Palolem Beach Goa | How to Reach & Where to Stay at Palolem Beach

Palolem Beach lies at Canacona in South Goa. Basically, it is one of the most beautiful beaches in Goa. Generally, people know it for picturesque scenes and natural beauty. By the way, it is a semi-circular and one-mile-long beach. Just choose a Palolem Beach resort and enjoy.

Hence, in a short time, you will be able to explore all the beautiful sites on the Beach. Whether you come with your partner, family or all alone, the beach will offer you enjoyment ever.

By the way, the north side of the beach is a little bit safer because tides are somewhat calmer there.  There are places to stay as well as eat. In short, you will enjoy yourself here.

When to Visit Palolem Beach

If you are planning to visit Palolem Beach Goa, then you must visit in the winter season, in other words, November to February. You may enjoy this time a lot.

Basically, you will enjoy the nightlife on every beach. This you will enjoy here too. You should not go in the monsoon here. During the monsoon, it is heavy rain here. Even the summer season is too hot here so I suggest winter.

Never Miss at Palolem Beach

Agonda Beach

Agonda Beach has a long- stretched shape. Generally, it takes 20 minutes to reach Agonda Beach from Palolem Beach. There are two ways to reach Agonda Beach- either you can take a boat for having a long fun ride or you can go straight to Agoda beach through roadways. Agoda Beach has a lesser crowd so it is overall good to take sunbathe and to swim here.

Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary

Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary lies around 23kilometer far from Palolem Beach. Generally, nature lovers love to go here. Even you can enjoy yourself here with your family or loved ones. You may here in every season. By the way, even Karanartka-Goa Border lies beside it.

Cabo de Rama Fort

Cabo de Rama Fort is a Portuguese fort. Surely, it has been named after Lord Rama. By the way, it lies between Covelossim and Agonda Beach. Though it is currently ruined, still it looks very vivacious just because of its brightening and beautiful surroundings. Even the tourists can enjoy the sunsets and sunrises here.

Canacona Island

Canacona Island is the off-shore side of Palolem Beach. By the way, it has become a part of Goa after the 18th century. Those who visit Palolem Beach Goa can also visit here across the sea.

The location is perfect for couples and youngsters. Generally, they enjoy the beauty of the island here. Even you can enjoy beautiful sunset around Jojo’s, a nearby island.

Butterfly Beach

Butterfly Beach lies on the north side and is one of the must-visit places near the beach. Those who want to spend their time being alone may go here. Nevertheless, for those who are dendrophile, or what to relish the tranquility of nature, then you must fall in love with Butterfly Beach.

Water Sports in Palolem Beach


Windsurfing at Palolem Beach Goa

Basically, Windsurfing is a thrilling sport in which one surfs over sea-waves using a surfing board.  Actually, windsurfing is a sailing activity that needs the right kind of board which depends upon the suitability of surfers.

Kayaking at Palolem Beach Goa

If you want to paddle to glide in the waters of the Arabian Sea, you should go for A Kayak. Generally, it is an activity, in which, you need a double-bladed paddle. If you love adventures, you must try Kayak By the way, you will drift alone in the sea.

Banana Ride at Palolem Beach Goa

Generally, the Banana ride is famous on almost every beach in Goa. The banana ride is suitable for a family as 5 to 6 members cab sit on the banana tubes. the tube shapes just like a banana so it is called a Banana ride.

Dolphin Sighting Trip

Usually, it is not difficult to dolphins off the beach. Basically, there are special tours by boat available near Palolem Beach Goa. Generally, families should choose this dolphin sighting trip. Generally, if you choose this tour, you will get a chance to educate your kids.

Water scooter

Have you ridden a scooter through the sea? If not, you must try Water Scooter. Usually, it is just like Kayaks but water scooter is another type of watersport. In it, you are to glide through the water at ease. However, you do not need to paddle on a water scooter as it is powered by an engine. Hence, you can enjoy it in Palolem beach Goa.

