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  • Are you a fan of Goa and its beaches? Then you must know about the beach huts in Goa which have a particular space in pulling a number of tourists toward the pristine beaches in the Goa state. A paradise with white sandy beaches on Earth is Goa and everything related to it has a magnificent beauty obviously carved on it. 

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    Tourists from India and foreign countries find this tropical haven as a coloured destination to spend ample time amidst the flawless beauty of nature exaggerated by the Arabian Sea and the surroundings. To experience the beaches at its best level, you should try renting a beach hut and enjoy the views without getting affected by the scorching sun. Beach huts are quite common on many of the beaches in Goa and they arrange the best setting inside to make your time splendid and without letting you miss out any beauty on the shore and on the sea. 

    The cozy interiors of these huts give special consideration to all the users of them and people who travel on a specific budget will find these huts very helpful and reasonable. The accommodation in them is comfortable and ensuring utmost privacy.

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    Check this list out to know the best beach shacks in Goa whole heartedly welcoming you to take an opportunity to stay at a comfortable place overlooking the beaches but at very cheap rates. The list introduces you to Tantra Café and Huts, Green Park Beach Resort, Dunhill Resort, Café Blue Resort, Shanti Village, Abel Cressida Resort and many more.

    Here are some of the best beach huts and shacks in Goa:

  • 01Tantra Cafe and Huts

    Tantra Cafe and Huts
    On Anjuna Beach, Tantra Café and Huts is considered to be one of the centrally located beach huts proximate to the coastline of North Goa. Replete with deck chairs and sun beds, it is quite popular among families and tourists alike.The huts are quaint and made of either wood or bamboo.

    The beach hut resort is also close to some good restaurants in the area. Tourists can unwind and get a true feel of the electrifying Goa nightlife at the few nightclubs in the vicinity.

    The cafe is priced reasonably between 
    Rs 3000-4000 per night from November – January. The relaxed atmosphere and quaint accommodation are a great incentive for why you should splurge on the Tantra Cafe.
  • 02Green Park Beach Resort

    Green Park Beach Resort
    Situated on the Palolem Beach, this resort provides a deluxe beach experience; perfect to unwind and rejuvenate. On offer are standard and deluxe huts which come along with a beachfront restaurant known for its delectable seafood cuisine.

    Guests can recharge with a spa and massage centre as well as water sport options like kayaking and boat trips. During the peak season from November to February would cost anywhere between Rs1500 – Rs 4500 per night and up to Rs 3000 per night from April to July.
    Water sports and dolphin watching are why you should sign up for a luxurious stay at this beach hut.
  • 03Dunhill Resort

    Dunhill Resort
    The resort is located at Agonda Beach, the South of Goa and is an ideal destination in Goa for families and friends owing to its beach-facing restaurants, huts and cottages.
    The beach hut stay offers luxurious accommodation which includes cabanas, courtyard and garden view rooms. There are quite a few good restaurants nearby including Green Valley, La Dolce Vita and Cocos.

    The in-house bar and restaurant is also quite a popular draw. In the peak season from December to January, the Dunhill resort could cost you anywhere between Rs 3000 to Rs 8000 which is quite a great price considering how luxurious the Dunhill resort is.
  • 04Cafe Blue Resort

    Cafe Blue Resort
    Lolling on the beautiful Palolem Beach, this resort in Goa is surrounded by golden sand and is home to some of the best beach huts in Goa.It offers tourists the option of AC and Non-AC beach luxury rooms which are stacked with the latest amenities.

    Each beach hut has a balcony which provides a partial view of the sea.There are a host of restaurants, bars and nightclubs in the area which include Magic Italy and Café Inn among others. The resort’s restaurant serves some mouth-watering international and local delicacies.

    There are options for water sports that one can indulge, banana rides and some jet skiing are absolutely recommended. If your visit falls anywhere between November and February, you could end up spending 
    Rs 3450 – Rs 5400 per night, what makes the price worth is is the sumptuous food, tasteful ambience and excellent room service.
  • 05Shanti Village

    Shanti Village

    Situated on the Agonda Beach, this luxury resort provides the perfect escape for individuals who enjoy the quieter moments in life. It possesses eight luxury beach huts that are well-furnished and equipped with modern amenities.

