Calangute is a great place to base yourself in Goa as a large number of the area’s star attractions are within easy reach. Among the most interesting places to explore are the fascinating St. Alex Church and the remarkable St. Anthony's Chapel. Two more worthwhile attractions that are close by Calangute are Calangute Beach and Baga Beach.
There are a number of natural gifts here as well, so make sure you enjoy the chance to get outdoors. Stretch your legs and drive out to a beach, for example Anjuna Beach in Anjuna, Candolim Beach in Candolim and Sinquerim Beach.
Sights such as Aguada Lighthouse in Candolim make great places to visit while you are in Calangute. If you’re into history, the region’s bygone days can still be experienced at Fort Aguada in Candolim.
Get familiar with the local fashion and treat yourself to a new outfit at popular nearby shopping hotspots such as the Anjuna Flea Market in Anjuna, the Saturday Night Market in Arpora and the Baga Night Market in Baga.
After a day seeing the sights around Calangute, put up your feet and relax in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. The Estrela Do Mar Beach Resort, the Sharanam Green Resort and the Lemon Tree Amarante Beach Resort, Candolim are just three of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.