The beach party town, Goa
Located in the Western out coasts of India. Goa is the most famous beach town in the entire country. Furthermore, Goa has the heritage of Portugal colony. As you can spot colorful houses, lush green fields, and a perfect atmosphere. The city also holds 300-year-old Portuguese architecture, which is magnificent in its own way. There are two parts of Goa, North, and the South. While the North is the cultural center with traditional restaurants and markets. On the other hand, the South is the hallmark of modernism filled with lavish 5-star hotels, private beaches. Goa is a paradise for nature and wildlife lovers. In addition, food lovers may also enjoy the delightful treat. If you are party animal you will definitely like the crazy night life. Goa promises something to all types of tourists.
Things to visit in Goa:
Located near the Calangute beach. The Baga beach is the most popular beach in Goa, it is popular for its nightlife with some nightclubs like Brittos, Mambos, and Titos. Adventurers can surely relish on a variety of water sports on the beach. In addition, this beach was named after the “Baga creek” that flows into the Arabian sea. As a result, this beach is the prime tourist location in entire Goa. People around the gather to witness the spectacular sunsets and enjoy the cool breeze of the Ocean. Evenings are the best time to visit this beach, as the nightlife just gets started. For some fun loving activities, you can indulge into boating, jet skiing, parasailing, banana ride etc.
Also famous as the “Queen of beaches”. Calangute beach is located 15km away from the capital city of Panaji, it is also the largest beach in North Goa. The beach is a long expansive stretch of sand and water, it attracts a lot of tourists from around all world to its festive nature. Furthermore, this beach is one of the busiest and most commercial beaches in entire Goa. You will be delighted to enjoy its nightlife with pop beats and rock music. As a matter of fact, the air itself has a festive mood. In addition, food lovers can relish on various eating joints and have decent drinks at clubs. Finally, the adventure lovers can enjoy their best with water sports activities. You can go jet skiing, parasailing, water surfing, banana ride etc. And in the end when you get tired you can visit the St. Alex Church.
Located in South Goa, is surely one of the most beautiful beaches in Goa. It remains unspoiled with modernism but flocked with tourists throughout the year. Furthermore, the beach is gifted with serene beauty and full of crystal sand, blue water. The shore stretches up to one mile which remains crowded by mostly fishermen and tourists. And during the peak seasons, the beach gets highly decorated with various hawkers, restaurants and eating joints. If you are lucky enough then you can also spot some beautiful Dolphins across the bay.
Famous for its unparalleled beauty. Anjuna beach is located on the west coast of Goa near the Arabian Sea. The beach features soft glowing white sand and high palm trees. Furthermore, you can spot the spectacular rock formation nestled over an inlay of white sand. It is widely believed that Hippies came first here in the late 1950s. Presently, the area is popularly called the jewel of Anjuna or the ‘Ozran’. Finally, you can really enjoy the nightlife of this place, full of beach parties. The beach gets highly crowded during the Christmas and New Year.
Basilica of Bom Jesus:
A UNESCO World Heritage Site and a historic church. This monument features the tomb of St. Francis Xavier. In fact, it is the perfect example of Portuguese heritage in India. The Basilica of Bom Jesus is famous for its extra ordinary architecture around the world. As a Church resembles the beginning of Christianity in India. People believe that St. Francis Xavier had phenomenal powers of therapeutic healing. Presently, the body of the saint is preserved in a mausoleum in a nicely ornamented coffin. Furthermore, the structure of the Church consists of mosaic with precious stones and the interior is made simple which remains quiet.
Perhaps the best night club in Goa. Tito’s is famous for its huge dance floor and decent accommodations. The best place to enjoy the nightlife of Goa with various bars on the first floor. You can also book a private party space inside the club.
It is one of the five highest waterfalls of the country. Dudhsagar falls are divided into four tiers in the Mondovi river. In fact, this fall is quite an exception when you consider the fact that the union territory is only famous for its beaches. If you take a look at the waterfall from a distance then it really appears like a stream of milk flowing. That’s what gives it the name of Dudhsagar (Ocean of milk). As a result, photographers are often spotted taking some delight pictures for their collection.
Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception:
Situated in the heart of the capital city of Panajim. Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception is a strikingly beautiful church placed over a hilltop. You surely will admire its architecture especially its interior. Plus, you will get a serene of the entire city once you reach its top. Visit the Church in Night and you’ll be astonished by its spectacular beauty.
A perfect isolated beach from the hustle bustle of the city life. The Angoda beach features clear blue water and tall coconut trees. In fact, this beach is a complete delight to the nature admirers. You can literally walk alone on the shores of the beach without any disturbance, perfect for peace lovers. However, this beach becomes little dangerous during the high tide hours.
Located near the Mandovi river and the Arabian Sea. The Fort Aguada and its Lighthouse were built in the 17th century. It was built to provide some protection against the Dutch and Marathas intruders. As a result, this construction is standing in the last 400 years. It is so well built that it stands till date without ever falling into hands of enemies. A perfect hallmark of the Portuguese architecture.