Top ChoiceMuseum in Benaulim

Goa Chitra

Artist and restorer Victor Hugo Gomes first noticed the slow extinction of traditional objects – from farming tools to kitchen utensils to altarpieces – as a child in Benaulim. He created this ethnographic museum...

Museum in Benaulim

San Thome Museum

This quirky museum at the Varca (southern) end of Benaulim, dubbed 'Back in Time', has three floors of carefully presented technology through the ages, from old cameras and typewriters to gramophones, clocks and...

Goan in Benaulim

Farm House

Beneath a large palapa-style shelter overlooking a well-stocked fish pond beside the Sal River, the Farm House is renowned locally for its Goan dishes, seafood and steaks. Weekends are enormously popular for live...

Italian in Benaulim


Authentic wood-fired pizza is the standout at this corner bistro where Italians run the kitchen with aplomb. Fresh pasta, lasagne and ravioli also grace the menu with imported cheeses, porcini mushrooms and deli...

Indian in Benaulim

Cafe Malibu

This unpretentious little family-run cafe offers a nice dining experience in its roadside garden setting on a back lane a short walk back from the beach. It does a good job of Goan specialities as well as Indian...

Multicuisine in Benaulim

Pedro’s Bar & Restaurant

Set amid a large, shady garden at the beachfront car park and popular with local and international travellers, long-running Pedro’s offers standard Indian, Chinese and Italian dishes, as well as Goan choices and...

Multicuisine in Benaulim

Johncy Restaurant

Not so much a shack as a beachfront restaurant, Johncy has been around forever, dispensing standard Goan, Indian and Western favourites – and cold beer – from its location just back from the sand. Live music on...

Landmark in Benaulim

Maria Hall

This community hall at the crossroads is a useful landmark in Benaulim village.