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cavalosim or candalim

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cavalosim or candalim

Just come back from Cavalossim stayed at the Casa de Cris and had an absolute ball.

My friend goes to India every year and said it is far better at Candolim and that I should go their in November instead of Cavalossim.

I was all set to go back to Cavalossim but now I am not sure.

Can anyone please advise


Edited: 12 April 2010, 14:04
Bradford, United...
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1. Re: cavalosim or candalim

Hi, I've always been a South fan and my understanding is the North is much, much busier. Also heard people say that if your first visit is to the North then you will prefer it there, and vice versa for those who visit the South. Why not book Cavelossim and pop up to Candolim for a few days to test the water so to speak?

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2. Re: cavalosim or candalim

Its a matter of taste really. we've been north 7 times. its much more hectic. if you like that, you'll probably like candolim.

if you prefer a more quiet layed back holiday, then i'd recomend going back to cavalossim.


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3. Re: cavalosim or candalim

Been to Goa twice now, firsy time candolim, which we found very noisy and

hectic for us. But enjoyed the nightlife, lots more bars and restaurants. This

year we also stayed for 3 weeks at Casa de Cris which we also enjoyed very

much, a lot quiter than candolim, but just as enjoyable. We prefer Cavellossim

cardiff, s wales
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4. Re: cavalosim or candalim

I've been to both Cavalosim and Candolim, and i prefer candolim, but if you do like Cavalosim that much, why don't you book for there and come up to candolim for a few days??

There are plenty of nice hotels to stay in =)

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5. Re: cavalosim or candalim

I've been to both and prefer Cavelossim. We went to Candolim first and I think I would have been disappointed if I'd done it the other way round. If you find Cavelossin a bit on the quiet side you will probably like Candolim but if you don't it might be too busy. I think the suggestion about staying in Candolim for a couple of days is a good one. We might go back up on our next trip to see Blues perform and see how much it's changed.

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6. Re: cavalosim or candalim

We had been to cavelossim before and arrossim. Never been up north, so thought we'd try it

Booked a twin centre holiday with first choice, one week in calangute and one week in cavelossim, both had their good points but now I have done the north I can honestly say I like the south.

Only my opinion though.


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7. Re: cavalosim or candalim

I think it is either or, myself. I hate the north. Loved it in the 80s, but haven't been back since about 1994 and was so horrified then about what had happened there, I have no idea what I'd think of it now. Mind you, I have photos of Palolem with nothing on the beach at all. Not even a shack...

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8. Re: cavalosim or candalim

Yes LondonGoaGirl, I remember Palolem when it was wonderful, I avoid it like the plague now as the smell of the 'susegad' gives me a headache. Haven't been to Agonda this season but will go down in November. I hope it hasn't changed too much .....

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