Things to do in Goa
With its 130km stretch of coastline, Anjuna & Goa are a beach-lovers paradise. With endless expanses of palm-fringed sands, the beaches are perfect for sunbathing, swimming, reading and relaxing, whilst soaking up the tropical atmosphere and enjoying the passing sights.
For those looking for more active pursuits, Anjuna and nearby beaches of Baga & Calangute offer a choice of water sports. Sailing, wind surfing, water skiing, parasailing, canoeing, banana rides and scuba diving can all be enjoyed .
Explore Goas' diverse historical past by taking a trip to see some of the grand architecture and numerous forts along the coast. There are many impressive churches and temples to tour, which date back to the Portuguese rule, and Goa is home to a handful of museums, which show an insight into the regions' heritage and culture.More...
Shopping at Anjuna Flea Market
Visit one of Anjuna's main attractions, the Wednesday flea market at Anjuna, where you can browse for local handicrafts and souvenirs, whilst enjoying the brightly coloured spectacle that is as much a source of lively entertainment as a place to shop. Mapusa market on Fridays is more traditional and less touristy, and throughout Goa there are shops and stalls selling everything from local crafts and art to spices and foodstuff. Besides, there is Ingo's & Mackies Nite Market at Arpora on Saturdays.
As the sun goes down Goa Nightlife heats up. Prepare yourself for a great nightlife in goa! There are plenty to choose from. You can sit and listen to the sounds of live entertainment, or dance the night away at one of the hottest clubs. Regardless of your pleasure, you are sure to have the time of your life. More...
Goa Spice Plantations Farm & Village
Goa's dense forested areas and favourable climatic conditions make it a perfect location to grow the spices liberally used in its cuisine. Spice farms dot the state, and a cluster around Ponda is open to visitors for a day of gastronomic discovery. A bonus is the birds that are attracted by the greenery. Practically all the spice farms use organic methods of cultivation. You can get a guided tour of the plantation and enjoy a mouth-watering Goan Saraswat buffet lunch at some farms.More...
Visit one of the many wildlife sanctuaries in Goa, in the extensive forests, swamps and wetlands of the region. Here, nature lovers will find plenty of opportunity to spot crocodiles, monkeys, bison and snakes, and enjoy the chance to ride on an elephant. Goa is also known as an extensive birdwatchers paradise.
Food and drink
No visit to Goa is complete without savouring some of the delicious specialities of the region, whether in a luxury restaurant or a simple beach shack. The spicy cuisine includes plenty of chillies, coconut, cashew nuts, pickles and chutneys, and fresh fish and seafood always feature on the menu, at excellent prices.
Relax your mind, body and soul at one of the many Ayurvedic centres in Goa. Explore this unique and increasingly popular approach to health and well-being at one of the many therapy centres in the region, which focus on meditation, diet, yoga, as well as corrective and preventative treatments