    Each beach hut comes with large open bathroom and verandah. One of the highlights of the resort is its proximity to some of the best bars and restaurants in the area including La Dolce Vita and Alpha Bar among others. The in-house private restaurant serves delicious seafood.

    Among the best beach shacks in Goa, sun bathing is a common sight at this glorious retreat. A night at Shanti Village could cost you anywhere between 3500 to 6000 per night during November to January. And, one can even find out many more best things to do in Goa during the visit with your family and friends.


  • 06Abel Cressida Resort

    Abel Cressida Resort
    Nestled in the midst of lush greenery, this resort is located on the famous Palolem Beach. There are AC rooms as well as other rooms that face the tropical gardens.

    These huts are simple and cozy with large balconies attached to them. Banana rides and parasailing are just some of the water sport activities on offer. Proximate restaurants and bars like Dropadi and Café Inn are quite popular and one of the best cafe's in Goa.

    The in-house restaurant serves some delicious seafood and international cuisine.  During the peak season from December – February staying at Abel Cressida could cost anywhere from 
    Rs 3000- Rs 5500 per night.
  • 07Palolem Beach Resort

    Palolem Beach Resort
    Palolem Beach Resort close to the Palolem Beach is a thrilling prospect for tourists who want to relax and unwind.
    The presence of a number of good restaurants and bars offer tourists a chance to indulge in some local cuisine. There are quite a few water sports available like jet skiing and banana rides among others.

    The cottages on offer provide a magnificent sea view in Goa. During December – January a stay at this beach shack could cost you Rs 2000-5000 per night.
  • 0820 April (Beach Huts)

    20 April (Beach Huts)
    Located in Patnem Beach, these new beach huts are inviting as they are colourful and well-spaced. The resort offers standard and deluxe huts which are comfortable and perfect for families and friends.

    Guests can enjoy dining options while also being a stones thrown away from a bevy of restaurants, bars and nightclubs – Home and Magic View and Silent House Part among others.
    Room service and internet access are just some of the main features on offer.  In the peak season of December to February one could end up paying Rs 4500- 6500 per night.
  • 09Hangout Agonda Beach Resort

    Hangout Agonda Beach Resort
    This eco-friendly resort is situated on the north end of the Agonda Beach and is renowned for its great hospitality and luxury beach hut experience. It offers a fantastic view of the seaside.

    In here is an in-house restaurant that offers Indian and Continental cuisine. Also conducted are water sports and activities like dolphin viewing and fishing cruises, rock climbing and surfing among others.

    Popular among tourists who stay here are the beach and sea-facing huts. If you plan on staying here between October – February you could be spending Rs 2500 – Rs 4700per night for the various huts.
  • 10Shanti Agonda

    Shanti Agonda

    This resort is situated on the famous Agonda Beach and is nestled among tropical trees and lush greenery. The huts are either made of coconut palm leaves or wood and come with an attached bathroom and a spacious verandah that overlooks the beach.

    There are quite a few beaches located proximate to the resort including Cola and Rajbag Beach. Nightclubs and restaurants can also be found in the vicinity and the in-house restaurant is among the popular eateries in the area. The huts are stocked with the essential amenities to ensure a secure stay.

    Jet skiing and boating are just some of the water sport activities on offer, thereby solidifying its status as one of the best beach huts in Goa. Stay at Shanti Agonda could cost you anywhere between Rs 2600 and Rs 3200 per night in the months from December – February.


  • 11Rama Resort

    The resort is situated on the south end of Goa, part of the famous Agonda Beach. The tranquil surroundings amidst nature ensure a peaceful stay for all its visitors.

    On offer are stylish tents decked with local artifacts and various ethnic embellishments. The in-house restaurant serves exotic local and international cuisine which is quite popular. 

    Each suite or hut is exquisitely furnished to provide a comfortable living experience. In the months from November – January guests would pay anywhere between Rs 1500- Rs 3500 per night.

