The best and most convenient station to reach Palolem beach is Canacona. Please find some of my observations while I visited this station:
1. Palolem Beach (Pocket friendly hack): To save 1500 - 1800 rs of getting to the beach in a Taxi from Madgaon, use this station. There are some outsation trains which have a halt at Canacona(like Matsyagandha, Netravati and Gandhidham Nagercoil Express). If your train doesn't have a halt at Canacona but halts at Madgaon or Karwar, follow the below trick:
Look for a train that goes towards Karnataka from
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Apart from just signalling green, i think it would be very rude for not appreciating for giving us so detailed tip about South Goa Beaches.
Thanks a lot.
Excellent Tip. Very useful for everyone here.
Thanks for the well explained travel tip. Will be very helpful for those travelling next time.
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Many thanks for giving us all a detailed and elongated information.
Thank you everyone for the warm appreciations.
If anyone needs anything more, please feel free to ask. Will be happy to help.
Both Mathsyagandha express (Mumbai-Mangaluru) and Nethravathi (Thiruvanthapuram to Mumbai) stop at Canacona in both directions
Yes bro. There are some other trains too that halt at CNO.
I had mentioned the Palolem beach hack for getting there from Madgaon.
If the train has a halt at CNO, then there is no issue.
yes, you are right, it is definitely more convenient if you select a train which stops at canacona. i stayed at palolem for 5 years between 2007 and 2012 and i find your posting exhaustive. congrats. You should try the Polem beach too. It is the last beach in Goa.
I found the Canacona city to be a relaxed and very peaceful place. It is really great that you stayed there for such a long period. Lucky you :D
The southern most beach which I visited was Galgibaga and it was amazing.
Xandrem and Polem are surely in my bucket list. As we travel further south in Goa, the beaches start getting
Station is located just 50 mtr from NH.66 (NH.17).KTCL Bus stand is just 500 mtr way from here. From here you can get KTCL, KSRTC and private direct buses to Panaji, Madgaon, Agonda, Palolem beach, Pollem and Karwar. Rikshaws and pilot's are not available in plenty.
So, while coming from Palolem one can get down at station phata on nh 66, right? Can we expect bus at 7 PM from Palolem?
Yes... There will be buses. If not then it's a walking distance.
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