Top Best Things to Do in South Goa and Author Recommendations for Goa

Casino

Casino

A holiday in Goa is incomplete without a visit to its casinos which are spread across the length and breadth of this state. Some popular ones are the floating casinos docked on the Mandovi River.

Clubbing - Tito’s: Dance Away The Blues

Clubbing - Tito’s: Dance Away The Blues

Going clubbing remains on top of the list of activities in Goa. Visit Anjuna beach for some best clubs in the town. Club Cubana, Bora Bora and Uv bar are some of the famous clubs in Goa.

Kitesurfing

Kitesurfing

Kitesurfing as a watersport is increasingly becoming popular in Goa. Checkout Morjim, Arambol and Ashwem beaches in North Goa.

Naval Aviation Museum:

Naval Aviation Museum:

Unknown to many, the Naval Aviation Museum is the only one of its kind in the whole of Asia and the only Naval Aviation Museum in India. It has an outdoor and an indoor section and exhibits range from 7 different type of aircrafts, rockets, bombs, armaments, protective gears, parachutes, pilot’s outfits etc. Definitely a must visit on your next Goa tour, especially for those keen on life about the defence forces.

Boat Trips

Boat Trips

Do not miss a trip on a cruise or a ferry in South Goa. This area is full of amazing beaches and serene waters ideal for boating.

Water Sports

Water Sports

Goa has the best water sports in India. So put that life jacket on and jump in for some adventure! About the Activity:There is no wonder when you hear Goa is a place where adventure activities are aplenty because the beaches in constant contact with the Arabian Sea are competing with each other to become the top to give maximum thrill and fun to those who are seeking adventure on the sea.Here, you are introduced to a vivacious set of some of the most sought after adventure water sports in Goa. Get picked up from St. Anthony Chapel, Aguada - Siolim Road, Gauravaddo, Calangute .

Baga Beach and Calangute Beach

Baga Beach and Calangute Beach

One of the best beaches of Goa, Baga beach is always packed with tourists and musicians. This beach also hosts the famous music festival of India.

Dudhsagar Falls

Dudhsagar Falls

The second largest waterfall in the country, this place offers a perfect setting to relax in along with a beautiful backdrop of the waterfall. About the Activity:Get away on this day trip after getting picked up from the hotel in Candolim, Baga, Calangute and Panjim at around 7:30 AM in a air- conditioned vehicle.Start with the visit to the Dudhsagar waterfall with a jeep ride experience through the jungle and the bumpy riverbed. Get a chance to feed the monkeys after a refreshing swim in the waterfalls.Discover the intrinsic spices of Goan and Indian cuisine and take a tour of the Spice Plantation

MUST EAT

MUST EAT

Chocolate Crepes, Chicken Cafreal, Fish Thali, Lamb Dish, Pepper Steak, Wasabi Prawns and Pork Rolls, Xacuti

Anjuna Flea Market

Anjuna Flea Market

Held every Wednesday, Anjuna Flea Market is a lively and vibrant place to shop at and one of the amazing north Goa sightseeing places. It is thronged by both locals as well as tourists. Remember, bargain hard!

Calangute Market Square

Calangute Market Square

Saturday Night Bazaar at Arpora

Saturday Night Bazaar at Arpora

On a Saturday night, stroll the plentiful alleys of Arpora. Its numerous kiosks sell hammocks, embroidered textiles, difficult to find Goan handicrafts made locally. Visit The Boutique House Bar for some refreshing drinks.

Scuba Diving and Water Sports Combo in Goa

Scuba Diving and Water Sports Combo in Goa

About the Activity:Begin your tour after getting picked up from your hotel in North Goa in a shared vehicle and reach the tour location..Get trained by the professionals and enjoy your dive for about 15-20 minutes inside the crystal blue waters at Grand Island.Dive deep to 20 to 35 feet inside the middle of the sea where you can glance the corals, aquatic animals and varieties of sea fishes. Our team of Expert PADI Certified Guides will be taking care of you throughout your dive paying special attention to safety.Enjoy the snacks and other refreshments after you finish your scuba diving

Ayurveda Massage

Ayurveda Massage

Nothing is more relaxing and liberating that an ayurvedic massage while being surrounded by the peace and quiet that South Goa provides. Special medicinal oils are used which are heated at times to provide relief to the muscles, making it one of the best things to do in South Goa. The massages will not only help in relieving pain but will also increase blood circulation to revitalize the body.

Margao, Palolem, Vasco Da Gama and Agonda are just some of the places that provide these ayurvedic massages. Other places include Vendankur Ayurvedic, Yoga and Panchakarma Clinic and Sathgiri Ashram in Vasco Da Gama.

These ayurvedic massages of India are designed to relieve body pain but they also help in healing certain ailments which can be caused as a result of stress. Most of these centres usually provide the Marmas in Ayurvedic Massage where the forefinger is used to increase circulation and release toxins around the forehead area.

There are beauty massages also given by these ayurvedic experts. There are also ayurvedic massage houseboats which provide these massages to a lot of people at a time. These treatments are beneficial throughout the year and you can opt for a specific one depending upon the climate.

Fort Aguada: Take a Trip Down Rich History

Fort Aguada: Take a Trip Down Rich History

Basilica of Bom Jesus: Explore Goa’s religious legacy

Basilica of Bom Jesus: Explore Goa’s religious legacy

Churches in Goa are an important legacy of it being an erstwhile Portuguese colony. Built across centuries, these architectural wonders were more than just a place of worship; they hold a place of historical or cultural significance as well. One of the popular churches in Goa is the Basilica of Bom Jesus. The mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier is preserved here in this Basilica and hence revered by many. It also is an UNESCO World Heritage site.

Pandava Caves and Arvalem Waterfall: Witness the Beauty of Nature

Pandava Caves and Arvalem Waterfall: Witness the Beauty of Nature

About 9 kms to the south of Bicholim town in North Goa is located the 6th century Pandava cave complex and Arvalem waterfalls. The cave complex is divided into 5 compartments and the ‘linga’ enshrined in the middle compartment is held in great reverence by devotees here.

Another attraction close to the Pandava or Arvalem caves is the Arvalem waterfalls. The water cascading down from a height of 50 mts makes for an awesome view, and there is a park nearby from where you can view the waterfall as well as the lake at the bottom.

Last but not least - Rent a Car / Jeep For a Full Day in Goa

Last but not least - Rent a Car / Jeep For a Full Day in Goa

About the Activity:Make your vacation special with this exciting trip to with this exciting visit to Goa and explore the stunning beauty while renting your own car.Start your trip after picking up your car from Baga and begin your adventurous day.Commence your tour at 9:00 AM in the morning from Baga after picking up your carYou can choose from different cars like Maruti Swift, Mahindra Thar 4×4, Maruti Wagon R, Hyundai i10, Hyundai i20 or Toyota Innova.Drive through the amazing picturesque landscapes and waterways along the way. The best

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