20 Attractions of Goa other than beaches and sands

The Goa is all in winters to welcome travelers from all across the globe to enjoy beaches, sands and surf in its pleasant climate and sunny temperature. Goa one of its own kind is the party capital destination and has its own standard set for party, traveling experience and amazing stay.

Fun, food, party, dance, music, beaches and lots of fun and amazing time in the beauty of Goa makes it a must destination to plan in winter. Travelers enjoy Goa with their own plans and their own party mood. Honeymoon couple, family travelers, or to enjoy the holiday with friends; Goa suits every kind of tasteful traveling.

20 attractions of Goa making different from other cities of India


1. Beaches and vibrant beaches
The Golden sand beaches of Goa are very popular among the tourists to enjoy the lavish scenic beauty and enjoy the sun with lots of activities and water sports. The beaches are extended from North Goa to South Goa and the busy one are-

Couples at Goa Beaches.

  • Palolem beach
  • Agonda beach
  • Baga beach
  • Colva beach
  • Dona beach
  • Calangute beach
  • Vagator beach

The beaches of Goa host maximum of travelers during the winter season during the weekend of Christmas to New Year. The morning time is to enjoy the sun with fun and food and evening is to enjoy with dance and music.

2. Thrilling water sports
Water sports are one of the major beach sport in Goa having maximum options. In India the maximum of the water sports options is in Goa and travelers can chose for-

Water Sport at goa beaches.

  • Windsurfing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Speed boats
  • Scuba diving
  • Banana tube boat ride
  • Knee and wake boarding

3. Casinos
Casinos are one of the famous sport in Goa, which is not noted as a bad gambling game. There are lots of casinos in Goa among which some are on yatch and some near the beaches. You can enjoy casino for gambling game. International travelers are seen actively participating in Casino.

4. Street Food
The street food of Goa is something to be explored and enjoy. Seafoods, fish curry, and the special Goan cuisine are the major street food highlights as the street foods in Goa. After the fun, Goa is a destination for food.

5. Churches
Churches in Old Goa are sacred and are recognized by UNESCO as heritage churches. During the Christmas and New Year, the churches are decorated with glazing light like night challenging the glittering stars in the sky. The famous churches are-

  • Se Cathedral
  • S Caetano
  • Basilica of Bom Jesus

6. Birds
Goa is the best place for bird watchers as there are various species of beautiful birds and some as migratory birds. The birds are the best thing to watch in Goa.

7. Bike Ride
Goa gives a best option for bike rider to explore Goa on bullet bike. The bike lovers who wish to make their trip on a bike must plan Goa tour with bike to explore the destination at your own challenges.

8. Paragliding
Paragliding is one the best option for adventure seeker travelers. Paragliding gives you a best option to explore entire Goa from the sky. A proper training is given to the travelers before flying.

9. Tattoo
Goa gives an option of Tattoo studio. If you want some logo or Tattoo on your body to keep the memories of Goa with you for life ever, the Tattoo are permanent one and temporary one.

10. Party entire night
The night party is the craze of Goa and travelers enjoy the best experience of party making. The pubs and disco and also the beaches get decorated to enjoy night party. Famous party venue are-

  • Peacock pub
  • Havana
  • Cavala
  • Shore Bars
  • Café Del Mar

11. Shack up
Beach side shacks are the unique beauty in Goa which gives travelers a best time to enjoy the beach with seafood and drinks. Travelers can sit and enjoy the beach from the shacks.

12. Mandovi river cruise
Mandovi river cruise is a great option to enjoy the sail to backwaters in sunset and enjoy the night with band performing song and dance.

13. Goan heritage treasures
The Goa was ruled by the Portuguese and its old look and architecture can be seen in Old Goa. The Old Goa has a mixed beauty of Portuguese architecture and culture. The churches, and old mansions are the best example of Portuguese beauty example.

14.Turtle nesting
Turtles are the aquatic animals which are a major attraction on the beaches of Goa. Turtles come up during the breeding season and they are protected by the locals of Goa. It is interesting to watch turtles lying on the beach.

15. Goa Dolphin spotting
The Dolphins are one of the major attractions in Goa. Travelers can enjoy Dolphin spotting in the water playing their games and living their own life as a king in the waters.

16. Shop at Anjuana market
The Anjuna Flea market is the crowded market in Goa. You can find various collections of shops and shopping option. Bargain with the shopkeepers to buy best of products from Goa.

17. Goan dishes
The Goan curry and Goan dishes are lip smacking for their wonderful taste and collection of spices. The Pork and beef of Goa are though common, but very wonderful in taste. Some of the famous dishes are; kulkul, roseomelette, Goan curry, pork vindaloo and many other treats.

18. Silent Party
The silent party is arranged every Saturday and Sunday night on Palolem beach. The people attending the party are given headphones to tap their feet to the tune of music and it is very interesting as no noise outside but every people in their own mood of dancing.

19. Spice plantation tour
The spice plantation tour is one of the most interesting parts of Goa tour. Here you can witness the plantation of herbs and spices in a proper manner.

20. Dudhsagar fall
The Dudhsagar fall in Goa is a pleasure to the eyes. The color of water is like white milk which falls from the height and has the cave giving the way to Indian railway track.

The Booking for New Year vacation in Goa is about to end, so welcome 2020 with open arms standing on the beaches of Goa to make it a memorable and enthralling memory of your life.

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