Goa is a mix of Indian and Portuguese culture that has been a favourite India holiday destination among the Britons. From visiting the spectacular beaches, enjoying water sports activities to tasting lip-smacking Goan cuisines, there are so many top things to do in Goa, India.
This pocket-size state is also home to yoga and spirituality, many churches and yoga retreats that make for a great summer holiday. The summer months starts from March and ends in April. The temperature ranges from 33 degrees Celsius. The night temperatures hover around 23 degrees Celsius.
So, here are some of the top things to do in Goa that will make for a memorable beach vacation:
The idea of sunshine, a beach and yoga sounds perfect. So, Goa is home to many world-class yoga retreats. As a result, you will find yourself immersed in the intense meditation that will revive and rejuvenate your life.
Goa is home to some of the best local markets like Anjuna Flea Market, Mapusa Market, Panjim Market, Calangute Market Square, Baga Market, and Saturday Night Bazaar at Arpora. Make sure you bargain and beware of pickpockets. From designer swim-wears, seashells, trinkets, pieces of jewellery, these markets are a delight.
Treks & Waterfalls
Explore the hidden gems of Goa – the natural beauty! Start from Dudhasagar falls, Mahavir Forest Reserve historical places like Sinquerim Fort or the caves like Arvalem Caves, Rivona Caves, and Lamhau Caves.
Try Goan Cuisine
Any trip to Goa is incomplete without trying Goan cuisine. From Goan fish curry followed by sorpotel, and prawn balchao and the most popular Goan feni are some Goan dishes not to be missed.
Goa is rich in aquatic life and therefore, home to friendly dolphins. If you are holidaying here, board a jetty early in the morning to watch the dolphins swim past you. And, the best beaches to spot dolphins are Palolem Beach, Cocoa Beach, Cavelossim Beach, Sinquerim Beach, and Morjim Beach
Scuba diving is one of the most exciting water sports in Goa. Some of the best beaches are Pigeon Island, Malvan, Sao Gorge Island, and Nagoa
Head to Anjuna beach, Calangute beach, Baga beach, Candolim beach, Majorda beach, and Dona Paula beach because they offer the best thrilling parasailing experience.