Candolim is a small town in the western Indian state of Goa. Lawrence stands on a nearby hill. Standing on the shores of the Arabian Sea, it’s known for Candolim Beach and, to the north, lively Calangute Beach. In the south, the sturdy walls of Aguada Fort, built in the early 1600s under Portuguese colonial rule,surround a 19th-century lighthouse. The whitewashed, centuries-old Church of St. The main Candolim-Calangute Road is packed with shops and restaurants.