Goa is the place of heaven for tourists from all parts of the world. Goa is mainly famous for beaches and there is around 50 beaches, each has its own way. Goa beyond its beaches in offering other interesting tourists spots.
Here are the top 5 places to visit in Goa which you cannot afford to miss.
1. Anjuna Beach
Anjuna Beach is popularly known as freak capital of the world and Anjuna is just right place for holiday makers and Anjuna is the small village in north Goa on the shores of the Arabian Sea. It lies 18 km away from Panaji which is the capital of Goa. Anjuna Beach has been the haunt of the flower generation in the sixties and it is still popular for younger generation. The best time to visit at Anjuna Beach in the month December and January because cool weather helps you to enjoy more, avoid visiting in summers due to heavy rain. The period from November to February is the best time to visit Anjuna Beach.
2. Mandrem Beach
Mandrem beach is located in north Goa. It is nice beach and clean beach for tourist. This beach is quite and silent and lies between twin beaches of Ashvem and Arambol. This beach is peace of relaxation and rejuvenation and the view of sunset is very beautiful which attracts the tourist and in this beach have lots of hotels for the travelers. Many honey mooners like to visit in this beach. Being a quite beach one can see white bellied fish eagles that live in the casuarinas trees at Mandrem Beach and even you can find a market area which is also known as Madlamaz and don’t worry it is nearby Mandrem beach where you can get nice food drink.
3. Fort Aguada
This fort was built in 1612 to watch and guard against the Dutch and the Marathas. Fort Aguada is one of the largest and impressive forts preserved as one of the best known landmarks in Goa. The main thing about this fort that is located on a hilly area covered by dense forest, so one can expect sweltering heat during summers. The interesting features of Fort Aguada is Aguada lighthouse and Aguada Jail, it is one of the largest Jail of Goa. This fort is located on the Aguada-Siolim Road in Sinqueim (candolim Goa) and this fort is open all days of the week from 9.00am to 6.00pm.
This beach is also very famous and you can’t skip to visit at this beach. But this beach have less overcrowded. This beach is the longest beach of Goa. This beach host India’s biggest electronic music dance festival. And this beach have peaceful environment. Tourists can spend their time at small tavern bar for drink of feni which is made cashew and coconut. Candolim beach offers spa, resorts and homestays where you can spend your ideal time and holidays. You can also buy custom made clothes, artificial colorful stones and metal jewellery. And this beach is also best destination for summer holidays.
Baga beach is also very popular beach in North Goa. This beach is renowned for parties and delicious food which is served as snacks. And also serves watering food to tourists. In the month of September and November, National wind surfing championship is held at Baga beach every year. In this championship you can enjoy the banana rides and parasailing. This beach is also known for Baga creek. Most of the Indian tourists and foreigners like to spend time on this beach and perfect destination for nightlife. In this beach you can also found cafes, bars,restaurant and dolphin cruise. November to March is the best time to visit at Baga beach.
If you want to take the luxury tour like Golden Chariot train which offers universe-class amenities on board the train.