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Goa is a favoured tourist destination of people from around the world. With its vast stretches of silvery beaches caressed by the sparkling blue Arabian Sea, this city offers its visitors a medley of old-world charm and modern sophistication. The hidden coves of Goa offer an unexplored territory for the adventurer in you. Despite being the smallest state in India, Goa boasts a quality of life which is ranked No. 1 in the country. Goa is home to two World Heritage sights, namely the Bom Jesus Basilica and the churches and convents of Old Goa. The city has a very vibrant nightlife, ranked 6th in the world. Goa flaunts its Portuguese heritage in the many churches, temples and mansions spread across the city. The Naval Aviation Museum, Fort Aguada and the Wax Museum, showcasing the history, heritage and culture of India, are a few of the must-see attractions in Goa. The tantalizing Goan cuisine, made with aromatic spices, is yet another draw to this beautiful city. A kaleidoscopic tropical paradise, there is nowhere else in India quite like Goa.

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Must Know Facts

  • Best time to visit goa The best time to visit Goa is from November to February. These are the winter months, with temperatures hoveri...Read More
  • How to reach goa Goa has an international airport known as Dabolim Airport which is actually a military airbase with a civil en...Read More
  • Transport In goa Transportation in Goa is mainly taken care of by Kadamba Transport Corporation. This government-run agency ope...Read More
  • People of goa The people of Goa are called Goans. They are a very friendly and peace-loving folk. The majority of the people...Read More
  • Languages of goa The official language of Goa is Konkani, in the Devanagari script. Portuguese is still spoken by a few of the ...Read More
  • History of goa The history of Goa can be traced back to many thousands of years. The rock art engravings found here are proof...Read More
  • Culture of goa The traditions and culture of Goa are a harmonious mixture of the oriental and occidental world. Dance forms u...Read More
  • Weather of goa Goa enjoys a tropical monsoon climate, being situated on the coast of the Arabian Sea. The summer season is ve...Read More
  • Map of goa Goa is a part of the coastal area known as Konkan and has an area of 3702 sq. km. The coastline is quite exten...Read More

Places to visit in goa

Vagator Beach

Vagator Beach

Beach

Vagator Beach is the northwestern beach located on the opposite s...
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Colva Beach

Colva Beach

Beach

Spend approx 2 hours

Located in a coastal village in Salcete of South Goa, Colva is st...
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Arambol Beach

Arambol Beach

Beach

Spend approx 3 hours

Located one hour away from Dabolim Airport (GOI), Arambol Beach i...
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Benaulim Beach

Benaulim Beach

Beach

Spend approx 2 hours

Located 2 kilometers from Colva, Benaulim Beach, is known for its...
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Thalassa

Thalassa

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 2000

The name Thalassa meaning ‘sea’ in Greek is befitting for this re...
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Plantain Leaf

Plantain Leaf

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 800

If you wish to taste some spicy fish thali, a platter of kebab or...
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Noronha's Corner

Noronha's Corner

Street Food

Cost for Two - INR 200

Noronha's Corner - a food truck parked at Anjuna Circle - is...
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Sakana Japanese Cuisine

Sakana Japanese Cuisine

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 600

En route the Anjuna Vagator beach belt, Sakana Japanese Cuisine i...
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Club Cabana

Club Cabana

Discos

Cost for Two - INR 2000

Also known as the Night Club In The Sky, Club Cubana is a favouri...
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LPK Waterfront

LPK Waterfront

Discos

Cost for Two - INR 1500

LPK, abbreviated for Love Passion Karma is a beautiful water fron...
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Cafe Mojo

Cafe Mojo

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 2400

Café Mojo, Pub and Bistro, is Goa’s very first English pub that a...
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St. Anthony's

St. Anthony's

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 1000

Located right next the very popular foodie shack, Britto’s, St. A...
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Things to Do in goa

Trekking at Dudhsagar Falls

Trekking at Dudhsagar Falls

Adventure

Economy

Dudhsagar is a famous waterfall in Goa, and many adventure groups...
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Surfing at Vaayu Ocean Adventures

Surfing at Vaayu Ocean Adventures

Adventure

Premium

At Vaayu Ocean Adventures, their instructors will help you learn ...
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Tropical Spice Plantation

Tropical Spice Plantation

Rejuvenation

Moderate Budget

Far away from the noise and pollution of the city, in the village...
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Yoga at The Beach House

Yoga at The Beach House

Rejuvenation

Premium

At the Intensive Yoga Retreat at the Beach House, you will learn ...
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Arpora Saturday Bazaar

Arpora Saturday Bazaar

Night market

Moderate Budget

When many tourists decide to ditch the parties and head to Arpora...
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Newtons

Newtons

Shopping Hub

Premium

Whether you forgot to pack a toothbrush, or if you are craving so...
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Wendell Rodrick's Design Space

Wendell Rodrick's Design Space

Individual shop

Premium

Goa’s very own Wendell Rodrick established his flagship store to ...
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Calangute Market Square

Calangute Market Square

Street market

Value for Money

The road leading from the hustle and bustle of the city to the ca...
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Holiday Packages In goa

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    3 Nights, 4 Days
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    Rs.11,190
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    Simply Goa - Summer Special
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.9,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Holiday Themes In goa

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    Romantic Holidays
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.5,499
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Beach Holidays
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.5,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Sightseeing Holidays
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.6,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Places to stay in goa

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Popular Flights To goa

    • HYDHyderabad
      GOIGoa
    • Indigo
      6E-743
    • 05:45 07:10
      Non Stop
    • 01h 25m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.2,005
    • BLRBengaluru
      GOIGoa
    • Air Asia India
      I5-1328
    • 20:50 22:05
      Non Stop
    • 01h 15m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.2,399
    • BOMMumbai
      GOIGoa
    • Spicejet
      SG-455
    • 15:50 17:05
      Non Stop
    • 01h 15m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.4,024
    • DELDelhi
      GOIGoa
    • Spicejet
      SG-171
    • 11:25 14:05
      Non Stop
    • 02h 40m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.4,477
    • BBIBhubaneswar
      GOIGoa
    • Indigo
      6E-969
    • 15:20 22:35
      1 Stop
    • 07h 15m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.4,541
    • VTZVishakhapatnam
      GOIGoa
    • Indigo
      6E-647
    • 20:20 00:30
      1 Stop
    • 04h 10m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.4,603
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