One of the two districts in Goa, South Goa shares its boundaries with Karnataka to its south and east, the Arabian Sea to its west and north Goa to its north. This region of Goa is known for laid-back beaches, umpteen sightseeing places and lots of fun activities including watersports. From the biggest naval port to many exotic beaches and villages with tons of history, there is a lot more to Goa than Baga, Mambo and Calangute.
Some of the best beaches in Goa where you can be happily lazy are located in South Goa. Sandy white Palolem Beach fringed with palm trees, picturesque Butterfly beach and the shopperâ€™s paradise, Colva beach, there is a beach for everyone in south Goa. And when you come out of the trance, you can go exploring the famous sightseeing places in South Goa. Best among them are the largest cathedral in Asia, Se cathedral, Gothic St Xavierâ€™s Church, Shantadurga Temple, and the Naval Aviation Museum. If shoppers are looking for a fix for their itch, head to the famous Margao market. This market is often considered as the best place to visit in South Goa. The best of Goan cuisine can be tasted in south Goa, amongst which seafood is best here. When it comes to fun activities, Dolphin spotting, full moon parties, trekking and water sports like jet skiing, rock climbing, Banana boat rides are a few amongst the many things you can do in South Goa.
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