is a 10 km strip of pristine beach south of Benaulim, with a number of
hotels of varying degrees of luxury. This stretch with Cavelossim beach has
been patronized by the affluent tourists and can almost be called Goa's up
market resort beach. A short way beyond the village's picturesque church
square, a narrow lane veers left across an open expanse of paddy fields to
the Cavelossim-Assolna ferry crossing near the mouth of the Sal River.
to do and see on Cavelossim beach
These beaches are much cleaner and quieter than most of the famous beaches
of Goa. There are facilities for Dolphin watching trips, biking and
adventure water-sports like wind-surfing, jet-skiing etc which altogether,
makes an unforgettable trip to Goa
The challenging water-sports conducted from behind Betty's Place and from
Jack's, located behind the Hotel Haati Mahal makes worth a visit. They offer
a number of full-day tours on the Sal River and out at the sea, until one
gets enthralled with viewing the Dolphin jump. Fishing trips and river
cruises are an additional punch.
Besides, Goa Coastal Water-Sports offers jet skiing and speedboat rides,
water-skiing, windsurfing, banana and bump rides and parasailing, specially
during the peak visiting season. The Leela Palace also offers a number of
water-sports, thereby satisfying the desire of adventure-seekers.
The adventure of biking on the coastal areas is something unexplainable.
Beach-lovers on Cavelossim can hire bike and bicycle from Cycle Goa at Mobor
Beach Resort and ride along the firm of sand near the water's edge. They
also organizes guided cycle tour to Mobor village, Cabo de Rama Fort and
Shri Chandreshwar Bhutnath Temple.
The twin beach, Varca and Fatrade, together is one of the longest stretches
of beaches in Salcete. Apart from the clutch of beach shacks, the beach is
also has a 5-star resorts. The beach is quiet and rarely gets disturbed by
occasional vendors and hawkers. The main attraction of the beach is the
Church of Our Lady of Glorious, built in 17th century.
Nightlife in Cavelossim
The white sands of Cavelossim is is also known as the land of beach
entertainment. Lounge, slot machine casino and discotheque are available in
Aqua Swings, Liquid Lounge and Holiday Inn. They make the beach alive after
sunset and make party hoppers enjoy the wee hours of their weekend.
Eating at Cavelossim
Cavelossim have a number of beach shacks offering a variety of Goan dishes
and seafood at reasonable prices. Ocean View Beach Shack, Leisure Place
Beach Shack, Fat Willy's Beach Shack, Whispers of the Orient and Panache are
a few to name. Several food joints around Cavelossim offer entire packages
of good food, drink, and a pleasant service at rather reasonable rates. Old
Anchor, a restaurant cum bar counts a great number of foodoholics all the
Place of accommodation in Cavelossim Beach
Crammed together on to a narrow spit of dunes between the surf and estuary,
the beach resorts offers a holiday camp ambience that has as little to do
with Goa as their architecture. Some popular places of stay in Cavelossim
are Holiday Inn, Dona Sylvia Beach Resort, Dona Sa Maria, Gato Loco, Leela
Palace and Gaffino's Beach Resort.
When to reach Cavelossim
The best time to visit Cavelossim beach in Goa is from November to March.
How to reach Cavelossim
Dabolim Airport is situated 35 km away from the beach. The vicinity of the
airport is clogged with pre-paid taxis, which aids visitor reach the
Madgaon Station is located 15 km away from the beach. On reaching the
station visitors can hire pre-paid taxis and explore the stretch of
Cavelossim is connected to Assolna across the River Sal by ferry. Further,
Assolna is at a short distance via Chinchinim from NH17, which pave the way
back to Margao.