#69 of 85 Places to Visit in Panjim
Distance (From Panjim (Goa)): 34 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1-2 Hours
Place Location: Near Paliyem Village, North Of Arambol Beach
Transportation Options: Cab / Auto / Rental Bike
Travel Tips: 1. This place is usually visited from Arambol Beach (1 km).
2. Tiracol Fort (15.4 kms) can also be visited from this place.
3.Querim Beach (10 kms) can also be visited from this place.
4.Mahalasa Devi Temple (4.5 kms) can also be visited from this place.
5.Mandrem Beach (6.7 kms) can also be visited from this place.
At a distance of 34 km from Panjim Kadamba Bus Stand, 61 km from Vasco Da Gama Railway Station and 21 km from Mapusa, Kalacha Beach is located in North Goa.
Kalacha Beach is also known as Paliem Beach. It is famous for its picturesque fresh water lagoon named Vagkolam or Sweet water Lake, which is near the shore at the very end of the beach. This fresh water lagoon is fairly secluded and very popular among the foreign tourists.
Kalacha Beach is a small beach located to the south of Querim Beach. As per the local belief, the beach was discovered by the hippies in the 1960s. Surrounded by rocky terrain and steep cliffs, this beach is popular for its scenic beauty.
The Kalacha beach is incredibly beautiful with its silver and golden powder sand and is lined with palm and coconut trees. This beach is a more unexplored and quieter beach as compared to the Arambol. The beach can only be reached by foot by taking a walk along the north of Arambol beach.
To the north of the Kalacha beach is a high hilltop which is a favorite spot amongst the tourists for Para gliding and hang gliding. The beach has few shacks where one can find something to eat.
Best Time to Visit: October to March.