The belief is that if one bathes in the salty
goodness of the Calangute water and dries off in
the Calangute sun and sand, various ailments from
the common cold to the agony of arthiritis are kept at bay. Standing
on the sands of the world famous Calangute Beach the
58-room Calangute Residency offers comfortable
rooms. This luxurious complex forms part of a melting pot where
the East meets the West with the most happening night life of Goa
just a stone’s throw away.
This complex offers you hip party nights and lazy serene days. A
medicinal dip in the sea is a tradition with locals residing in
the surrounding hills.
Situated on the sands of the world famous Calangute Beach
, the Calangute Residency offers you rooms overlooking
the sea. Calangute Beach is just 16 km from the
capital city of Panaji is the most popular destination
for domestic and foreign holidaymakers.
You can take your pick of meals at the
Blue Bay restaurant which is very popular with
locals and tourists alike The rooms are comfortable and spacious
and the suites just perfect for an entire family. Best of all are
the large patios where one can sit out and drink in the awesome
beauty of the Arabian Sea any time of the day or
The cottages are tastefully
fitted with authentic and comfortable Goan Portuguese furniture.
For those who prefer non-airconditioned rooms, the crisp sea breeze
fills the rooms and your entire being.
403 and 404 are especially comfortable, with
balconies for both sitting room and bedroom a small room for wardrobe
and stowing away your luggage.
The lovely garden of the Calangute Residency
is a beautiful foil to the pretty cottages and the blue sea beyond.
The Residency is also pretty hi-tech in that it has its own waster
water treatment plant where recycled waste water is used for watering
Around Calangute Residency
Walk along the beach line from Sinquerim/Candolim/Calangute
to Baga for getting all those cobwebs out of your
mind. It is a peaceful yet exhilarating experience. You can hire
a motorbike or scooter and go on a bike
ride to the 16th century Aguada Fort or
to the sandy rocky, picturesque beaches like Vagator
(7kms) and Anjuna (5kms), Chapora
(9kms). Do wear a crash helmet though and ride carefully. Another
special feature on this stretch of beaches is the
flea market on Wednesdays and Arpora Night market,
with live music, on Thursdays and Saturdays.
The streets of Calangute are
filled with shops offering a wide range of goods,
namely souvenirs, metal crafts, leather items, clothes and jewellery,
not just from Goa , but from other parts of the
country as well.
The sober may just relax or sun bathe on the
sun kissed beaches or sit comfortably in the shacks sipping and
watching the ever-playful beach. The adventurous can venture into
water sport activities like parasailing or ride
the waves on water scooters.
Tito’s and Mambo’s
on the Baga road are a few of he hottest spots
where everyone jams up looking for party action.
Entertainment; Kerkar Art Gallery
, and Galeira de belas Artes sell contemporary
paintings, sculpture, ceramics and crafts