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10 Sep

Top Places To Visit in South Goa India

Words would fail to describe the beauty of this exotic state of India. The beautiful sunset, sandy shores, vibrant beaches, serene sunrise are the lures that have been tantalizing travellers to journey here.  But this is not all – there is another groovy side to the city that a wanderer must surely explore. Goa probably is the host of the hottest parties and is a perfect merry escape destination. It wouldn’t be an overstatement to say that Goa is the party capital of the country. There are many places to visit in Goa that one should not miss.

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On one side the placid beaches are an enticement for those seeking tranquility and on the other hand, the laidback environment here is what beckons the vivacious generation to enjoy the eccentricity of the ambiance. I have come up with my list of favourites that would leave you with a sense of contentment of visiting the top sites of South Goa.

Baga Beach

Baga Beach Goa India
Photo by Leonora (Ellie) Enking, CC BY-SA 2.0

Baga beach is the most popular beach of Goa which is the reason it is always flooded with huge crowds. It is best known for the phenomenal night life here – the electric music, funky eating joints and flamboyant mobs are what defines it the best. The beach has some most amazing clubs such as Brittos, Titos and Maambos. The shacks with music blasting all through the night are a perfect treat for party animals.

The White Sea shores, clear blue water, palm trees stretching on the coast are the exclusive features that makes it a perfect touristic destination. It is the largest beach of Goa, which has brought it the title of, “Queen of Beaches”. This is the reason the streets here seems so welcoming for the tourists. The streets are a hub of beautiful cafes, restaurants and flamboyant bars. You definitely need to go for a two wheeler ride here to appreciate the exquisite hospitality here.

Anjuna Beach

Anjuana Beach Goa India
Photo by Joel’s Goa Pics, CC BY-SA 2.0

Anjuna beach totally deserves the title of the most fun beach of Goa. Here, you get to see the wild side of the sea. If you are looking for some funky adventures, this is the best place to fulfill your desire to the pink of perfection.

Also, the full moon beach parties here bring in a lot of domestic as well as international tourist feeling the atmosphere with bliss.

Aguada Fort 

Aguada Fort Goa India
Photo by Miran Rijavec, CC BY 2.0

This is a perfect historical hot spot which brings back to life the long gone Portuguese culture to Goa. Established in 17th Century, this four-storey lighthouse is the oldest in Asia. Imagine that amazing feel, when you are sitting on the top enjoying the pacing breeze with a drink in your hands- this is what makes this place an inevitable call for tourists. A climb to the house offers an aesthetic view of the Panjim city and the beauty surrounding it is beyond description.

Churches

Goa Church India
Photo by Ramesh Lalwani, CC BY 2.0

The Old Goa, which formerly was the capital of Goa in Portuguese regime is a World Heritage Site. This is the best place to satiate your desire to seek historical beauty.

The churches in Goa are as old as 400 years and still in great condition. The beautiful architecture and exquisite interiors make them a worth visiting site. Basilica of Bom Jesus, Church of St. Francis and Church of Our Lady are a few to name that tops the list of tourist attractions.

Agona Beach

Agona Beach Goa IndiaPhoto by Aleksandr Zykov, CC BY-SA 2.0

Agona is the beach where your quench for solitude gets fulfilled. It is a perfect escape from the commotion of the crowd. It is a treat for the mind and soul to witness the great scenic beauty here. This not so popular beach provides you to spend some leisurely time with yourself.

But it is a major lure for adventure seekers too, since during high tides it shows its fierce side which tempts you to dive in to experience the wondrous nature of the sea.

Cruise

Cruise Ship Goa India
Photo by Raman Patel, CC BY 3.0

Goa provides you with such great options to enjoy its beauty to the fullest and one among them are luring river cruise. These cruise would let you appreciate the beautiful sunsets, the dolphin show, the amazing parties, the crazy casinos in their own exclusive manner. The cultural events, the surreal setting make you plunge into the Goan Culture and experience its titbits to the best. All these specifications prove that your trip to Goa is incomplete without experiencing the cruise.

Tito’s Nightclub

Tito's Nightclub Goa India
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Tito’s would be the first name coming up when it comes to clubbing in Goa. The place is famous for its live Bollywood music which draws in a lot of young crowd from all over the country.

The top quality food and drinks and excellent staff service make the place an outstanding party destination. The great grand dance floor let you groove to the hippie beats and the ambiance is filled with great amusement.

Dudhsagar Waterfalls

Dudhsagar Waterfalls Goa
Photo by Jagadhatri, CC BY-SA 3.0

Want to experience some real beauty- I would definitely ask you to plan a trip to Dudhsagar waterfall in Goa. You will be spell bounded at this splendid magnificence of nature. The water falling this cascade is literally white in colour totally justifying its name. This is among the five tallest waterfalls in India. Feeling that splash of water, cold breeze and the clattering noise of the water will fill your soul with ecstasy.

Scuba Diving 

Scuba Diving Goa India
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Goa is among those few places offering underwater sea diving. Words would fail to express the beauty that your eyes would encounter underneath the sea. The variety creatures and the amazing water life you get to see inside is an incomparable experience. Bogmalo beach would be the best choice to consider if you want to go for deep diving.

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About The Author:  Rohit, with a true wandering soul has been making trips to many touristic destinations. His experiences of the journey shared on transindiatravels.com acts as a useful guide for other travelling spirits like him.
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