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Beaches in Goa: Goa holiday is a journey to the heaven

By Sofia Jennie Subscribe to RSS | April 5th 2012 | Views:
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If you are looking for a holiday with a difference, then Goa holiday is just the right thing for you. With its sun-kissed beaches, awe-inspiring churches, old age forts, interesting museums, effervescent culture, racy night life and picturesque sights & sounds, Goa is the best one can hope for. A Goa holiday is desired fervently by both Indians and foreigners since the lure of the beaches in Goa is something that has no match. Goa is also splendid when it comes to flora & fauna. From waterfalls to wildlife sanctuaries- you can expect all good things coming your way when you set out for a Goa holiday. Goa’s culture is cosmopolitan and still holds fragrance of the colonial past. Goa smells delicious of the good old days and some of the heritage sites (like the old Goa) will highly interest the history-lover.

Sneak into the beautiful world of beaches in Goa: Goa’s popularity lies in its myriad number of beaches. With over 40 beaches under its belt, Goa is considered the ‘beach capital of India’. The beaches in Goa have something unique to offer to the tourist. If you are looking for a soulful quiet place, head to the Agonda Beach where serenity & calm reign supreme. If you love the crowd, then Calangute Beach and Baga Beach are where you should be. Baga Beach also boasts of a spectacular night life. Palolem Beach is scenic with palm trees flanking the coastline and the soft carpet of sand seductively titillating your feet. Dona Paula Beach has an intriguing legendary story to it while Miramar Beach is another popular spot to hang out with friends or family.

Sightseeing in Goa: Goa holiday promises delightful sightseeing. Once you walk out of the beaches, you will be surrounded with the other good things that this beautiful state has to offer. The churches of Goa are world-famous and are visited by thousands of tourists from every part of the globe. The famous ones include the Se Cathedral, Basilica of Bom Jesus and Church of Our Lady of the Rosary.

Then there are the forts and museums which will evoke interest amongst everyone. And the beauty of the Dudhsagar Falls needs to be seen to be believed. Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary and the Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary are interesting outlets for the wildlife enthusiasts. Also, make sure to visit Braganza House, a mansion that was built in the 16th century.

Where to stay: Goa hotels are available in plenty since the state is thronged with tourists throughout the year. You can easily find Goa hotels of your choice and budget ranging from the deluxe resorts to the modest hotels.

Major Goa attractions: The top 5 Goa attractions are

• Se Cathedral

• Basilica of Bom Jesus

• Dudhsagar Falls

• Mayem Lake

• Kesarval Spring

Best time to visit: Best time to plan a Goa holiday is between October-April.

Local festivals: Winter Carnival, Feast of St. Francis Xavier, All Saints Feast

Sofia Jennie - About Author:
Hungry Bags provides the travelers the best and most attractive Goa holiday packages and lucrative deal for Goa hotels. Being a leading tour operator in India, the firm has a large inventory of Goa packages to match almost every need and budget.

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