Fort cabo De Rama
Located in Canacona taluka Cabo da Rama - Cape Rama -, takes its name from Rama, the hero of the Hindu epic Ramayana, who, along with his wife Sita holed up here during his exile from Ayodhya. Fort Cabo de Rama is the largest and one of the oldest forts of Goa. The fortress occupies an impressive area of nearly 180,000 square meters. Cabo de Rama is located 16 km north from Agonda Beach, on the same-named cape, which conventionally divides South Goa beaches into two groups.
Palolem Beach, enclosed by a thick forest of coconut palms in far south Goa, is arguably the state's most beautiful beach. This mile long, shady, semi-circle shaped beach continues to grow in popularity every year, and it's become very lively with the diverse crowd that it attracts.Palolem Beach is located at 15°00′36″N 74°01′24″E, within 2.5 kilometres of the market town of Chaudi in South Goa, and about 40 minutes from Margao, the district headquarters of South Goa Other neighbouring beaches in South Goa include Agonda Beach and Cola Beach.Palolem beach is crescent-shaped; one can view the entire beach from either end. Both ends of the beach consist of rocks jutting out into the sea. The depth of the sea increases gradually, being shallowest at the northern end of the beach, making it safe for average swimmers, and the currents are not fast.
TShantadurga Temple is a large temple complex 33 km (21 mi) from Panaji at the foothill of Kavalem village in Ponda Taluka, Goa, India. Dedicated to Shantadurga, the goddess who mediates between Vishnu and Shiva. The deity is also called 'Santeri' colloquially. This avatar of Shree Jagdamba Devi which had come to make peace (Shanti) between Shree Vishnu and Shree Shiva.Local legends tell of a battle between Shiva and Vishnu The battle was so fierce that Lord Brahma prayed to Parvati to intervene, which she did in the form of Shantadurga. Shantadurga placed Vishnu on her right hand and Shiva on her left hand and settled the fight.
Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary
The Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Canacona Taluka, South Goa district, of Goa, India.The sanctuary is known for its dense forest of tall trees, some of which reach 30 metres in height. The forest supports moist deciduous trees, semi-evergreen trees, and evergreen trees. A special feature of the sanctuary is a treetop watchtower positioned 25 metres above a watering hole where animals go to drink. The best times to visit the watchtower are dawn and dusk when animals are most likely to be visiting.Animals in the sanctuary include the flying squirrel, slender loris, Indian pangolin, mouse deer, four-horned antelope, Malabar pit viper, hump-nosed pit viper, white-bellied woodpecker, Malabar trogon, velvet-fronted nuthatch, heart-spotted woodpecker, speckled piculet, Malayan bittern, draco or flying lizard, golden-back gliding snake, and Malabar tree toad. Eight nature trails traverse the sanctuary, ranging from 500 metres to 5 kilometres long.p>
Chapoli Dam is located 1 km to the north-east from City of Chaudi and provides a part of Canacona Taluk (Canacona region) with the drinking water. The Dam is located in a picturesque area that extends westward from Sahyadris Mountains, also known as Western Ghats. Chapoli lies deep in the valley between hills, which makes this wonderful nature gift a great place for relaxing rest and very convenient for excursions for tourists from the closest to the Dam resorts like Palolem, Putnam, Agonda, etc.
Sahakari Spice plantation
Sahakari Spice Farm is very popular day visit option for guests traveling to Goa and looking at an experience beyond beaches. Sahakari Spice Farm is spread over 130 acres, 60 acres of this area is exclusively devoted to the cultivation of Spices, Fruits, Medicinal trees and Herbs. In addition to visit to the spice garden and ago processing units.
Butterfly Beach is a fairy place, the beach of butterflies, which occupies a tiny semicircular bay on the high northern end of Palolem beach – one of the most photogenic places in whole Arabian Sea coastline and a real natural wonder.Butterfly Beach is a fairy place, the beach of butterflies, which occupies a tiny semicircular bay on the high northern end of Palolem beach – one of the most photogenic places in whole Arabian Sea coastline and a real natural wonder.