March 6, 2014
Honeymoon and Goa are synonymous with each other. Goa is one of the most preferred places of holiday in India. It may not be the state to receive maximum number of tourists in India but the state is well known to receive international tourists on a large scale, more than probably any other state in the country. The idyllic blend of traditional and modern facets of Indian life, Goa is the ultimate destination for a lively vacation. Not just a urbanized state with a vibrant nightlife and lively culture Goa is also a naturalist’s haven. It’s plush landscape, windy palms, sun-kissed beaches, the adjacent Arabian Sea tapping on its shores; Goa is the place to be. The tiniest state among all the 28 states of India, Goa packs in a lot as compared to its tiny size.
The beautifully adorned churches are one of the major contributors that led the state earn the sobriquet of “Pearl of the Orient”. Few of the most renowned churches in the state include Basilica of Bom Jesus, St. Augustine church, Church of St Francis of Assisi among several others. The State is infamous for its unending carnivals and parties. The New Year, Christmas parties and the Sunburn festival in the state of Goa are centre of attraction for a massive crowd, many a times comprising of celebrities all across India.
The beaches in Goa are one of the finest in the world and are an absolute delight for beach lovers. Stroll down the Anjuna beach and experience the flea markets and Trance parties. Nearby is the Chapora Fort that offers magnificent view of the cavernous blue Sea and the Albuquerque Mansion offer an astounding anthology of the Portugal Era in Goa. Another not to be missed beach is the Calangute beach, called the most commercialized beach also the most favorite among the tourists for the shops and eating spots that are lined up there. For watersports enthusiasts, Candolim beach must be the ideal location for the various facilities that it provides for Parasailing and paragliding, water skiing, surfing etc.Share