(Last Updated on : 02/08/2014)
Caranzalem beach, situated near Panjim
, is known for its spectacular stretch of white sand and the crystal clear water of the sea. The beach extends to a length of about 3.5 kilometres. Caranzalem beach is very clean and well maintained which makes it even more inviting. The luring sea waves and the enchanting serenity make it an excellent tourist spot, especially for the adventure lovers. Sunset at the beach charms the beholders.
Attractions of Caranzalem Beach
Caranzalem beach boasts an undercurrent free shore and is thus regarded as safe for swimming
in the wide open sea. Caranzalem beach is a popular site for cherishing water sports as the place offers numerous water scooters and other sporting facilities. Thus the beach attracts sports enthusiasts greatly who can experience para surfing, water surfing and many other intriguing activities. Early mornings at the beach present delightful sights of the local fishermen pulling in their nets to harvest their morning catch on the beach. In fact tourists can also participate in the pulling of the nets which is a unique experience to have.
Strolling on Caranzalem beach in the evenings is very pleasant. It is also frequented by kids for playing football. Food lovers find the place ideal for pampering their taste buds with lip smacking traditional Goan cuisine served at local restaurants.
The beach is visited by a number of tourists from India as well as abroad. Caranzalem beach also features well manicured grass lawns in the surrounding areas, a unique feature among the beaches of Goa, which provides a great relief under the sun.
Tourism around Caranzalem Beach
Sightseeing in Caranzalem beach is a pure bliss. The amazing landscapes around the beach are worth exploring. There are also some nearby tourist attractions which include Goa Science Museum, St. Inez Cemetery, Cabo Raj Bhawan and British Cemetery. Miramar beach
, Vainguinim beach and Dona Paula beach situated nearby can also be explored from Caranzalem beach. A beautifully designed joggers' park is also located on the beach.
Caranzalem beach is situated at a distance of about 4 kilometres from Panjim. It has a good connectivity with neighbouring regions and thus can be easily reached. A number of hotels, guest houses and apartments for rent are available for providing comfortable accommodation to the tourists. Regular bus services are available between the Panjim - Miramar - Caranzalem - Dona-Paula route. Bikes or private cabs can also be hired for reaching Caranzalem beach.