his is part of a 30 km stretch of beach coastline
along the west coast of Goa by the Arabian sea that begins at Fort Aguada
continues as Sinquerim Beach, then as Candolim beach and merges into
Calangute Beach and then to Baga Beach and then
Anjuna Beach and then to Vagator Beach
finally ending at Chapora Beach and Fort.
Like most Goan coastal villages, fishing and toddy
tapping was the mainstay of the local economy but now tourism seems to have
taken over with a number of starred and non-starred hotels in abundance.
Candolim is the birthplace of
Abbe Faria, the father of hypnotism and Goan freedom fighter. His statue
The local festivals celebrated include