North Goa has everything that iconizes Goa. From best of party scene, nightlife, water sports and beach fun and shopping; North Goa offers a hang of every Goan element.
Sightseeing in North Goa
Dona Paula Beach
An amazing sandy shoreline known for its lofty rocks, Dona Paula Beach is a lovers’ heaven. People come to this beach not just to cuddle in love but also to enjoy enthralling water sports. One can indulge in skiing, surfing, angling, kayaking, paddle boarding, parasailing and water scooter. Water sports is also famous in Sinquerim Beach of north Goa.
Calangute is labelled as “queen of beaches” by many tourists. Lined with beach shacks serving awesome coastal platters and best of handicrafts; Calangute attracts both tourists and natives alike.
Bordered by the Western Ghats; Anjuna Beach is a picturesque destination. It is famous for a night flea market, every Wednesday. So if you are a shopaholic, never miss to visit Anjuna Beach.
Those who offers peace, scenic beauty and less commercialisation; head to Candolim Beach. Featuring serene surrounding, azure water and luxuriant vegetation by the shore; Candolim Beach is a photographer’s paradise.
Much famed as ‘Dil Chahta Hain’ fort, as the famous Bollywood movie was shot here; Fort Aguada is a wonder of North Goa. Initially built as a fort to protect Portugese community from Dutch and Maratha invasions;’ this fort is a now a major tourist spot and well known for unobstructed sea view.
Other places to see in north Goa are Bogdeshwara temple and Church of Mae De Deus.
Market Places in North Goa
North Goa some vibrant and bustling market places that allure all shopaholics. Explore Anjuna flea market, every Wednesday and pick the best deals on apparels, accessories and handicrafts. For some trendy outfits, footwear and fresh wine and fenny, visit Mapusa market. To get knick knacks and souvenirs and beautiful home decors, visit Bicholim.