Calangute is one of the most well-known town/beach combinations in the whole of Goa, attracting both domestic and international tourists to its shores 12 months of the year. Here you will find a long stretch of golden sand with colourful beach shacks lined alongside with plenty of refreshments to keep you going throughout the day. This resort is definitely one for those who enjoy the hustle-and-bustle of a livelier holiday hotspot.
Affordable and exciting holidays to Calangute are already quite popular with travellers from the UK and the region can be reached via a select few airports here. Goa International Airport is the region’s main airport and from there, Calangute is just over a 1-hour drive away. Make sure you check the CheekyTrip comparison site for more fantastic offers to this part of the world. Direct flights to Goa last in the region of 11 and a half hours. However, from most of the airports in the UK, a connecting flight will be needed as well at some point in your journey.
Calangute’s busiest period for tourism is in the months from October to around March time. This is the best time to visit if you want to avoid the monsoon season and enjoy more consistent weather. Temperatures tend to reach the low 30s throughout these autumn and winter months.The summer months still see high temperatures but the weather is much more unpredictable. A visit here may be good in the summer but for the distance that you need to travel, the reliability of weather should be towards the top of your priority list.
Aside from lounging around on Calangute’s beautiful beach, there are plenty of other exciting activities to get your teeth stuck into. There are various water sports on offer for people of all levels including jet skiing and parasailing - both of which are sure to get your blood pumping. If you head inland, the town of Calangute is also an awesome place to visit. One of the most historical sites here is St. Alex Church, rebuilt for a third time in 1741. This resort is also a great hub for exploring the rest of Goa, including some of its spectacular park and waterfall areas.
Calangute is extremely popular with tourists and as a result, has no shortage of amazing properties to choose from for your stay here. There are budget-friendly hotels down by the beach, luxury villas for families that are the ideal retreat from the busyness of the town and other resorts nestled in the surrounding forested regions. The same can be said for the dining options in this resort. As well as the lively beach cafes by the sea, there are plenty of top-class restaurants to try out that have cuisine from all over the world on their menus.
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