Arambol, Panaji, Margao, Kerkar Art Gallery, Colva, Anjuna, Vasco Da Gama, Medicinal Springs, Candolim, Baga Retreat House, Benaulim and Madgaon are some of the attractions around Calangute Beach
. For tourists visiting this coastal paradise, these places also make their stay a memorable experience.
Some of the popular attractions around Calangute beach in Goa are:
Colva Beach - Colva beach is one of the oldest beaches of South Goa. It is known for its nightlife. One can find a number of shacks lined up along the beach. The tourists can get a taste of authentic Goanese cuisine at the beach.
Baga Beach - Baga Beach is located about 10 km West of Mapusa. It is said to be an extension of Calangute beach as it is really difficult to say where Calangute beach ends and where Baga Beach begins.
Kerkar Art Gallery - Kerkar Art Gallery is one of the most famous sites around Calangute beach. The gallery exhibits the sculptures and paintings of the upcoming artists, Subodh Kerkar. Every week, the gallery hosts a night of Indian dance and music.
Church of St Alex - Church of St Alex is an architectural marvel. There are two towers, beautiful altars and a magnificent dome with the church's premises.
Medicinal Springs - Medicinal springs are located along the cashew-covered foothills. It is one of the popular picnic spots in Goa. The water of the spring is believed to be of medicinal use.
Baga Retreat House - Baga Retreat House is located at Baga hilltop. Overlooking the Arabian Sea and the village, the retreat house is dedicated to Saint Francis Xavier.
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Last Updated on 07 August 2012