Sometimes you are afraid to ask some questions because they sound stupid, like, Why do you love Goa? Well, why does anyone love Goa?
The answers to these questions are actually quite simple…
What do you do when you wanna party? Goa
What do you do when you wanna take a vacation? Goa
What do you do when you wanna have romantic get-away? Goa
What if you are an adrenaline junkie? Goa
What if you are a history buff? Goa
What if you like travelling alone? Goa
What if you wanna have a reunion? Goa
and What do you do when you have nothing to do? Goa
There are so many things to do in Goa, a single vacation will NOT BE ENOUGH! I have been here many times because I undergraduate college was hardly 4 hours away from Goa.
Now, what exactly does Goa offer?
Well for starters, it has over 20 beaches.
North Goa: Anjuna, Arambol, Baga, Bambolim, Calangute, Candolim, Chapora, Dona Paula, Miramar, Morjim, Sinquerim, Vagator.
South Goa: Agonda, Benaulim, Bogmalo, Canaguinim, Cavelossim, Colva, Majorda, Mobor, Palolem, Varca.
Alright, that’s awesome, but just beaches? What if I wanna party?
You can party ANYWHERE in Goa but let me help you out a bit. There is Club Cubana, Love Passion Karma, Titos, Cafe Mambos, Sinq beach club, Curlies beach shack, Silver bells, Water beach lounge & grill, Cape town cafe, Marbella beach resort and a lot more!!
Great! I like a bit of Adventure sports too though, any help?
All kinds of stuff here!
Scuba Diving, Watersports, Dolphin spotting, parasailing & banana boat rides – Baga beach.
Paragliding & Kite Surfing- Arambol beach.
Scuba Diving, Parasailing & water skiing- Calangute beach.
Swim with Dolphins, kayaking, Parasailing & water skiing – Mobor beach.
How about some sightseeing?
- Chapora Fort
- Aguada Fort
- Basilica of Bom Jesus
- Se Cathedral
- Naval Aviation Museum
- Al Safa Masjid
- Goa State Museum
- Cabo de Rama Fort
- Dauna Paula
- The church of our lady immaculate conception
- Mollem National Park
- Bats island
- Salim bird Sanctuary
- Dudhsagar falls
- Lamgavu caves
- Grande Island
Alright…..this is a must visit – How do I get there?
Depends on which part of the country you are coming from. Flight, Bus, Train or car – your call.
Okey-dokey…..What do I pack?
Some Music, Swimwear, Camera, Sandals, Shorts, Sunscreen, Novels, Shades and the most important of all – Your Drivers Licence.
Okay… I have a one whole week….gimme something of everything…the most important places!!
Beaches – Anjuna, Baga, Calangute, Vagator, Arambol, Dauna Pola.
Architecture- basilica of Bom Jesus, Se Cathedral, Aguada Fort, Chapora Fort.
Party- Club Cubana, Love Passion Karma
Adventure – Trekking @ Dudhsagar falls, Paragliding at Arambol.
Food- Cafe Mambo, Bora Bora.
Whats the best time to visit?
There is nothing in the entire country that matches Goa during New Years. SUNBURN (27th-31st December every year)– it’s fantabulous.
What if I have extra time on my hand?
You wouldn’t. In case you do – the entire Western Ghats is yours – Gokarna, Murudeshwar, Dandeli, Koddachadri, Coorg, Kudremukh, Jog falls, Udupi, Agumbe……..
How much do I need?
If you wanna enjoy everything (6-8 days)- have at least 18000-20000 rupees.
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