Taleigão is a developed village in Goa bordered by the Arabian Sea to the west, vast tracts of fields to the east, Odxel-Vaiguinim-Dona Paula to the south and Santa Inez-Bhatlem to the north. Located just 5kms from Panjim.The essence of Taleigão lies in its marvellous expanses of palm – fringed beaches, the bright green paddy fields and Nagalli hill, antique houses and mansions, broad roads, foot paths, antique church, traffic circles beautified with azulejo titles, chapels and temples, educational institutions, hotels and of course its friendly and fun loving inhabitants.There is a mixed population consisting of people of goa as well as outside goa.
Prominent landmarks in Taleigão include São Miguel Church, is currently one of Goa's oldest churches. Taleigao has the best all season spacious Community Hall which caters to weddings, social functions, trade fairs, etc. It also has number of schools,Library, catering to educational needs of children.Taleigão plateau hosts the main hub of higher education- the Goa University. The beach at Odxel, Vainguinim, Dona Paula, Aivao, and Caranzalem are known as picnic spots since decades.
Football is the most played sport in Taleigão. The church square serves as main playground where most of the villager practiced football. The Portuguese constructed the first playground at Borchem Bhat which was handed over to a club known as Grupo Desportivo de Caranzalem to encourage football in Taleigão. Dr. Alvaro Remegio Pinto was instrumental in organising football tournaments at the church square.
Taleigão has number of parks of which, the jogger’s park at Caranzalem on the Miramar – Dona Paula road is the biggest park in Taleigão which is a place of entertainment for the children.There are more parks at Durgawadi, Posrem Bhat, Nagali, Alto Nagali and landscape garden at Dona Paula.