Yes, Goa is always safe for solo and group. A solo woman can also stay safely in Goa. If you follow some basic precautions about drinking too much alcohol and any offers from strangers, it is safe to stay.
Compare to another place in India, Yes, Goa is expensive. But as a famous tourist place, Goa is affordable, bargain, and secure so it is famous among foreign tourists and local visitors. In Goa, you can find both cheaper and luxury hotels, homes to stay depending on your budget.
Transportation is also not expensive in Goa by Bus or Taxi. You can rent a car or bike to travel in the local area.
The best location to stay in Goa is North Goa. North Goa has everything which is worth to visit and enjoy the nightlife. Locations like Calangute and Baga are best to stay when you can find a lot of options for shopping, bars, casinos, clubs, and watersports on beaches.
The best part of Goa depends on your holiday type. If you are looking for a holiday place for relaxation and away from the crowd then you should go to South Goa or so far North Goa. Calangute, Baga. Anjuna beaches are crowded beaches. Clean and Pretty beaches are Vagator, Ashwem, Arambol. View more details about Goa City
Mid-November to Mid February is the best month for Goa. During this time Goa is cool, pleasant and perfect to stay on the beach. view more details about Goa seasons
3 Nights / 4 Days are good for Goa holiday. You can plan 1-1 day for North Goa and South Goa and 1 day to visit the city, markets and 1-day relaxation on the beach after nightlife.