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 Residencyoffers 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, 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 restaurantwhich 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 night.
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 the garden.
Around Calangute Residency
Walk along the beach line from Sinquerim/ Candolim/ Calanguteto 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 andArpora 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 Artessell contemporary paintings, sculpture, ceramics and crafts