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Colva Beach

Colvo beach is fairly long and lies in the south part of Goa. Colvo beach has enough space for everyone to spend some secluded time together. If you are a couple who wish to be left alone just walk down to the remote parts of this beach and laze around and discuss sweet nothings.

Nossa Senhora de Merces or Our Lady of Mercy Church lies nearby for all those who insist on sight- seeing beyond the beaches.

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Colva Beach

If you are planning to visit Goa, don't forget to include Colva beach, located in the southern part of the state, in your destinations list. One of the loveliest beaches of Goa, the Colva, with soft powdery white sands, is known for its stunning natural beauty and is characterized by the lining of palm and coconut trees along its shoreline which stretches as long as 25 km making it one of the largest beaches in India.

The best time to visit the Colva beach, located 39 km from the capital city of Panaji, is during the 60 -day beach festival of Beach Bonanza when the whole of Colva beach come alive. Beach Bonanza offers the tourists a slice of true Goan lifestyle and endless entertainment and fun. The 60-day festival is held on Sundays from the month of April to the last week of May. A range of fun-filled events like singing and dancing completion, magic shows are organized. A wide array of food stalls greets the visitors with lip-smacking cruises. Nightlife is amazing at the Colva beach which come to life never before during the festival.

A jewel in Goa's beaches, the Colva beach is a big draw for outdoor enthusiasts. Once at the beach, you can indulge in water sports. As a matter of fact, if you have not been at Colva beach, you really haven't enjoyed the underwater world. You can explore coral reefs and be amazed by types of colourful fish. Whether you're into snorkeling, sailing, diving, boating, fishing or kayaking, Colva beach, is one of the best places in the world to indulge in them.

Apart from many other water sports, dolphin cruises are on offer for the visitors to the Colva beach. During the month of October Colva beach is visited by hordes of pilgrims who come here to seek blessings of Infant Jesus at the church located adjacent to the beach.