Sandy beaches, historic forts, rocky coast and gushing waves, Goa has it all and is rightly touted as the ultimate holiday destination. You’ll find some of the famous forts and scenic beaches spread throughout the Goan coastline. And hence if you want to get the true vibe of Goa, it is important that you explore the entire coastline and not just one or two places. Some of the best Goa resorts and hotels, the likes of The LaLiT Golf & Spa Resort Goa, will make sure that you have a luxurious, memorable stay as you explore the scenic spots of the coastline. Here we have listed the top places that must be on your itinerary when holidaying in Goa:
This grand fort of Aguada will take you back to the 16th century and give you a chance to explore the remnants of the Portuguese rule. Here you’ll also get an opportunity to see one of the oldest lighthouses of Asia. The four-storey lighthouse was built in 1864 and used to emit light every 30 minutes. Visiting this fort will help you gain an insight into the rich history of Goa and also a chance to marvel at the military architecture. When here, don’t miss to watch the glorious sunset views over the Arabian Sea.
From fort Aguada, head to one of the tidiest beaches of Goa, the Sinquerim beach. It is one of the most popular beaches in north Goa where one can enjoy world-class adventure sports like parasailing, water-skiing and scuba diving. So, if you are planning for some adventure sports activities on your holiday in Goa, a visit to this beautiful beach must be on your list. You’ll find several good restaurants nearby where you can relish mouth-watering delicacies. The very famous ‘Baga’ – hub for shopping is also nearby, so don’t forget to pick some souvenirs from there.
This is yet another prime attraction that you must visit when exploring the scenic Goan coastline. It lately got popularized as the Bollywood movie Dil Chahta was shot here in the year 2001. The movie was a blockbuster and struck a chord with the young generation, who identified this fort with the movie. The best time to visit this stunning fort is in the evening as the sunset views are just spectacular. In the evening, the sky paints everything around in the sunset colour, especially the beaches of Chapora and the Chapora River. The sight is just perfect for some amazing clicks.
This picturesque beach enclosed by thick coconut palms is a popular attraction in south Goa. Goa Carnival that happens every year around February March and is famous for its live music, dance and colourful parades is held at this beach. So if you are here with your friends on a holiday, make sure you enjoy some time at this spectacular beach. For your stay, you can choose from any of the best hotels in Goa with private beach that are near the beach. You can even book your stay at The Lalit Golf and Spa Resort which is just 10 minutes away from this scenic beach.