If you want to know about the queen of all the beaches in Goa, it is none other than Calangute Beach. It is flocked by large numbers of tourists throughout the year, but November to February is considered to be the ideal time for visiting this beach in Goa. It is located 15 km from Panaji, the capital of Goa. Though there is nothing exclusively special in this beach, yet there is a steep shelf of sand in the beach. The sands are completely golden which offers picturesque views of the beach, while at the same time, it also offers the facility to enjoy wide varieties of water activities and sports.
Since it lies to the shore of the Arabian Sea in the Northern part of Goa, the water is extremely calm and serene. The shades of palm trees also offer a relaxing atmosphere to the tourists. There are also plenty of stalls located right under the shades of the palm trees ranging from trinkets, fried prawns, beer and even sea shells. In fact, the combination of all these factors together contributes to the popularity of this beach which also offers the best beach option to the tourists.
St. Alex Church is one of the famous spots to be visited from this beach. There is a wonderful dome that graces the facade of the church. In addition to that, the interior of the church also offers a wonderful display of the beauty of the architectural style along with attractive altars. Therefore, when you are in Goa, you should definitely visit this beach, and when you are in this beach, you should also visit this church. The nightlife of this beach is also something that deserves mention, because it provides a break from the rest of the other lives in beaches.