Patnem lies near the National Highway 17
, in Canacona taluk of South Goa District
, the taluk
headquarters, is nearly 3 km north. Other prominent places in the neighborhood include Palolem
Patnem Beach, a tranquil beach ideal for spotting dolphins, is the main attraction. Agonda Beach, Palolem Beach and Galjibag Beach are also worth visiting.
Goa Airport, around 50 km away in
Dabolim, is the nearest airport and Canacona Railway Station is the nearest railway station.