Palolem Beach Overview -

Palolem Beach of Goa is commonly known as Paradise Beach of India. It is frequented by tourists all throughout the year and includes both domestic as well as international travelers. If you want to enjoy beach vacation in serenity, then Palolem Beach, Goa should be an ideal option. It is partly secluded and offer relaxed holiday vacation.
Palolem Beach in Goa has a crescent shaped bay, which offers pristine beauty along with white sand. The white sand facing the cool blue waters is a magnificent sight. You would also see a wooden island towards the north headland. You can comfortably go fishing with local fishermen and can also spot several dolphins in the blue sea.
Palolem is undoubtedly one of Goa’s most postcard-perfect beaches: a gentle curve of palm-fringed sand facing a calm bay. But in season the beachfront is transformed into a toytown of colourful and increasingly sophisticated timber and bamboo huts fronted by palm-thatch restaurants. It’s still a great place to be and is popular with backpackers, long-stayers and families. The protected bay is one of the safest swimming spots in Goa and you can comfortably kayak and paddleboard for hours here.
Rating : 4.4/5, Enty Fee : 0, Timings : 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM, All Days of the Week, Visit Duration : 2 to 3 Horus

Location -

Palolem Beach is located at 15°00′36″N 74°01′24″E, within 2.5 kilometres of the market town of Chaudi in South Goa, and about 40 minutes from Margao, the district headquarters of South Goa.

Other neighbouring beaches in South Goa include Agonda Beach, Patnem Beach and Polem beach.

How to Reach -

Palolem Beach is located in South Goa . Situated around 70 Km away from Panaji ( Center of State ). The nearest airport is Dabolim Airport which is about 67 km away. The nearest railway station is Canacona railway station which can be reached from Madgoan junction railway station in just 30 mins. There are bus services at a regular interval of 30 mins from the beach to the Kadamba Transport Corporation (KTC) Bus Depot in Margao. The nearest KTC depot is at Canacona.

Way => Panji ------- 70 km -------- Palolem Beach

Transport -

a - Bus ( public transport ), b - Taxi / Auto ( private ), c - Bike / Scotty

Advice : it is advice to take private transport to reach Palolem Beach

Note : in Goa it is best to take vehicle on rent to travel anywhere in Goa. For rent you need an Identity card, Driving License and some security deposit depends on transport company rules.

Best Time to visit Palolem Beach -

Morning: 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM, Evening: 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Best Months : Mid-November to Mid-February

Mid-November to Mid-February - These are the best months to visit the party capital since the weather is pleasantly cool and comfortable. It’s the perfect time to relax on the beaches amidst other tourists who make the most of these three months in Goa. December is the time when Goa witnesses one of its most popular festivals, Sunburn, besides extensive Christmas and New Year celebrations and is home to lakhs of visitors from across the world.

Activities / Things to do -


The Arabian Sea is a shade of sapphire and offers a refreshing dip too, whether you choose to don your swimwear or bathe, like a local, fully clothed. The tide can generate some powerful waves appropriate for a bit of playful body boarding.






A traditional Indian pastime, there is no better place to align body and mind than in Palolem’s effortless splendour. There are many places around to attend a drop-in yoga class and a number of resorts offer morning and evening classes.