Oman Magazine’s Must-See Goa Shortlist

Tropical Goa is the smallest state on the western coast of India and is also considered the most laid back. Incredibly popular with tourists, both from India and all over the world, visitors flock there in the cooler months to enjoy sun-filled days, blissful beaches, delicious seafood, spicy curries, vibrant markets, pulsing nightlife and a whole lot more.

We have rounded up our ‘must-do’ list of things to enjoy during your trip to beautiful Goa:

  • PALOLEM BEACH

Known for its sunkissed and long stretches of silvery beaches; Goa receives a huge number of tourists, fond of spending time on beaches. The most visited beach of Goa is Palolem beach.  It is a stretch of white sand on a bay in Goa, South India. The south end of the beach remains busy. Whereas, the northern part of the beach is bounded by high tide, beside which there is an island, which can be reached during low tides.

  • BHAGWAN MAHAVIR WILDLIFE SANCTURY

It is a 240sq. km protected area located in Sanguem Taluk, Goa. The area is situated near the town of Molem  57kilometers east of Panji. It can be a massive treat for wildlife lovers and photographers. Nature lovers can find peace in the lap of mother nature. You can see major wild animals like panther and sloth bear, leopard, civet, common langur, spotted deer , etc.

  • NIGHTLIFE IN GOA

After the sun sets and stars righten the sky. Goa comes to life. The residents of Goa love to party and organize parties on the beaches. Therefore, it makes Goa glorious and gorgeous at night. The popular activities in Goa are Rave parties and leisure cruises. The party clubs are the hottest destinations for a night out. Thriving music, glitzy décor, international Dj’s, a range of affordable snacks and drinks seeks visitors in huge number.

  • Club Tito’s at Baga beach
  • Lido’s at Dauna Paula beach
  • Cavala at Baga beach
  • Down the road. Panji

 

  • BEACH SHACKS

These are something to fall in love with. The sea shores are dotted with various shacks providing delicious snacks, meals and chilled beverages. With a relaxing ambience, music filled with life and amazing sightseeing to embrace across the shore…

  • Anjuna beach
  • Thalassa . Vagator beach
  • Baga beach
  • Bobby’s shack at Candolim beach

 

  • MAPUSA

The largest town of the Northern Goa called Mapusa is a Friday market and visited by numerous people. One can pick things from here at very lower prices than the beach resorts. Also it serves as the hub of transportation for North Goa. It is a busy but a pleasant place to visit.

  • HOLISTIC HEALING

Tourists mostly visit Goa for Holistic Healings such as Ayurvedic treatments, yoga and reiki.You will find the best Ayurvdic doctors in Keri village of Goa.  Though every nook and corner of  Goa has yoga or  meditiation centres but Yoga Magic, Yab Yum, Ashiyana and The Mandala are the most recommended yoga centres.

  • CASINOS

Goa allows you to enjoy being in Casinos as it is known  for its wide range of casinos cruises. Nowadays , machine operated casinos are trending in Goa. These casinos mostly attract the male gentry of the society.  Though gambling is not so much encouraged and provoked in India still Goa has some onshore and offshore casinos for its visitors.

  • SILENT NOISE PARTIES: GOAN SPECIALITY

The silent noise party is a unique and eye catching event. EDM , Psy-Trance and other genres are played for guest but on seprate headphones. Dance to your favourite EDM or pop on your psy tracks.

Laughing Buddha in Palotem Beach is a great place to witness silent night parties.

  • PARTY CRUISES

Not only the shores towns and streets but even the water of Goa celebrate  the moments of dark hours. As the sun sets , all- night party cruises float on river Mandovi. Music , drinks , lights , dazzle , and dance is available on board with some life experiences.