Calangute Beach
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  • Whoopsiee
    Marsala, Italy44 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice
    Nice place to visit at sunrise and Sunset. The beach has a smooth walking surface so one can easily roam around. Sand is also soft so worth visiting in the morning and evenings.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 16 June 2023
  • Himanshu C
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Calangute how will you be forgotten
    The fun that can be had on the banks of this sea is nowhere else, in this sea you will get everything, peace, tranquility as well as entertainment. Those views of uncle getting massage on the sand dunes 😂and the sunset give a different feeling of joy in this sea. can never forget the sea..
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 17 November 2023
  • Nigel W
    3 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Calangute beach and resort stay
    In November this resort is very popular with Indians, especially for their weekend breaks . The local hotels, resort and beach on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays will be packed and noisy. However, the weather is hot and sunny, the sea is warm and the beach has lovely to sand to walk on . We found that if you walk to the right hand side of the main beach for 2km you will find a quieter section to relax on . If you go to the left hand side it will be packed and Europeans are in the minority so expect to be harassed by the younger Indians and Hawkers.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 2 December 2023
  • Suddhasattwa M
    Kolkata (Calcutta), India422 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Trip to Calangute Beach.
    Had visited Calangute beach on a December afternoon. By the time I reached there around 3:30 PM, it was quite crowded. If one wishes, one can go for various water sport activities like water skiing. Quite a few restaurants are there on the beach selling various delicacies and liquor. Beach chairs are available for rent.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 15 December 2023
  • Muzamil
    Srinagar, India11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing beach in north goa
    One of the best beaches in north Goa. The beach is cleanest and view of the stretch is amazing. The beach is usually crowded at main market Calangute. I suggest to stay at within 1km from main market to enjoy peaceful and amazing view pf the beach.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 4 February 2024
  • RahulMK
    Bengaluru, India106 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good place to visit
    Very busy during the day time, lot of places to shop. In the evening there are a lot of shacks for parties and dinners. The music can be very loud till about 10-11. It was a different experience. If you walk towards baga beach, you will find a small strip of beach which is less crowded.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 17 February 2024
  • ReviewRhapsody
    Gurugram (Gurgaon), India25 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Calangute Beach
    This beach is quite crowded, but it boasts a stunning sunset view and a wide range of shacks and eateries. If you're seeking tranquility, this might not be the ideal spot for you. Overall, it's a good choice, easily accessible, and, most importantly, clean.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 5 June 2024
  • Traveveller00849
    Raipur, India67 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Calangute Beach is one of the finest beach in goa
    Calangute beach is one of longest beach that I felt among all the beaches in goa, if you in goa to have a lot of fun and activity. There are various water sport activities like water skiing. Quite a few restaurants are there on the beach selling various delicacies and liquor. Beach chairs are available for rent.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 5 June 2024
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Traveveller00849
Raipur, India67 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
Calangute beach is one of longest beach that I felt among all the beaches in goa, if you in goa to have a lot of fun and activity. There are various water sport activities like water skiing. Quite a few restaurants are there on the beach selling various delicacies and liquor. Beach chairs are available for rent.
Written 6 June 2024
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ReviewRhapsody
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India25 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
This beach is quite crowded, but it boasts a stunning sunset view and a wide range of shacks and eateries. If you're seeking tranquility, this might not be the ideal spot for you. Overall, it's a good choice, easily accessible, and, most importantly, clean.
Written 5 June 2024
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James
Wellington, UK4 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Solo
Don’t bother visiting this beach, you hardly catch a glimpse of the sea or sand due to the combo of crowds and rubbish strewn across the landscape. There are far better, less crowded, cleaner beaches in Goa which I would recommend over Calangute.
Written 24 May 2024
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Hartly5
Plaistow, UK65 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Beautiful beach with plenty of sunbeds and beach shacks serving delicious food, would highly recommend The Ritz beach shack!
Written 24 March 2024
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FoodX.Travel
Jammu and Kashmir, India592 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Friends
Nestled along the pristine shores of the Arabian Sea, Calangute Beach emerges as a quintessential jewel in the crown of Goa's coastal treasures. Renowned for its golden sands, azure waters, and vibrant atmosphere, this sun-kissed haven beckons travelers from far and wide to bask in its beauty and revel in its myriad offerings. As one of the most popular beaches in Goa, Calangute Beach promises an unforgettable experience that seamlessly blends relaxation, adventure, and cultural immersion.