Paragliding at Palolem Beach 

You can also enjoy Paragliding on Palolem Beach Goa. Like other beaches, this beach also provides this activity. You can get a bird’s eye view of Palolem Beach and other areas here. Generally, a parachute and a professional trainer are provided so that you can enjoy the activity safely.

Paddling at Palolem Beach

If you are with your family, you also can try Paddling on Palolem Beach. If you can paddle the boat, you can enjoy this activity. As you have just paddle a boat in this activity. Don’t fear as a professional will be with you to take care of directional duties.

Nightlife at Palolem Beach

Nightlife at palolem beach

Silent Noise Disco

Silent Noise Disco is one of the main centers of attraction of Palolem Beach Goa. It lies just a few steps away from the beach. Adults hold headphones at parties in this club. For this, the club is known and due to it the clubs bear the name “Silent Noise Club”.

Basically, you will have to pay INE 800 to INR 1000 per head to get an entry into the club. Each station has a different color so that one can know which station are you listening to from afar.

Leopard Valley

You can find this club on the emerging road of Agonda and Palolem. The club has a high-class DJ and a 7-meter high stage. By the way, it performs just like a small concert on its own. Even the late-night and lasers often happened here. But for now, it is closed.


Neptunes is counted in one of the hip clubs near Palolem Beach Goa. Generally, the DJs play a mixed choice of music here. The adults enjoy themselves here a lot. Even you can socialize with international travelers as they visit here often.


Sundowner lies near Monkey Island. There are two bars here. Even you can spend some quiet time being lonely or with a partner here. Generally, this island bar is a mixture of peace and romanticism with a rustic look. And the couples and adults will get shiny strobe lights and a fantastic mix of cocktails.

Where to eat at Palolem Beach

Palolem beach resort Goa

The Olive Room

The Olive Room is a famous restaurant that opens daily from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm. Surely, you will get a nice meal here. Even here is a variety, in other words, you can get vegetarian, non-vegetarian, and seafood as well. Even the restaurant offers digital payment like Paytm.

Havana Cuba 

Normally, we can say that Havana Cuba is a seafood restaurant near the beach. Basically, this restaurant provides amazingly delicious and mouth-watering food items. Even you can get variety from Goan food to typically food and international cuisines here.

Even you will get live music here. Just go with your family and loved ones and enjoy live music with delicious food.

Café Inn

Café Inn is the best restaurant near the beach. Even you can go there with your family and enjoy live music with a tasty coffee, especially at late night. You can go here from 8:30 am to 11:00 pm from Mondays to Sundays.

Café Del Mar 

Café Del Mar lies in the center of the beach Goa. Basically, it is a beachfront café which offers great cuisines like prawns and noodles. Even you will get Indian and Russian food items from Mondays to Sundays.


Though Dropadi is a simple but elegant setting. This is one of the best seafood restaurants. By the way, young couples can enjoy casual dining.

Even the tourists can enjoy the beautiful sunrise and sunset by sitting in this restaurant. Undoubtedly, you will get food like Pomfret, chicken tikkas, chicken lollypop.

Where to Shop at Palolem Beach

Kinjal Tattoo Studio 

Kinjal Tattoo Studio lies at the Palolem downstreet and welcomes every patron carefully. Surely, you will love to visit the Kinjal Tattoo Studio.

The Dream Catcher Shop

The Dream Catcher Shop lies in the center of Palolem Beach. If you want to redecorate your home or change the interiors of your sweet home, you must visit here. Even you can get crafted jewelry and other décor items here.

Dattakrupa General Store

Basically, Dattakrupa Genera Store lies near other small shops that provide necessary daily items on the Palolem main market street across the beach. By the way, this shop sells items for daily needs like eatables, medical kits, or toiletries.

Where to Stay Near Palolem Beach

Palolem Beach Resort

Palolem Beach Resort offers you calmness of sea while dining. Hence, it is a perfect Palolem Beach resort for you. Even they offer free breakfast, free parking, and paid Wi-Fi services with AC rooms and it makes you feel at home.

