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Goa India

Goa Tourism is popular for beaches, nightlife, hospitality and adventurous activities

About Goa

Famous for beaches, dazzling nightlife, hospitality

Goa, a state of India is famous for shining night clubs, casinos and cool beautiful beaches. Delicious Goan food and Portuguese heritage and adventurous watersports make it more famous than other part of India.

  • Capital : Panjim ( Panaji )
  • International Airport : Dabolim
  • Geographical Location: Southwestern coast of India
  • Area: 3,702 km2
  • Language: Konkani, English, Hindi, Marathi
  • Largest City: Vasco da Gama
  • Total Beaches: 50
  • DestrictsNorth Goa, South Goa
  • Famous Beach: Calangute, Baga
  • Best Months: Mid November to Mid February

Attractions of Goa Tourism

Beaches, Hotels , Weather, Cuisines and Places to visit

Weather

Partly sunny
Goa
Partly sunny
16.6
20º – 16.6º
41%
15.4 km/h
Vacations
Vacations

Goa has beautifully developed itself as the best tourist vacation spot over the years and, as of now, thousands of tourists in Goa enjoy its hospitality from all around the globe. Over the years, the trend of families visiting Goa has significantly increased, for all the reasons mentioned above.

Family vacations

 Activities
Activities

In the recent few years, Goa has emerged as a booming hub for activities. The most happening travel destination has been attracting thousands of tourists from around the globe. Along with the magnificent beaches, the unending list of activities to do in Goa are the reasons for its increasing popularity.

Adventural activities

Culture
Culture

Formerly a Portuguese colony, Goa today is considered to be the most westernized state of India. The years of Portuguese influence have given Goa its own unique charm.

Goan culture

Cuisine
Cuisine

As much as these international cuisines are favored, everyone loves the traditional Goan food here, including the foreign tourists!

Goan Cuisine

Wedding
Wedding

Goa is one of the few wedding destinations in India that can give you unforgettable memories, packed with an experience most weddings would miss out on.

Wedding

Temples
Temples

One of the most important aspects of Goan tourism is its rich heritage and culture. Due to its heavy Portuguese influence, the Goa we see today is a perfect blend of Indian and Portuguese cultures.

Temples

Forts
Forts

Forts


What is famous and Why?

Goa beaches are famous in india for holiday destination, Goa Tourism & Travels is truly a traveler’s paradise. A perfect blend of Indian and Portuguese cultures, This tourist place has got everything – sea, sand, seafood, architecture, natural wonders, mystic and spirituality. In the recent few years, beaches has gained tremendous popularity as a travel destination for not one but various reasons. Tourists who once visited for the pristine beaches and the rejuvenating vibes now visit for more than that – they visit to have a memorable, complete vacation experience.

Goa Tour & Travels holds a special place in people’s hearts. People of all age groups love visiting Goa, This smallest state in the country is power packed. It hosts some of the most adventurous sports like scuba diving, surfing, parasailing and canyoning, to some unique yet thrilling new activities like hot air ballooning and ocean trekking. The food here is popular worldwide, and so is the hippie party culture. It is also a home to a number of ancient forts in goa and churches built by the Portuguese, while also sporting a national park and a wildlife sanctuary for the nature lovers – you can say a tourist place with pocket-sized heaven in india.

Where to Stay?

Hotels, resorts, luxury hotels and budget hotels to stay

Holiday Packages

Choose and send inquiry of holiday packages which is best for you

Goa Resort De Coracao Honeymoon Special

Goa Resort Terra Paraiso

Park Regis Goa X’mas and New Year Special

Hotel Evoke Lifestyle Honeymoon Special

Which part of Goa is best?

Why North Goa is Famous?

North Goa is an integral part of the hippie culture of the Goan experience. While Goa attracts hundreds of tourists and travelers from all around the globe, the North Goa particularly is a hub for all the youngsters and the party crowd. It has everything from the beach shacks to the fashion streets, and from the clubs to the casinos.

Beaches – North Goa hosts many of the popular beaches in Goa like the Anjuna beach, Baga beach, Calangute beach, Candolim and Vagator beach and many more.

Forts – It also a home to the famous forts like Aguada fort and Chapora fort.

Markets – Shopping is one of the first few things to do in Goa, and the famous Anjuna flea market and Mapusa market happens to be the perfect solution.

