Colva is a beautiful tiny village in the Salcete sub district of South Goa that has Bogmalo in the North and Cabo da Rama to the South. Colva, with its two and a half km long coast is situated close to Cabo de Rama Fort making it a convenient spot for tourists to halt or stay.
The village of Colva gained prominence for its beach and various others landmarks in the location, The White Washed, Our Lady of Mercy Church, that houses the statue of Baby Jesus which is believed to have healing powers brought many devoted tourists here. Known as the Queen beach of Goa, Colva has religious tourists and explorer thronging every year to experience its pure beauty.
Places To Go In Colva
Colva, known as the Queen Beach of Goa, holds the particular title for a reason. Providing the finest sand in the whole of Goa, Colva has all the charm necessary to keep you mesmerized for a long time.
Cabo de Rama Fort
Head straight to Cabo de Rama Fort situated close by to understand the cultural and historical significance of Goa. Legend says Cabo de Rama is where Lord Rama seeked refuge during his exile. In the recent past though, Cabo de Rama has traded hands between Hindus, Muslims, and Portuguese and has witnessed various battles fought for its position.
Our Lady of Mercy Church
While the beach and the fort might keep you busy, you might also want to discover Our Lady of Mercy Church. The statue of Baby Jesus is rumored to have healing powers that attracts devotees and ardent tourists throughout the year.
Things To Do In Colva
Colva is the place to be if you are in Goa for the sun and the sand. There is always a place for you to eat at in Colva, and the choices and variety keep stacking up every year! Places like Leda Lounge and Restaurant, Kentuckee, Mickey’s Multi Cuisine Colva along with many others will definitely satisfy your tummy cravings.
There is plenty to do once it gets dark in Colva. Colva is one of the few well developed beaches in Goa and that being said it has a bit of everything. Fine dining in places like Furtado’s Shack, Harry’s Bar and Restaurant, 49er’s Restaurant or Club Sunshine or there are always parties at clubs like Club Margarita, Club Sunshine and many other. Colva offers plenty of options to choose from and assures you will have a good time at any and every moment.
How To Get To Colva
All the roads from Margao head straight to Colva. All you have to do is keep heading west. Turn left from the Margao Old Market and follow the road until you reach the beach. Colva is more than an hour’s drive from the capital city of Panjim.
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