Goa is a Indian state locating in east side of India. It consist of 2 district - North Goa and South Goa. Panaji is goa capital. It ranked 28 population wise as a state in India.
What Goa is famous for?
Goa is well known for a relaxed holiday destination in India. A native of goa is called Goan. The largest city of goa is Vasco Da Gama.
Area: 3702 Square kilometers,
Language: Konkani, Marathi, Hindi, Urdu, Kannada, Malayalam, Telegu, English
International Airport: Dabolim Airport,
Railway Station: Margao and Vasco-da-Gama,
Attractions: Beaches, Nightlife, Watersports, Surfing, Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, Parasailing, Hot air Balloon, Festivals, Local Markets.
Best Time: Winter Season ( November, December, January, February )
Average Budget: $50 / Night for 3 Stars hotels, $ 150/ Night for 5 Start hotels
Why Goa is a Famous tourist spot?
Goa is famous for its beautiful beaches, budget hotels, watersports, festivals, nightlife, churches and safety. Goa is divided into two famous places North Goa and South Goa. You can choose to travel goa according to your holiday type.
29 beaches are in South Goa. South goa beaches are clean, empty and seriate coconut tree gives you a real touch of nature. A long seashore is empty where you can feel the freedom to enjoy and relax with your mate.
21 beaches are in North Goa. North goa beaches are amazing for the party and watersport lovers. Beaches are full of music, dance, events, beer, and resorts. If you are traveling in a group then North goa beach is best for you.
Most of the star hotels are in South goa like Taj Exotica, Leela(7 stars), Cidede-de-Goa, Club Mahindra, Majorda, Hathi Mahal, etc.
North Goa is rocky. 5-star hotels are Sterling, Taj Holiday, Planet Hollywood Beach Resort, Radisson, ITC grand, etc. There are many small hotels also which are good to stay near the beach.
South goa has a beautiful view of nature and miles of empty seashores. Clean serene beaches, coconut trees and in monsoon nature make south goa more green. Dudhsagar waterfalls, Bondla wildlife sanctuary will amaze you with natural beauty.
In North Goa, you will have popular places like Chhapora fort, Aguada fort, Churches Temples to visit. But in the season it is very crowded. Being a party place North Goa is the first choice of the youngster and Party lovers.
Partying and Nightlife
South Goa has limited options for you if you are a party person and like nightlife. South Goa is for relaxing, exploring nature view and for peaceful beaches.
North goa is best for partying and nightlife. Hip Parties, Big wine shops, Bars, Clubs, Casinos make north goa party place for overnight. If you are energetic and love the crowd and late-night partying you must visit north goa.
North goa is best for watersports on beaches. Compare to North Goa, South goa has limited options for watersports. Calangute and Baga beaches have many offer for kayaking, windsurfing, jet-skiing, parasailing, banana ride, water surfing. In South Goa Majorda, Colva and Mobor are best for Water gliding, jet skiing, Ringo rides, surfing, banana boat riding, Snorkeling, Scuba Diving etc.
For relaxing holiday south Goa is a paradise for you. If you want to read, write, no crowd, no traffic and be in nature with quiet places then go to Betul, Cola, Patnem, Galgibag beaches in South Goa
In north Goa, the quietest place is Keri which is called Querim also is best for you but it is so far and located near the border of state Maharashtra.
Anjuna Flea Market (North Goa), Mapusa Market (North Goa), Calangute Market (North Goa), Mackie’s Night Bazaar (Arpora Baga Road), Baga Market (North Goa)
Palolem beach market (South Goa), Colva Beach Market (South Goa)
Both North and South goa is safe for all Indian and Foreigners. Both for Solo and Family holiday there is no reason to worry about unpleasant things for your vacation. Some general safety precautions you need to follow for accessive drinking and transportation late at night.
Top 10 Places to Visit in goa
- Calangute Beach
- Baga Beach
- Anjuna Beach
- Dudhsagar Waterfall - Best Place to Visit
- Chapora Fort
- Aguada Fort
- The Grand Island
- Morjim Beach
- Basilica of Bom Jesus
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