Sun, sea and sand - these 3 words describe Colva Beach. It provides a perfect setting for a lazy outing ora pleasant vacation. Surrounded by beautiful coconut and palm trees and lovely rocky cliffs, Colva Beachis a great place to enjoy amidst a beautiful natural setup.Colva is one beach which has almost everything to offer to everyone in the family - drinks for men,shopping stalls for women, live western music played by bands and water sports for youngsters, a lot ofsand for making castles for children.The security and assurance of life guards and the safe waters of the ocean near the beach make the tripto Colva an enjoyable and unforgettable event for the entire family.FactLined by coconut palms facing the serene Arabian Sea, it stretches for 25 kilometers and is the longestbeach in Goa.DistanceIt is about 6 kilometers away from Madgaon, 26 Kms from Dabolim airport (not 68 kms as somewebsites say) and 39 kilometers from Panjim.Important places nearbyThe religious places near Colva beach are Shree Damodar Temple, Chandranath Temple, Shree NavdurgaTemple, Shantadurga Temple, Jama Masjid at Sanguem, Cabo de Rama and the Buddhist caves atRivona.EatingLike all other beaches in Goa, there are many shacks located on the beach that serve tasty food anddrinks. If you are on a shoestring budget eat in restaurants that arent on the beach as they are moreaffordable.AccommodationYou will find many hotels, resorts, guesthouses, service apartments, villas in the area.Things to doEngaging in various water sports is one of the most common things for tourists. People can opt forspeed boat riding or jet skiing. For speed lovers jet skiing is the sport. The machine is very simple tohandle but mostly an instructor accompanies the rider. Next to jet skiing in terms of speed is thespeedboat ride. It is a group activity of three to six people. So go ahead and explore the Goan coastline.
NightlifeThose looking to enjoy nightlife at this beach will not be disappointed as night parties are held regularlyat the beach.How to get hereThere are buses coming to Colva from Madgaon every 15 mins. You can also hire a bike, an auto or ataxi.ACKNOWLEDGEMENTThe author referred to various sources while compiling this piece and wants to thank the people whowrote the original stuff.ABOUT THE AUTHOR:The author manages <a href="http://ashirwaadholidayaptsgoa.blogspot.com/">benaulimaccommodation</a>, arranges <a href="http://vacationplacesingoa.blogspot.com/">goa beachholidays</a>, and has a <a href="http://villasingoa.blogspot.com/">goa guest house</a>.