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"Private Tour: Fort Aguada
Anjuna Beach and Vagator Beach"Goa Private Tour: Fort Aguada Fort Reis Magos Calangute Beach Anjuna Beach and Vagator Beach"Meet your guide at your hotel lobby in Goa at 9am and leave to Fort Aguada and its lighthouse a well-preserved 17th century Portuguese fort standing on Sinquerim Beach overlooking the Arabian Sea. The fort was constructed in 1613 to guard against the Dutch and the Marathas. It was a reference point for the vessels coming from Europe at that time and initially tasked with defense of shipping. Fort Aguada was re-purposed some claims
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"Private Tour: Fort Aguada
Anjuna Beach and Vagator Beach"Goa Private Tour: Fort Aguada Fort Reis Magos Calangute Beach Anjuna Beach and Vagator Beach"Meet your guide at your hotel lobby in Goa at 9am and leave to Fort Aguada and its lighthouse a well-preserved 17th century Portuguese fort standing on Sinquerim Beach overlooking the Arabian Sea. The fort was constructed in 1613 to guard against the Dutch and the Marathas. It was a reference point for the vessels coming from Europe at that time and initially tasked with defense of shipping. Fort Aguada was re-purposed some claims
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Private Tour: Jungle Adventure from Goa Including Elephant Ride and Lunch
"Your day begins with pickup from your Calangute or Baga hotel and a 2.5-hour drive by air-conditioned private vehicle to a jungle camp near Dudhsagar waterfall which is situated within Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary Goa’s largest wildlife preserve. When you arrive at the jungle camp you have several activities for the day. See housing that resembles typical tribal villages in Goa ride an elephant through the jungle camp and soar through the trees on a zipline that reaches heights of up to 82 feet (25 meters).You’ll also enjoy a lunch that consists of traditional Goan meal which is served on a banana leaf ‘plate.’ Then take a leisurely walk with your guide to learn about the plants and animals in the jungle. Along the way
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Calangute Beach Tips (18)

Awesome rides at calangute beach

when u reach the calangute beach there are already get you some agents of water rides. They will give you 5 rides in 600 rupees . most amazing thrill in banana ride and parachute gliding which are never forget these Goa trip.

friend when you reach the calangute beach so be aware and alert from the agents coz too much looting of prices in lodging, hotel, dance club etc..

my advice to all friend who wants to go in goa , those friend please go in off season left of december and january month.

enjoy the god trip.

happy journey
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vinayak970
Feb 23, 2012

Calangute beach

Calangute Beach is the largest beach in Goa. It is a continuation of Candolim beach, with no visible partition between them. The beach is wide with soft sand, but the sea is rough. There are several beach restaurants and most of them have their own area with sunbeds close to the shoreline. The sunbeds are free of use if you order food and drinks from the restaurants. Beach boys will take your order and deliver it to the restaurant. They are nagging a bit if you order to little.
Beach boys and hawkers selling "this and that" can be annoying and don't take no for an answer. Calangute is the place for waterjet, parachute and waterski.

Calangute beach was hippie-haven for a long time ago. Today is it only english, russian and indian middle class turists left. When it comes to the quality of sand/sea is this beach in my opinion the second best in North-Goa after Candolim. It is the best when it comes to accessibility of restaurants and water activities.

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georeiser
May 22, 2010

Calangute

Calangute is famous for its beach which stretches for about 2km when it reaches Baga to the north. It's full of fat British OAP's (old age pensioners) and even fatter Russians. No nice looking girls here :-( You'll be hassled by loads of beach vendors selling drums, peanuts, ice creams, T-shirts, cakes, beads etc plus a few beggars, which you'd expect here. You'll also find guys from Mumbai walking along together in trousers and shirts gawping at the flesh on display.

There's plenty of activities such on-the-beach massages, various water sports and plenty of beach shacks selling food and drink. The deal, here, is that you have to buy a drink and/or food from a shack whenever you opt to take up residence on one of their sun beds. One that I frequented a lot during my time here was called Friend's Corner where the staff are nice and chatty, so you get to know them a little more each time you visit.

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Willettsworld
Sep 19, 2009

Calangute - general

Calangute is located along the coast of northern Goa, about 18km north of Goa's capital, Panaji. It's the main tourist town along the coast thanks to its wonderful beach, hotels, restaurants and bars but, strangely, doesn't seem to draw the younger crowd. I actually stayed here and expected it to be full of young students and such like but what I actually saw were fat British OAP's (old age pensioners) and even fatter Russians. It had pretty much everything I wanted such as a great beach and great food (see my restaurant tips).

