Palolem Beach is mainly a white sandy beach which is located at around 2 km west of Chaudi. This beach is 37 km away from Margao and is known for its crescent shape. It is popular among travellers for dolphin cruises and fishing trips. Palolem Beach is a fresh water beach which can be best visited between November and March. There are direct buses available from Margao to reach Palolem; however, buses do halt near town of Canacona, from where tourists can walk till the beach. It is a clean and tidy beach which provides ferry service to travel to different beaches and villages. The beach shacks offer diverse types of seafood like fishes, prawns and lobsters. There are many bars and pubs at this beach that are open till early morning hours.