How to reach Goa

Goa is very famous for its beaches,forts,churches and for water falls.

How to reach goa

How  to go to goa should never be a problem to the tourists, as it is very  simple to reach in goa due to lots of transport facilities such as transport by airline, buses, trains. there is only one airport in goa which is known as Dabolim airport its at vasco-da-gama, just 43 kms away from the calangute beach.

there are different  flights flying down on the goa airport., flights such as Kingfisher,go-air,jet-lite, spice jet,Indian airline, these flights function from delhi to goa or from Mumbai to goa.

How to reach calangute beach from Goa airport

Once you reach at Goa airport it is very simple to locate Gabriel guest house Calangute beach.

There are two ways a guest can reach  at gabriel guest house calangute beach

1) By pre-paid Taxi :- Pre-paid taxi to calangute beach is available at the air-port taxi counter for a reasonable rate.

By Bus :- Bus is a most economical way of transport to reach at gabriel guest house calangute beach, an individual should come out of the airport on the road to take a local bus from air-port road to vasco-da-gama main bus terminal, from vasco-da-gama main bus terminal you will get a shuttle bus to (direct bus) to panjim and then take a bus from panjim to calangute, get down at tarcar ice-factory bus stop.


There are 4 railway stations in Goa

1) Margao 2) Karmali 3) Thivim 4) Vasco-da-gama

1) Margao Railway station :- Margao Railway station is the largest Railway station in Goa. it is 53 kms away from calangute beach/gabriel guest house. there are shops,Restaurants,Reservation counters,Rest rooms for females and males, pre-paid taxi counters etc.

How to reach at calangute beach from Margao Railway station

From Margao a guest can reach calangute with the local buses or with a  pre-paid taxi.

the bus routes from margao to calangute beach are as follows

Margao Railway station – Margao main bus terminal

Margao bus terminal – Panjim bus terminal

Panjim Bus terminalCalangute (Tarcar ice-factory bus stand)

Pre-paid Taxi:- Pre-paid taxi is easily available from margao railway station to calangute beach, pre-paid taxi fare will be between Rs.800/-900/-


Vasco-da-gama Railway station is just 43 kms away from the calangute beach or Gabriel guest house.

How to reach CalanguteBeach  from Vasco railway station

A guest can reach to calangute with the Bus or with the Taxi.

Bus routes from vasco railway station to calangute Bus stop are as follows:

Vasco-da-gama Railway station Vasco-da-gama Bus terminal

Vasco-da-gama Bus terminal(direct bus)- Panjim

Panjim Bus terminal– Calangute tarcar Ice-factory  stop.

Taxi charges from vasco railway station to calangute beach

Prepaid Taxi charges from vasco-da-gama railway station to Rs. 700/- – 800/-

Thivim Railway station

Thivim Railway station is one of the closest Railway station

to calangute beach. just 23 kms away from the calangute beach or Gabriel guest house.

How to reach from thivim Railway station to calangute Beach/calangute beach.

By Bus (2 stops)

Thivim Railway station Mapusa Bus terminal

Mapusa Bus TerminalCalangute Beach (near Tarcar ice-factory)

By Pre-paid taxi from Thivim Railway station to calangute beach

Pre-paid Taxi charges are between Rs. 350/-Rs.450/-

Auto Rickshaw charges are between 200/- to 300/-

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Goa Airport

Goa airport is also known as the Dabolim airport. it is the only airport in goa. which is located at vasco-da-gama. vasco-da-gama is 43 kms away from calangute. all international and national flights arrives and departs from goa airport or Dabolim airport.

Airlines to Goa

Kingfisher Airlines: King-fisher airlines group is based in india. its head office is in vile parle (east) Mumbai, It is the parent company of united Breweries group. King fisher airline is the seventh airline to be ranked as a 5-star airline by the independent research consultancy firm Skytrax.

King fisher operates daily more than 375 flights to 71 destinations.

Kingfisher office (GOA AIRPORT)

Contact number: 0832-2423040


Jet airways is the major indian airline based in mumbai, it operates over 400 flights to 67 destinations over the world. In January  2006 Jet airways agreed to buy Air sahara for US $ 500 Million in an all cash deals but the deal went throughout the 2006 year. on 12th April April 2007. Jet Airways agreed to acquire Air Sahara for Rs. 1,450/- crore (US $ 321.9 MILLION) After Acquisition Air Sahara was renamed as Jet lite. Due to Recession, They were forced to discontinue routes to Ahmedabadlondon, Amritsarlondon, BangaloreBrussels etc.



PHONE NUMBER: 1800225522

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MDLR Airlines:

MDLR AIRLINES: MDLR group has over the years expanded their activities  from real estate developement to high value construction areas. The group has business interest  in commercial and residential real estate  developement including shopping malls, Residential colonies and group housing projects, Farmland developement, resorts, Restaurants and airlines. MDLR developers and promoters Pvt limited is the Flagship company of the group.

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Spice jet mission is to become india’s preferred low-cost  airline, delivering the lowest air-fare with highest consumers, they hope to fullfill everyones dream of flying.

