Located south of Candolim beach, Sinquerim is an arc shaped beach which extends up to Baga 9 kms up north via Candolim and Calangute! Sinquerim beach is located on the way to the famous fort Aguada from the Candolim market. Sinquerim is comparitively much quieter than Candolim and boasts of the most expensive resorts in the area
Sinquerim beach located about 12 kms from Panaji still retains the feel of a coastal village and is much less crowded than its neighbouring beaches. Located at the southern end of the stretch of beach starting at Baga, Sinquerim lies in the shadows of Aguada fort. The church of St Lawrence - Sinquerim built in 1688 celebrates the feast of St Lawrence of Rome in which the sea is blessed by the Parish priest.
Dolphin Sighting Trips
Dolphin sighting trips are organized from the Sinquerim jetty located at the Sinquerim beach. With over 100 dolphin sighting boats Sinquerim is the busiest jetty in Goa
Fort Aguada and Lighthouse
Aguada fort is a well-preserved seventeenth-century Portuguese fort overlooking the Sinquerim beach. Aguada fort is divided in two segments, the upper part acted the watering station, while the lower part served as a safe dock for the ships. A freshwater spring within Aguada fort provided water supply to the ships that used to stop by. On the fort stands the four-storey Aguada lighthouse, erected in 1864 which is the oldest of its kind in Asia.
Coco beach is located on the southern side of Aguada fort opposite the Sinquerim beach about 5kms away across the Nerul river. The main attraction of Coco beach is the dolphin watch boat trips. Nerul River flows into Mandovi near Coco Beach