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SHOPPING IN GOA

If you think Goa is just a travel destination where you can go just for a vacation, then you’re mistaken; Goa is a complete package. There is something for tourists of all types and of all age groups too. Everyone likes to shop when they are travelling, and as it happens, Goa hosts tourists from all over the world. Different people from different cultures and tastes visit Goa all year round, and luckily, Goa is a shopaholic’s dreamland. There are various different flea markets and malls all over Goa where one can find a variety of items for sale.
Shopping in Goa is a combination of treating yourself at a luxurious mall, to buying fashion clothing and accessories at a designer boutique; from buying beach wear at the local shops near the beach to buying unique handicrafts in the flea market. One can buy anything and everything you need while on a vacation. The local shops near the beaches are quite popular amongst the general tourists who need a few beach accessories like quirky printed T-shirts and sunglasses, while the flea market is more popular amongst the family tourists. If you’re looking for some unique ideas for shopping in Goa, here are some of the best places to visit in Goa.

Street markets / Flea markets in Goa

It is a common fact that bargaining is every good shopper’s quality and Goan markets are no exception to it. If you want to have the best deal on anything you buy from these flea markets, bring on you’re A-game of bargaining.

Anjuna Flea market

Anjuna Flea market

Anjuna flea market is held every Wednesday and is a shopper’s paradise. There are hundreds of stalls selling hammocks, handicrafts, tattoos, jewelry, beach wear, clothing, wall hangings, musical instruments, foot-wear and lots more at the best prices.

Mapusa market

Mapusa market

Explore Mapusa market on a sunny Friday morning where you can find anything from antiques to Goan pottery and handicrafts, dried and fresh fish, homemade pickles, fruits, vegetables etc. Goa’s famous ’churicos’ sausages, textiles, jewelry and much more at an affordable price.

Panjim market

Panjim market

The state capital Panjim hosts its own flea market, and it is pretty common for the locals there. One can find a variety of regular items like homemade pickles, pottery, a wide range of different fishes, fruits, vegetables ,clothing accessories etc.Panjim is one of the most destinations in Goa.

Calangute market square

Calangute market square

Calangute is amongst the top 5 places to visit in Goa. It features its own market too, along with line-up of beach side shacks and stalls, who sell everything from beach-wear T-shirts, handicrafts, leather jackets, jewelry, carpets, seafood snacks and booze.

Night market at Arpora

Night market at Arpora

As the name suggests, Arpora hosts a night market and it is flooded by the tourists every weekend. It is one of the popular markets in Goa and one can find anything from trumpets to telescopes here.

Tibetan market in Baga

Tibetan market in Baga

The famous Baga beach of Goa hosts a Tibetan market from October to May. One can find a variety of items like prayer flags, bells, and even furniture. Bargaining here might give you a huge discount on the final price!

Baga-Calangute road

Baga-Calangute road

There are a lot of local shops on this road, and they sell some of the best summer wear clothing. If you’re looking to buy some casual outfits for the beach like a T-shirt or a sun hat, this is the best place to go.

Mackie’s night bazaar

Mackie’s bazaar

Mackie’s night bazaar is situated on the Baga River and is held from November to April. It is a central night bazaar where one can get the traditional Goan shopping experience. Here, one can find over a hundred stalls selling a variety of items.

Ingo’s Saturday night bazaar

Ingo’s bazaar

Ingo’s Saturday night bazaar is situated on the Arpora beach, and one can find everything from yummy foodstuffs, herbs and spices to handicraft (from Rajasthan, Kashmir, and Tibet), bags, accessories, designer jewelry, paintings, semi-precious stones, clothes, books, rugs and carpets

Palolem beach

Palolem beach

There are a few shopping options outside Palolem beach. Palolem beach is one of the popular beaches in Goa and the tourists can enjoy shopping a few uncommon items outside the beach like flavored tea powder and antiques etc.There are many stalls and markets near Palolem, where one can shop.

Hollywood market

Hollywood market

Hollywood market is located in Candolim, and it is a market which offers good quality clothes at a decent price.Don’t miss to get yourself the beautiful and trendy Hollywood Fashion suit “Bespoke” made from the exotic Italian wool.

Shopping malls in Goa

The shopping experience in Goa is incomplete without its malls. While the street markets in Goa are easily crowded, the malls in Goa also observe a lot of tourists as well. Here is a list of all the shopping malls in Goa.

Caculo mall

Caculo mall, led by the Caculo Group has revolutionized the extravagant shopping experience in Goa by bringing in the most luxurious brands in Goa. From valet parking to international fashion brands, top quality restaurants and gaming zones, this mall has it all. Situated in Panjim, this is one of the best shopping malls in Goa.

Caculo mall

Mall de Goa

Mall de Goa is your one stop mall in Goa. It has over eighty retail outlets to choose from to treat the shopaholic in you. There are food courts, family zones, gaming areas and a theatre as well. From local brands to international brands, there are a lot of options to choose from.

Mall de Goa

Jade Jagger boutique

For all the women in Goa, this is your stop for the most trendy and high end boutiques. Jade Jagger boutique belongs to the British designer Jade Jagger. Situated on Ashwem beach, this is the ideal place to find flowy dresses and jewelry.

Jade Jagger boutique

Le Souk

Le Souk by Amarya is the place to visit if you’re looking for high-end items in Goa. In this open air bazaar, one can find some of the best national as well as international designers.

Le Souk

Beach Candy

Situated on Morjim beach, Beach Candy works with a number of NGO’s in Mumbai and everything you purchase will directly benefit the artisans. There is a variety of items for women to shop here.

Beach Candy

Coco Roots

This is the best place to buy jewelry in Goa. The jewelry here is inspired by nature. It is a paradise for jewelry shopping and a perfect place to buy souvenirs for your friends and family.

Coco Roots

Goa truly has a lot to offer if you have the right kind of information of places to visit. Along with the beautiful memories of your vacation in Goa, you can also bring back home some of the amazing items one can find in Goa as a souvenir for your friends and family. If you’re looking to plan a trip to Goa, we can help you find the best possible options for your destinations in Goa. To know more, contact us.