“The tan will fade but the memories will last forever”. Goa is such a place where you want to go again and again. There is some magic in the air of Goa. It is considered as the most famous tourist spot in India. Goa is famous for its beaches. A trip to Goa is a dream for all tourists; not only Indian but foreigners enjoy a lot here as well. Goa is the small state in western India. The vibes of party, beaches, market and the natural beauty mesmerize everyone. There is a saying that life becomes a beach in Goa. The Old Catholic churches, beach life are the true essence of Goan life. Goa is also known as “pearl of the East”. It is a place of romanticism. Thousands of newly married couple chooses Goa as a honeymoon destination. Many come to chill and relax from a busy schedule.
How to reach:
You can reach to Goa by train and by air also. You can reach Goa by taking a flight to Goa International Airport, which is also known as Dabolim Airport. Pre-paid taxi is available near the airport, you can hire them or can contact your hotel manager and they can arrange the cab for you. It is well connected from Delhi and Mumbai. By train also you can reach here at Vasco Da Gama station though it is time-consuming.
Best time to visit in Goa:
Though Goa is open throughout the year, and the full crowd is there round the clock, but the best time to visit in Goa is from October to end of February. The new year celebration and Goa carnival is most famous and awaited festival in Goa. During this time weather is also perfect, not very cold nor hot.
Places to stay in Goa:
North Goa is full of the various type of accommodation. But if you want to avoid the crowd and hassle of North Goa, South Goa is the best place to stay. South Goa life is comparatively quiet in comparison with North Goa. You can find good accommodation within your budget. From small hotel to luxury hotel or lavish one you can get every option in Goa.
Things to do in Goa:
There are many adventure sports in Goa you can try. Water sports are famous in Goa. Elephant ride and splash is a popular one, have a ride on an elephant and also being splashed. In water sports, Parasailing, jet skiing, banana rides, deep jump are available at several Goa beaches. You can take a package of the full water sports or can try any of them. You can have a lifetime experience from this water sports. Mapusa is famous shopping destination in Goa. Sunburn festival is another spectacular event. It offers music, entertainment, food, and shopping. The music of this festival attracts many tourists. Many foreigners come in Goa especially to attend Sunburn festival.
Places to visit in Goa:
Goa is a tourist place 365 days a year. South Goa and North Goa are the two parts of Goa. If you want to enjoy the shimmering beaches with the kiss of the sun North Goa is the place to be. Mostly all beaches you will find in North Goa. Some popular beaches in North Goa are Baga beach, Candolim beach, Anjuna beach, Calangute beach, Vagator Beach, Morjim Beach, Arambol Beach, Ashvem Beach. Some famous beaches and churches in South Goa are Colva, Benaulim, Vasco Da Gama, Bogmalo, Varca, Cavelossim, Arossim, Chandor, Agoda church, Loutolim etc. There are so many things to cherish in Goa that you will never get one minute to waste. You can hire a car or bike to visit everywhere. Baga and Calangute beach is known for its nightlife. Britton, Tito’s Lane and Mambo are some famous night clubs in Goa.