Located in North Goa, Calangute Beach is the largest beach which draws millions of tourists from around the globe. Also known as Queen of beaches, the beach has expansive stretch of sand and water. With spectacular beauty and charm, this beach is a way to heaven, literally! Surrounded by coconut and palm trees, this beach is spread nine miles from Panaji and four miles along Arabian Sea.
Calangute Beach is among the top ten beaches in the world and remains crowded during day time with locals and tourists. It is perfect retreat filled with shacks, souvenir stalls and other stalls selling beer, pawns and trinkets. The beach showcases Goan beach culture which assures splendid time. Additionally, there are huge showrooms queued on the main road with amazing handicrafts from Kashmir, Tibet, Indonesia, Rajasthan and other striking places.
Calangute Beach can be visited during May, Christmas and New Year. During monsoon season i.e., from June to September, the sea can be rough that’s why swimming is prohibited. The beach offers various water sports activities like water skiing, parasailing and more. The other nearby attractions is Baga Beach, Aguada Fort, Condolim beach, Church of St. Alex, Colva Beach, Kerkar Art Gallery and Medicinal Springs.