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6 Best clubs in Goa to match your party type


Everyone has a party type. Some would just like to dance the night away; some would want to spot some celebrities on the dance floor. Some would want only heavy metal; some would want

Bollywood thumkas. There’s something for everyone in Goa, of course. Here is your guide to finding the perfect match among the best clubs.
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8 unique things to do in Goa during the day


Thought Goa was all about the beaches? Explore this tiny state and you will discover a lot more than sun and sand. For starters, you could go on a boat tour to spot crocodiles. If that isn’t

exciting enough, you could go on a seabed walk and see marine life up close. Find out where you can find these exotic activities.
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9 ways to explore cultural Goa


When the Portuguese left Goa, they left behind an indelible cultural stamp. No visit here would be complete without sampling a bit of its past, either with a museum visit, a church trail, fort

hopping or sampling local music. Walk through the picturesque neighbourhood of Fontainhas and visit the ancient churches in old Goa.
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Goa holidays: Skyscanner’s flight guide


When is the best time to be in Goa, when do you get the cheapest options, how can you avoid the holiday rush? All this and more answered in this guide to when and how to book your Goa

vacation, whether you are looking for a family holiday one or a mad weekend with friends.
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9 romantic retreats in Goa


A beautiful sunset on the beach, a romantic candlelight dinner, a quiet stroll along the countryside – Goa offers all that and much more for those looking for a romantic holiday. Find charming

little heritage hotels and converted Portuguese-style houses to stay for your next vacation in Goa.
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Plan your cycling holiday in Goa


See Goa from a new perspective and hire a cycle the next time you are there. Crank down the speed of life by a few notches and stop to smell the roses. We have for you a list of routes you could

try, taking you to forts, lakes, villages and smaller beaches.
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Wines, spirits and cocktails to try on your Goa holiday


When you are order your drink, go local. Try a feni cocktail or get yourself the locally brewed King’s beer. These are the better known brews of Goa. Want to try something more exotic? Get

yourself some urrack, the distilled version of feni. There’s more on our list of Goan drinks to try.
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Goa’s best eco-resorts


Live in the lap of nature even as you support sustainable travel. Goa has quite a few hotels and resorts that are environment-friendly. Some of them throw in some yoga and Ayurveda too for

good measure. From tents to thatched cottages, there is a variety of options out there.
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11 secret beaches in Goa


Goa has a long coastline and that means there is enough sea for everyone! If you want to dodge the crowds, there are several small beaches that you could head to. Explore these quiet and

picturesque beaches, some of them only accessible by boat.
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Goa: the perfect bachelorette party destination


Planning a bachelorette party? Take the party to Goa and set out for a crazy weekend with your girlfriends! Book yourself into a villa with multiple bedrooms, book your spa treatments, plan

your shopping, explore the nightlife and let the fun begin!
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Unique hotels in Goa


Goa offers a plethora of accommodation options for travellers. With more and more tourists looking for hotels with a difference, you now a choice of boutique hotels, eco-resorts and heritage

homes. While some are nestled into the village life of Goan countryside, others are old Portuguese-style houses converted into hotels, complete with antique furniture.
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10 must-attend festivals in Goa


Join in the excitement and rush of a festival, and Goa has a fair share of those. What’s more, they are quite unique too. Take your pick from among Sunburn Goa, the International Film Festival

India, the country’s largest wine festival named the Grape Escapade, and many more.
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8 places to eat authentic Goan food on your Goan holiday


Food is of course a main part of any Goan holiday. And without doubt, you will be spoilt for choice with the local cuisine. Fresh seafood cooked with local spices should be your first pick – order

yourself a crab curry or grilled tiger prawns. Else, get some mutton xacuti, pork vindaloo, or vegetable caldinha.
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Goa: An affordable holiday with a twist


Whether you are travelling on a budget or not, Goa has something for everyone. For some inexpensive entertainment while you are there, go explore the colonial Goa. There is much to see and

do in the Latin Quarter of Panjim, from ancient chapels to old colonial houses. Don’t forget to take your camera!
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Goa holiday shopping guide


For the shopaholic, Goa has everything from flea markets to cute little boutiques, where you can buy anything from beachwear to antique furniture. We give you a ready-reckoner of shopping,

area by area. Find the best spots for clothes, home décor, books and art.
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The best snorkelling destinations in India


Goa is a great place to go snorkelling, whether you are a beginner or a veteran. Apart from colourful and vibrant sea life, there is also the lure of old shipwrecks along the coast. Expect to see a

wide variety of fish in these warm waters.
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6 places to stay during Sunburn Festival


It’s nearly time for the ultimate year-end party – Sunburn Goa! Held at Vagator, the event attracts music enthusiasts from across the world. There are quite a few accommodation options near

the venue. We give you a quick round up of some of these that keep you close to the action as well as the beach.
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Best markets in Goa for shopping


There are flea markets and night markets, fruit markets and municipal markets. Whatever the market, you are sure to find all kinds of interesting things and excellent photo moments in the

bustle. At the weekly Anjuna flea market, you will find anything from Rajasthani bedspreads to Kashmiri jewellery. For fresh fruits and knickknacks, visit the Panjim municipal market. You will also find great food at these

locations.
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Best private villas for your Goa holiday


If you are travelling with a big group, ditch small hotel rooms and book an entire villa instead. Enjoy the freedom of having the whole place to yourself combined with all the amenities of a

hotel stay. Some of them include meals and concierge service, and gave staff on-call.
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20 things you must pack for your Goa trip to Sunburn


There is going to be a lot of dancing and much beach time. From sunscreen to cool shades, we have for you a checklist of things to pack as you prepare for your Sunburn Goa holiday. Keep this

list handy and have a great holiday!
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Best bars in Goa with a view


If you have had enough of sand in your flip-flops, bring on the good shoes and head to one of these bars. Order yourself a refreshing drink and sit back to enjoy the view. And that view

doesn’t have to be the sea again – it could be the Sal river, Mandovi, or even green fields. If you still want the sea, get great views from atop the Vagator cliff.
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