Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Goa Beaches: Soul of Goa

Goa has a few of the most beautiful beaches in India. For more than a couple of decades, Goa has remained one of the favorite tourist destinations in India. The beautiful emerald green shoreline, lovely sultry settings, blond sand on the beach, the wide spread covering of coconut palms, the Portuguese churches and mansions make Goa all the more special. Above all, the ever exhilarating Goa beaches make the place more beautiful. 
The beaches of Goa are located mainly around Panaji, Mapusa and Margao. A few of the most popular beaches in Goa are Baga beach, Calangute, Anjuna, Dona Paula and Colva beach. These beaches are well linked to the Dabolim airport as well as to the major railway stations in Goa.
Popular Beaches in Goa
·        Calangute Beach: Of these beaches, Calangute is also identified as the queen among the beaches of Goa. It’s one of the busiest and famous beaches in Goa. It was a quiet beach when the hippies discovered it in the 70s and has gained immense popularity since then. 
·        Anjuna Beach: This pleasant beach is very well known for its full moon beach parties and some of the wildest rave parties are organized here. The foreign tourists love to take part in the exciting full moon parties held on this beach with the addition of trance music.
·        Colva Beach: This is one of the popular beaches in South Goa, which recently became famous. It is a beach well equipped for the arrival of tourists with luxurious hotels and resorts to stay and nice restaurants to dine.
Thus, Goa is blessed with some of the finest beaches that attract people from all over the world.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Goa -The Perfect Travel Destination

In spite of being the smallest of all the states in India, Goa stands tall in terms of its heritage, revenue collection and tourist list. Here, the people love to come and experience Indian hospitality and the culture of Goa. Whenever people think of a holiday, they think of Goa. There are several places to visit, many beaches to discover, wild life to enjoy and beautiful nature to appreciate.
There are many beaches in the state, each of which is famous for its diverse features, blue water and white sands. There are many beaches like Palolem beach, Calangute beach, Anjuna beach, Baga beach and Bogmalo beach. You can enjoy lots of activities such as water sports, water skiing, beach sport, scuba diving, parasailing, kayaking etc.
Ranging from nice cottages to luxury suites, accommodation is available for everybody. There are many 5 star hotels, beach resorts and chains of international hotels. They provide lots of facilities to their customers like spa, gymnasium, sightseeing, water sports and excellent room services.
You can expect everything in the state as it never disappoints you. Some of the famous places to visit in Goa include Panaji, Mapusa, Mormugao harbor, Margao and Old Goa. There are also several world famous places like Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, world heritage sites like churches and Convents listed by UNESCO.
Thus, Goa in India is the place to spend a much needed holiday. Other than visiting the above places, your Goa travel cannot end without experiencing all the night activities in the state.