Goa is a paradise - ask anyone who loves the beach, and they will tell you not to miss out on visiting Goa. Whether it’s summer or winter, Goan beaches will make you feel welcome. From lounging on beach shacks to doing water sports, year on year, the number of activities for people to enjoy in Goa just keeps growing. If you’re putting together a Goa tour, do not miss the following top places to visit in Goa
One of Goa’s oldest Portuguese structures, the Aguada fort, has also been used as a backdrop in Bollywood films like Dil Chahta Hai. Trek to the top of the fort for one of the best views of your life. Sightsee as you explore the place - from the old jail to the lighthouse, you can easily spend a few hours here.
People flock to the Dudhsagar falls from all over the country. These majestic falls are situated almost 60 kms from the central city of Panaji and are breathtaking. Situated inside the Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary and Mollem National Park, you can stop here to soak in the water and take some amazing photographs.
Very close to the Chapora fort, Vagator beach is one of Goa’s best beaches. Dotted with wonderful eateries, both budget-friendly and fine dining ones, Vagator is also known to be famous for parties and nightlife. This beach offers you the bluest view of the water you will ever have seen during the day!
Arpora Night Market
Goa is famous for its night markets - especially the famous Saturday night market in Arpora. You can get a variety of Goan cuisines at the market and shop for cheap souvenirs. If you want a memorable Goan shopping experience, buy cashews, feni, spices, handicrafts, and local port wine.
Places to visit in South Goa
South Goa is extremely picturesque - from some of the cleanest and most charming beaches to the most authentic Goan restaurants, you will fall in love with Goa all over again.
If watersports get you excited, then head down to Colva beach for a day under the Goan sun. Book adventure sports, sunbathe under a shack, or get a massage - all at extremely affordable prices.
Cabo de Rama Fort
A beautiful historic fort overlooks the Arabian; this has to be on your Goa visit places list. It is said that the Hindu god Rama spent time here with Sita, and is considered a beautiful heritage location that every tourist in Goa makes time for. Take some scenic photos as you soak in the breeze.
Highly popular, Goa’s butterfly beach is home to butterflies, crabs, and fish. Located north of Palolem beach, this is a beautiful clean beach where you can easily spend your day.
Located just off Baga beach, Baga creek is a hidden gem that not many tourists know of. You can take a little walk around the creek and unearth quaint cafes and bars. The walk along the creek is memorable, making you forget you’re in India! This mini-hike offers you some of the best views of the Arabian sea - and if you’re not in the mood to walk, then rent a kayak or go sailing!
Things to do Goa
Take an E-Bike tour
Cycling is Goa’s latest fad. One of the best things you can do in Goa is to book an e-bike tour. BLive offers you some of the best-curated tours where you get to see the best sights of Goa, right from your bike. Choose from group tours to private ones, and you will not be disappointed. BLive e-bike tours follow all the Covid-19 protocols from sanitizing the e-bikes, limited capacity bookings, wearing masks and regular temperature checks.
Another Goan activity is to sit back and enjoy the breeze while you savor delicious seafood and have a few drinks. If that’s not for you, then head to a bar like St. Anthony’s where you can sing your heart out!