Calangute Beach, Goa
- Banana boat rides
- Water Skiing
- Shop for trinkets and handmade items
- Dolphin Sighting Tours
Calangute beach known as the Queen of Goan Beaches is a large sandy beach located 10 kms. from Mapusa and 16 kms. from Panaji. Thousands of tourists visit the beach everyday. However due to its large size, the beach never appears to be overcrowded. The area around the beach is well developed and once can easily find good hotels, accommodation nearby.
Mostly Indian tourists visit this beach; foreign tourists preferring other less crowded beaches nearby. The right side of the beach has Casuarina trees offering shade to picnickers. The beach is also very well connected with the cites of Mapusa and Panaji by bus. The road leading to the beach is full of colorful shops selling hats, beach shirts, beachwear, souvenirs and handicrafts.