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Go-Air Airlines: Go Air was launched on june 2004, Go-Air Airlines is a low cost flight. It is based in mumbai. In India it functions in 11 cities with weekly flights

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Places to visit in Goa

Places to visit in Goa- Churches

The churches of Goa are popular for their massive structures,many architecture styles, colourful altars and green location on hillocks. the most important churches of historical interest are basilica of Bom jesus, which is the resting place of the relic of St. Francis Xavier, the patron saint of Goan catholics, the See Cathedral, which is perhaps the biggest church of Goa, the church of St.Cajetan and the Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Which also has an archaeological museum.

Besides these, there are other important churches too, they are the reis magos church, the panjim church dedicated to our lady of immaculate conception, St. Christopher’s Church of Thivim, St. Thomas church of Diwar, immaculate conception church of moira, mother of goa church of saligao, St.lawrence church of Sinquerim, Mae de Deus church of loutolim, St. Jerome or Milagres Church of Mapusa and the church at the Rachol Seminary.In fact every village/city in Goa has atleast one church and/or chapel.

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Boat cruising-Exciting Evening Entertainments

See goldern Goa by night with most attractive entertainment of live Goan cultural show and music on board, a luxury launch.

River cruise: A pleasant 60 minutes cruise to enjoy the calm cool sceanic beauty of River mandovi, while you watch the lovely culture of goa songs and dances like Dekhni,Fugddi and Portuguese Corridinho with live music.     

Goa boat cruising

boat cruising in goa

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Calangute Beach-Water sports

Calangute of today is india’s ‘Kiss Me Quick’ capital, and, if you’re not expecting pristine tropical sands, can prove just the place for fun-in-the-sun akin to a quick trip to Blackpool in a heatwave. calangute beach is very famous for its water-sports also.

water sports includes para-sailing, boat trip,bump ride,banana ride and jet-ski ride all this activities are available in water sports package for a Discounted  rate at Gabriel guest house.

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Goa hotels

The evergreen Destination of Goa is a holiday-makers paradise. Goa is a tiny emerald land with its Natural scenic beauty, architecture,feast and festivals, hospitable people with rich culture. The indian state of Goa beckons you for the time of your life. Experience a wonderful journey while enjoying a pleasant stay at Goa Hotels.

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Goa with its  of silvery sands and deep blue sea has beed projected as the “Rome  of the east” and the Pearl of the Orient”. It has become a major tourist destination especially for sun -kissed beaches.yet very few are aware thet besides the beaches,Goa has the imposing and pleasing green sahyadri.Above all, like other parts of india, Goa too, has a rich and varied cultural heritage. Goa is situated on the west coast between 14 degrees,53′ & 15 degrees, 48 latitude north & 73 degree 45’and 74 degrees 34’longitude east of Greenwich, with an area of about 3,702 sq.kms. the terekhol River in the north separaes it from Maharashtra.  the state of Karnataka is in the south. on its east the western Ghats and

 it isembraced by by the water of the arabian sea on the west.

Beautifull Goa beach


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Goa guest houses

Experience the charm of Goa from Goa guest houses with confortable atmosphere, convenient location where gabriel guest house family will serve you eith smile.

Goa guest houses in calangute have clean Bedrooms, all rooms have attach bathroom& toilet, T.v with cable, wardrobe, shoe-rack,ceiling fan in non-a/c room, Airconditioned room and non-airconditioned room, hot and cold water etc

Guest houses in Goa specially Gabriel guest house offers not only a pleasant place to stay but also the following for your complete convenience:

Restaurant at in or take away.

Laundary at reasonable price

Seight-seeing in Goa, north Goa seight-seeing and south goa seeight-seeing with private Taxi or by the buses

Car and motorbike rentals etc.

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Goa local tours-sight seeing in goa.

South Goa seight seeing with boat cruising

Places covered are as follows:

Dona-paula-An idyllic and pictureque picnic spot,overlooking the zuari estuary and marmagao harbour.

Miramar Beach-A lovely beach of south soft sand, in the estuary of the Arabian sea and River Mandovi.

Old Goa Churches– (1) Basilica of Bom Jesus: First Minor Basilica in india wherein the mortal remains are enshrined in the silver casket. (2) Se Cathedral: One of the largest churches in Asia.

Shri Mangueshi Temple: Dedicated to Goddess of peace,mediates between lord shiva, Located in the native place of Lata Mangueshkar

Shri shantadurga Temple: Dedicated to Goddess of peace, mediates between lord shiva and lord vishnu. one of the richest temple in Goa.

Big Foot or Ancestral Goa: it depicts the ancient Goa.

Colva Beach: It is surely a jewel in Goa’s Crown of beaches only rival for its scenic splendor is calangute


Aguada Fort & lighthouse: 17th centuary historic panoramic view point

Vagator beach: pictureque beach with enchanting loneliness and scenic grandeur

Anjuna Beach: Popularily known as “Hippies Paradise”

Calangute beach: Goa’s  goldern beach most famous holiday resort of Goa. Rightly called as “QUEEN OF GOAN BEACHES”

Saligao Church: Unique in it’s architectural design and is being illuminated throughout the tourist season

Goa Temples: Favoured by devout Hindus,where by lies the temples of lord bodgeswar

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Baga Beach Goa.

Baga beach  and  calangute beach is the same beach but the  name of the area is different .Baga beach is with the view of small rocks in the water.Baga beach is few minutes away from the calangute beach.the baga beach is also known as fishing beach. the fact of baga beach is that its sand is nor white or gold but its Brown. Baga beach and calangute beach is very famous for water sports. water sports at calangute beach is very close from Gabriel guest house.

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