Loutolim, situated on the way to Ponda
taluk of South Goa, is one of the best villages in Goa
. The village is 29 km from the state capital, Panaji
. This beautiful village is surrounded by lush green hills with the Zuari River
on one side.
Ancestral Goa, a recreated village which depicts a traditional Goan village, is situated at Loutolim. Don Bosco Crafts Institute is also located in this picturesque village. The village is mainly occupied by Hindus and Catholics who live in harmony. The religious activities of the village center around the Saviour of the World church and Sri Ramnath temple.
The international airport at
Dabolim is 22 km away. The nearest railway station is at
Margao, the commercial capital of Goa, 9 km from here.