Club Palolem Resort

Club Palolem Resort lies 100 meters far from Palolem Beach. This Palolem Beach resort fulfills all your needs. When we talk about facilities, this beach provides free parking space, excellent food, and free Wi-Fi so that you can experience an amazing time.

Blue Lagoon Resort

Actually, Blue Lagoon Resort lies on Cola Beach Road. Basically, this is at a distance of 30 minutes far from Palolem Beach. Hence it is not a Palolem Beach Resort but it is best.

Even it provides facilities like free Wi-Fi, parking spots, and paid AC rooms. There are balconies on almost all the rooms to enjoy the tranquil breeze.

The Leela Goa

The Leela Goa is a Palolem Beach resort that offers a perfect mixture of comfort and convenience. Undoubtedly, it is one of the most romantic resorts in Palolem. The facilities here are AC rooms, free breakfast, and Wi-Fi. Even there is a lounge area, where you can spend some time alone.

The Lalit Golf and Spa Resort

The Lalit Golf and Spa Resort lies around Rajbaga Beach which is just 10 minutes away from Palolem Beach. Surely, it has 5 stars ratings. Even the rooms have sea-facing balconies, gazebos, whirlpool tubs, spa, and international food menus.

Lacto Cressida Resort

Lacto Cressida Resort is a Palolem Beach resort that lies in the center of the beach. The resort provides AC rooms, and wooden cottages as well. By the way, the beach has modern road connectivity to other cities and towns as well. The resort also provides lockers, drinks, and rentals.

Brushwood Villa

Brushwood Villa lies within a walking distance from the far end of Palolem Beach. Even the villa offers facilities like free Wi-Fi, room service, and a friendly environment. And it also has hammocks and fitness centers for the guests.

The Tubki Resort

The Tubki Resort has three ratings at the Chaul Talpona road. Palolem Beach lies just on some walking steps. The resort offers free parking, breakfast, Wi-Fi, and also an indoor pool.

O3 Beach Resort

O3 Beach Resort is a 2-star resort on the Beach. Those who stay here get facilities like paid Wi-Fi, wheelchair-accessible route and further help, AC rooms, and beach access to Palolem Beach.

Shacks at Palolem Beach

Palolem beach huts

Royal Touch Beach Huts

Royal Touch Beach Huts connects with Palolem Beach, Canacona railway station as well as the Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary. You will get free Wi-Fi, parking, AC rooms, and most-favorite spa.

Marron Sea View Resort

Marron Sea View Resort lies at the far end of Palolem Beach. Even the tourists will get high-speed Wi-Fi and free parking. Even you will get free toiletries and a hairdryer. You will feel like you are at your own home.

Roundcube Beach Shack

Roundcube Beach Shack lies on the southern side of Palolem Beach. By the way, it has clean rooms and well-mannered staff. Even you will get a bar facility which is opened for adults and couples till midnight. The price depends on the season.

Rose Buds Beach Huts

Rose Buds Beach Huts will offer you a chance to create beautiful and unforgettable memories. By the way, it lies on the northern side of Palolem Beach. You will get a beautiful Arabian Sea view.

Even you will get a bar, and a restaurant as well. The huts are kid-friendly. Even you will be totally comfortable here.

How to Reach Palolem Beach

How to Travel

From Panji

You can take a bus to Canacona, and take a taxi to reach Palolem Beach. Basically, it takes around 3 hours to be there.

Even you can travel by train. Reach Karmali Railway station, which is at a distance of 20 minutes from Panaji. It takes around 2 hours to reach the beach.

You have another way to reach the beach. You can hire a cab from Panaji and reach Palolem Beach in just one hour and fifteen minutes.

From Goa International Airport

You can hire a cab or town car from Goa International Airport and you will reach the beach within an hour.

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Ritesh Gautam
Author: Ritesh Gautam

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