The best places to visit in Goa include not-to-be-missed historical treasures and some of the most iconic beaches and landscapes that you can find around this magical paradise. There are innumerable churches, historical monuments, and hotspots of natural beauty spread across Goa's pint-sized geography.
From Goa's scenic vistas to exotic cultural performances, this compilation of best places to visit in Goa in October will help you discover the best the beach haven has to offer.
Here are the best places to visit in Goa this October.
1. Palolem Beach
Boasting of spectacular rocks and islands off its shores, Palolem Beach is one of the most visited beaches in South Goa. Home to excellent beach shacks and eateries, Palolem is a perfect winter destination to visit in Goa in October.
2. Fort Aguada
Aguada Fort is a perfect winter destination to experience a splendid evening. The spiral staircase, colonial architecture and the view from atop, is ecstatic. It is one of the most exquisite beauties overlooking the Panjim city.
3. Calangute Streets
The Baga-Calangute road trip is one of the fun-filled and worthy rides you could have (ride and not drive). Calangute streets are always packed and it is best to rent a two-wheeler and ride along. This winter hotspot is decked with Cafes, Night Clubs and Restaurants. Moreover, the famous Tito's is also located on this street.
4. Dona Paula
Far-famed as the lovers' paradise, Dona Paula Jetty is located by the stunning sea stretch that spans from Miramar, Panjim, and Dona Paula. Offering serene vibes, cool breeze and picturesque views, this pleasant rocky winter destination lies at the spot where the Zuari and the Mandovi rivers meet the Arabian Sea.
5. Basilica Of Bom Jesus
Located in Old Goa (capital of Goa during the Portuguese Regime), Basilica Of Bom Jesus is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is well-known for holding the remains of St. Francis Xavier, who believed to be the protector of Goa. Moreover, the tourist hotspot gives a taste of the Portuguese time, and it is full of history.
6. Shri Mangeshi Temple
One of the magnificent temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, Shri Mangeshi Temple is considered to be one of the most prominent temples in Goa, with a typical Goan Hindu Style of Architecture.
7. Majorda Beach
Located in South Goa, Majorda beach is one of the best beach destinations in Goa. With its canopy of palm trees, soft white-sands, and clear waters, Majorda Beach is sure to sweep you off your feet. It is one of the most popular winter destinations in Goa, and its popularity lies in its serenity.
8. Cansaulim Monte
Cansaulim Monte offers a spectacular array of South Goa's beaches and much more. Its geographical location makes it a perfect hotspot in Goa to observe a beautiful daybreak and twilight. You can see the typical Goan fields and bullocks, and narrow roads, on the way to this popular destination from Panjim via train. It's a little challenging to get here but it's worth the effort.
9. Tito's Club
Tito's Club is unquestionably one of the most sought-after places to visit in Goa in October. This is one of the fewer clubs where you can relish the true spirit of a nightlife. While it is surely not for the families, but you can always visit this happening place with your friends. Also, it is also quite affordable, and you don't need to spend a lot, to party at Tito's Club.
10. Chapora Fort
Apart from the Goa's seaside, there are numerous other places to look for, and the Chapora Fort is surely one of them. It has also been used as a location for several Bollywood movies including the famous movie 'Dil Chahta Hai.' For everyone who strives for picturesque beauty, it is certainly one of the best places to visit in Goa in October.