Being in close proximity to the city of Goa, Colva beach is a major tourist attraction. The beach is lined with tropical coconut and palm trees adding to the already existing beauty of the silver sands. It is a popular beach known for its food, pubs and nightlife. With its Portugal significance, the beach flaunts a number of prominent landmarks that signify history, architecture and elegance. The place is filled with well-known food outlets and if you are looking to have a relaxed time at the beach by indulging in the variety of cuisine, Colva is the ideal place.
Known as a photographer’s paradise, Colva beach is sandwiched between the Arabian Sea on one side and the coconut trees that are lined along the shore. In the early mornings you can see the fishermen going out to sea with their boats and later returning back with their day’s catch. In some places of the beach you can see fishes scattered in the sun under the protection of fishing nets so that birds do not get to them. A small rivulet runs along the beach and empties itself in the sea. It adds to the beauty of the beach with a bridge built across the rivulet.
Best time to visit: October to May is the best time to visit Colva beach.
Things to do: Dolphin sighting cruise, banana rides, parasailing and paragliding.