Covid- 19 has already snatched away all the travel plans from our lives and people think twice before planning their next travel destination. Safety and Health has become a big concern for all. Naturally, it has also affected the ones who admire Goa for its heritage, beautiful landscapes, beaches and the party life that makes it one of the best tourist destinations in India. Its divine beauty as well as the rocking parties makes it a worthwhile travel destination.
Goa is all about beaches with colourful beach shacks, wild parties and all time crowds buzzing around and not to forget the fresh seafood delicacy. Let us take a peek into some of the best places to visit in Goa:
The Queen of Beaches, Calangute Beach is counted among the most beautiful beaches of Goa, and makes to every travellers’ itinerary to Goa. On any given day on the beach, you get to see numerous backpackers and tourists, all having a great time! There are shacks, lots of clubs, shows, open air dances being performed and people enjoying adventure sports like parasailing, paragliding and water skiing.
If one is looking forward to a sunbath, admiring the sunset, maybe a dip & enjoying parasailing, then this is the perfect place to enjoy the blissful atmosphere. The waves of the sea tinged with reddish orange and yellowish colour floating by as reflection of the sun shine and the sun set scenes.
Sinquerim Beach is a beautiful destination lying adjacent to the Aguada Fort. The golden sand and the breath-taking waves of the sea makes it one of the best destinations for photography. This kind of beach destination also boasts of several water adventure sports. One can go snorkeling, parasailing or hop on some other water ride, speed boat rides.
Basilica of Bom Jesus
As the name says, the divinity spreads, churches and other religious sites in Goa are full of rich legacy and culture. The Basilica of Bom Jesus is a standing testament to the rich Portuguese architecture. This monument is a religious site and holds much historical significance and beauty. It has the preserved remains of St. Francis Xavier. It has been named as a World Heritage site.
Naval Aviation Museum
There are many museums that one can visit in Goa. From art and architecture to historic relics, Goa also has different museums. This particular museum is quite unique. One of the very few museums in the world that is dedicated to naval aviation and defence. It has a wide range of exhibits including aircrafts, bombs, parachutes and other defense equipment.
Big Daddy Casino
One of the activities mostly enjoyed in the evenings or at night is the casino game . Big Daddy Casino, set off the coast of Mandovi river, is an offshore casino experience on a cruise that creates a unique blend of grand game and high quality of life experience. A suitable place for the game lovers or particularly the casino lovers!!!
Baga Beach CandleLight Dinner
The city also serves as a famous destination for its romantic getaways.Baga Beach is one such oldest and most famous places to have a Candle Light Dinner in North Goa. Candlelight dinner at a beach amidst the feeling of those soothing sea breezes is what most of the loving couples look forward to having their romantic dates. For all those they need to plan the package with their partner under those dimly-lit candles and amazingly delicious multi-cuisine meals along with the special seafood on your platter.
One of the historical monuments to be on one’s bucket list in Goa, this 17 century fort is situated near Sinquerim Beach, in North Goa. This fort once stood as a strategic point of advantage against the Dutch and the Marathas. It has got within its high walls, a jail, which is a 13-metre high lighthouse, and a cistern with a capacity of 10 million litres.
To conclude, that’s it…..so we can already start our planning….
Goa makes a wonderful travel destination for every travellers; from the pristine beauty of its beaches, the tranquil and serene atmosphere to the nightlife and parties and discotheques, playful and adventurous activities to romantic getaways, isn’t it similar to a one size fits all!!! Go Explore it as much as you can on your own or with your pals.