Candolim is a small village situated just south of Calangute beach. It is a popular tourist destination and one can find its bustling lanes filled with colourful clothes stalls and exploring tourists. Candolim is also home to some amazing restaurants and eateries and some breathtakingly beautiful private properties. Among these, are Sun Estates luxury hilltop villas ‘Casa Sol’, the Saipem River Villas and Lotus Villa. Candolim beach is a popular tourist destination, making the properties around this area extremely lucrative. A beached ship - River Princess, has been stuck at the shores of the beach since 2000, adding a whimsical touch to the Candolim horizon.