  • 12Namaste

    Namaste
    This resort is located near the centre of the famous Patnem Beach and is among the best beach shacks in Goa.It is famous for hosting live music sessions featuring DJ’s and other local musicians. Being close to restaurants and bars, this stay offers a wide array of choices to its guests. Tourists have the option of three types of rooms at affordable rates.

    The rooms are tastefully furnished and come with an attached bathroom. The in-house restaurant serves good seafood and cocktails too. During the peak season from December to January guests would be paying about Rs 1200 to Rs 2500.
  • 13Om Shanti

    Om Shanti
    This beach hut resort is located on Patnem Beach and fits the bill of a retreat that re-energizes and soothes the senses. The in-house multi-cuisine restaurant serves some delicious local and western delicacies which are a rage among the guests.

    Hospitable staff and excellent service adds to the delight. There are AC huts and garden view huts on offer in addition to some fun water sport activities like surfing and banana rides. During peak season from November – January patrons would be paying Rs 1200- Rs 3000 per night
  • 14Cuba Patnem

    Cuba Patnem
    Situated on the beautiful Patnem Beach,this large property is surrounded by coconut palms and ensures that guests escape to another world. The resort has around 12 AC and Non-AC luxury huts with the latest amenities.

    The rooftop balconies offer a sea view which is breathtaking. The resort’s restaurant and bar serves some delightful cuisine which include local Goan dishes as well as other Indian delicacies.
    Water sports offered include parasailing, jet skiing and surfing, among others. Hot and cold showers and a quaint writing desk are just some of the amenities on offer, making it among the favoured beach huts in Goa.

    If this sounds ideal to you, this getaway could be yours 
    Rs 2850 – Rs 7800 per night in the months of December  to February.
  • 15Salida Del Sol

    Salida Del Sol

    This business boutique resort offers businessman a respite from their pressing daily schedules and timelines. There are standard and deluxe rooms as well as suites too.

    These rooms provide luxurious amenities which includes a mini bar. Tourists can get their gastronomic fills at the fine dining restaurant. A luxury business experience could be yours at Rs 3850 – Rs 9100 per night during the peak season from December to January

  • 16 Zaika Zeal Resort

     Zaika Zeal Resort

    This private beach resort is perfect for families and small groups pining for a break from everyday life.

    Boasting of being one of the best beach shacks in Goa, the place offers king size Goan cottages as well as sea-facing cottages that are fancy and comfortable

    The joy of taking in the sea breeze from a private verandah offers an incomparable experience. Another added advantage of the resort is that it is a walking distance from some of the best hotspots in the area – La Dolce Vita and Alpha Bar. The restaurant located within the premises offers a range of eating options which include Chinese and Tandoor dishes.

    Sailing is the famous water sport activity in Goa which is offered here. Costing anywhere between Rs 2000 to Rs 4000 a night in the peak season from December to January, this place is sure to surprise you with its fantastic ambience.

  • 17Casa Fiesta

    Casa Fiesta

    Located on Palolem Beach, this resort offers a relaxing experience to the guests. It has a variety of beach huts and bungalows which offer a great view of the sea.

    Tourists can sink their teeth deep into the well prepared mouth-watering sea food. The resort offers its guests the opportunity to indulge in boat trips and other fun water activities as well as dolphin trips and picnics.

    Making the sojourn more comfortable are the laundry service and pick up and drop facilities. With its homely atmosphere and friendly staff, this is a trip you’ll truly enjoy.

    In the peak season from  December – January stay at the Casa Fiesta could cost you Rs 2200 – 3000 per night.

  • 18Funtastic Beach Huts

    Funtastic Beach Huts

    Centrally located on the beautiful Patnem Beach, this resort provides some of thebest beach huts in Goa. Since it is proximate to the beach, guests have the luxury of sunbathing and peacefully strolling along the shore lines. 

    The stay has some affordable rooms for backpackers as well as luxury rooms. Water sport activities available include parasailing and water sailing, among others. The sea view cottages are comfortable and form a small village which is quaint and located just behind the in-house restaurant which serves some great-tasting food.

    During the peak season from November to January this budget stay could be yours for as little as Rs 800 per night and go upto Rs 3500.

