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Goa the fun destination of India is widely revered for its magnificent beaches that adorn the coastal lines. There are so many beaches in Goa and each one is beautiful and pristine than the other. Among the many beaches that beautify the coast of Goa is Colva beach.

The Colva beach in Goa is one of the most mesmerizing beaches that lines the coastal edge of Western India and has drawn people from all walks of life. The silvery white sanded beach of the beach that stretches almost 25km arrayed with coconut and palm trees is one of the longest beaches of the state. The beach is located in the southern part of Goa and has an air of tranquility surrounding it.

The calmness of the beach along with its beauty has allured travelers and the locals to it since the colonial days. The beach in the colonial times has served as a retreat for Margao’s elite people in terms of social status. They used to visit this quiet beach to take some time off and rejuvenate with the beauty that lies here. The villas that are present in the quaint villages are a reminder of the glorious colonial days of Goa.

Although Goa is famed for the loud beach parties that it hosts, this particular beach is silent and peaceful. However do not let the quietness of the beach fool you in thinking that the nights in Colva are dead. The night life of this quaint setting is as vibrant as the natural beauty that lays here. Visit the dunes that lie towards the southern part of the beachfront to witness the lively crowds that gather to make the most of each night.

It is not only the beach that makes up for the beauty and charm of the place. When at Colva beach tours to the "Menino Jesus" statue at the local church of Igreja de Nossa Senhora de Piedade (Our Lady of Mercy) should also be taken. The church was founded in the year 1630 is a historical and religious landmark that dots the state of Goa. Shree Damodar Temple, Chandranath Temple, Shree Navdurga Temple, Shantadurga Temple, Jama Masjid at Sanguem, the Cabo de Rama and the Buddhist caves at Rivona are some of the other religious places that are present in and around this place.

As the sea adds charm to this place, water sports adds excitement to it. The numerous water sports that are available along the beach of Colva are boat riding kayaking, water scooting and jet skiing. Have fun in the blue waters of the Arabian Sea with the water sport activities that line the Colva beach.

The beach is lined with numerous shacks and resorts to take your pick from. Enjoy the fresh sea food found in these restaurants while enjoying the cool sea breeze that constantly blows here refreshing you from the heat. Swims in the sea are also an excellent activity to beat the heat you may feel.

Reaching this place is not a problem as it is connected by roadways, airway and railway. The nearest airport is Dabolin Airport which is almost 68 km from here and the nearest railway station is about 40 km away. Buses also ply the roads to Colva and are an easy way to reach the place.Visit this amazing quaint beach which has mesmerized people since time immemorial and have the best holiday of your life.

Colva Beach Travel Guide

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