A high key image showing the outline of palm trees and Monkey Island, in Palolem. To the left of the image are the silhouettes of two tiny figures. Palolem is in the south of the favourite holiday state of Goa in southern India. Palolem attracts a good mix of domestic, Indian, tourists; holidaymakers from Europe; and backpackers and other long-term stayers. Palolem is renowned for its mile-long crescent-shaped beach.