Margao - Calangute Beach

Margao - Calangute Beach is one of the most frequented tours from Margao city. The beach resort was one of the popular tourist destinations in the early 70s and 80 and still continues to be one of the favorite hideouts for the foreign tourists. The tourists may easily access the fishing village of Calangute from Margao which lies at a distance of 35 kilometers.

Calangute beach offers the tourists the opportunity to indulge in water sports activities. The tourists throng the steep shelving sands to participate in the wind surfing, parasailing and water skiing. The tourists may also take a leisurely hike to the nearby hamlets of the fishermen. In the southern fringe of the beach one will find rows of wooden boats and fishing nets that lie under the bamboo sun shakes.

Shopping in Calangute includes a visit to the Anjuna's flea market where the local products are available. The tourists may gather local made collectibles at a good bargain from this market. Other curio shops also lie along the beach.

Accommodation is provided by the various hotels and resorts that lie along the beach. The tourist may choose from a host of luxury and budget hotels in Calangute. Most of the bars and restaurants are concentrated along the beach.

The tourist may visit the Church Of St. Alex during their stay in Calangute. The Kerkar Art Gallery is another popular tourist destination from Calangute.

Last Updated on 20 September 2011