Scenic Beauty:
The sheer beauty of Calangute Beach is nothing short of breathtaking. Stretching along the coastline with panoramic views of the vast expanse of the Arabian Sea, this idyllic stretch of sand exudes an aura of serenity and tranquility. The powdery white sands invite visitors to kick off their shoes and sink their toes into the soft embrace of the shore, while the gentle waves lap rhythmically against the shoreline, creating a soothing symphony that calms the soul.

Activities and Adventure:
But Calangute Beach is more than just a picturesque backdrop; it is also a playground for adventure enthusiasts and thrill-seekers alike. The beach offers a plethora of water sports activities, from parasailing and jet skiing to banana boat rides and windsurfing, providing ample opportunities for adrenaline-fueled excitement against the backdrop of the sparkling sea. For those seeking a more leisurely pace, beach shacks dot the coastline, offering refreshing drinks and delectable seafood delicacies, allowing visitors to savor the laid-back vibe of beach life.

Cultural Vibrancy:
Beyond its natural splendor, Calangute Beach also boasts a vibrant cultural scene that captivates visitors with its eclectic charm. Colorful beach markets line the promenade, offering a treasure trove of handmade crafts, souvenirs, and local artifacts, providing a glimpse into the rich tapestry of Goan culture and craftsmanship. As the sun sets over the horizon, the beach comes alive with the sounds of live music and dance performances, where locals and tourists alike come together to revel in the infectious energy and festive spirit of Goa's nightlife.

Local Cuisine:
No visit to Calangute Beach would be complete without indulging in the tantalizing flavors of Goan cuisine. From fresh seafood curries to spicy vindaloos and savory tandoori grills, the beachside eateries and restaurants serve up a culinary feast that showcases the rich and diverse culinary heritage of the region. Whether dining al fresco under the stars or enjoying a casual meal with your feet in the sand, the flavors of Goa tantalize the taste buds and leave a lasting impression.

Conclusion:
In conclusion, Calangute Beach epitomizes the essence of Goa's coastal charm, offering travelers an unparalleled blend of natural beauty, adventure, culture, and cuisine. Whether seeking relaxation on the sun-drenched sands, thrilling water sports adventures, vibrant cultural experiences, or indulgent culinary delights, Calangute Beach promises an unforgettable journey that lingers in the memory long after the waves have washed away the footprints in the sand. Truly, a paradise unveiled awaits those who venture to explore the enchanting shores of Calangute Beach in Goa.
Written 21 March 2024
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Trace0202
Kyneton, Australia25 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
I was really looking forward to seeing Calangute beach after reading reviews. Unfortunately I was disgusted at the amount of rubbish behind the shacks leading up to the sand. The water was not blue … it was brown and there were hundreds of people swimming in their clothes and spitting everywhere. I will never return to this dirty place.
Written 6 March 2024
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Coastal14059544198
1 contribution
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
I strongly suggest not to take any water sports ride in Calangute beach. All providers are doing day robbery. They will promise you 5 water sports ride in 1500 and after taking money will only do 2 rides and will give you 250 re back for one cancelled ride.
If you still want to do, payment money as per ride like Rs 300 for JETSKI, Rs 400 for Ubadive. Most of the time they don't have banana ride. For paragliding, it can come easily Rs 700 to 800

Don't pay full money in advance and pay only online so that it can act as proof. If required take them to beach police if they do any cheating but don't let yourself cheated

Also, it is better to do scuba diving and other watersports activities in Rs 1500 pp package which start at 9 am for half day where they will take you to South Goa island then individual rides

Watersports activities in Alibaug are much better than Calangute.

Having food, dance near Calangute beach in night is only awesome experience I felt.
Written 25 February 2024
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Biju S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates17 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
This is about a worst experience in tattoo centers in Goa. This guys are only for there to cheat the tourists. This one special about Prakash tattoo just infront of Goa Tourism Calangute Residency. They will say the rates as it seems to be fair, but later after the end the rate calculation is very higher than what we expect. SO my advice will be “never do the tattoo in this particular shop.

#goatourisam
#tattoo
#goapolice
Written 24 February 2024
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RahulMK
Bengaluru, India106 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Very busy during the day time, lot of places to shop. In the evening there are a lot of shacks for parties and dinners. The music can be very loud till about 10-11. It was a different experience. If you walk towards baga beach, you will find a small strip of beach which is less crowded.
Written 18 February 2024
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Muzamil
Srinagar, India11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
One of the best beaches in north Goa. The beach is cleanest and view of the stretch is amazing. The beach is usually crowded at main market Calangute. I suggest to stay at within 1km from main market to enjoy peaceful and amazing view pf the beach.
Written 4 February 2024
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