Honeymoon in Goa
is an opportunity few newly wed couples
in India miss. And the place is a hit among the foreigners too. Mother
nature has blessed Goa with plenty of natural beauty. Goa beaches are the
ideal place to express your heart-felt feelings for your beloved. Lie down
on these lovely beaches with your partner and pour out your heart. Serene
environment would prove a great help.
Beaches in Goa provide your honeymoon character of its own. Honeymoon
means and some subtle emotions would emerge in your heart.
Hearts are filled with passion while ambling on these beaches. Anjuna is a
beach famous for its shingle-sand and flower culture staying there for
decades. Rocky Arambol, joyous Baga, serene Agonda, red sandish Calangute,
undisturbed Polem are the beaches to name a few.
Delicious Goan food means that you would a happy stay in Goa. Vindaloo, a
non-veg dish and feni, cashew brew, add spice to Goan cuisine. In addition
to these local dishes, you can find all popular cuisines of the world in
Goan restaurants. Consuming seafood sitting in a makeshift restaurant in a
beach is a delicious experience. Goan culture reflects a nice fusion of Goan
and Portuguese cultures, and this is evident in its food too. Long string of
gourmet forces means more taste in your honeymoon in Goa
Goa is the destination for most new couples in India. Some more popular
sites that must be travelled to while celebrating honeymoon in Goa
Panaji, the Goan capital, has what it takes to keep the visitors hooked.
Don't expect monuments or highrises in Panaji. The town would provide you
the beautiful view of the sea from a hill-top. Portuguese heritage of Panaji
is something you would notice. Not-so-wide streets, old houses with hanging
balconies and red-tiled rooftops are few symbols of its heritage. Keeping up
to the influence of Portuguese culture, Panaji offers several bars and
Mapusa, 13kms off Panaji, is a small town in north Goa. It has an even
amalgamation of residential and commercial establishments as well as
gardens. Friday market of Mapusa is well-known. People from all over Goa
come here to purchase or sell their wares.
Margao, yet carrying to some extern its Portuguese past, is Goa's second
largest city and commercial metropolis of Salcete taluka in South Goa.
Places of interest in Margao are the Holy Spirit Church founded in 1565 and
the distinctive cross in front built a century earlier. One cannot miss the
large rectangular 'Jorge Barreto' park in front of the colonial-styled
building with its arched corridors.
Chandor is a sleepy village, an odd scattering of tumbledown villas and
farmhouses ranged along shady tree-lined lanes. The splendid
Perreira-Braganza/Menezes-Braganza house, regarded as the grandest of Goa's
colonial mansions is the prime attraction.
This coastal town popularly known as Vasco was originally called Sambhaji.
Imposing multi-storeyed buildings and a church dominate the city centre
here. This well laid out city is also serves as the railway terminus for
It is the state's showpiece and the only remnant of the dominant Portuguese
presence which established its capital on the southern bank of the Mandovi
river. The monuments and cathedrals today represent just a fraction of the
urban development that was Old Goa.
Nightlife while honeymoon in Goa
is exciting. Goa
provides several ways to liven up the evening. Goans like to venture out in
evenings and it is common to find families out for a night of merriment. In
certain areas, almost every third house has a bar-cum-restaurant. Most
places serve delicious seafood and other Goan delicacies and have well
Goa's international airport, located at Dabolim, is 29 km from Capital
Panaji, on the coast near Vasco da Gama. Most domestic airlines operate for
Goa apart from the chartered private airlines operating from UK and Germany.
Daily flights are available Delhi and Mumbai.
Superfast trains connect Goa to various parts of India. Opening of Konkan
railways has made the time required for travelling from Mumbai smaller.
Regular trains are available from Delhi (1,874km), Mumbai (490km) and
Bangalore (430km). Two stations of Goa are at Vasco Da Gama and Margao.
Interstate busess operate from Kadamba Bus Stand of Panaji. You can find
here buses for destinations in Maharashtra and Karnataka.
Ferry services are available from Mumbai and other coastal towns.
One can hire taxis and motorcycle taxis to reach the desired destinations.
Motorcycle taxis are unique ways of transport in Goa. You can take local
buses. Ferry services are also available.