  • 19H2O Agonda

    Part of a quaint fishing village in South Goa, this resort offers sea-view and garden cottages which are well furnished and stacked with modern amenities.

    Also provided are tents for tourists who want to experience life in the outdoors. Tourists have the pleasure of diningin the in-house restaurant which serves organic and sea food.

    They can also pamper themselves and relax at the ayurvedic spa. The presence of private balconies allows guests to enjoy quiet moments on their own. During the peak season from December – February the price per night would be anywhere between Rs 4500 and Rs 7000 per night.

  • 20Colomb Bay Beach House

    Colomb Bay Beach House

    Located close to the Patnem and Palolem Beach, this traditional Goan beach house is fashioned along the lines of a quaint villa and is equipped with all the amenities and facilities which will make the stay there a home experience.

    The relaxing hammocks and the spacious balcony that provides a view of the Colomb Bay are just some of the highlights of the beach house.

    The single beach house has two large bedrooms that have satellite TV and Internet access. The stay at Colomb Bay Beach House in the months of October to February could cost Rs 5000-8000 per night.

  • 21Riverview Villa

    Riverview Villa

    This luxury villa is situated close to the Palolem Beach near South Goa. A two-storied structure boasts of a bedroom, a balcony as well as a riverside pavilion among other amenities.

    The villa is equipped with all the modern amenities like a TV, fridge and even WiFi access. Adventure enthusiasts in Goa can avail of the slew of water sport activities like jet skiing, wind-surfing, kayaking and fishing, among others. There are quite a few restaurants nearby that will also deliver meals to the villa.

    A stay at Riverview Villa could set you back Rs 20000 in the peak season! But given how luxurious the Riverview Villa is, it is worth the money

  • 22Dwarka Eco Beach Resort, Cola

    Dwarka Eco Beach Resort, Cola

    Lounging on the Cola Beach, this resort is among the lesser known ones and provides an unforgettable experience. There is a private entrance to the retreat which extends for nearly 3 kms.

    The beach resort comprises 10 cottages that are tastefully furnished and provide a comfortable and cozy living experience. The cottages are impermanent and are dismantled during the monsoons and are rebuilt after just before the peak season.

    The resort offers a buffet for its guests in addition to offering recreational activities in Goa like kayaking and fishing among others. In the peak season from November to January a patron could spend Rs 6000 per night including all meals.

  • 23Art Resort Goa, Palolem Beach

    Art Resort Goa, Palolem Beach

    Located in Palolem Beach, this boutique resort is an innovative concept. It not only offers guests the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful location but also ensures that budding artists have a place to showcase their art.

    The stay comes with an added advantage of being close to some of the best restaurants and bars in the area including Café Inn and Laguna Vista. Comprising of 6 cottages, the space is exquisitely furnished and tastefully decorated. The khadi inspired interiors are pretty great.

    Food lovers can get their fill at the restaurant which offers some great local and Austrian cuisine. In the peak season from December – January sojourners could spend about 7200 – 10,500 per night.

  • 24Papayas

    Papayas

    Owned by a Goan-Swiss family, Papayas functions from November to May every year. It comprises a beach-facing bar and restaurant which is a favourite hangout spot among the guests there.

    The restaurant serves authentic Goan food. The cottages are all eco-friendly and are made up of local wood and bamboo. The amenities on offer include all the basics which are environment-friendly.

    Guests have the chance to indulge in some dolphin watching as well as alligator and bird watching in the Goan backwaters. During the season from October to May, stay at Papayas could cost one Rs 7000-8000 per night

  • 25Simrose

    Simrose

    Perfect for a quiet getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Simrose Resort is situated on the Agonda Beach. It comprises well-decorated and furnished huts that cater to all types of budgets, making it among the best beach shacks in Goa on offer.

    There has been an addition of four new huts (sea-view and garden-view huts). Most of the huts have an open-air bathroom. Guests are appreciative of the wonderful local food prepared here.

    Shanti Restaurantis also close by if you are looking for a chance to eat close to the beach.  Stay here during peak season from November to January could cost you Rs 2000-6000 per night.

