Cavelossim is a village located in Salcete tehsil of South Goa district in Goa , India . The Town hosts a well-known beach at the southernmost tip of the Salcete beach stretch that starts from Majorda in the north to Cavelossim in the South. The Sal river flows into the Arabian Sea at the South of this Town.
This town was the original abode of goddess Shri Shantadurga located at Kawlem, which is one of the largest temples in the state. The idol was taken from Cavelossim to Kawlem in Ponda Taluka (Antruz Mhal) during the Portuguese inquisition of Goa.