Mandrem is a village situated in the Pernem taluka of the North Goa District. The lifestyle of the local inhabitants is simple and similar to what it used to be hundred years ago. There is a famous Mandrem Beach in the village and this long, secluded beach is ideal for swimming.
Mandrem is famous for its green cashew nut plantations, stone carvings, palm tree lined shoreline and natural cattle range areas. The village features white sandy beaches and rocky hills that are suitable picnic spots. Mandrem Beach is also connected with the beaches of Ashvem (also called as Ashwem) and Junas.
As compared to other beaches, at Morjim and Ashvem, the Mandrem Beach features important accommodation and entertainment options. Mandrem Beach is least crowded and is popular among honeymooners. Tourists can also engage in activities such as dolphin spotting, yoga, sunbathing and massages at Mandrem village.
The capital city Panaji is situated at around 32 km from Mandrem and the nearest railway station at Pernem is located around 20 km away. Dabolim Airport in Goa is the only airport serving this region, which is connected with various national and international destinations.
Mandrem is a year-round destination, except for the monsoon months, as the village experiences heavy rainfall during this season.