Best Places to Visit in North and South Goa

  • Sunset Candolim Beach

Trip to Goa 

In India there are very few places where you will find some nice beaches. Goa is definitely one of those places. In addition to beautiful beaches, temples, and churches make Goa the most happening holiday destination in India. Whenever you feel boring or monotonous from your regular schedule and you feel like holiday. Pack your bags right then and hit the aesthetic beaches in Goa. It has been divided into two districts, North Goa and South Goa.

Places to visit in North Goa

Candolim Beach

Out of numerous beaches present in North Goa, Calangute beach is so beautiful and peaceful among all. Unlike other beaches, you won’t find much crowd here. There are multiple shacks on this beach, where you can relax, take sun bath, and eat multiple cuisines at economical prices.

Sinquerim Beach

Over here you can enjoy different water sports including wind-surfing, Scuba diving, water-skiing, and many more.

Calungute Beach

Among visitors, it is known as queen of beaches. Here you will find big showrooms of graceful handicrafts from Indonesia, Kashmir, and Tibet.

Anjuna Beach

Situated between Aravalli hills, this beach is famous for its bazaar that is set up on every Wednesday.

Fort Aguada

Commonly known as house of Portugese, this fort is situated near Candolim beach. Being an old building these is nothing much to see in this fort except. All you can do is go upstairs and have some nice views of beaches around.

Baga Beach

It is considered as one of the best beaches in North Goa. Day or night, this beach is jam packed with visitors. The moment you enter the beach, you can see a long chain of restaurants. You can chose among these restaurants as per your mood and food you want to eat. From North Indian to Mexican, you just name the cuisine and these restaurants have it.

Recommended Resorts / Hotels to Stay in North Goa

Nisu Beach Resort

Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa

Places to visit in South Goa


Just like North Goa, South Goa also has numerous beaches where you can visit your whole day in peace. Some well-known beaches to visit in South Goa include Palolem Beach, Butterfly Beach, Polem Beach, and Agonda Beach.

Johnny’s Cool’s

It’s one of the famous places in South Goa among youngsters. You can get some amazing snacks, beer, and local alcohol called “Feni” over here.

Gatsby’s Club

Another place in South Goa to drink and enjoy their evening while listening to some cool music.

Shantadurga Temple

Located at Kavlem, this temple is dedicated to Shantadurga Goddess. It is known as one of the richest temples in Goa.

St Xavier’s Church

This church is quite famous among visitors for its aesthetic interiors and architecture. So, one must visit this church being in Southern side of Goa.

Recommended Resorts to stay in South Goa

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa

Lalit Golf & Spa Resort

Regenta Resort






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