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Goa’s Marvelous Holiday Attractions Leave an Ever-lasting Impression

By Sofia Jennie Subscribe to RSS | May 8th 2012 | Views:

Well-known for its resplendent beaches, inviting historical attractions, playful water sports and superb shopping & cuisines, Goa is a traveler’s paradise. This scenic paradise has been thronged by millions of tourists annually from across the world. Read this article to know more about Goa vacation attractions.

Goa is the smallest state in India located on country’s western shoreline. It’s relatively small, and one can drive easily from its North to South just in 4-5 hours. However, this small paradise enfolds a lot to satiate one’s travel appetite to the core. Beautiful beaches, amazing scenery, lovely weather, great food and vibrant nightlife make Goa a vacationer’s hot spot. Visiting this scenic state gives the tourists an experience of a lifetime.

Fun-filled Goa: If you’re looking for funs or a cool place to laze around, Goa is unarguably the best choice in India. Perfect fusion of sea, sand and surf, this place gives a healing experience to all its visitors. Palm-fringed beaches cast a magical beauty of nature along with awe-inspiring modern ambiences and exciting water sports to savor. From sunbathing to scuba-diving and wind-surfing to paragliding, Goa beaches offer an array of activities to leave you enchanted. Moreover, visit Goa’s nightlife options to have a rocking experience with dancing, drinking and dining. Full-moon light parties at beaches also give an exotic holiday experience.

Goa Historical Tour: If you think that Goa holiday is all about exploring its scenic shoreline, you’re mistaken. This golden state has no dearth of historical attractions epitomizing its rich colonial past and gorgeous traditions & cultures. Awe-inspiring monuments in Goa such as Chapora Fort, Cabo Palace, Augada Fort and the Victory Arch attract historians from far and wide. Besides this, splendid churches and temples in Old Goa are also worth visiting to discover Goa’s religious fervor.

Shopping: It goes saying that Goa is a shopper’s paradise, and of course not without a reason. You can shop here till you drop, as markets in Goa offer a wide range of goods at lucrative prices. From world-class shopping malls to street-side stalls, and capacious markets around beaches, Goa caters shoppers of all lifestyles and budgets. Anjuna Market that takes place every Wednesday is the most popular market in Goa.

Dining: If you’re in Goa, you can’t miss delicious Goa cuisines available abundantly in the state. Restaurants here offer a variety of dishes, both continental and international, and cater all taste buds. Most of Goan dishes are spicy and made of rice and coconut oil. Fresh sea food is also delight to savor. However, there is number of International food chains like McDonald, Pizza Hut etc. which cater travelers the locals alike.

Goa Attractions: Off the Beaten Path

Dudhsagar Falls: the highest falls in India, the beautiful natural setting is must-visit attraction in Goa. Located at an elevation of 2000 feet, the place offers enchanting vistas and various playful activities to savor.

Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary: The largest wildlife preserve in Goa, this amazing animal sanctuary has spread in an area of 240 sq km. The sanctuary is located close to Molem Village, and is home to an enchanting variety of flora & fauna.

Moreover, take some time off to visit Bondla wildlife sanctuary, lovely Baga Beach and the nearby mountain ranges during your Goa holiday. Buy a Goa holiday package to have a pleasant and hassle-free Goa tour.

Sofia Jennie - About Author:
Writer of this article is associated with Hungry Bags, a leading travel portal offering a variety of deals for Goa packages and Goa hotels, which ensures a pleasurable Goa holiday at reasonable cost.

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