The most popular beach of Goa is Calangute. The beach is surrounded with hotels and restaurants, which are in demand along with the Calangute Residency managed by GTDC. 15km away from Panaji, is located this 7 km sweep of sand known as the 'Queen of Beaches'. The tour operators and travel agencies have their roots here for getting bookings done (for the other beaches). Parasailing is also popular at calangute beach. A large numbers of Hotels and guesthouses facilities can be availed from Calangute to Baga.