Palolem Beach

Palolem Beach, Canacona: Address, Palolem Beach Reviews: 4.5/5

Palolem Beach
4.5
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One of the area's most picturesque beaches.
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Riju Dixit
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India5 contributions
May 2022
This beach is 100% avoidable. The main access is covered with dog and cattle poop. When the kids went closer to the waters to dig & play, they dug up more poop. They call the beach - Poop-o-lem.
Written 23 May 2022
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Ria1104
Kolkata (Calcutta), India544 contributions
Apr 2022 • Couples
This might be the most scenic beach in Goa. Morning, afternoon, evening whenever you go here you will be mesmerized by its beauty. Last time I visited this place on a day trip from Benaulim but could not get enough of the beach. So this time I decided to stay at least for a day here.

The only con of this beach is that it is located far away from the main hub of Goa so it might take a long time to reach here. We started from Panaji at 4 and it was quite dark when we reached there. My boyfriend was very scared while driving in that dark but I won't say there was any safety issue. Still its better to reach here before dark if you are not sure about the direction. Our stay was just behind the Art Resort Cafe so we just walked over to the beach through the cafe everytime. I must say at night the beach looks magical. Though we dont see much clublife on the beach but the entire beach is set up with beautiful candle light dinner arrangements by the shack guys. There are beautiful cabanas also where you can sit and enjoy your drinks. Surprisingly the drinks here are super cheap compared to North Goa but just an advice....always check the menu before placing any order.

The morning view of the beach was far more beautiful. It was much calm and peaceful. We rented a kayak and went deep inside the waters till an island called Monkey Island and spent quite some time relaxing in the waters. Best part of the beach was that it was mostly filled with foreigners and so I happily wore my bikini when I went for a swim without any awkward look from men.

It was my birthday that day so my boyfriend arranged for a shack to beautifully decorate their cabana at some minimal charge and we had a wonderful time there cutting cake, enjoying our drinks and having a tasty dinner while enjoying some soul soothing music.
It was honestly the best beach experience for me in Goa and even though I might get bored of Baga or Calangute one day I can never get bored of Palolem and would definitely go there again and again.

I highly recommend you to visit this beach if you are in South Goa and its better if you can stay a night or two here (you will even find beach huts right on the beach). Do not miss out kayaking in the waters. Also it is one of the safest beach in Goa to go swimming. Other than this you can also try out the boat ride to Butterfly Beach if you are interested. Also if comfortable....ladies do put on your favourite swimwear here without fear. If you don't own one feel free to shop at the local stores.
Written 11 May 2022
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Apr 2022 • Family
Neat and clean beach with many beach side cafe and huts to stay. Normally this beach is much crowded than other beaches of south goa like patnem, rajbag, and agonda.
Written 30 April 2022
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Nomadess1111
Krakow, Poland140 contributions
Mar 2022 • Couples
Stunning beach so gorgeous especially the north part towards Agonda but it’s turning into Butlins unless cornona boronavirus thing put a stop to that and the turtles had a party !!
Written 13 March 2022
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hoskote_c
Pune, India59 contributions
Mar 2022
This beach is a sight to behold! The gentle waves caressing the silver sands is magical. There are boat rides, paddle canoes, swimming in the blue waters or just lounge at the resort and chill out. We went in the morning, so it sparsely crowded, though we were told that in the evenings it gets very crowded.
Written 8 March 2022
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Jack
2 contributions
Feb 2022
Big and central beach in south goa. can get a bit crowded on weekends. lovely restaurants and market nearby
Written 26 February 2022
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Bern_Hazel
Manchester, UK223 contributions
Feb 2022
Great Beach. A must do is the Backwater small boat trip at the North end of the beach, just around the corner. 50 minutes for a small fee. Just me and my wife slowly punted up the creek spotting Kingfishers, Cormorants Eagles, Kites and more. The highlight was when our guide fed the eagles and Kites! Dozens swooped down providing us with a spectacular aerial show! Amazing, well worth the small fee!!! Would highly recommend!!!!
Written 7 February 2022
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Surya
Salem, India10 contributions
Nov 2021 • Friends
Palolem beach give the amazing view , especially in evenings. Candle light dinners everywhere near the beach , lights everywhere with very calm vibes .
Written 9 January 2022
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Sakshi A
4 contributions
Mar 2021
one of the most picturesque beaches of goa - but go when thee would be less crowd so you can enjoy the beauty more
Written 28 December 2021
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Prashanth M
Berlin, Germany5 contributions
Dec 2021 • Friends
This used to be a serene and clean beach . Now the sound of waves are drowned by loud music all night and the beach is littered with trash
Written 7 December 2021
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