Palolem Beach Goa

Palolem Beach Goa

Palolem Beach Goa is a white sand paradise on the southern tip of Goa. It is roughly around 38 km from the Madgaon village in Canacona. It is one of the best destinations for tourists who are looking for peace and a quaint coast. No wonder that it receives endless hordes of foreign as well as domestic travelers that make the quaint thatched roof cottages on the shore, their home.

The mile-long Palolem beach is a superb place to eat, relax and chill. There are a lot of beach shacks where you can have a great time with your loved ones. Take a dip in the clear water of this stunning beach. It can be noted that the families mostly stick to the northern end of the beach, while the backpackers and solo tourists occupy the central and southern part of the beach, which is known for its beach parties and entertainment.

Until the 1980s, Palolem beach Goa was a comparatively a less explored destination. However, the beach soon grew popular due to its tranquil beauty and white sands. It is treasured within the lofty plateaus on either side, the Palolem Beach India is adorned with serene surroundings. One of the most common attractions in visiting Palolem Beach is the ferry rides. Tourists can witness dolphins and the elusive Butterflies here. It is often regarded as one of the best honeymoon beaches.

Nightlife at the Palolem Beach

Palolem Beach is the best if you want to let your hair down and spend a night dancing to the tunes of music. It is not only a spectacle of colors and lights but also famous for its ‘silent noise parties’, wherein you can dance to your tunes with headphones around your ears. Relaxing vibes, the mesmerizing night view of the beach and dancing people around make the night parties at Palolem Beach unforgettable.

Other tourist places near Palolem beach is the Neptune Point at Palolem Beach where you can enjoy the silent party that takes place on every Saturday between 9:00 PM - 4:00 AM. Although the party scene is not too big on this stretch of the beach, the Silent Noise Parties held at Neptune Point draw quite a decent crowd.

Events at Palolem Beach

A hub of outdoor activities, Palolem is a fun-filled destination in Goa. Its location and the diversity of its marine life ensure that visitors have a great time exploring the beach as well as the activities around.


If you want to enjoy a good swim, then you should dive into the northern end of the beach which is a perfect place for swimming. The surface is quite shallow and the current isn't too fast either, an average swimmer too can have fun here. Remember, not to swim out too far as the water is not shallow, the depth gradually increases and strong currents may sweep you away. 

Scuba Diving

How wonderful would it be to find yourself right amid the vibrant shades of blue? The Palolem Beach Goa is one of the few beaches in the country where Scuba Diving is catered. Enjoy the marine life with beautiful underwater creatures.


As the beach finds itself in a cove, the tranquil and calm waters here provide a great kayaking adventure. Moreover, it's always the best experience to explore the sea in its sheer beauty. You can hire a kayak during the morning time so that you get a chance to experience the tranquility of the sea in its best form.

Dolphin Spotting

Dolphin spotting is a popular attraction at the Palolem Beach Goa. Try to go in the morning and if you are lucky enough, then you are in for a treat by spotting the Dolphins.

While you roam around the beach you can check out the Tibetan jewelry and beach clothes which might be the things you will love to buy. The Palolem market undeniably a fantastic place for shopping. The market here is bigger in comparison to other beaches showcases the Tibetan handicrafts, showpieces made of seashells, and quite an excellent collection of clothes. The market is lively and attracts many tourists irrespective of the season. Also, the music and garment shops here would surely give you a hippie feel.

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