Top 5 Places To Visit In Calangute

Located about 15 km away from the capital of Goa, Calangute is the largest beach in north Goa. Stretching along the coastline from Panaji to Aguada Fort, Calangute is also known as ‘Queen of Beaches’. Initially the village was known as Kolongutt by the local fishermen until the Portuguese started calling it Calangute. Often seen bustling by tourists Calangute has the most crowded beach. Famous for its shacks, clubs and shopping it attracts a lot of voyagers and bag-packers from India and abroad. Calangute got famous in about ‘60s when the hippies and junkies came here and made it a party destination. The village of Calangute has bountiful coconut trees and the local markets here are full of cafes, shacks, tattoo studios and everything else that one needs. The streets of the village open to a vast seafront that contrasts well with the congested markets of the place. Though the night life is silent post 10 pm, Calangute is a place where one can enjoy the music of the waves under the starry sky. Here is a list of top 5 places to visit in Calangute:

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