The sand-covered dunes are a major attraction for tourists at Candolim beach. Located at a distance of 14 kms from Panaji, Candolim beach is south of the famous Calangute beach. It is a soft sandy beach that offers a wide range of water sporting activities, from para-sailing to surfing and is a relatively quieter beach as compared to the more crowded Calangute beach.
Candolim is well connected by bus to Mapusa and Calangute. The nearest railway station is at Karmali, 14 kms away from Panaji. There is an interstate bus stand at Mapusa, the KTC bus station that can be used to travel to places. There are regular buses that travel from Panaji and pass through Candolim. The Dabolim airport is 36 kms away.