Palolem, India

If you want to have fun, adventure and relax at the end of the day, Palolem, India is the place to be. Dolphin watching and spotting activities are conducted at the beaches, fishing as well. You can also go on boat trips and enjoy the breathtaking backwaters that come alive when the tide is high. Kayaking is also possible in these still waters. Another spot to check out at Palolem would be the famous Butterfly Beach, you can hike here, and camp at nights as the sun goes down. Flea markets happen once a week and you can shop for curios, antiques and clothes as well.

Tropical beach of Palolem, Goa state, India

The Beauty of Palolem

With thickets enclosing every part of the Palolem beach, the coconut palms make this beach one of the best in India. The beach is long, semi-circle in shape and very shady, thanks to the row of palm trees.

Location: South Goa, from Margao it is 27 miles and from Panaji it is 47miles

How to get there: Railway stations closest to Palolem would be Canacona and Margao, the former being just a ten minute drive. You could also land at Dabolim airport in Goa and drive an hour and a half down to reach Palolem.

What about the weather: throughout the year the weather in Palolem is warm and very rarely would go above thirty-three degrees Celsius. Winters can be cold, especially from early December to late February. The Southwest monsoons hit between June and August, this is when the beaches across Palolem close for business.

Best time to visit: From mid October to end March

Nightlife: Eclectic to say the least and that’s the main reason why this beach is so popular in India. There are dances, live musical shows, rock bands, reggae, jazz etc being played on all nights in Palolem, till the wee hours of the morning. Liquor is served since all the shacks and outlets have permits and licenses.

Come join the fun and enjoy what the beaches of India have in store for you, if you need more help get in touch with ThrillophiliaAdventure Travel India!


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