Things to do in CandolimHere is detailed information on what all is worth doing if you’re staying or planning to stay at Candolim. Candolim may not be as happening as neighboring Calangute and Baga Town, but it certainly doesn’t lack in entertainment quotient. Here you can shop, have a good time at beach, dine & wine and even enjoy spiritual enlightenment.
Shopping in CandolimShopping scene in Candolim is certainly very vibrant. It is home to some really good lifestyle boutique shops where you can buy high quality jewelries and cloths. The most famous ones are InStyle Jewellers store and Tony’s the Designer Jewellers. These two jewelry stores are immensely famous for selling high quality and stylish jewelries. Tourists in fact swear by high quality jewelry products of these jewelry stores. In case if you haven’t still visited these two stores, then you must surely visit it. Addresses of these two stores have been mentioned below.
Tony's the Designer Jewellers
Fort Aguada Road, At Hotel Sunset Beach Resort, Shop No.1, Vaddy, Candolim, Bardez, India.
Shop no 8 p1 at quinta costa frias, Candolim, Bardez, India
Another store that we highly recommend is FabIndia. FabIndia actually doesn’t need any introduction. It is very well known for selling high quality cotton made wardrobes and bed sheets. It also has a store in Candolim and is pretty famous amongst tourists.
Shop No. 8 to 13,
Seashell Arcade, Opp. Canara Bank,
Murrod Vaddo, Candolim Bardez,
Goa - 403515
Ph: +91-832-2489143 / 3263966
For more shopping options, you can explore the main road of Candolim which is filled with plethora of shops. Besides, here two main shopping centers of Candolim are also located: Newton’s Supermarket and Acron Arcade Shopping Center. Here you’ll find everyday grocery products as well as many fashion related products. These two shopping centers are thronged by tourist and locals for almost all day.
Enjoy sunbathing at Candolim BeachThere are only few beaches in entire North Goa where sunbathing can be enjoyed care freely. Candolim Beach happens to be one of those few beaches. Unlike neighboring Calangute and Baga beach here there is no maddening crowd, jarring noise and not even irritating street hawkers. In other words, Candolim Beach is absolute heaven for all those who want to enjoy sunbathing. Peace and serenity is deeply imbibed in the personality of this beach.
Enjoy rave parties at Candolim BeachCandolim Beach may not attract thousands of tourists like Calangute and Baga Beach, but it certainly attracts huge number of foreign tourists; who have invariably made Candolim beach one of the hotspots of rave parties. Parties happen at either end of Candolim Beach during late evenings. But please note that these rave parties only happen during tourist season.
Visit Historical Fort Aguada
One of the must do things in Candolim is to visit Fort Aguada, located in southern end of Candolim Beach. This fort is by far one of the greatest historical monuments of Goa. After all if it hadn’t been for this fort, Portuguese wouldn’t have been able to rule Goa for four centuries. This fact alone is sufficient enough to motivate you or anyone to visit Fort Aguada. Besides, the fort has its own aura which can be felt even to this day and will pretty much make your visit an memorable affair.
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Dine at some of the finest Restaurants in Candolim
Goa is an international tourist destination and hence here each town is overwhelmed with multi cuisine restaurants and shacks. Candolim is obviously no exception. Here are the names of some of the most sought after restaurants of Candolim. We’ve also included famous shacks at Candolim Beach.
Bom Sucesso restaurant: It specializes in Chinese, Indian, Seafood and Continental. It is immensely famous amongst tourists here.
The Stone House Restaurant: This restaurant has become an absolute rage amongst tourists. It is located very to Fort Aguda.
Inferno Restaurant: This is another restaurant of Candolim that is absolutely rage amongst tourists.
The Curry House Restaurant located at Fort Aguada Road is also immensely famous amongst tourists.
Here are the names of some of the most sought after shacks at Candolim Beach.
Alex Beach Shack
Bay View Shack
Stringfellows Beach Shack
Jacksons Beach Cafe
Learn Yoga and MeditationAnd in the middle of all the fun you can also enjoy some spiritual bliss. Candolim has two immensely famous Yoga classes, where you can learn Yoga that will surely soothe your mind and body. Addresses of these two Yoga classes have been given below:
Opposite Literati Cafe, Ice Factory Road,
Candolim, GOA – 403515
Phone no: +(91)-9762228959, 9765491827
Rama Yoga Meditation Center Goa
Near English Rose
Candolim Beach Road, Candolim, Bardez - 403515
Phone no: +91 9604 636437.