I hired a scooter for a few days so as to get around and see the sights in Goa. It was my first time on one so it took a while to get used to but after that I really enjoyed it. The roads in Goa are in a better condition than elsewhere in India plus there are no cows wandering around!

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Sep 19, 2009
 
 
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BEACHES: Calangute Beach

The Calangute beach in Goa is called the 'Queen of Beaches' because of its uncomparable beauty. It is surrounded by coconut and palm trees. It is especially a paradise to the foreign tourists. This beach is always crowded with people both from India and abroad and it would not be wrong to say that it is the most crowded beach, but nevertheless, the beauty does not diminish. All around the beach, a busy commercial area full of souvenir stalls, necessity stalls, food joinds, and selling everything from sea shells, to shoes to alchohol etc. have grown up which all add to the popularity of the beach, making it a must in your trip. g and old alike lazing on the golden sands.

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Rupanworld
May 27, 2009

Calangute Beach

just outside the fisherman's village, with roads leading upto it lined by coconut trees is the calangute beach. There are quite a few restaurants lining his beach, also the rod leading up to the village has shops selling colorful clothes and jewelry! Not to be missed! Again this beach attracts a lot of hippie population. also find paragliding and hang gliding here!

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abi_maha
Feb 02, 2009

Dharma, Karma, feel-good time...

It's every woman's dream: a fancy spa where she can endulge in manicures, facials, massages and basically be pampered from head to toe.

...Sure, you can visit one of the 5-star resorts and pay good money for great relaxation, but I found that especially in Asia there are plenty of little gems "off the beaten path" that offer beauty treatments and a whole lot more for a lot less.

This "shack" for example, was located on the road leading down to the beach near our hotel in Calangute (Golden Eye Hotel). The owner only works here during the dry months, and moves into the city during the monsoon.

One of my friends was complaining of back aches & pains, the other had an upset stomach, and I just wanted a nice facial with some natural oils & pastes. We decided to enter this "shop" full of spiritual posters, herbal charts, crystal stones and flickering candles and never regretted it. This seems to be a popular "healer" as we had to wait 2 days for an appointment, and there were always queues of locals & tourists alike.

To cut a long story short: my friend's back was 80% better the next day, the other girl's stomach settled soon thereafter, and I had 1 hour of absolute bliss in my own little universe :-) We paid between 700 - 1000 Rupees per treatment... TRY IT!

Services offered were:
> Reiki.
> Massages.
> traditional Ayurveda treatments.
> Herbal remedies.
> Nutrition advice.
> Yoga & stress counselling.
> etc.

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JessH
Apr 25, 2007

Calangute

Calangute nowadays is a bustling, busy, manic place, full of shops selling tourist trinkets, and with traffic everywhere! But it has its uses...theres at least six ATM's, lots of internet cafes...and of course in the evening lots of places to eat and drink. But if you walk 500 yards in any direction on the beach, away from the centre of Calangute...say the steps...you'll find a little piece of solitude.

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Feb 09, 2007
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"Sun, Sand, & Shacks in Goa"
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Calangute Beach

This is at the southern end of Baga Beach and is one of the most populated beaches with package tourists. Though you'd hardly know it. There seemed to be many more locals and Indian tourists here than any other. There were some groups paragliding, there were some more restaurants more set away from the surf and many of the hotels have beach access. Calangute itself has a great little shopping area just up from the beach that is worth a visit.

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bpwillet
Dec 20, 2005

Calangute beach

This large beach has quite a lot to offer, walk down and watch the villagers hauling in their nets at high tide, you will also find a selection of bars and restaurants around the main entrance to the beach, also plenty of souvenir opportunities on the road leading down to the beach
The beach is about 45 min bus ride from Panaji

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Pete.Gibson
Oct 22, 2005

Calangute beach

Well, this beach is a little bit better than Candolim, but far from the beaches of Thailand, it felt something like Turkey, the only thing that changed my mind was the cows walking on the beach, and the beach vendors selling Indian things, here is a lot of restaurants and party all night long.
I think it is a good idea to find your accommodation some hundred meters from the beach.

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LotusV8
Mar 22, 2005

THE CHARMS OF DOWNTOWN CALANGUTE

Combining the irresistible sleepiness of an old-world town, with all the manic night-life of an ocean - paradise, Calangute is your Stairway to Heaven.

Just make sure you toss those travel brochures aside, and set out on your own.

The charms here are manifold - it could be the warmth of the locals, it could be the exotic jewellery hanging from the store-fronts, or perhaps it could just be the mysterious sea-breezes... each bringing with it news of an impending adventure.

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Oct 29, 2004

Things to Do Near Calangute Beach

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Anjuna Flea Market

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Fort Aguada Beach

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Old Goa

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