Candolim Town was established before the Portuguese Sailors has been attacked Goa in 16th century. Initially, it was a Christian predominant town. This village was captured by Portuguese after 1787 AD. The most popular attraction of the Village is the beautiful Candolim beach which located about 12 km away from Panaji and about 10 km from its Taluk Main Bardez City. The people of the village mainly survive with the profession of fishing.
If you feel bore with your daily busy life then the Candolim Beach would be the perfect for you. This beach is less visited respect to other beaches of Goa. Honeymoon coupler can also reach here to spend their best holyday. Candolim Beach is about 31 km long along with the coastline of Arabian Sea. It is the nearest beach from the capital city Panaji and it easily reachable from every corner of Goa.
The Candolim Beach is one of the longest beaches in Goa which stretch from Aguada Fort to Chapora Beach. Near by attractions of Candolim beach are Anjuna Beach & market, Candolim Chruch, Baga Beach, Aguáda Fort & Jail, Chapora Fort and many more. You will find several night clubs little away from Candolim Beach around the Tito's Lane. Some best of these are Club Tito, Cafe Mambo, Cavala caters and Taj Holiday at 10 Downing Street.
The climate of Candolim remains hot and humid except in winter and receives heavy rain due to the proximity of Arabian Sea. Best season is winter (December to February) when temperature stay pleasant.
Summer at Candolim: Usually, this season continues for a long times (March to June) at Candolim Town. Temperature may reach up to 36°C with a high humidity in May. Average temperature during this season is about 29°C.
Monsoon at Candolim: Usually, monsoon is continued from mid-June to September at Candolim. Due to the proximity of Arabian Sea this city receive heavy rainfalls and some thunder storms during this season. Average annual rainfalls of Candolim Village are approximately 288 cm.
Winter at Candolim: Usually, winter season of Candolim village persists for a short terms (December to February) with a pleasant temperature. Average temperature during this season varies from 16°C to 28°C.
Travel by Airway: There have only one Airport in Goa located at Dabolim about 46 km away from the Candolim Beach. It is an international airport and the international flights from the country of Qatar, Dubai, Sharjah, Kuwait, Britain, Germany, Netherlands, Russia, and the major cities of India are available here. After reaching to the airport you can easily reach to Candolim Beach with a four wheeler car.
Travel by Roadway: Candolim beach is directly connected to Panaji (12 km away) Bus Station. There have lots of government (Kadamba Transport Corporation, KTC) and private bus operator from Panaji bus station to Candolim Town. You can also hire a private Taxi to reach here. You can also reach from Mapusa to Candolim Beach by a bus with in 15 minutes normal. Local travels are provided with the automobiles of Bus, motorcycle, taxis and auto-rickshaws.
Travel by Railway: Nearest rail station of Candolim Beach located at Thivim (Thivim Railway Station) about 17 km away. It takes around 25 minutes to reach at Candolim Beach from the Station. Other important railway stations are located little away at Margao and Vasco Da Gama. Reservation Enquiry Number: 0832-2298682 (Thivim Railway Station).
There have no beach resorts or Restaurants at Candolim Beach. Maximum Hotels and Restaurants of Candolim Beach located little away from the beach. Among these some nearest hotels and Restaurants are given bellow.
Fax No: 0832-276044
Fax No: 0832-276044
|Taj Holiday Village
Fax No: 0832-276044
|Coqueral Holiday Home
Fax No: 832-2276070
|De Mello's Guest House
Phone: 0832-2489650/ 2277395
|Aguada Holiday Resort,
Fax No: 0832-243231
|Nearest City||Panaji - 12 km|
|Postal Code Number||403515|
|Time Zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Population of Candolim Town||8600 (census 2001, India)|
|Nearest Railway Station||Thivim, 17 km|
|Airport Distance||46 km (approx)|
|Best time to visit||Winter|
|Attractions in and around Candolim Beach||Some major attractions in and around the Candolim Beach are Anjuná Beach & market, Arpora Beach, Calangute Beach, Aguada Fort, Chapora Fort and many more.|