developed hugely in the recent times facilitating her tourists with utmost care and amazing experiences.
Are you planning a vacation now?
If you are planning for a beach holiday with your family or beloved then it would be a great idea to consider Goa as your destination for this year. With so much of excitement and interesting places to see, you just cannot miss this exotic paradise of serene sea and tropical beaches. One of the major attractions of this place is its affordability. If you are planning a budget trip or a lavish one, you would get everything, starting from world class standard hotels and resorts to cottages that are more affordable. With such a range of options, Goa surely looks really rewarding for everyone.
Location and climate
Goa is located in the west coast of India overlooking the Arabian Sea. Because of its location Goa is primarily based on the huge and magnificent tourism industry. The winter months of November to February sees a huge influx of tourists from Europe, USA, Russia and all other part of the world. Because of its idyllic weather condition during the winters, Goa happens to be one of the most chosen destinations of the world tourism too. During the summer months, Indian as well as Asian tourists who are looking for a budget vacation comes to Goa to enjoy the cool sea and various adventure sports.
How to get there?
When you are planning to enjoy your vacation in Goa, make sure to book your tickets in advance as there is a huge rush of tourist in this relatively small state. You can get many major airlines plying to and fro from Dabolim Airport from various parts of the world. If you are unable to get a preferred flight to the destination then you can fly down to Mumbai and then take a domestic flight to Dabolim which you can get frequently. If you are a romantic or an adventurer then you can take the Mumbai Goa highway that will mesmerize you with its beauty with the tunnels and Western Ghats Mountain ranges throughout your journey.
The famous beaches
Goa Tourism can boasts of its beaches and you would be spoilt for your choices when choosing which all beaches you would love to visit. Some of the most popular and populated of them are located in the North Goa. They include:
- Dona Paula
All these beaches have their unique characteristic and unique attractions. So it would be a good idea to choose the beaches according to your preferred way of holidaying. If you are looking for fun filled sports adventure with lots of other activities like shacks and sea food joints then you can visit Calangute, Colva or Anjuna. The Southern Goa caters to high end tourists who are looking for serene and calm beaches where they can lay, relax and get tanned. Most of the five star hotels are situated in South Goa while North Goa has the budget hotels.
Palolem Beach in South Goa is one of the most visited beaches. However if you are looking for isolated beaches then travel further south where you can even find romantic coves.
Interesting and historic places to visit
While beaches dominate most part of your Goa tour, there are interesting and famous historic places that you should never miss. Dona Paola tops the list and the several forts built during the period of Portuguese colonisation. Fort Tiracol, Fort Aguada and Fort Chapora will help you understand the fascinating past of Goa during the British rule in India. It would be a go-back-in-time kind of an experience for everyone of your family.
Top star hotels in Goa
Some of the most illustrated names in the hotel businesses have their properties in Goa. To name a few we can mention:
- Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa Novotel Goa
- Shrem Resort Taj Exotica Goa
- Goa Marriott Resort and Spa
- Ramada Caravela beach resort Goa
- The Zuri White Sands Radisson Blu The Leela
These are few of the super luxury hotels you can book in Goa. Most of them are in South Goa. However, you can find star rated hotels in the North Goa as well. The prices of the rooms per night for these hotels are not constant and thus it rises up during the peak season. So if you are planning a trip, you should consider booking as early as possible to get the best price and deals too for your Goa Tourism.