Goa

Goa 4.9 /5


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Weather :     23° C
Best Time :     November - February


Ideal duration :     3-7 days
Nearest Airport :     Goa


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Goa – A Perfect Holiday Destination


If adventure activities are what you’re looking for, Goa has ample opportunities so as to explore the waters of this town whichever you need to. Regardless of whether or not you’re a first-timer or an experienced adventure enthusiast, a few of the journey sports you can take a pick from consist of wakeboarding, kayaking, scuba diving, snorkelling and white-water rafting.

The other huge element in Goa is its nightlife, that is a critical issue of Goa’s tourism. The juxtaposition of beaches and parties is the focus of Goa’s nightlife and maintains drawing vacationers 12 months after year. Numerous bars and pubs are dotting the stretches along the seaside in Goa, followed by means of meals stalls and souvenir shops; you would possibly even discover a tattoo shop or two.

Shopping in Goa is one interest that each vacationer likes to indulge in. Goa has plenty of flea markets and boutiques scattered all across the metropolis, all of which offer fantastic deals on every object sold – ranging from beachwear to shell work to junk jewelry and hippie.

Goa’s delicacies is a very famous draw, and tourists have the option of choosing between western eating places and conventional eateries. Goa is well-known for its domestically made chilled beers (that are a lot cheaper as compared to different states in the country), so that you can taste the high-quality of Goa while not having to compromise on either excellent or quantity.


Places to Visit In Goa

Dona Paula

Dona Paula, where air is filled with legends of eternal love. Dona Paula is popular as the most happening beaches

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Basilica of Bom Jesus

The Basilica of Bom Jesus or Borea Jezuchi Bajilika is located in South Goa, India, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Fort Aguada

Its Located on Sinquerim beach in Candolim, Taj Fort Aguada features charming cottages and luxury villas in Goa.

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Cruise in Goa

During your Goa trip enjoy different types of river cruises and explore beautiful sight . Enjoy Goan folk songs and dances along with delicious food

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Old Goa Church

Old Goa Church is Located in Old Goa, this is one of the oldest churches in the state, visited by millions mainly to pay respect and catch a glimpse

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Amboli Waterfall

The stunning Amboli Waterfalls is situated in the slope station of Amboli in south Maharashtra in India. Reaching Amboli is not a very difficult thing to do.

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Scuba Diving

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Speed Boat Ride

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Parasailing

Parasailing In Goa is the thrilling adventure activity. Book this tour package with best offers.

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Jet Ski Ride

There are a couple of shorelines in Goa where you can seek after Jet Ski adventures.

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Bumper Ride

Bumper ride in Goa is the best Water Sports in Goa. Get this top reviews.

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River Rafting

Rafting in Goa in the Mhadei River is a famous water sport activity.

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Bungee Jumping

If you love adrenaline rush then this is an adventure sport called Bungee Jumping in Goa

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Adventure Boat Trip

Adventure boat trip in Goa which includes a lot of adventurous as well as fun in Goa

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Hot Air Balloon Ride

Hot Air Balloon In Goa If you are done with exploring the scenic beauty of Goa

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Beaches In Goa

Baga Beach

Baga Beach In Goa Sheltered by a rocky foreland and tucked at 10 km of distance from Mapusa

Calangute Beach

Calangute Beach In Goa, you will find the charms are multiplex like the exotic jewels hanging from the storefronts.

Palolem Beach

Palolem Beach is a beautiful and colorful beach enwrapped by a thick forest of coconut palms towards the Goa

Colva Beach

Colva Beach In Goa Colva Beach is situated 6 km away from the west of Margao, it is one of the striking.

Anjuna Beach

Anjuna Beach In Goa in Goa is popularly known as the freak capital of the world is right place for lazing holidaymakers

Vagator Beach

Vagator Beach In Goa is located 22 km away from the Panaji, it is one of the most beautiful beaches

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Nightlife of Goa

Casino

Goa is often synonymous with brilliant beaches, a non-stop nightlife and best of all, casinos.

Tito's, Calangute

Tito's, Calangute in Goa You Must Experience Once On Your goa tour. Calangute is beasch in goa on of the best

Leopard Valley

The Leopard Valley is a mind blowing night club place located in Goa, hidden in the midst of a jungle quarry

Shiva Valley

Another best night club place in goa is Shiva Valley. Shiva Valley is located in Anjuna Beach in Goa is known for outrageous nights of trance music.

Hilltop

Hilltop is best Nightclub and most famous nightclubs in Goa. It is located in North Goa, 1.5 kilometers from the Vagator beach.

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Do strive your success at one of the many casino games available here which includes American Roulette, Teen Patti,and many more games.

