Goa is a tiny Indian state tucked between Maharashtra and Karnataka. Surrounded by the two states in its Northern, Eastern and Southern borders, Goa is all sandy beach at its Western end where it opens up to the Arabian sea. The coastal region is known as the Konkan region. The smallest state of India, Goa is also the party capital of India. Thanks to its location on the Western Ghats range, Goa is a biodiversity hotspot and home to rich flora and fauna. Having been a Portuguese colony in the colonial era, Goa flaunts a colourful blend of Indo-Portuguese cultures.
Goa possesses a dual personality; it is sometimes a party animal and other times a spiritual centre where you can find your inner peace. The biggest of its attractions are its beaches on the western coast. Some of the most popular beaches in Goa are Calangute beach, Baga Beach, Arjuna beach and Palolem. And if you look in the right place you might even find a secluded beach all to yourself. In most of these beaches, you’ll find people take you some kind of water sports activity. Snorkelling in pristine waters of Bogmalo beach is a must do thing in Goa. Other water sports in goa that you can take up are scuba diving, sailing, parasailing, jet skiing, river rafting and a lot more. And if you look in the right place you might even find a secluded beach all to yourself. Goa’s best tourist attractions are Dudhsagar falls, Fort Aguada, Basilica of Born Jesus, Chapora Fort and the Se Cathedral. What remains most prominent is the Goan cuisine. A tantalizing fusion of Indian and Portuguese cuisines, your taste buds will love goa as much as you will.
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