go and shop there its a huge crowded shopping area.
Night Life: Night life in Calangute is enjotble number of party house are scene around the beach as it is more crowded u can see peoples enjoying in there parties.  Pete's Bar and Bob's Inn are famous for Night parties.
Eat and Drink: Calangute is surrounded by huge number beach side shacks which serves lots of variety of Goan cuisine. You can also find many restaurants around the beach serves delicious dishes.
  • Oriental: A family run European Restaurant known for European cuisine. Located in Calangute Holiday Street.
  • Tibetan Beach: A very nearer restaurant known for its authentic Tibetan and Chinise food .
  • Mirabai Goan Village: It is also located near to beach known for best traditional Goan Dishes. 

Where to stay:

In calangute one can get number of choice for accommodation . From bidjet rooms to star hotels and resorts can be found easily. If any one want enjoy long vacation they can also get house for rent. Any can find there accommodation as number of places present in and around the Beach.
Hotel Seagull , Hotel Villa Theresa , On das Do Mar Beach Resort , Gabriels Guest House , Dias Family home restaurant. These are some of the famous places for accomodation  found very much near to the Calangute beach.

How To Reach

Calangute is very near place to the main city Panaji. One can reach the Calangute from every where of the Goa.
By Air: The nearest airport is Dabolium which is 29kms from Panaji. U can reach  Panaji by buses or taxis From there Calangute is very much near.
By Train: The nearest Railway station is Karmali which is 11 km from Panaji . From Panaji u can reach Calangute very easily.
By Road: You can reach Calangute from all over the Goa. The nearest main city is Panaji. Other than Bus u can hire taxi to reach Calangute.


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