Churches – As far as the architectural beauty of the North Goa is concerned, the Bom Jesus Basilica church is a major attraction in Goa, along with other similar churches.

Nightlife – The nightlife in Goa is one of the major attractions for tourists and North Goa has plenty of clubs and casinos in its area where some of the most happening parties take place.

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Why South Goa is Famous?

Goa is not just about the beach and the parties. There is a whole other side to it which happens to be down South. While North Goa happens to be a party capital of the state, South Goa is where people come for a rejuvenating vacation.

Calm – There are equally beautiful beaches here, which are calm, relaxing and sunny. South Goa attracts most of the family tourists, wherein people come to relax, enjoy on the beach, visit the popular attractions of Goa and indulge in a few leisure activities.

Beautiful Beaches – Beaches like the Palolem beach, Colva beach, Butterfly beach etc. are some of the most laid back beaches. One can relax here, go sunbathing, and may be experience some beach activities like a cruise ride at Dona Paula.

Delicious Food – Food is a hotshot topic amongst the travelers and there are some of the most delicious restaurants in South Goa. From local delicacies to international cuisines, there is a lot to choose from.

Relaxation – If you’re looking for a relaxing vacation away from the crowds, South Goa is a perfect destination.

What is the best time to visit?

Goa City is a famous party destination in India and ​attracts ​tourists from all over the world who love to sip fresh beer on the beautiful ​beaches​, enjoy watersports, luxury hotel hospitality, late-night partying, casinos, bars, and cruise, etc.

The best time to visit goa is winter season during these days beaches are full, all markets are lightened, festivals are started. Christmas and New Year welcome make goa gorgeous to attract visitors for fun.

Goa carries three types of weather seasons, ​Summer ​( March, April, May, October ), Monsoon ​( June, July, August, September ) and ​Winter ​( November, December, January, February )

baga beach

Winter Season​ ( November, December, January, February )

Winter season is the extreme season of goa. Many events are available to book on beaches and hotels. Every side of goa is well decorated and goa is fully ready to hug you with drinks, DJ and dance.

Goa ​hotels​​ and ​resorts ​are full, so book your ticket early if you are planning for a goa tour inthe winter season.

Temperature

Minimum: 20 °C
Maximum: 32 °C

Arambol Beach

Monsoon Season ( June, July, August, September )

Monsoon season​ is rainy so beach and sand are not perfect to chill out but if you are looking for a relaxed and budgeted holiday this time is best for goa tour. Huge discounts on rates, No crowd, no noise and three or four hours of sun. Beaches are mostly free this time and people avoid watersports as it is not safe.

Rain and storms are amazing to enjoy dramatically and beaches are available only for you most of the time as tourists avoid Monsoon season tours. You can enjoy paddy fields and the local side of Goa.

Biking ​in the rainy season is an amazing experience of goa with friends drenched in water. There is a lot of greenery this time as goa gets a lot rain during monsoon season.

Hotel booking is lower than the winter season and easily available.

Temperature

Minimum: 24 °C
Maximum: 30 °C

Goa Beach

Summer Season ​( March, April, May, October )

Summer season​ is hot season and temperature is very high up to 40 °C which is low in the morning and evening. You can enjoy watersports in summer-like scuba diving, kayaking, snorkeling, parasailing. Summer season is best for students and budget holidaymakers as many ​offers ​are available on food and hotel rates.

You can sip a cold beer in shades on the beachside and enjoy the breeze flow for the sea.Water is cool enough to beat the heat.

Konkan fruit festival takes place around April and May and you can enjoy water lemon, cashews, jackfruits, etc.

During this season as the hotel rates are relatively low and you can find hotels in your budget.

Temperature

Minimum : 30 °C
Maximum : 40 °C

Do You Know?

  • The capital of Goa is panaji but largest city is Vasco Da Gama.
  • Goa is divided in two districts North Goa and South Goa.
  • Goa International Airport is in Dabolim near Vasco Da Gama
  • A native of Goa is called Goans and Konkani is the local language.
  • There are total 50 Beaches in Goa and Calangute is most crowded beach.
  • There are 21 beaches in North Goa and 29 Beaches in South Goa.
  • The best time to Visit goa is between November to March.
  • The average hotel budget is INR  3000 for 3 Stars and INR 9000 for 5 Stars.