Goa is the most popular coastal retreat in India. It is famous for its beaches and unique cuisine. If you are looking for a vacation surrounded by the Arabian sea and peaceful beaches then Goa is the perfect travel destination for you. It is a good balance of bustling party people as well as serene neighborhoods. The difference between North Goa and South Goa is quite evident with the amount of hustle you would experience. On one hand, you have North Goa which is famous for its parties, beaches and bars whereas on the other hand you have South Goa that has peaceful neighborhoods and ancient Portuguese architecture buildings. It has something for everyone. Depending on what suits your taste better, you can pick your favorite.
The most important thing while planning your trip to Goa is to choose the right accommodation. While there are many hotels that would claim to have an amazing sea view, the best of the mall would be Radisson Blu resort Goa. They have the finest resorts in Goa equipped with all amenities and luxuries one could find. That trained and professional staff would always make sure that you have the best experience and make the most out of your trip.
What is the best time to visit Goa?
The best time to visit Goa would be the winter months from November to February. The temperature usually ranges from 21 degree Celsius to 28 degree Celsius during the winter period. It creates the perfect weather for having a relaxing time at the beaches without feeling too hot or too cold. As the state is on the coastal lands, summer months can be quite harsh and the weather would be unbearably hot. The monsoon months are also not advisable as the weather becomes uncomfortably humid. Thus, the perfect time to visit Goa would be the winter months. It can easily become your best choice for a new year trip in December and January.
What are the best places to visit in Goa?
Calangute beach is by far the largest one in North Goa. It is famous for its amazing variety. From peaceful nature to adventure sports, everything is available on this beach. It perfectly portrays the uniqueness of the place with its charm and beauty. The amazing view of the beaches does justice to the surrounding landscapes. It is a perfect getaway destination for anyone who wants to escape from a busy life and enjoy the bounties of nature. The Calangute beach is also famous for its food and shopping destinations. It has several shops along its sides that sell various things such as pawn items, trinkets , junk jewellery, clothes, food, etc.
Goa is one of the most popular party destinations in the entire country. It goes without saying that if you are visiting Goa, you have to visit their most famous club- Tito’s Street. Named after the street it is situated on, it is one of the most popular clubs in the state. With top-notch service and amazing party vibe, you will be able to experience the marvelous nightlife of Goa. There is no boring night in this area. With good music, delicious food and friendly people, you will have the best time of your life here. It also has strict security measures so you do not have to worry. There is no off time when it comes to Tito Street. It is bustling with energy all around The year and has the best rings to offer. You can visit Tito’s Street on Baga beach from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Located on the Goa-Karnataka border, Dudhsagar waterfalls are a must see site in India. It is one of the tallest waterfalls in the country, located on the Mandovi river. The waterfall has a height of approximately 1,017 feet off a steep mountain face. It is a part of the Mollem national park and Bhagwan Mahaveer sanctuary, which is why it would be easier to reach the place by entering the National park. To reach the waterfall you would have to trek a little. Although it won’t be an easy one, the struggle is worthwhile when you finally see the marvelous sight of it. You can also reach the place by taking a train up to kulem railway station.
Fort Aguada is one of the most prized Portuguese architecture in the country. The fort was primarily built to gain a defence line from the invading Dutch and Marathas. In its time, it was known to be a strong threshold for the Portuguese to stand against the opposing powers. With the capacity to hold 79 cannons along with various other weapons, the fort was an important defence line. It also has an old lighthouse which is known to be the oldest one of its structures in India. The fort itself is located in between the sinquerim beach and Candolim beach. If you are off to either of these beaches it would be a good idea to visit the fort as well. You will get to see the techniques and architecture of the Portuguese to hold their fortress in North Goa.
If you are thinking of visiting Goa then it would be a good idea to spread your itenary over various places rather than sticking to just the beaches and clubs. The Church of our lady of immaculate conception is a worthy sightseeing place. The church was first built as a chapel in the year of 1541. In the later years the chapel was developed into a church and various other divisions were made. The original chapel still is a part of the church and draws thousands of devotees everyday.
One of the best places where you can rest during your trip to Goa would be Radisson Blu resort Goa. The hotel can provide you with all the best facilities and amenities to best enjoy your stay.