What better place to spend your christmas and new years than at Goa! Vibrant nights, soothing days, adventure and thrill, romance and warmth, something for families, and something more for friends, Goa is a holidayers paradise! It is a true "Pearl of the Orient".
Goa, though small in geographical standards, is big when it comes to tourist activities. Located between the borders of Maharasthra and Karnataka, Goa was a former Portuguese enclave. Keeping that in mind, Goa has a taste of Portuguese and Latin flavour to it. The grand churches give Goa an edge over religious tourism as well. The Gothic structures attract a whole lot of tourists given that they are close to 450 years old. The Basilica of Bom Jesus holds the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is located in Old Goa.
If beaches, watersports, and parties are known and done; birdwatching, dolphin cruises, and crocodile spotting are other activities you might just want to engage with this time around. Museums, forts and temples see a lot of tourist activity each year. Goa also offers the best of Casino in India for gamers. From wildlife sanctuaries to flea markets, Goa has it all. It was in the sixties when the hippies decided to set foot in Goa that it became a highlight globally. The golden sands and pristine beaches was yoga gurus' and foreign seekers' favourite residence. From then onwards, tourism is the primary industry here, and Goa is a major destination for foreign tourists.
The beaches being the main attraction in Goa, the Baga beach should be your call this winter. It's got the best of all worlds. The best hotels, beach shacks, cafes, karaoke nights, Baga presents Goa in a nutshell. Come winter, Baga brightens up better for Christmas and New Year. You can get there from any of the neighbouring beaches, Candolim or Panjim. Accessiblitiy is Baga's virtue. Baga is famous for parasailing, water bike rides, banana rides and boating. Enliven your better-self this winter at the Baga beach. Sing, dance, drink, make merry while you are at it!
Another addition to all the charm is ecotourim in Goa. What better way to travel than being a tad bit nature conscious. After all, Goa is the gift of nature. A walk through spice plantations is a nice way to explore the unseen Goa. Don't miss a quick ele-shower at the spice plantations. They are quick and a lot of innocent fun.
When you visit Goa, it is said that there's no fun if you don't do it the Goan way! Feel the sunshine, lay-back and feel the warmth. Joyous relaxation is the key to Goan fun! What are you waiting for? Go Goa this winter!