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Goa Tourism

Goa Destination Guide

GOA OVERVIEW

Goa is an ideal blend of Indian and Portuguese culture which is known for much more than parties and beaches. The laid back tropical vibe and the vibrant locals make Goa an ideal destination to unwind and relax. Considered as a favorite amongst the party lovers, Goa has become popular for the parties and the colorful nightlife. Goa, the land of beaches is the smallest state in India and the biggest tourist destination in the country. With more than 40 beaches in Goa, few are highly frequented by travelers while many are virgin. Located on the Western Coast of the Indian Peninsula, Goa has various sightseeing options as well as adventure activities. There is something for every type of traveler in Goa. With the various options for adventure activities, you will never get bored.

Goa offers an easy mode of transportation with the rental of bikes and cars. You can explore every corner of Goa on your own. There are wide options for accommodation which range from affordable and budget friendly hotels to luxury resorts. Apart from the beaches, there are various sightseeing locations which include Fort Aguada, Dudhsagar Falls and the ancient churches. Goa is divided into North Goa and South Goa. South Goa has quiet beaches and luxury resorts with a happening night life. While the beaches in North Goa are highly populated due to the affordable accommodation options. Goa is a blend of culture and history. You can explore the museums and the historic sites which reflect the history as well as the architecture of an ancient period.

Goa is easy to reach via air, rail and road. Regular carriers fly from Goa to various destinations across the World. It also has efficient rail connectivity and two railheads which offer quick and convenient mode of transport. There are various intercity and intra city buses plying to Goa from Mumbai, Pune and Bangalore. Goa is also a shopper’s paradise, with the various flea markets that are an experience in itself. The vibrant and colorful markets offer everything from handicrafts to knick knacks. Your trip to Goa is incomplete without the authentic Goan cuisine. Goan cuisine is relished across the World and has a different and unique taste. Dominated by curries, cashew, fish and pork, Goan cuisine is served at various restaurants and is simply delicious.

With a pleasant weather in winters, Goa is a favorite tourist destination from October to March. Tourists love hanging by the beach in the peace and quiet. For those who love to party every night, Goa is a heaven for you. There are various options to choose from when it comes to music, party and drinks. Baga Beach is a famous destination for the nightlife. If you are someone looking for peace and tranquility, head to a quiet beach away from all the noise. With the number of beaches in Goa, one trip is never enough!

Things to Do in Goa

Baga Beach
Instead of choosing the conventional luxury resorts of Goa, spend a full day in the beach shacks. It is a perfect place for a soothing and calming holiday.

Boat Trips
Do not miss a trip on a cruise or a ferry in South Goa. This area is full of amazing beaches and serene waters ideal for boating

Casino
A holiday in Goa is incomplete without a visit to its casinos which are spread across the length and breadth of this state. Some popular ones are the floating casinos docked on the Mandovi River

Clubbing
Going clubbing remains on top of the list of activities in Goa. Visit Anjuna beach for some best clubs in the town. Club Cubana, Bora Bora and Uv bar are some of the famous clubs in Goa.

 

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Attractions in Goa

Baga Beach
One of the best beaches of Goa, Baga beach is always packed with tourists and musicians. This beach also hosts the famous music festival of India

Bathing With Elephants
Goa has many natural reserves where tourists can bathe along the elephants. It is totally a different kind of experience to have in Goa and especially for kids who will remember this for life.

Calangute Beach
Start exploring from the queen of all beaches in Northern Goa. Stroll down the beach overflowing with restaurants and cafes offering lip-smacking foods on the sunbeds. Truly a heavenly experience!

Dudhsagar Falls
The second largest waterfall in the country, this place offers a perfect setting to relax in along with a beautiful backdrop of the waterfall.

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Shopping Places inGoa

Anjuna Flea Market
Held every Wednesday, Anjuna Flea Market is a lively and vibrant place to shop at and one of the amazing north Goa sightseeing places. It is thronged by both locals as well as tourists. Remember, bargain hard!

Calangute Market Square
Shop for colourful sarongs and trinkets made up of sea shells. This market place gives a truly authentic experience of Goa. Enjoy the holiday mood here.

Mapusa Market
Walk through the bustling lanes of Mapusa Market. The market sells a range of items like spices, Goan pottery, handicrafts, antiques, textiles and what not

Saturday Night Bazaar at Arpora
On a Saturday night, stroll the plentiful alleys of Arpora. Its numerous kiosks sell hammocks, embroidered textiles, difficult to find Goan handicrafts made locally. Visit The Boutique House Bar for some refreshing drinks.

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Restaurants in Goa

Andron
Address :
Nachinola, Moira, Goa
Contact : +91 9421194482

River Isle
Address : Opposite Diwar Ferry Wharf, Ribander
Contact : +91 9579572037, +91 9823654631 

Spice Goa
Address : No. 3, Satt-Adhar Complex, Mumbai Goa Highway 
Near Karaswada Junction, Mapusa, Goa
Contact : 0832 2257148, 0832 6511333

Gene Garden
Address :
Ribander, Opposite Goa Institute Of Management, Goa
Contact : +91 9850495983

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