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Restaurants and Local Food in Goa

Goan Fish Curry

Goan fish curry is the staple diet of Goan. The Goan fish curry is loaded with various spices. Raw mango is used to give the dish a tangy flavor.

Shark Ambot Tik

Ambot Tik is a Portuguese influenced Goan dish. Red chilies (Kashmiri) are used to add spice to the dish and Kokum is used to make the dish taste sour.

Chicken Xacuti

Chicken Xacuti consists of poppy seeds and Kashmiri red chilies. This is another Portuguese influenced dish. The Goan curry consists of chicken, potatoes, chilies, and other spices.

Goan Pork Vindaloo

Vindaloo is a Portuguese dish. It is said that this dish was previously called Vindahlo but because of the use of potatoes, folks started calling it Vindaloo.

Sorpotel

Sorpotel is yet another famous Goan delicacy in goa. Pork and beef or mutton liver are used for this dish. The meat is parboiled and the fat is fried.

Chicken Cafreal

Cafreal chicken is a spicy green colored dish. Grinding green chilies, herbs coriander, green chilies, and vinegar. and various spices together make the masala for the Cafreal chicken.

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South Goa

Colva Beach

Whether it is the endless party or food or water sports in Goa like parasailing, snorkeling, or scuba diving, Colva Beach in Goa is just full of life

Benaulim Beach

The Benaulim Beach has brilliant scenic beauty and the architectural grandeur of its old houses, churches, and temples; the famous attractions of Benaulim Beach in Goa..

Bogmalo

Bogmalo is a beautiful as well as small beach-side village in Goa, India. Bogmalo Beachin Goa is located in a small bay with around a mile of curving sandy beach.

Varca

Varca Beach is located in the south Goa, simply adorns the entire Goa with its marvelous white sand covering seashore of 10 km stretch and the glittering blue waves hugging the coast.

Cavelossim

Situated in between the Arabian Sea and the Sal River, the Cavelossim beach looks extremely beautiful with paddy fields in the backdrop and simply creates a lovely ambiance.

Arossim

Encompassed with soft white sand, Arossim is another small beach of South Goa that is definitely going to win your heart with beauty and warm water of beach soothes the berserk soul..

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North Goa

Mandrem Beach

Mandrem is a seaside village and most famous tourist spot in North Goa. The village is 30 kilometres from the state capital Panaji.The beach is located about 1 km west of Mandrem village.

Chapora Beach

It’s one of the best beaches of Goa that touches a chord in the heart of tourists with its black lava rocks, white sandy unfold, sapphire expanse, and shaking palms.

Morjim Beach

Morjim Beach is one of the best beaches in Goa. Morjim Beach is one of the most tranquil and popular beaches of North Goa and is situated 12 km away from Morjim through the Duler-Marna-Siolim Road.

Sinquerim Beach

The Sinquerim beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Goa that has a spectacular stretch of sand. It is located in the south of the famous beaches like Baga, Calangute, and Candolim.

Candolim Beach

Candolim Beach is located in north Goa. The main attraction of Candolim Beach, Goa is Aguda Fort. December to February is the most suitable time to go to Candolim Beach, Goa.

Arambol Beach

Arambol Beach is one of the beautiful beaches as well as it has a distinct bohemian feel which is no longer found in other areas, such as Calangute Beach and this inevitably of Arambol Beach.

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History of Goa

About Goa

Goa is one of the most famous states of India, famous beaches, astounding monuments and churches, and bustling Goa nightlife. Goa is one of the most visited tourist places in India.

History Goa

Goa, during c.1000-500 BC in the later Vedic period when the Hindu epic “Mahabharata” converted into the written, Goa has been known with the Sanskrit name “Gomantak”..

Mythology Goa

Legend ( and records to some extent) has it that a segment of Saraswat Brahmins, (one of the sub-sects of Brahmins who devour fish) became the first wave of Brahmins to settle in Goa.

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Culture of Goa

Food Culture of Goa

Rice, seafood, coconut, vegetables, meat, pork, and local spices are some of the main ingredients in Food Culture of Goa.

Handicrafts of Goa

Goa is also famous for Handicrafts . It is the place that people visit again and again. Seashell Craft is a popular Goa Handicrafts amongst others..

Traditions Goan Attire

Peoples of Goa wear clothing as per their tropical climate and events. Cotton costumes are ideal for tropical climate places such as Goa..

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Neighborhoods in Goa

Madgaon

Margao is a city in the western Indian state of Goa. Madgaon is the second-largest city by population and the commercial and cultural capital of the Indian state of Goa.

Panaji

Panaji is the capital of the state of Goa and the headquarters of the North Goa district. Panaji is located on the banks of the Mandovi River.

