In Candolim, north of the Mandovi River, it is the most popular and famous resort and village for the holidaymakers in Goa. Accordingly, it is not a typical tourist destination for backpackers. In Candolim beach is nothing special compared to its livelier neighbor, Calangute. However, if sunbathing and occasional swimming - what you need, Candolim perfect. One of the most interesting sights of the beach - cargo ship "River Princess" sitting on the rocks 100 meters from the shore. Being in Candolim, do not forget to explore the Fort Aguada. He built the Portuguese in 1912 to defend against the invaders: the Dutch and the Marathas. Furthermore, Candolim with lots of good restaurants and nightclubs is a popular venue for evening entertainment.