Shining white sand, turquoise water, and tall palm trees as long as the eyes can see–Colva beach is one of Goa's most popular tourist spots. The beach is buzzing with shacks offering the best of Goan cuisine, parties that will keep you on your feet all night, adventure sports that will give you an adrenaline rush, and stalls with the best gifts to take back home.

If you are planning a trip to Goa, Colva Beach has many resorts and hotels where you can stay and experience the best of Goa. You need to know some things before planning your vacation to Colva beach.

How to get to Colva beach

Colva beach is approx. 27 km from the capital city Panjim. You can rent a car and drive to the location or hire a taxi and reach in about 40-45 minutes. The beach is 23 km from Goa International Airport. You can hire a taxi or rent a car and drive down to the beach. 

Things to do at Colva beach

Colva beach stretches a good 2.3 km and offers various activities for tourists. You can grab a sunbed and relax with a drink, listen to the waves, or take a dip in crystal clear waters and get a nice tan. You can indulge in water sports like parasailing or hire a jet ski and zoom across the waves. You can take a nice long walk on the beach and stop at a beach shack for delicious local food and drinks. There are many things to do on Colva beach to keep yourself entertained.

Colva beach nightlife

After relaxing by the beach all day, it’s time to party at night! Colva beach has an exciting nightlife compared to other parts of South Goa. There are many nightclubs and bars that are open till dawn where you and your friends can party hard and make memories you will cherish forever. 

Places to visit near Colva beach

There are many other serene and beautiful beaches that you can explore near Colva beach. Cabo De Rama fort offers a glorious view of the ocean. You can walk down to the beach and take a dip in the clear waters. It is one of the most secluded beaches in South Goa, where you can go to enjoy a quiet sunset. Galgibaga beach is also a great beach to explore if you want to get away from the hustle-bustle of the touristy areas. Other beaches you can visit near Colva beach are Betul beach, Sunset beach, Bambolim beach, and Majorda beach. There are also many ayurvedic salons and spas where you can relax and get a refreshing massage to rejuvenate after some thrilling water sports activities. 

Shopping at Colva

There are many stalls around Colva beach that have the best of handicrafts, jewellery, musical instruments, sculptures, and clothing items that you can pick up as sovenirs and gifts to take back home. There’s also a variety of beachwear for you to choose from. There are many flea markets and night markets around Colva beach that you should definitely visit for the best deals on clothes, jewellery, and more.

Where to stay

Since Colva beach is a popular tourist destination, there are many beach accommodations, hotels, and resorts that one can choose from to stay at. You can plan your stay at Club Mahindra Acacia Resort in Madgaon, a 5-minute drive from Colva beach. The resort in Madgaon has many amenities like a swimming pool, children’s play area, laundry service, and more to make your stay comfortable. You can have a pool party with your family or enjoy a candlelight dinner by the pool with your special someone and add more magic to your vacation.

So, if you have a long weekend ahead, plan for a reminiscing trip to Colva beach with your friends and enjoy your stay at the Club Mahindra Acacia Palms Resort.

About Club Mahindra

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.

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