Patnem Beach


The Butterfly beach is surrounded by a lot of rocks. It was given the name ‘Butterfly beach’ by the tourists as in the earlier days it is known that when the trees on the hillside near the beach bloomed, one could see a lot of butterflies here.

Which is better Patnem or Palolem?

Patnem. Patnem is a quieter alternate to the more popular Palolem beach. Far more relaxed and laidback than Palolem, Patnem is a great place to unwind, sunbathe or to take a walk. While the sea is more or less safe to swim there are days when the waves and the undertow make it almost impossible.

How far is Patnem Beach from Palolem?

Patnem is located in south Goa, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Marago and 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Panaji, the state’s capital. It’s only 5 minutes from Palolem beach, with Colomb beach situated in between.

Where is Patnem Beach?

Patnem beach is located in the South of Goa, near the more famous Palolem beach. This beach is about 42km away from Colva and 40km away from Margao which is the cultural capital of Goa.

Why is Palolem beach famous?

It’s known for its beautiful crescent shape which makes it possible to see both the ends from the centre of the beach. Featured in Matt Damon English Movie The Bourne Supremacy; it’s another kind of beach with Green Island; its definitely one of the places to be in.

Which is the cleanest beach in South Goa?

Varca Beach, South Goa

It is one of the cleanest private beaches in South Goa. Away from the louder beaches in the North, this beach is known for its quiet and tranquil nature. So when you visit, enjoy delicious Goan food in peace at the shacks decorating the shoreline or a take boat ride on the River Sal.

Which beach is called Queen of Goa?

Calangute Beach
Located at a distance of just 15 km from the capital town of Panjim, the long stretch of Calangute Beach is also lovingly called the Queen of Beaches. The Calangute Beach is one of the busiest and one of the most commercialised beaches in Goa.

Which is the cleanest beach in Goa?

Galgibaga. What is it? One of the cleanest beaches in India, which also serves as a nesting place for olive ridley sea turtles.

Which is the most beautiful beach in Goa?

The most beautiful beach of Goa, Sinquerim Beach has located 13 km from Panaji. It has a great stretch of golden sand which is truly picturesque and ideal for a photoshoot. This is considered one of the best beaches in Goa where one can enjoy water-skiing, parasailing, fishing, scuba diving, and windsurfing.

Which beach is blue in Goa?

Only Blue water beach of Goa – Palolem Beach.


By Car: You can hire a cab or book fixed rate prepaid taxis at Goa airport and reach Patnem Beach in less than two hours. By Train: From the airport, reach the Vasco da Gama railway station which is located 5 km away by any means of transport. Then, take a train to Madgaon.


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