About Goa

What is Goa?
Goa is a state in the south of India that has some of the most amazing beaches in the world. About 2 million tourists visit Goa every year.

Why you should visit Goa?
Imagine lying on the beach, relaxing in the sun with all your worries left at the door. Your phone is on silent - no one can bother you. Things to do in Goa include enjoying some great food, exploring the local culture and history, shopping for souvenirs and simply chilling out on the beach.The best time to visit Goa is between November and February when the weather is dry, sunny and warm.

Where are things to do in Goa?
There are plenty of things to do in Goa, depending on your interests. Some popular activities include visiting the beautiful beaches, exploring the many ancient temples and churches, enjoying the nightlife in Goa's famous party towns like Anjuna and Calangute, or taking part in some of the adventure sports on offer such as kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, and paragliding. If you're looking for something a bit more chilled out, then you can take a walk or cycle ride through the pleasant countryside, go for a boat ride on one of Goa's many rivers and lakes, or just relax by the poolside with a good book and a cold drink.

What are some good villas in Goa?
There are many places to stay, from luxury 5 star villas down to budget-friendly villas.

What do I need to know about Goa?
Goa is a very safe place, and at night the streets are lined with people walking around. Things to do in Goa include shopping, exploring the local culture and history, enjoying some great food or simply relaxing on the beach. Things not to do in Goa include taking photos of the locals without permission, dumping rubbish on the beach or harming any wildlife.

What are some good restaurants in Goa?
There is a huge range of fantastic restaurants to choose from. Try out some traditional Indian food, or go for something more international.

Is it expensive to travel to Goa?
Goa can be quite an expensive place if you want the 5-star treatment every night, but there are plenty of budget-friendly guesthouses and villas around.

Is it safe in Goa?
Goa is a very safe place and the locals are very helpful. There is a strong police presence, and you can feel safe walking around at night. Some things not to do include taking photos of the locals without permission, dumping rubbish on the beach or harming any wildlife.

Is it good for families in Goa?
Yes, Goa is a great place for families. There are plenty of things to do and see, and the beaches are beautiful and safe for kids. Plus, the locals are very friendly and welcoming to tourists, so you'll feel right at home. Have a great time!

How long should I stay in Goa?
There is no set answer to this question since everyone's needs and preferences vary. However, a good rule of thumb is that you should plan on spending at least two weeks in Goa if you want to get the most out of your visit. This will give you enough time to explore all the major attractions and spend some quality family time together. If you're looking for a shorter trip, then consider staying just one or two days in Goa before moving on to other destinations in India or further into Southeast Asia. Remember that each country has its own visa requirements so be sure to check ahead before traveling there!

How much does it cost to go to Goa?
If you're looking for a more affordable option, you could try travelling during the off-season (May or September), or staying in cheaper accommodation such as villas or homestays. You could also save money by avoiding tourist hotspots and instead exploring some of the more rural areas.

What is the food like in Goa?
The food in Goa is a mix of Portuguese and Indian. You can find some really great seafood, but the majority of the cuisine consists of chicken or fish cooked in coconut milk with garlic, ginger, chilies and other spices. There's also lots of vegetarian options like dal (lentils) and bondas (vegetable fritters).

The most famous dish would have to be bacardi goa - this is basically fried fish served on a bun that has Bacardi Rum sauce inside it! Other popular dishes include prawns vada pav (a deep-fried pastry dough filled with potato), garlic bread topped off with cheese curries are also very popular among tourists visiting Goa during summer time.

What is the climate like in Goa?
Goa has a tropical savannah climate with heavy rainfall all year round.
The best time to visit Goa is during the months of November to February, when temperatures are at their lowest and there's more sunshine than any other times of the year.
In April and May, it can be scorching hot with humidity levels reaching over 80%. In June-August you'll experience some pleasant weather with highs around 30°C (86°F). The monsoon season starts in September which means rain almost every day but also makes for great holiday destinations as prices drop significantly due to less tourists flocking here!

What are some good activities in Goa?
There are a lot of things to do in Goa. You can go on boat rides, visit the beaches and churches, shop at the markets, eat some good food...
There's also an amazing water park called Aquaventure Water Park that has many slides and pools for all ages to enjoy! It's located just outside Candolim Beach which is one of the most popular beaches in South Goa.