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Everything you need to know about Palolem Beach and the surrounding area.

At we aim to provide a comprehensive guide to Palolem and the surrounding area.

Whether you are looking for accommodation, restaurants or things to do in Palolem,
South Goa, you should be able to find it in our guide.

Palolem Beach is located in Canacona, South Goa, India and has often been justifiably dubbed ‘ Paradise Beach ’.

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We have lived in Palolem beach, Goa, for the past four years and we have decided to bring all our information and knowledge together into a useful website.

Apart from being a stunningly beautiful beach, Palolem is famous for its beach hut accommodation. As tourism has grown and changed in the area, so more resorts, guesthouses, rooms and hotels are appearing offering tourists a very wide choice of accommodation. 

There is also a surprising amount of good restaurants in the area; some are even outstanding in fact. To make it easier for you while you are here we list all the restaurants in Palolem and we include a brief description of what to expect. 

Most people may opt to just laze on the beach while they are here but if you want a more active holiday in Palolem or would like to discover something of the local Goan culture and way of life, there is plenty to do. Our list of activities is just a taster. 

We are working progressively on the content of this website and we want it to provide as much useful information as possible so your contribution is very important to us. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions about Palolem, Goa please email us at  

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Palolem Beach

Palolem beach stretches between two magnificent headlands and the beach is lined with towering coconut palms. 

Every season bamboo-hut resorts and restaurants are erected along the beach allowing tourists to stay right on the sand, only a few meters away from a swim in the Arabian Sea. 

The beach huts range from very basic to somewhat luxurious, with en suite huts becoming more common every year. 

Palolem provides beautiful accommodation for all types of traveler with prices varying throughout the season; Christmas and New Year being the peak. 

Backpackers should have no problem finding somewhere to stay by just turning up and looking around, but if you are looking for something more exclusive it may be better to try and book in advance especially during December and January. 

Palolem is also ideal for young families as the atmosphere is relaxed, friendly and safe. 

Restaurants in Palolem are varied and due to the amount of tourists, generally of a very high standard. You can get anything from local Indian delights to authentic Italian pizza and pasta, and an added bonus is that alcohol is completely legal and very accessible. (Alcohol is illegal in some Indian states). The locally produced Kingfisher beer is a favorite amongst all visitors.

Don't Miss

-A dolphin trip.

-Thali, this traditional South Indian dish consists of a base of rice and chapattis served with little dishes of vegetable curries and sauces with coconut, mango and mixed spices.

-Fresh fish. The local fishermen bring fish in fresh every morning so make sure you ask to see the catch of the day at one of the restaurants. The Red Snapper is delicious cooked up with spices in a tandoori oven.

-A yoga class. There are plenty of places in the area where you can try out some yoga. Yoga at sunset under the palm trees is a serene experience that should not be missed.

-An Ayurvedic massage. Ayurveda is an ancient Indian tradition of natural medicine and treatment. The Ayurvedic head massage is the most popular.



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