Top 10 Things to do in Canacona, Goa

Canacona (Kannkonn, pronounced [kaːɳkɔɳ]) is a city and a municipal council in South Goa district in Goa, India. Canacona or Kankon Taluka includes places such as Patnem, Chaudi, Poinguinim, Loliye, Agonda and Gaumdongre. Chaudi is the taluka headquarters and the most developed town in this taluka. The famous Palolem Beach is located in Canacona.

1. Palolem Beach

| within 2.5 kilometres of the market town of Chaudi, Canacona, India Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Beaches
Excellent
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4.5 based on 2380 reviews

Palolem Beach

One of the area's most picturesque beaches.

Reviewed By tomnort - Oldham, United KingdomOldham, United Kingdom

just forget the rest!! be here

This beach is in south of Goa. If you wanna relax and chill this is the place. I was there end of March, not too crowded, easy peacy. But all the restaurants, shops, street markets and almost everything functioning. I had my peace with beers on the beach,

2. Palolem Island Reserve

| Off Palolem Beach, Palolem, Canacona 403702, India Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
Excellent
76%
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4.5 based on 16 reviews

Palolem Island Reserve

This unique biodiversity hot-spot off the South Goa coast is a collaborative effort comprised of local fishermen & conservationists. Their aim: to preserve the ancient geological formations and protect the local flora and fauna. Numerous projects are underway to reduce the human footprint left behind from previous owners and educate visitors about the abundant land and sea species.

Reviewed By VeganABZ - Aberdeen, United KingdomAberdeen, United Kingdom

Fantastic

Stumbled on this while walking around the North end of Palolem beach, a guy offered to take me up the river in his boat to see the birds etc. Not too expensive so I said yes... (Rp 500 for about 45 minutes)We punted up the river and saw plenty birds inclu

3. Cola Beach

Matimol, Canacona 403603, India Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Beaches
Excellent
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4.5 based on 566 reviews

Cola Beach

Reviewed By FlowerPotMandala - Newcastle upon Tyne, United KingdomNewcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Eerie beach

Traveled to Cola Beach as the images looked great, especially that of the lagoon.Despite the picture perfect look of the place it was spookily quiet, a couple of people on loungers dotted around in the distance who appeared to be staying at what looked li

4. Butterfly Beach

Palolem, Canacona 403702, India Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Beaches
Excellent
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4 based on 252 reviews

Butterfly Beach

Reviewed By drsagariyer - Yamunanagar, IndiaYamunanagar, India

Pretty little beach

Great little secluded beach between Agonda & Palolem. It's present shaped silver sand beach with rocks at both sides. The water is clear and blue/green. The waves aren't big.There are two ways to reach - First is a nice 2km hike through forest and stones.

5. Cabo de Rama Fort

Canacona, India Sights & Landmarks, Historic Sites
Excellent
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4 based on 405 reviews

Cabo de Rama Fort

Reviewed By manojayyappan - Kottayam, IndiaKottayam, India

historical

Amazing views of the ocean atop the fort.One of the oldest(pre-portugese)forts in goa.The condition of the fort is absolutely horrible because of non maintenance inspite of being a heritage site..the fort at aguada is much better comparitively..also the d

6. Talpona Beach

Canacona, India Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Beaches
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4.5 based on 33 reviews

Talpona Beach

Reviewed By max f - United KingdomUnited Kingdom

Conveniently close to the new highway

If you like a beach conveniently close to the new busy highway, this one is for you. Previously almost deserted, and close to the protected turtle nesting sites, now this beach is filling up with new resorts which smile in the face of any CRZ regulations.

7. Galjibaga Beach

Canacona, India Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Beaches
Excellent
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4.5 based on 91 reviews

Galjibaga Beach

Reviewed By awesomenidhi - Dombivli, IndiaDombivli, India

Quite / Isolated and clean

Tranquil and isolated beach. 45 mins from the main city of Canacona. Limited Shacks, however, the shacks here serve very tasty food... better than the shacks in other South Goa Beaches. For sea food lovers, this is the only place where you get Oysters and

8. The Mallikarjun Temple

Shristhal Village, Canacona, India Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
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4.5 based on 48 reviews

The Mallikarjun Temple

Reviewed By gentbrugg - MoscowMoscow

Indescribably wonderful views

Unexpectedly not bad temple complex, designed in white and red colors. Samples of woodcarving inside are also impressive. It is a pity that pictures are not permitted. However, I managed to get one shot they before they pointed it out to me.By the way, th

9. Kakolem Beach

Canacona, India Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Beaches
Excellent
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4.5 based on 8 reviews

Kakolem Beach

Reviewed By GowriNK - Bengaluru, IndiaBengaluru, India

Great views from the top

We did not actually trek down to the beach but sat on the cliff watching the view, which was spectacular.The water is turquoise, so clear that you can see the rock formations underneath. The beach is ringed by coconut trees and green shrubbery and we coul

10. Kuskem Waterfall

| Kuskem Village, Canacona, India Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Waterfalls More
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4.5 based on 17 reviews

Kuskem Waterfall

Reviewed By vipi0017 - New Delhi, IndiaNew Delhi, India

Adventure

If you are south goa well you must try to visit . Its not like I have not seen bigger and better falls . But there is something about these falls which can only be experienced in person

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