The splended palm-fringed beauty Calangute beach has been known as the "Queen of Beaches" .The most popular holiday destination often crowded with people.

Calangute streches along the shores of the Arabian sea ,situated in the Bardez taluka ,North of Goa. It shares its shore with sinqurim, Candolim , Baga and Anjuna.

Calangute got its name as a result of Portuguese distortion of the original name kongotte(Pit of the coconut tree) .

Calangute attracts a large number of tourist adding trmendiously to the economy of the locals and the government of goa. The beach strech is full of shacks with delicious mouth watering food .Water sport facilites like para sailing , water skiing and wind surfing are provided.

Located 15 km from the capital Panaji (which is a 30 min ride). The nearest railway station is Thivim a half hour drive from calangute. The nearest airport is Dabolim .There are Frequent Buses to Panaji and Mapusa from Calangute .