5 reasons to must visit Goa

5 reasons to must visit Goa

If you have had failed attempts at planning and executing a Goa trip with your friends, I guess you need to replace your friends. Goa is the quintessential holiday destination everybody wants to visit at least once in their lifetime. Be it madness with your friends at cocktail parties or sitting hand in hand with your romantic partner at a beach, Goa has got you covered with its range of possibilities. So, let’s have a look at a more tangible set of reasons why you must visit Goa while on your next India tour. We’ll list down five top reasons for you, but of course, there are many more to count.

1. Mesmerizing beaches:

Beaches are the soul of Goa. If you ever visit Goa and come back without a beach tan, I guess you did it wrong because that city is all about the sea, sun, and sand. Calangute beach in Goa is also known as the ‘queen of beaches’. Beaches give you the liberty to plan your day as per your whims and fancies. You can either lie down and enjoy the cool breeze and the sun or get up and indulge in some adrenaline-gushing adventure and water sports. The beach triad – Calangute, Bagha, and Candolim – gives you a perfect getaway from your monotonous corporate life. So, when in Goa, don’t forget the beaches. You can also book your accommodation at beach resorts to avoid the hustle of traveling to the beach every day. We can definitely help you find ideal accommodation options when you contact us about the best India tours we have to recommend.

2. Cheap Liquor:

Well, all those who enjoy their high once in a while would definitely fall in love with Goa owing to its cheap and strong local liquor. The taxes applied on liquor are minimum and hence booze parties do not even feel heavy on that wallet of yours. The GoanFeni has been a part of Goa’s culture and tradition for about 400+ years and you need to acquire yourself to its pungent smell and taste. The drink is made of fermented cashew or coconut sap. While Feni is the most renowned, other must-try local drinks include Urrak, Port Wine, DesmondJi Tequila, Armada, and many more.

3. Natural beauty:

If you are a native of one of the metropolitan cities in the country, Goa would introduce you to nature found nowhere else. It has wildlife sanctuaries jam-packed with a wide variety of animals and greenery. It also has Dudhsagar waterfalls, India’s tallest waterfalls, which is undoubtedly one of the most appealing locations and has the power to mesmerize you with its clear water. You can take a trip on a boat to butterfly island, catch the sun on a warm summer evening, plan a picnic on the usually empty Kakolem beach, experience kayaking through the backwaters, or visit the Netravali wildlife sanctuary. Goa has got something in store for all your moods.

4. Unforgettable Seafood:

If you’re crazy about seafood, Goa must be your go-to destination. Whether you prefer fancy fine dining restaurants or local food in undiscovered streets, Goa is full of delicious seafood. Moreover, there are restaurants that claim to be the best seafood serving places in the whole city. The best dishes include mackerel recheado, squids (calamari) masala fry, crab xacuti, shark ambot tik, and many more. Some cafes like KokniKanteen, Anand Seafood Bar & Restaurant, Peep Kitchen, etc serve the best food in town. Goan Fish curry is another typical dish that you should not miss when in the city. A definite favourite when on any South India tour.

5. Churches and monuments in old Goa:

Monuments in old Goa are built by Portuguese rulers in ancient times. This part of Goa was also the capital of Goa at the time of Portuguese colonization. The cultural and heritage diversity offered by the churches and monuments in the city are mind-blowing and leaves you wanting to learn more about the city’s history and culture. Some of the most visited places by the tourists include Basilica of Bom Jesus, Se Cathedral, Church of St Francis of Assisi, Aguada Fort, Reis Magos Fort, etc. You can also visit Cabo de Rama Fort and take a dip in the nearby waters and spot dolphins if you’re lucky enough to.

All in all, Goa makes you feel touristy and homely at the same time. It gives you the liberty to live a laid-back life, meet as many people as you want, and wear and eat whatever suits your mood with no judgments attached. So what are you waiting for, plan your trip already?