Cavelossim is a beach is South Goa, situated on the shore of the Arabian Sea, around 47 km (29 mi) from state’s capital Panaji. The Sal River flows to the south of the village. Cavelossim is a part of 25 km (16 mi) sandy beach extending from Bogmalo to Cabo de Rama Fort in Cola. It is a white sandy beach dotted with black lava rocks at certain places. There are several beach shacks offering a variety of Goan dishes and seafood. Cavelossim is a queit place with luxury resorts, five star hotels and multicuisine restaurants. Accommodation is also available for budget and economy class travelers, situated further from the beach.
When to visit: best time to visit October to March. March to May is hot and humid. June to September is monsoon season.
HOW TO REACH
Nearest railway station: Madgaon Junction railway station in Margo is about 14 km away. Margao station is the terminus station for several Konkan Railway trains and almost all trains passing through Goa stop here. There are direct trains from most parts of India including Delhi, Mumbai, Cochin, Mangalore, Bangalore, Gujarat, Kerala, coastal Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
Nearest airport: Goa International Airport or Dabolim Airport is about 34 km away.
Buses: The Kadamba Transport Corporation (KTC) is the state government’s bus service. Buses go to Margao. If you travel long distances you need to change buses. Biggest bus stations in Goa are – Mapusa, Panjim, Vasco da Gama, Margao and Canacona.
By road: The distance from Goa International Airport or Dabolim Airport to Cavelossim is 34 km via Dabolim - Cavelossim Rd and MDR43. It takes around 1 hour.
The distance from Vasco De Gama train station to Cavelossim is about 40 km via MDR43. It takes around 1 hour.
The distance from Madgaon Junction railway station in Margo to Cavelossim is about 14 km via MDR41 and NH 66. It takes around 30 min.
The distance from Old Goa to Cavelossim is about 46 km via NH 66. It takes around 1-2 hours.
The distance from Mumbai to Cavelossim is about 610 km via NH48. It takes around 10-11 hours.
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