Goa Beaches, Hotels & Resorts – An ideal Place for a Holiday

Why Goa?

Located in the West Indian region known as the Konkan, Goa, famously referred to as the land of the beaches is bounded by the state of Maharashtra and Karnataka to the north and east respectively.

Goa without doubt is a hot tourism spot and is frequented by large numbers of international and domestic tourists each year; its beaches, places of worship and world heritage architecture being of prime importance.

Goa tourism in-fact revolves around beaches and cuisine as a matter of fact the Goan fish curry recipe is one of Goa’s most celebrated cuisines the world over. The first thing that comes to the lips of a tourist when in Goa is the famous “Goan Fish Curry” Goan cuisine just doesn’t end here, prawns, the best of fish is what is usually eaten a lot when one visits Goa.

Places to Visit?

Goa has a lot of Portuguese infrastructure that’s still intact. The old Goa churches are a classic example of the existence of such marvelous infrastructures. Furthermore, the The Basilica of Bom Jesus at old Goa is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and holds the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier.  Once in every 10 years the body of St. Francis Xavier is taken out for public viewing and people from all across flock in to catch a glimpse.


Of course, Goa is renowned for its beaches and a holiday without a visit to Goa’s beaches makes for an incomplete holiday. Calangute beach, arambol beach, vagator beach, candolim beach are some of the best and most frequented beaches and the Goa tourism board does its level best to ensure that things move on smoothly keeping in mind the crowd that Goa receives during peak season time is enormous.


There are plenty of hotels to choose from when in Goa to enjoy your holiday. Holiday packages are attractive and range from basic hotels to luxury hotels to beach resorts. Depending on your requirements and the type of holiday one can decide whether he wants to go in for a beach resort or a simple hotel, etc. Here are some exciting Goa holiday packages for you to choose from.

Most of the Goa beaches have water sports and adventure rides that will definitely thrill visitors, the beach shacks with live karaoke and exciting food makes for an ideal beach visit.

Lastly, make sure you take along with you your camera as a Goa holiday definitely makes for a good photo collection J