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Colva Beach


A 12-mile long stretch of fine white sand fringed by palm trees, Colva is one of the most popular beaches in India. This beach is also one of the very few beaches in India to rival Calangute beach in terms of beauty and popularity. No wonder you will always find tourists, both international and domestic lounging around this magnificent beach enjoying their fill of the sun, sand and water. As you relax on this magnificent beach, watch the light and wind chasing each other thus creating a fantastic effect on the sparkling waters, which would surely lure you to a swim. Take a stroll on the beach and watch the fishing folk go about their daily work or go to the stalls scattered around and get souvenirs for your friends at home. If you are looking for something romantic, try visiting the Colva beach in the evening, which would be an experience to remember.

The Colva beach is also an excellent place to boost your adrenaline flow by indulging in some daring but exciting water sports. It's an ideal spot for surfing besides being a nice place for water skiing and sailing. Swimming is always a good option as the beachfront is safe and clean. And if you are in the mood to explore, try visiting the beautiful church of Nossa Senhora de Merces (Our Lady of Mercy) or go to the nearby Benaulim to witness some bullfights. So, no matter how you spend your day at Colva, at the end you will surely be left asking for more.


How to reach Colva Beach

Air: The nearest airport is at Dabolim, which is 29 km away from Panaji and 68 km from Colva.

Rail: The nearest railway station is at Karmali, 11 km away from Panaji. Panaji is 39 km away from Colva.

Road: There are frequent buses from Colva running to and from Margao from where one can take a bus to Panaji, which is 33 km further ahead.

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