One of the main bastions commanding the entrance into the Mandovi River was Fort Aguada. Built by the Portuguese in 1612, with a church, the new lighthouse (which can be visited during specified hours 4 to 530 pm, barracks (Aguda Jail) along the beachside (Sinquerim beach lies below the fort) - its worth visiting. Water sports, Parasailing, Jet Skis and more at the southern end of the sinquerim Beach is a perfect holiday for the adventure lovers.
Calangute and Condolim are lying at the north of Fort Aguda. The Candolim beach is much quieter in comparison to Singuerim and Calangute. The sandy stretch here is scattered with dozens of hotels and loading houses. One can enjoy evenings on the beachfront in makeshift bars and restaurants made from wood and palm leaves.