Goa is a perfect fusion of Indian and Portuguese cultures with sun, sea, sand, seafood, and spirituality. Undoubtedly, a paradise with lovely beaches, lively people, fun, colors, and music, Goa is beyond these. It stands out with Portuguese-style magnificent buildings, spectacular churches, quaint villages, fascinating temples, luscious cuisine, and rich history culture, warmth, and hospitality that is very Goan. Goa is an exuberant place drawing people from all over the world through its golden-sand sun-kissed beaches, fancy five-star resorts, hippie flea markets, Zen/reiki/yoga experience, tempting food, and exotic Indo-Portuguese architecture. Goa, in itself, represents a small world of the hip and happening.
How to reach Goa?
The Dabolim airport in Vasco da Gama is the only airport in Goa, connects with almost all the important cities of India with domestic flights. It also connects and receives international flights from the Middle East, USA, Africa, and Western Europe. Via railways, Goa connects with all the major cities of India, with Madgaon and Vasco da Gama as the main railway stations located in Margao. The travelers can reach Goa through several buses, with the Kadamba bus stand of Panaji being the nearest central bus station through road. All the major highways in and around the state connect Goa with all the major cities, making how to reach Goa extremely easy and fun.
Goa is not only sun, surf, and sand. Goa tourism is full of adventure and water sports, Goan cuisine, shopping, nightlife, architecture, and fun. Its vast beaches are incredibly alluring, and the beach parties and the flea markets are irresistible. Goa is divisible into North and South Goa, each with its distinct characteristics. Goa tourism has well-organized packages with many stay options such as hotels, homestays, luxurious hotels, and various fancy beach Goa resorts. With already so many options, one may still get confused about things to do in Goa or places to visit in Goa. Hey, it’s a big world out there; let’s go and explore.
Things to do in Goa
For those who are in love with water sports, Goa is the place to be for them. Dive in to get the best of Goa in the following –
- Water Sports
- Whitewater Rafting
- Scuba Diving
- Dolphin Tours
Places to visit in Goa
The best time to visit Goa is definitely between November to February, with the weather much pleasant at the temperature around 20o C to 30o C. Some places to visit in Goa will take you to north Goa to visit Calangute beach, Anjuna beach, Saligao Church, a neo-Gothic Catholic church with beautiful, gilded interiors, and Fort Aguada. Heading down to South Goa, one can visit the Mangeshi Temple, Basilica De Bom Jesus, Mobor beach, the Spice Plantation farm, and Old Goa churches. Outdoor lovers can also visit Todo Waterfall, Dudhsagar waterfall, Baga Beach, Casino Royale, and the town of Vasco da Gama with its centuries-old St. Andrew’s Church and Naval Aviation Museum.
There are many hotels, homestays, resorts, and restaurants in Goa. Since Goa explodes with tourists all year round, there are bound to be some beautiful resorts like the Club Mahindra resort at Varca Beach, South Goa. This Goa resort is a perfect getaway from the hectic city life and Located at 45 minutes drive from the airport. Explore the Goan culture and way of life at Goa Resorts. Quench your thirst for Adventure with Adventure and water sports, enjoy eclectic nightlife like a hippie, go on spice trails and visit quaint little villages with fantastic temples and Gothic architecture churches of North and South Goa. A cherry on the top is the stay at the Goa resorts to experience a luxurious stay with world-class amenities while rejuvenating in the spa, lounging in the bar, savoring local recipes at the multicuisine restaurants in Goa, and absorbing the beauty of the sunsets by the beach.
Goa, the perfect holiday destination with beaches fringed with palms and seaside resorts, churches, monuments, bars, clubs to unwind, and a laidback ambiance, makes it incredibly relaxing. Welcome to Club Mahindra’s Goa Resorts, a jewel by the bay with a great experience under the sun.