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Palolem is categorised as Beachside

Palolem Beach (Nivalink Trip Dated - 29 August 2016)
Palolem market area (Nivalink Trip Dated - 29 August 2016)
Palolem market area (Nivalink Trip Dated - 29 August 2016)
Palolem around Sunset (Nivalink Trip Dated - 29 August 2016)

Reasons to Visit
  • Palolem beach is one of the best beaches in Goa at Southern most edge of the Goa bordering Karwar in Neighboring Karnataka.
  • The beach is largely unspoiled and is inhabited by fishermen and foreign tourists.
  • Palolem is perhaps a bit like what Goa used to be in 1970s hippy haven where most guest live in shacks along the shore or in villages around.
  • Idyllic Beaches in Goa"Palolem is always considered as the best beach in Goa. Palolem has also become hub for alternative lifestyle, Yoga, Meditation etc. Many no frills hotels here offer that alternative lifestyle experience. Palolem attracts experiential and long stay travellers looking to experience a bit of hippy Goa and a bit of alternative lifestyle experience."
Access Information

Palolem has 6 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

Type of HotelsCount
Wellness Resort1

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Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Dabolim Airport and PalolemRs. 1761

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Madgaon Railway Station and PalolemRs. 1409

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Palolem has 7 Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.


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List of Service Add Ons for Palolem


Services Rates Starting From
Banana Boat Ride in South GoaRs. 2000
Jet Ski + Banana Ride + Ringo Ride & Parasailing South GoaRs. 2000
Jet Ski + Ringo Ride + Banana RideRs. 1400
Jet Skiing in South GoaRs. 400
Parasailing in South GoaRs. 1000
Ringo Ride in South GoaRs. 1200
Sea Kayaking in South GoaRs. 400

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Destination Ideas

  • Different ways to look at a Goa Getaway
  • Goa Self Drive Experience
  • Idyllic beaches of South Goa

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Palolem alongwith Patnam are a deep end of South Goa and visited by overseas bagpackers and those seeking alternative minimalistic lifestyle. Palolem is considered one of the best beaches in Goa excellent for swimming and walking. The area is quiet and local tourists never flock it. Trips to nearby Island is popular.
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    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    Patnam is a deep end of South Goa and visited by overseas bagpackers and those seeking alternative minimalistic lifestyle.
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    Sea or Ocean or Beach

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Palolem BeachPalolem is much like Ashwem, Morjim and Mandrem where the guest profile looks to explore the 1970s style alternative lifestyle experience. Palolem is one of the best beaches in Goa and completely wears an off-beat character.Getaway2
Nearest Airport in Palolem
  • Dabolim Airport ( GOI ) , Dabolim-62 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Palolem
  • Cancona ( CNO ), Canacona-5 Kms
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