North Goa

North Goa is one of the two districts that make up the state of Goa in India. North Goa is bounded by the Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra state to the north.

South Goa

South Goa is one of two districts that comprise the state of Goa in India, within the region known as the Konkan. It is bounded by the North Goa district .

Vasco Da Gama

Vasco is a city in the state of Goa. It is named after the Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama. Vasco da Gama landed in Calicut, in contemporary Kerala in 1498.

Fontainhas

Fontainhas is an old Latin Quarter in Panjim. The areas of Fontainhas remain full of history, architecture, religion, meals and more. Undoubtedly, it'd tempt you to click a lot of pictures.

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Our Customer Reviews

Sakshi Agrawal

Literally got to view a magical underwater world while scuba diving in Goa. Had an amazing experience. Went with may family and enjoyed a lot. Thank You Sea Water Sports!

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Harsha Talekar

Had an amazing experience during the Scuba Diving in Malvan. Went with my friends and enjoyed a lot. This was our first time we went for scuba diving in Malvan.

Jeet Gupta

I went for adventure watersports in Goa with my wife and children. They guided us really well. Marvelous experience. Must to do water sports...I strongly suggest to do these water sports in Goa.

Varun Singh

A well planned South Goa sightseeing tour. I visit with my wife and children. We visited some of the famous attractions like beaches and churches of Goa. It was an awesome experience.

Rohan Kapoor

Great experience and unforgettable memories! We did Adventure boat trip specially Snorkeling was the best of all. We had fun doing all the adventure activities in Goa.

Varsha Agrahari

Had a great time while doing bungee jumping in Goa. I had lots of fun doing bungee jumping. It’s been an amazing time. I just loved it.

Ruchi Sinhal

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After experiencing hot air balloon with my kids I would definitely say this is one of the most adventurous activity by Sea Water Sports.

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Ritvik Sharma

This was my first time i did kayaking. I am not a great swimmer, but the trainers made sure I got the hang of it quite quick and reassured me of the safety too.

Arnav Goswami

It is nice to have fun at snow park in Goa. We enjoyed a lot with our family, it was one of the most visit place of Goa, we played with snow. We took many photos and videos also.

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We had a lot of fun, swimming at the waterfall. Lunch at the spice plantation was really good & we also had an elephant ride which was really great. Sea Water Sports is a great organiser.

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South Goa Tour is one of the best place in Goa. Beaches are very beautiful and safe. I enjoyed seafood on there. I enjoyed lots of thing in South Goa. Thank you Sea Water Sports for the packages.

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I was very happy when I got to know that non swimmers can also enjoy water sports. I am a non swimmers then to I enjoyed water sports a lot in Goa. Sea Water Sports is the best tourist company provide me best service for water sports.

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Really very memorable experience. Goa is the best place for scuba diving. Where I saw the beautiful marine life. Thank you Sea Water Sports for fantastic service.

Where is Goa located?

Goa is located in the konkan region which is bounded by the state of Maharashtra and Karnataka.

How to reach Goa?

Airways- The nearest airport is at Dabolim near Vasco da Gama. The airport is connected to all the domestic airport of Goa.

Railways- Railways is best when it comes to travel. Goa railways is connected from Bangalore railways from Delhi railways makes it easily accessible. Two most preferred railway stations by visitors are Margao and Vasco da Gama.

Roadways- Tourist can hire private cars or bus to travel in Goa. You can hire Goa's motorcycle taxi that carries only one passenger at a time.

Waterways- Visitors can go for ferry services that are perfect when it comes to visiting in Goa.

What is the best time to visit Goa?

September to mid-March are the best time to visit Goa. These few months is the peak season in Goa. Goa offers the celebration of many festivals in these following months.

What are the top tourist attractions of Goa?

Dudhsagar Falls- Witness the beautiful waterfall situated in the boundary of Goa and Karnataka

Calangute beach- In Goa, very famous and largest beach

Fort Aguada- A well-preserved 17 century Portuguese fort

Chapora fort- For beautiful views of the Chapora river

Basilica of Bom Jesus- This church is UNESCO marked World Heritage site.

Ashwem and Arossim Beach- Quiet beaches which are away from the crowd

Mollem National Park- Dwell to number of species of wild cats, birds, snakes, butterflies and many more

Is Goa perfect for honeymoon couples?

Goa is one of the most famous honeymoon destinations in India because of its charming beaches, beautiful sunsets, hotels. Witness night time beach stroll, spend some quality on a houseboat doing some sky gazing or go for a romantic dinner on a cruise in Goa.

Can one visit Goa with their family?

Goa is the perfect holiday destination with white sand beaches and wonderful underwater marine life, Goa is just the perfect choice for a family trip and have something to offer for all.

