beach is situated about 40 kms from Panaji, the capital of Goa. Colva beach
is also at a distance of 2km from the Benaulim beach where tourists often go
to have some quiet moments. Tourists come to Colva beach just to laze, laze
and laze. Just gather your collection of interesting books and head for
Goa's Colva beach. You can enjoy the day reading the book with just the
murmurs of the sea to disturb you. Many tourists love to go to the Goa Colva
beach to experience a change from the crowded Anjuna or Calangute beaches.
Colva beach in Goa is one beach which is generally less crowded. There are
many shacks lined up along the Colva beach which serves the delicious Goan
cuisine with some innovative cock-tails. Sit in one of those shack, relish
the mouth-watering food while looking at the vast sea in front of you
Nossa Senhora de Merces (Our Lady of Mercy) : Church The church is famous for its annual religious event Fama of Menino Jesuse (Child Jesus) since the 17th century. The predominantly Catholic community celebrates it on the third Monday of October every year. It is one of Goas most popular feasts and a big fair is held on the occasion.
The Bull Fight : From early October to late May, from 4 pm onwards, one can see the bull fights at Benaulim. On the beat of taped Konkani music, the bullfights are usually held in an old rice field with no fences or barricades just outside a village.
On the Beach : While taking a stroll on the Colva Beach, silver carpets of bangdde (mackerels) can be viewed shimmering on the golden sands for drying. Fishermens motor trawlers can be seen anchored in a line offshore. Visitors are seen in colourful dresses, coming either for a walk or for a change of air. Several tourists can be seen having a sunbath on the golden sands. The trinket stalls and the drink stands on the golden sands under the moonlight make the evening on the Colva Beach truly romantic..