Located on the western coast of India, Goa is all time tourist destination wherein umpteen numbers of tourists swarm the place to witness the impeccable beauty of beaches, architectural marvels of the temples, churches and ancient houses.
Goa climate is influenced by its costal location and has warm and humid climate throughout the year. With blazing heat during the day time in summers and heavy monsoon downpours during rainy season, Goa still rocks as the best tourists’ destination point for all the travel savvy people.
When you mention Goa the first thing that comes to your mind is the beautiful beaches of Goa. Known for its beaches wherein in tourists from all across globe come here to enjoy the natural scenic beauty the city has been successful in tourism arena. The swinging palms, water sports, night life all make Goa a splendid holiday destination.
The beaches of Goa have all the things in their ambience that make your holiday a cherished and enjoyable one. The entrancing beaches rope in mammoth of both local and foreign tourists all through the year. Every beach in Goa offers some unique and special attraction to its visitors. North beaches of the city are known for the night life and South beaches with bright sunlight are ideal spot for relaxing and lazing around.
With more than 80% of the city being covered with beaches, the city is rightly called as the beach city of India.
Following are the best beaches of Goa:
- Colva etc.
Apart from beaches Goa is known for being home for many important churches that have both historical and holy significance. The churches and covenants are the epitome of Portuguese rule. All the churches are built up on the legacies of Portuguese culture. St. Fransis church of Assisi, Basilica of Born Jesus, St. Cajetan church, the first church of the region – The Mary immaculate Conception etc. stand tall maintaining the Portuguese culture and traditions.
Goan cuisine has in its platter yummy food viz. Seafood, coconut milk, rice and local spices. Fish is the staple diet of the local population and the food is incomplete without it. Cashews are another famous food introduced by Portuguese apart from potatoes, spices, guavas, pine apples, tomatoes and chilli. Hindu cuisine (Fish curry, Fried fish, spicy coconut and kokum curry, cutlets etc.) and Catholic cuisine (Beef cutlets, Pork, sweetened rice etc.) are also famous in the city.
[wp_ad_camp_3] The coastal town does not allow anyone to return with a memorable souvenir with them. Handicrafts are the ones that you can stuff your shopping bags with and they include items like brassware, shell work, crochet, carved furniture items, bamboo work, paper – Mache etc. Nest to shop is cashew nuts which are available in large numbers and at economical prices. One can find cashews of varied tastes – plain, salted and spicy.
Goa, the epicentre of water and adventurous sports is the best place with splendid beaches, magnificent churches and mouth watering cuisines to spend your holidays.