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Beyond the Beaches: Discover Exciting Things to Do in Goa

By magicpin

Updated - June 7, 2023 2 min read

When we think of Goa, the image of pristine beaches often comes to mind. However, this tropical paradise has much more to offer than just sun and sand. From fascinating historical sites and vibrant markets to thrilling water sports and authentic Goan cuisine, there's a whole world waiting to be discovered beyond the beaches.


In this blog, we'll take you on a journey through the lesser-known side of Goa, highlighting the exciting things to do that will make your vacation truly memorable.


Visit Old Goa:


Immerse yourself in history by exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Old Goa. Discover majestic churches, like the Basilica of Bom Jesus and Se Cathedral, and delve into the region's colonial past.


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Spice Plantation Tour:


Embark on a sensory adventure with a spice plantation tour. Learn about the various spices grown in Goa, take a guided walk, and savor a traditional Goan meal amidst lush greenery.


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Dudhsagar Waterfalls:


Witness the awe-inspiring beauty of Dudhsagar Waterfalls, one of the tallest waterfalls in India. Trek through the lush Western Ghats, bathe in the cool waters, and capture breathtaking photographs.


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Step into the colorful streets of Fontainhas, the Latin Quarter of Goa. Marvel at the Portuguese-style houses, vibrant art galleries, and cozy cafes that ooze charm and character.


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Anjuna Flea Market:


Immerse yourself in the bustling atmosphere of Anjuna Flea Market, a vibrant hub of shopping and entertainment. Explore the stalls, bargain for unique handicrafts, and enjoy live music performances.


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Water Sports in Calangute:


Indulge your adventurous side with thrilling water sports at Calangute. Try parasailing, jet skiing, or banana boat rides for an adrenaline-pumping experience.


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So, venture beyond the beaches, uncover the hidden gems, and create unforgettable memories as you explore the diverse offerings of Goa.



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