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



Which States Share Boundary with China?India, in total, shares land borders with 6 sovereign countries. China is one of those. Below are the Indian states which share borders with the country. 1. Jammu and Kashmir This northern state of India is mostly located in the Himalayan mountains. It shares a… Read More...
Which States Share Boundaries with Pakistan? There are four states that share a border with Pakistan, namely, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, and Gujarat. The India Pakistan Border is quite intriguing. Since India has installed 1,50,000 flood lights on… Read More...
Which Places in India Still Largely Speak Sanskrit?Sanskrit is considered as Dev Bhasha, the language of Gods. It has a history of around 3500 years. It used to be a primary language of ancient India. Its earliest form Vedic Sanskrit, was prevalent from 1500 500 BCE. However, it is fading… Read More...

EU GDPR Update:
MapsofIndia has updated its Terms and Privacy Policy to give Users more transparency into the data this Website collects, how it is processed and the controls Users have on their personal data. Users are requested to review the revised Privacy Policy before using the website services, as any further use of the website will be considered as User's consent to MapsofIndia Privacy Policy and Terms.
We follow for border and boundary demarcations