Is Goa safe to visit?

Yes, Goa is absolutely safe to travel. Right from a family trip to a solo traveller to a honeymoon vacation, from a group of bachelors to group of elderly friends all are safe in Goa.

What are the drinking laws in Goa?

As per the drinking laws of Goa, 18 years and aboves is the only legal drinking age to consume alcohol.

Is it worth visiting Goa for adventure lovers?

Yes, Goa is worth visiting for adventure lovers which offers a wide range of adventurous activities to do for adventure lovers. These adventure activities are also very affordable in price.

Which are some popular sites in Goa famous for adventure activities?

Calangute beach, Baga beach, Grande Island are some of the popular sites in Goa famous for adventure activities.

How is the Nightlife of Goa?

This Nightlife of Goa is filled with fun and adventure. Goa offers most charming beaches for an enjoying nightlife, silent disco, delicious cuisines will make your night perfect.

Which casinos are popular in Goa?
  • Deltin Royale
  • Casino Pride
  • Deltin Jaqk
  • Deltin Caravela
  • The entry fees for these casinos are Rs. 1500 to 2500 approx.

List of the beaches you can visit.
1. Palolem beach 2. Calangute beach 3. Baga beach
4. Arambol beach 5. Colva beach 6. Agonda beach
7. Morjim beach 8. Butterfly beach 9. Mandrem beach
10. Morjim beach 11. Butterfly beach 12. Mandrem beach
13. Cavelossim beach 14. Betalbatim beach 15. Patnem beach
16. Bambolim beach 17. Cabo de rama beach 18. Candolim beach
19. Chapora beach 20. Miramar beach 21. Chapora beach
22. Dona Paula beach 23. Querim beach 24. Benaulim beach
25. Sinquerim beach 26. Mobor beach 27. Betul beach
28. Talpona beach 29. Cansaulim beach 30. Galgibaga beach
31. Polem beach 32. Siridao beach 33. Bogmalo beach
34. Majorda beach 35. Ashwem beach 36. Kakolem beach
37. Velsao beach    
Which pubs are must to visit in Goa?
  • Silent Noise Club
  • Sin Q
  • Club Cubana
  • Club LPK
  • Cafe Mambos
  • Nyex Beach Club
  • Leopard Valley
  • Cohiba
  • Red Square
  • Curlies Beach Shack
What are the emergency numbers of Goa?
  • Women's Police Helpline 1091
  • Ambulance 108
  • Wockhardt NUSI Hospital 6684444
  • Hospicio Hospital 2703801
  • Galaxy Hospital 2266666
Which adventure watersports one must try in Goa?

Jet Ski, Parasailing, Bumper ride, Banana ride, Speed boat ride and may more adventure watersports one must try in Goa.

Which are the popular hotels in Goa?
  • Britto's Goa
  • The Leela Goa
  • Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa, Goa
  • The Baga Beach Resort
  • Acron Waterfront Resort
  • Radisson Blu Resort Goa Cavelossim Beach
Where is Dudhsagar Waterfall? Is it worth visiting?

Dudhsagar waterfalls is a huge waterfall which is situated on the Mandovi River on the boundary of the two Indian state of Goa and Karnataka. It is worth visiting and must visit spot on your Goa trip.

Which are the popular churches and forts in Goa?
Popular Forts:
  • Chapora Fort
  • Cabo De Rama Fort
  • Corjuem Fort
  • Reis Magos Fort
  • Fort Aguada
Popular Churches:
  • Se Cathedral
  • Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church
  • Basilica of Bom Jesus
  • St Alex Church
  • Francis of Assisi church
What one can do in South Goa?
  • Relax at beaches of South Goa like Colva, Benaulim, Cavelossim Beach, and many more
  • Sightseeing at Cabo De Rama Fort
  • Visit popular Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary
What one can do in North Goa?
  • Visit popular forts like Chapora Fort, Corjuem Fort, Reis Magos Fort
  • Relax at the popular beaches of North Goa like Kerim Beach, Arambol Beach, Mandrem Beach, Morjim Beach, Chapora Beach and many more
What are the popular cuisines in Goa?

Sea foods and Cashew feni are the most popular cuisines in Goa.

Is Goa expensive?

Yes, Goa is little bit expensive but it worth visiting.

Where can we go for water sports in Goa? What is the approximate cost of water sports in Goa?
  • Dona Paula
  • Majorda
  • Anjuna
  • Bogmalo
  • Calangute
  • Colva
  • Candolim
  • Vagator

The approximate cost of water sports in Goa is Rs. 1500 approx

Is it worth visiting Goa for Scuba Diving?

Scuba diving is the most explored water activity in Goa where you will get colorful marine life which includes best corals and fishes.