This is an isolated beach located along the south Goa
coastline, almost at the southernmost tip. It is about 37kms from Margao
and 2kms west of Chaudi and is located in Canacona taluka .
It is reportedly one of the most enchanting of Goa's beaches
and has the backdrop of the majestic western Ghats. South of Palolem lie a
few other remote beaches including Colom and Rajbhag. The village of Palolem
remains traditional with the locals working mainly in the Toddy tapping and
A local attraction of historical significance is the Shree
Mallikarjun Temple, Canacona. It is reportedly one of Goa's oldest temples.
There are frequent buses form Margao and Karwar that travel
via Chaudi. From Chaudi one can take a local rickshaw to get to Palolem.
There are also direct buses from Margao to Palolem.
There are a few choice accommodations in the area