• About

    Patnem beach is a white sandy beach just five minutes away from the popular Palolem beach and is a beautiful place framed by hills and palm trees. The beach offers a number of shacks and restaurants for tourists and is considered to be a quieter, version of its neighbor, the Palolem beach.

    Getting there

    Goa’s Dabolim airport is 61 kms away from Patnem. The nearest major railway station is at Margao at a distance of 36 kms. One can take the short walk directly from Palolem beach to Patnem with Colomb beach situated in between. Local buses also travel to Patnem from the KTC bus stand at Margao.

    Quick Facts

    • Patnem beach has a very laidback atmosphere, and the coastline is lined with shacks, restaurants and shops. The shacks are closed down during the monsoons and come to life in October. Some of the shacks have live music that one can enjoy over a nice meal of good seafood and varied cuisines.
    • Harmonic is an eco- friendly retreat, located on top of a hill on the north end of the beach. It offers wellness treatment and retreats which include Yoga and Reiki. Open from October to March, the retreat is an ideal place to relax and unwind using the age-old practice of yoga.
    • Papayas is a family owned resort that is open during season time from November to March. The resort offers eco-friendly cottages for accommodation and has a beach-front bar and restaurant that offers European, Asian and Goan cuisine.