Showing posts with label Goa. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Goa. Show all posts

Must Visit Best Beaches and Tourist Places in Goa

Goa is world renowned for its beaches and attracts innumerable domestic and foreign tourists every year. The perfect holiday in Goa for many tourists is to laze under the sun on the picturesque and romantic beaches of Goa. When you picture Goa the first thing that comes to your mind is pristine scenic beauty of the s tate that nature God has blessed on it. But yes, there's much more to Goa than it's beaches. The tiny emarald land can boast of its unique history and culture. The culture here shows the confluence of the east and the west. The state is home to both beautiful temples and magnificent churches. The state's history dates back to 3rd century BC.

Various dynasties such as Kadambas, Silaharas, Rashtrakutas, Chalukyas, Bahamani Muslims etc have ruled Goa. But the strongest influence was that of the Portuguese. The state of Goa was a Portuguese colony for 450 years till 1962. The Indo-Portuguese culture and architecture here speak for the Portuguese influence on the state. Tourists can get a glimpse of the glorious history preserved in churches, forts, villages and cities.




Bangalore to Goa  Trip by Abhijit Roy on Team-BHP

This was the trip which was long due but just couldn’t materialize due to many constraints. Swarup (friend & neighbour, my ex-ITC colleague) also joined in this venture. Nikhil and Eslyn was also due to join us but was forced to back out due to illness and leave issues respectively. First Swarup booked the ITC Holiday Home in Dona Paula (luckily we got vacancy) and it was upto me to decide and plan the rest. I started my research on the route and based on discussions with Mr. Kumar and others in indiahighways group, felt that the Shimoga & Sirsi routes are the best so far out of the four available routes (other two Hubli-Ankola & NH4A were rejected). I didn’t want to take the Shimoga route as I have already done it before and hence zeroed it on the Haveri – Mirjan route. A day before bought all the snacks, a tankful at OMR, tyre pressure check etc.
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Top Ten Must Visit Beaches in Goa

Goa – A beautiful seashore

Goa is a State of India and located on the western coast of India, Goa is well known for its best sun kissed beaches, churches and temples. You can find beaches everywhere in Goa, whether its North Goa or South Goa. The further you go, the more isolated beaches you get. If you want to enjoy the crowded parties then Baga and Anjuna Beach are the best suited for you. The Beaches Restaurant in Goa offers you shacks for sun bath and are specialized in sea food. Apart from this you can enjoy trance parties, and other big events like Sunburn, Goa carnival etc. Because of these happening parties, water sports and Music carnivals, Goa has got the power to attract vacationers from all over the world. The year 2011 was great year for the Goa Tourism, as the foreign travelers visiting India had Goa on their hit list . The budget hotels and luxury resort in this state have been awarded a number of times.

Famous for Beaches

The combination of beaches and magnificent monuments makes this state a great destination for a perfect holiday in India.Anjuna, Calangute, Baga, Calangute, Dona Paula, Miramar,Bogmalo, Colva, Benaulim etc. are just some of the famous beaches of the state.Goa has always been a tourist hub in India for the Foreign travelers since 1970’s because of stunning beaches, peaceful environment. During Hippie Era i.e 1969 Goa was full of Hippies and they find this place so good, that they never felt like leaving this place, that’s how Goa can mesmerize people.

If you planning to visit goa, don’t miss to visit all these beaches in goa.

Candolim beach

Situated in the north region of Goa, it is therefore becomes the first beach that can be accessed from the capital city Panaji. Candolim-best beach in Goa that attracts peace lovers towards itself as it is untouched by the crowd that comes to Goa. Though not many facilities are available on the beach but it is the perfect place to meditate. Do hire a beach umbrella as it will help you to have a comfortable stay. Also to satisfy the needs of the taste buds, try out the delicious food available in the beach shacks. Besides fishing adventure lovers should try the Water Sports-like, Parasailing and Water skiing.

Palolem Beach

Sobriquet as the paradise beach, it is the most stunning coastline in the whole area is among the Goa’s best beaches. The easy hut accommodation facility has prettified the beach. Here you get a chance to try your hands on some exciting water activities like boat cruises, diving and bike tours. The restaurants offer amazing wine and local attraction fenny along with scrumptious cuisines.

The famous resorts of the area like- Brendon Resort, Alessandra resort are the luxurious options to go ahead with however the easiest accommodation is the beach hut which is your chance to live life like a Goan.