Goa, for a really long time, has had a reputation of being the party destination in India. It\'s true, of course, no one can deny it. If you are looking to have the time of your life, Goa is the place to be in India, especially during the month of December and the time of the holiday beach parties. From small scale bonfires with music from local artists to large scale, blow your mind parties like NH7 weekender and Smirnoff parties, Goa has it all. From perfect food, to the beautiful beach, local music artists and stunning hotels, Goa will continue to be, no doubt, one of the hottest tourist destinations in India.
If you seek sun, sea, and sand, Goa holidays promise to offer you all at one place. The party capital of India, Goa is a little paradise on earth, with its splendid landscape and breathtaking seascape. Rich in Portuguese history, Goa is a package full of surprises, with a vast expanse of azure Arabian Sea, silver sandy beaches, verdant lofty mountains, and imposing forts and churches.
Getting Into Goa
Goa only airport Dabolim Airport lies 29 kms from its capital of Panjim, which sits on the coast near Vasco da Gama. The airport is connected by full service airlines and major low cost carriers. You may take chartered flights to and from UK and France to reach Goa directly.
Goa is a treat to explore by rail, with its major railway junctions Margao and Vasco da Gama connected to important Indian cities by express trains. You may also choose to travel to Goa by road by deluxe buses or luxury coaches run by Gao Tourism, with all major cities of neighboring states linked to Panjim.
You may like to travel to Goa by Sea, with regular ship and ferry services available between Goa and Mumbai.
Best Time for Goa Vacation
Holidays to Goa are filled with fun and adventure during winters, from October to February. If you seek a budget Goa vacation, you may choose to visit this tiny Indian jewel during monsoon months of June,August, when rentals and hotel fares are at an all-time low. Goa is world renowned for its Carnival, which is a three-day festival celebrated enthusiastically in the month of March by the local Christian community. It is that time of the year when Goa turns into a hub of tourists.
Goa Attractions Galore
A former Portuguese enclave, the tropical landscape of Goa amazes everyone with its vibrant lifestyle, awe-inspiring beauty, breathtaking landmarks, mesmerizing adventure sports, and grand hospitality. With picture-postcard beaches, flanked by the blue waters of Arabian Sea and fringed by lush coastal trees, Goa attractions promise to enchant locals and tourists alike.
If you are looking for adrenaline rush, travel to Goa to amuse yourself with ethereal natural beauty and multitude of adventure activities. With over 125kms of coastline, Goa boasts some of the most picturesque beaches in India, offering you the experience of a lifetime, whether you are looking for solitude or adventure. From parties to sunbathing, Goa holidays offer foreign tourists a home-away-from-home kind of experience, being one of the most happening places in India, with its multi-cultural background. Calangute Beach is a heaven for nature lovers, where you can experience para-sailing and indulge in a host of adventure sports. Baga Beach sits close to Calangute and is hardly a few strolls away. If you seek isolated or private beaches in Goa, travel further north or south. Agonda, Palolem, Colva are some of the most popular beaches in the south, while the north Goa is most popular for its Anjuna, Baga, Arambol, Bambolim, Candolim, and Miramar beaches.
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