this drop of golden sun on the west coast of India, is bestowed upon by
innumerable gifts; picturesque landscape, sun drenched beaches, historic
monuments, make a holiday on the beaches of Goa is of timeless charm.
Unfolding many a picturesque sights of the sun and sea, the serenity leaves
one spell bound. Famed world over, beaches of Goa fringe along the 100 km
odd coastline. Sporting an unbroken palm fringed line of sandy shores,
beaches are secluded and idyllic spots coming alive under the brilliant sun.
Blue and tranquil, these beach destinations unravel the ultimate in aquatic
sport and fun.
Goan beaches have never ceased to fascinate visitors and local alike. Miles
and miles of the coastal enchantment, but one can never get enough of it.
Every visit to the beach reveals something new. The roaring waves splash
against the sturdy rocks in enduring rhythm in harmony with swaying palms,
flocks of playful seagulls, busy fishermen toiling against dramatic sunsets,
sights to behold indeed. Among the famous beaches are Calangute, Colva,
Baga, Anjuna, Vagator, Sinquerim.... the list is endless. Goan beaches offer
some exhilarating thrills of parasailing, speed boating, water skiing,
yachting, windsurfing and deep sea diving hold out immense promise of
pursuing adventure on the sea.
Experience a staggering and rejuvenating
opportunities on warm silver bed of sand. There are options of playing beach
volleyball, beach basketball and indulge in other sports. One of the must
thing to do, beach sports can energize you and satisfying at a very best
- If you want a break from beach activities but do
not want to obviate water, there are options to cruise through breathtaking
rivers and lakes, which are also one of the prime attractions and cruising
through the intricate network of rivers and lakes can be a exciting
proposition. There are three type river cruiser, daytime, sunset or moonlit.
All of them has an equally spellbinding effect.
- If you do not try water sports in the vast sea of
Goa, you will definitely miss an opportunity of lifetime. Stirring water
sports like scuba diving
, water skiing,
parasailing, windsurfing and deep sea fishing are some that can easily raise
your goose pimples. Most of newcomers are advised to learn the best of water
sports at Dona Paula Bay, which is considered a perfect location for
amature. Apart from regular water sports, there are plenty of other aquatic
sports, which are also very popular among tourists. Some of the mentionable
sports are swishing ride on a water scooter or a speedboat at Dona Paula or
take a cruiser or paddle boat to roam around Mayem lake. Scuba diving on the
Grand Island or more exciting paragliding
are available at Arambol beach or Bogmalo beach. You have to register
yourself before indulging in these activities. Snorkeling is one of the
favorite activities among children. You can experience some breathtaking
views of marine world, all you need is to slump down deep into vast blue
- Although you can easily dismiss this as lack of
excitement but sailing on 15 feet long crafts with 4-5 people on boat
trailing on vast sea cannot be missed. Dinghy rides now a days are very
popular activity in Goa and gaining popularity exponentially.
Choose your clothes carefully, clothes carry your attitude as well comfort
at the same time. Generally cotton clothes are best as a beach wear.
Sun hat, sun protection cream is must to combat with sun burn or tanning.
Best time to visit Goa is during the months of October to March.
Beware of touts. Do not let your belonging neglected in the beaches.
Camping is an exciting activities but remember to set your camp on a
Instead of carrying huge amount of cash, carry international debit or
credit card (visa is all over India is accepted) or opt for travelers
Always consult lifeguard before venturing into sea for swim or bath.
Take necessary permits before taking to scuba diving and snorkeling.
Beware of strangers. Never accept drinks and food from any strangers.
It is advisable to move around groups rather traveling.
Located in the western part of India, just by the side of
the Arabian Sea.
Marathi, Konkani, Hindi, English.
Best time to visit :
Through out the year.
Indulge In :
Beaches, Goan Cuisines and Goan Music.
Goa CarnivalThe Emerald Land
By Air :
Goa's international airport is Dabolim, at a
distance of 29 km from Panaji, on the coast near Vasco Da Gama. Most
domestic airlines operate in Goa apart from chartered private airlines
operating from UK and Germany. Indian Airlines has direct flights from Delhi
and Mumbai daily. Air India also flies to Goa
By Rail :
Reaching Goa by train is easy from Mumbai (490
km), Bangalore (430 km), and Delhi (1,874 km). Goa's two main stations are
at Margao and Vasco Da Gama.
By Road :
We can provide you the tourist car or coach
for the road transpotation, even from the neighbouring states of
Maharashtra, Karnataka and also for the in city drives and sightseeing
Goa-Land Of Beaches
- By Kriti
Vizag - Joy Of The Coast