Things to do in Goa – Holidays to Goa

If you are looking for a place to vacation, then you may want to consider taking your holidays to Goa. There are many different things and places to see while in Goa. With all of the history and beauty contained within this area, it is an amazing place to visit.

When you are in Goa and would like some time to lay around in the sun and relax, there are numerous beaches that you can go to. These beaches are great tourist attraction. The various beaches are lined with palm trees, coconut trees, and shacks if you would like to get a refreshment. Others are lined with hotels and restaurants. Staying within these hotels, would give you a wonderful view of the sea. The majority of the water along the beaches are swimmer friendly with life guards on duty.

If you enjoy being in and around the water, there are many water sports that you can enjoy in Goa. Windsurfing, water skiing, and parasailing are a couple of the popular water sports you can enjoy. If you are into doing some fishing, the Agonda Beach in Canacona is a great spot to catch some soormai, salmon, and mullet. Another additional water sport that is amazing in Goa is scuba diving. Due to the murky water, the visibility is limited, so it can be more difficult, but there is still plenty of marine life and hard coral to discover.

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There are many other things that can be done other than hanging out at the beach or in the water. If you would like to do some sightseeing, there are many sights to see. Included in these are caves, waterfalls, and springs. The Arvalem Caves are an amazing sight to see. There are a couple of waterfalls to take a look at and those are the Arvalem Waterfalls and the Dudhsagar Waterfalls. Before going to view the Dudhsagar Waterfalls, you will need to ensure that you ask permission to go and see it. There are two springs within the area that is another great sight to see. The Kesarval Spring and the Pomburpa Spring are the springs to view. The water that comes from the springs are used for medicinal purposes and those that are ill will bath in the water in order to be healed.

If you are looking for some exciting entertainment, you can find that in Goa also. There is plenty of shopping to do. Whether you are looking for some beautiful hand crafted gifts, souvenirs, or even furniture, you can find it in one of the shops. There are also movie theaters, casinos and festivals for your enjoyment.

If you are looking to get around in Goa but are not sure how you would be able to, there are different forms of transportation for you to use. Taxis are the main form of transportation for tourists. You can also use a motorcycle taxi or even rent a motorcycle if you would prefer to drive yourself around. You could also get a ride on a ferry to cross over areas where a bridge has not yet been built.

Before you decide to take the trip to Goa you may be wondering what are the people like. You wouldn’t want to make the trip there just to find out that the natives are not friendly. Rest assured that this is not the case. The people of Goa are extremely friendly and laid back. There is a wide variety of people and cultures which has helped in giving them their laid back attitude.

When you are looking for a vacation spot, Goa is a great place to check into and visit. You will have a wonderful time no matter what your interests happen to be.

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