Its stretch is around 2.4 km; the beach consists of the finest powder white sand and is lined along its shore by coconut palms. It has been one of the famous beaches of Goa, and is a threat to those who want to have a lovely sunbathe and a peaceful relaxed moment. It is gradually changing pace with the century, so it has become noisy although still a beautiful beach to sit on.
Recently in the 21st century, Colva has 3 subdivided beaches Colva beach which is the prime beach, Sunset beach (towards Betalbatim) which is less congested and then Baywatch beach (towards Benaulim at Sernabatim).
Colva is approximately 8 kilometers from Margao and 40 kilometers from Panajim. The closest railway station is in Margao followed by Vasco da Gama. The airport is Dabolim Airport (GOI) at Vasco da Gama, Goa. The neighboring villages are Betalbatim and Benaulim.
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