(Last Updated on : 07/08/2014)
Patnem Beach in Goa is one of the most appealing beaches, located to the southern edge of Colom Beach and the south of Palolem Beach
. Patnem Beach is lined with beach shacks and huts for the tourists. This calm and pristine sea beach served as the important leisure tourism site of Goa.
Patnem Beach in Goa is a broad sea beach that has vast stretches of sand with very little shade. The South Goa beach of Patnem is suitable for swimming as the undertow rarely gets strong.
Patnem Beach is located in South Goa District
. It is 45 kilometres or 28 miles from Marago and 78 kilometres or 48 miles from Panaji
or Panjim, the Capital City of Goa. Patnem Beach is only five minutes from Palolem beach, with Colomb beach or Colom Beach
situated in between. The region's main town, Chaudi, which is also known as Canacona is easily accessible from Patnem Beach.
Patnem beach is also a isolated beach in Goa. Patnem Beach offers suitable peaceful holidays for the romantic and honey moon couples. There are a number of shacks and camp huts along the shore that serve up some tasty Goan dishes and drinks.
Patnem Beach in Goa has warm weather throughout the year. The temperatures reach more than 33 degrees Celsius during the day or drop below 20 degrees Celsius at night. Patnem Beach enjoys southwest monsoon from June to August. Yoga
, reiki and a number of other alternative therapies and healing sessions are available in Patnem beach during the cold weather seasons. Patnem beach attracts definitely a slightly more alternative traveller and often more long-term visitors too.
Patnem beach also serves the tourists with good accommodation. Patnem Beach is easily accessible through railways, roadways and airways. One can be reached Patnem Beach by taking the buses, which pass there that run between Palolem Beach and Margao
, which are another tourist hotspot in Goa. The closest railway stations to Patnem beach are Marago on the Konkan Railway and Canacona or Chaudi. Canacona is a five minute drive away from Patnem Beach. Marago is at about 40 minutes away. The Dabolim airport of Goa is another way to reach Patnem Beach.