Goa is a land of surreal beauty of vast expanse of crystal clear blue sea, sandy beaches, lofty mountains and grand forts. For many, the mention of “Goa” brings to the mind Sun, Surf and Sand only. It is a tropical paradise and one of the most happening and frequently visited tourist destinations in India. This is why Goa tourism is always a first choice for many leisure travellers, honeymooners and vacationers. The natural beauty, beautiful beaches
, ancient architecture, terrific temples, exciting wildlife and above all festivals are what sets Goa apart from other destinations.
Sun-kissed beaches in South Goa
and their magnificent scenic beauty have made this place a firm favourite place for every traveller from all over the world. Goa beaches are divided into two parts- North and south. North Goa is a place where you will find more of commercial activities. Here you will get low and medium budget accommodation tourist facilities. As far as South Goa
is considered, here you will find most of the luxury hotels
with high-end facilities. Most of these luxury hotels come with their own private beaches. However, South Goa is also known for some of the most beautiful beaches
in the state and here is a brief insight on some of those beaches :
One of the popular and a fascinating beaches of South Goa
, it is frequented by tourists year round. The white sand set against a backdrop of rocky cliffs and palm trees is one of the most beautiful beaches
. Less crowded than Calangute beach, it actually gives you an opportunity to soak in the glorious views and enjoy moments of complete solitude. You can enjoy various water sport activities, choose to dine at the beachside shack or simply savor the experience of a stunning sunset – Palolem will live up to your expectations. It is definitely one of the most beautiful beaches in south Goa
Colva beach is another famous beach of this region which is very broad and beautiful. This beach is equipped with modern facilities such as refreshment stalls, air-conditioned resort complexes, eateries, discos, tourist cottages, guest houses and more. From this beach you can get a fantastic view of big sand dunes and also an opportunity to indulge in a plethora of water sports. Colva Beach is particularly crowded over the weekends and during the peak season, especially in the months between October and March.
This beach is a mix of commercialism and serenity, almost a blend of crowded yet simple. It is a beach-side village that is lined with a number of shops selling artifacts and shacks serving delicious local food.
This is yet another popular tourist site in Goa. It is one of the most exotic beaches of south Goa, which is known for its palm fringed beach and silvery white sands. It is one of most tranquil and calm beaches where it is easy to find a quiet spot and enjoy the experience of being on a beach. As in every beach, here too there are plenty of shacks where you can put your feet up, grab a drink and bite into one of the local treats.
Apart from beaches, Goa tourism offers many other exotic attractions by way of churches, forts, temples, and jungles.