Beaches, sunsets and nightlife - the land of many facets Neatly tucked into the Western coast of India, Goa is the state associated most with touristy beaches, happening nightlife and over 300-year old Portuguese architecture.
Referred to as the city of churches by many, Goa provides a rich mix of Indian culture with Portuguese effect. Visibly different from the rest of the country, Goa has characteristic colorful houses, lush green fields and a soothing languidness in atmosphere. The charming villages of Goa are ideal for a laidback morning walk or an aimless evening stroll. North and South regions of the place are strikingly different - the former is a cultural hub with traditional eateries and markets, while the latter is a luxurious side of it with 5-star hotels, private beaches and a mix of white sand and clean blue water. Under the star-laden skies, each festivity becomes more alive. Goa greens and wildlife makes for a nature lover's ideal hotspot. If you're the exploring types, you might want to visit the gorgeous spice gardens and try a glassful of cashew-palm feni. Goa provides respite not just for tourists on an appointment with nature, it is also the place for crazy parties and vivacious night-life. The ultimate tourist destination of India, Goa promises to be something special for all types of travellers.