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Unique Things to Do in Goa - The Best Beach Hub of India

Things to Do in Goa, India
Goa, one of the most popular destinations in India, has a lot to offer. Ranging from beaches, old churches to unique lifestyle, everything is worth visiting.
Vacayholics Staff
Last Updated: Aug 12, 2017
Undoubtedly, this smallest state of India is one of the biggest revenue generators for tourism in the country. Another well-known fact about Goa is that it is the most preferred tourist destinations in India along with Rajasthan and Kerala. Goa is famous for its exotic beaches, churches and its refreshing lifestyle, very much influenced by the Portuguese people who ruled Goa till 1961. Be it a leisure traveler, an adventure seeker, domestic tourist or international tourist, Goa will never disappoint anyone of them. As the one who wants to relax can relax at the beaches, the one who wants to have adventures can try out many things available at the beaches. At a place, which has so much to offer, there are chances that a person might get confused regarding what exactly to do at this place? Well, if this is the case, allow me to help you out! I have compiled some of the best and exciting things that you can do in Goa in this article. Read on...

Best Things to do in Goa


Well, at the outset let us see what you can do at the beaches! There are many beaches in Goa, some of the most popular beaches are Calangute, Arambol, Benaulim and Candolim. Now, your purpose of visiting the beaches of Goa is the most important. If you have come to just relax, then spend time on the beach just by having a walk. Or simply lay down on the golden sand of the beach reading something interesting or having a great time looking at other tourists enjoying their vacation. Now, if you wish to do something adventurous, try out some water sports and parasailing activities offered at the Calangute beach. Or you can even take a step into the sea waters and enjoy sailing at the sea waves. But at the same time take care of yourself and do not go on moving deeper into the sea! Along with beaches, you can also pay a visit to Dona Paula, a beautiful site situated on the southern tip of the capital city of Panjim. This site offers you a scenic view of the Arabian sea and ships sailing in it.


The most popular churches in Goa, are the Rachol seminary, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Church of Our Lady of Rosary and Church of St. Francis of Assisi. So when in Goa, do not forget to visit these churches and explore their unique features. They are great tourist sites in themselves.


One of the most popular tourist activities during the evening time is the cruise ship ride, on the Mandovi river that flows through the capital city of Panjim. Cruise rides can be a great experience as these are full of entertainment including the Goan folk dance, songs, rock and roll events and much more. There are many cruise lines options available, you can avail the ones affordable to your pocket.


Lifestyle gets authentic as you move towards old Goa. Houses built-in the ancient styles, people in their traditional costumes, everything is just great to watch.


You cannot really miss this one! Carnivals form an important and inseparable part of the Goan community. Participate in the colorful carnivals and take home memories for a lifetime.

Aforementioned were some of the fun things to do in Goa. It was really fun compiling them for you! Hopefully, by now you must have made up your mind to visit Goa in the near future. Come, enjoy India travel and have a Great Vacation!
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