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Goa Holidays

Goa is the smallest Indian state when it comes to the territory measures. However, it is one of the main gateways for tourists from Europe who come to spend a relaxed time in the country. Goa is located on the western coast of the country, specifically on the Konkan coast as it is called. The place is said to be a mix of different cultures and people and is a hotspot for tourists from all over the world. Goa was a Portuguese colony and this has extended a great influence to the place which is specific to some areas of the state whether it is food, culture and architecture of the place. Millions of tourists come every year for a great  Goa holidays to have a vacation.

Famous Goa Holidays Attraction

The state Goa is divided into the north part and the south part. Panaji is the capital of the state and the other cities include Margao which is a historic city, Vasco da Gama, Old Goa, Mapusa, Ponda etc. The main destinations for people on  Goa include the Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, Dona Paula beach, Fort Aguada, Calangute beach, Old Goa which has 16th century churches and monuments, temples in Ponda, Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary, the Dudh Sagar Waterfall and many others to name.

Weather in Goa

Goa lies in the tropical zone and therefore a hot and humid climate is experienced almost all of the year round. Summer months extend from March to June with May being the hottest month of the year.  The temperature can go as high as 35 degree Celsius and is also coupled with high humidity. Early June sees the monsoons arriving and taking away the heat. Winter season extends from mid-December to February. Nights are cool as we go inland.

Top Goa Holidays Beaches and Hotels

Goa has its own individual reputation in the world for its beautiful beaches amongst travellers who come for holiday Goa. Anjuna beach is a very famous one and close to it also stands the  key attraction which is the Albuquerque Mansion of 1920. Waters are clear and the view is breathtaking. Another scenic beach is the Palolem beach in south Goa. Patnem beach, Vagator beach, Morjim beach, Mandrem beach, Candolim and Sinquerim beach, Colva beach, Baga Beach etc are the other ones which follow after the ‘Queen of Beaches’ which is the Calangute beach.

There are numerous starred-luxury hotels in Goa and that too in almost all parts of the state. These include the Taj Fort Aguada, Taj Holiday, Blue Beach Resort, etc in North Goa, Cidade de Goa, The Majestic, Marriot, etc in Central Goa and Club Mahindra, Holiday Inn, Goa Renaissance, etc in South Goa.

Shopping Places for Goa Holidays Traveller

There is simply a lot to buy in Goa and it is available all over the local shops in  the state. These items range from wines, Cashew nuts, handicrafts, Lacquer toys, books, hand-painted ceramics, furniture, antiques, etc. Night bazaars are also a good place to find such things in holiday Goa.

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