Miles of golden sandy beaches
Goa is divided into two tourist districts the North and the South. In the North the main resorts are Calangute and Baga Beach; these are much livelier than the South. The picturesque villages nestles among palm trees and its blend of modern structures offer plenty of good accommodation from dorm houses on the beach, Bed and Breakfast to luxury All Inclusive hotels.
There are plenty of colourful markets and bazaars to pick up a souvenir. You can get tailor made clothes and shoes at a fraction of the cost of UK prices. The miles of sandy beaches offer small secluded coves to open beaches perfect for all the water sports on offer from water skiing, jet skiing and paragliding. Late deals to India and Goa offer a mouth watering choice of cuisine mixed with Portuguese flavour and Indian spice to international dishes.
There’s plenty to keep you entertained during the day from the famous art museums, Fort Aguada, Mystical Temples to the known Wildlife sanctuaries and Dudhsager Waterfall. In the evening you can dance the night away or just sit back and relax in a beachside shack sipping a cocktail and listening to the sound of the sea. The South of Goa is quiet and has a more relaxing atmosphere. The main resort of Kerala is a hidden paradise surrounded by spectacular beaches, slow flowing rivers paddy fields and a variety of animal and bird life. You can stroll along the white sandy beaches and dine in one of beach shacks offering multitude of cuisine and the chance to take in the beautiful sunsets.
The 15 miles of white beaches are lined with coconut trees and backed onto by lush green paddy fields or sandy dunes. It remains unspoilt and uncommercialised; you can do as much or as little as you want. The large hotels offer luxury accommodation or you can stay in bed and breakfast
Places to Visit
A natural and utterly spectacular beauty spot, bathe in the holding pools at the foot of the falls and watch the inquisitive little monkeys play nearby.
Elephants and Spice
Visit a local spice plantation, learn about how they are cultivated and used in recipes and medicines before taking a trek through the jungle on an Elephant.
Take a trip into Goa’s capital and enjoy a rickshaw ride around the city’s old quarters, stop for lunch and a spot of shopping at the modern ‘Calculo Mall’ or the more traditional flea market.