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“Best in North Goa”
Review of Candolim Beach

Ranked #1 of 49 things to do in Bardez
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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“Best in North Goa”
Reviewed January 26, 2014

By far the best beach in North Goa..This beach is very lively, vibrant with wonderful beach beds (Rs 100/- per bed), shacks lined up on the coast - all offering more or less the same kind of food/Alcohol with same prices/taste.
The beach is pristine, all kind of water sports activities is offered on the beach.It has a fairly long coastline, water is very safe with lifeguards patrolling.
On the main road there are lot of hotels offering all kind of delicacies, also many shops lined up selling all kind of clothes , accessories, antiques , etc.
I would give a 9/10 to this lovely beach...Looking forward to visiting this place again

Visited January 2014
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“Now it's crowded too”
Reviewed January 23, 2014

Till last season, this used to be much less crowded as compared to the adjacent beaches- Calungute & Baga, & on the other side Sinquerim beach with Taj Resort holidayers. But this season there is an explosion of tourism here, though some relatively peaceful stretches can be still found a little away from the shacks. Beautiful beach & great sunset point. But lot of littering by tourists. Also, beware of glass shards in the sand from beer bottles broken by inebriated tourists.

Visited January 2014
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic Beach...”
Reviewed January 22, 2014

Been to Candolim 3 times now, mainly for the great Beach life...
We love spending time in the many good Shacks along the beach....
The sea, when not rough is great for a warm swim...Don't forget an early morning walk on the beach, to see the fisherman bring in their nets....

Visited January 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful”
Reviewed January 18, 2014

This is our favorite beach in the north of Goa!

It is absolutely beautiful. It is not as busy as Calangute or Baga therefore it was perfect for us!

The beach shacks are lovely and provide the best service. Our favorite shack was Fransiscos Shack along Candolim Beach. The services was lovely and the staff were there for your every need!

I would recommend this beach to people who do not want to be harassed by lots of Indian men (like at baga and calungute) but still want a relatively busy, yet calm beautiful setting!

There are no down sides to this beach.

Visited 10 - 18 January 2014.

Visited January 2014
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tirunelveli
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“impressive can be improved”
Reviewed January 18, 2014

a beautiful beach,no aggressive tide,water sports facilities,boating lots of eateries,sunbath cots and umbrella on hire,every hotel has a bar,more foreigners than Indians.there small shops selling ready made garments and Goa souvenirs,foreigner enjoy sunbath peacefully.yet this beach should have pay and use toilets and many dustbins and also more cleaning.visit and enjoy

Visited January 2014
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