Think of Goa, and you think of sun, sands, and beach waters. What a lovely sight to even picture! But with the stunning coastal state having an extreme variety when it comes to experiences, figuring out what to indulge in can be a bit of a fuss. Beyond the regular beaches, there is the nightlife, historical hotspots, street markets, nature walks, and whatnot!
Of course, the best way to make the most of Goan experiences would be to check in to one of the best 5 star hotels in Goa with a private beach that is always one step away from life-changing experiences – such as The LaLiT Golf & Spa Resort Goa. Not only will you always be within touching distance of the seas and the surfs, but you will also be able to plan your travels better to and from your hotel. With that solved, let us get into a few unmissable Goa experiences:
1. Dig Into Amazing Seafood
Whether you’re backpacking across the state or simply enjoying your stay at the finest honeymoon hotels in Goa, trying authentic Goan cuisine is a must. With 24-hour restaurants like the Canacona at The LaLiT Golf and Spa Resort Goa, you can choose from a distinctive range of cuisines at any time of the day. Don’t forget to check out famous beach shacks like Corta’s that serve authentic Goan food.
2. Rejuvenate and Relax
Relaxation is quintessential during vacations, and Goa is ideal for it. In Goa, one can find the finest yoga teachers to Ayurveda experts who offer their services in the form of spa and wellness therapies.
Safe to say that The LaLiT Golf & Spa Resort Goa is one of the most popular 5-star beach resorts in Goa where you will find rejuvenation in ample amount. Switch on your wellness mode with Rejuve – The Spa for a range of holistic therapies or get into leisurely action at the international standard Double-T9-hole links.
3. Explore the Colourful Landscape
Spend the evening cruising and admiring the Mandovi River. The river’s oh-so-beautiful mangrove-lined banks are a sight to behold. Visits to Fontainhas – the old Portuguese quarter – and other architectural marvels like the Basilica of Bom Jesus and the Aguada Fort are a must as well. To get up, close and personal with Goan culture, do check out popular street markets like the Saturday Night Market.
4. Indulge in Bird Watching at Every Ornithologist’s Paradise
One of the smallest protected areas in Goa and Goa’s sole bird sanctuary, the Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary is situated on the western tip of Chorao Island. Spotting unique animals and birds while canoeing through the sanctuaries and narrow canals promises a splendid experience.
5. Become One With the Wild
Why stop at birds when you can revel in all the magnanimous flora and fauna that Goa has to offer? Take out a day to visit the famous Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National Park – a 240 sq. km. haven for leopards, tigers, bonnet macaques, Malabar giant squirrels, porcupines, and deers, located in the Western Ghats. What’s more, you can also enjoy its multitude of trekking trails as well as enchanting hidden attractions like the 12th century Mahadev Temple and Dudhsagar Falls – India’s fifth tallest waterfall.
5. Try Exciting Water Sports for That Adrenaline Rush
Goa is certainly a paradise for on-site water sports such as snorkelling, scuba diving, banana boat ride, parasailing, etc. At properties such as The LaLiT Golf and Spa Resort Goa, one may find all the thrilling water sports experiences under one roof between October and May – all at Rajbaga beach.
7. Take a Trip Down Goa’s Rich History
Goa’s Portuguese connection is quite well-known amongst travellers. In that regard, the state’s many museums and architectures will give you a stunning glimpse into the state’s colonial heritage that has shaped its modern-day identity, along with British, Konkan, and other influences. Be sure to visit the Goa State Museum, the Naval Aviation Museum, and the Archaeological Museum and Portrait Gallery in old Goa!
8. Party Like No One’s Watching
Goa is definitely every party lover’s paradise. Known for its thumping clubbing scene and vibrant nightlife, the coastal state is home to some of the best pubs, beach parties, and nightclubs where you can let your hair down and vibe with the music with a drink in hand. SinQ Night Club, Club Cabana, Tito’s, and Thalassa are well-loved hotspots. And if you want to experience a very unique and fun way to the club, then don’t miss the silent beach parties.
9. Try Your Luck at Goa’s Entertaining Array of Casinos
If you have ever wanted to experience the thrill of casinos in India, then you are in luck. Goa is one of the few states in India where the coolest casinos can be found, although they are all floating ones. That means you get to not only enjoy an evening out on a cruise ship but also indulge in your favourite card games, parlour games, and entertaining acts – all out in the Arabian Sea! Some of the famous ones are Deltin Royale, Casino Palms, and Casino Pride.
Goa – is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience that offers something to everyone. A stay at The LaLiT Golf and Spa Resort Goa’s Baroque-Portuguese architecture and 5-star facilities will only serve to make it better!