  • 26Village Susegat

    Village Susegat
    Located close to Morjim Beach, this tiny village comprises of clusters of bungalows that posses all the basic amenities. Each bungalow has its own private garden and is constructed with only the finest eco-friendly material.

    The café bar and restaurant provide wholesome and delicious food.The resort provides guests the opportunity to enjoy water sports like sailing and kayaking.

    For two days during the peak season, from November to February guests could be spending Rs2500 to Rs 7000.
  • 27Agonda Cottages

    Agonda Cottages

    These 14 luxury cottages are located close to the Agonda Beach and are aesthetically decorated and furnished with the latest amenities – solar heated water and king size beds.

    The cottages are also proximate to the beach, offering water sports like parasailing and jet skiing among others. The in-house restaurant offers guests some delectable cuisine which is local in origin.

    The presence of a wellness spa is an added attraction for those individuals that want to relax and unwind. In the peak season from November to January guests could be spending around Rs 4000 per night.

  • 28Little Palm Grove

    Little Palm Grove

    Touted as a unique boutique resort and located close to Ashwem Beach, the retreat comprises of sea –facing and garden-view cottages that have their own balconies and private gardens.

    The resort offers guests the opportunity to indulge in some fishing and sailing. There is an in-house restaurant and bar that serves some delectable cuisine, a favourite among guests.

    The cottages are stacked with all the basic amenities which include a television and even a laundry service for those that want to avail of it. There is also a facility available for guests to hire taxis and cars for the day to take them around. In the months from December – January the cost per night would range between Rs 6000- Rs 700.

  • 29Laguna Vista

    Laguna Vista

    Located close to Patnem and Palolem beach, this resort offers guests the opportunity to rest in the very midst of nature. The stay has a boutique which showcases some fabulous jewellery from Nepal, Indian and Thailand.

    There are a number of restaurants and bars that can be found in and around the vicinity. The bamboo and wooden huts are quite quaint and are especially suited for tourists who are on a budget.

    A live music night is something which all guests will look forward to. Water sports including jet skiing and parasailing draws quite a crowd. In the months of December – January stay at Laguna Vista would cost Rs 2000-2500 per night.

  • 30Chattai

    Chattai

    These beach huts located proximate to the Agonda Beach and offer simple yet comfortable accommodation. Each hut is fitted with all the basic amenities to ensure a pleasant stay.

    Bars and restaurants are nearby and can be visited for meals. Water sports on offer include jet skiing and fishing among others. The in-house restaurant provides some amazing cuisine which can be ordered to the room as well. Visiting this place in your Goa trip will definitely make your trip one of the best one.

    This rustic ambience could be yours for Rs 1600 – 3000 per night  in the peak season from December to February.

    The best beach shacks in Goa are an affordable option for those individuals on a budget. They offer guests a chance to relax and unwind while staying near to the sandy delights.

    The highlight is being able to commune closely with nature every morning while also indulging in some fun water sport activities.

Beach stays in Goa

Attractions

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Dona Paula Beach

A lover’s paradise, the name of the location got its designation after a tragic love story, making the place more interesting and catchy. This former village is a heaven on earth that provides picturesque spots and huge space for sunbathing while relaxing in the calm beaches adjacent to clean blue waters.

Travellers love to be here to indulge in water sports like parasailing, kayaking etc. and gets the adrenaline rush at beaches like Dias beach and Dona Paula beach. Moreover, the markets for shopping are also vibrant and gets shiny names of food and drinking spots to attract visitors. For a perfect stay, one can also book their own resort or hotels here which are also loaded with amenities and good services.

Location
: 6 km from Panaji city.


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Temple of Bodgeshwar

Welcome yourself to one of the most enchanting pilgrimages centres, which is additionally an unbeatable place to visit in North Goa. Well settled in Mapusa, the temple is situated within the lush green environment and contains a small shrine within dedicated to Kanakeshwar Baba or Bodgeshwar, locally known as Bongini.

Famous for fulfilling the desires of its devotees, it also gets a flock of people searching for peace and a calm mind. Every year, a cultural festival also take place in the month of December of January and the location gets thronged by locals as well as tourists.

Location: Mapusa at Calangute - Mapusa Road.

Entry Fees: No fees required for entry.

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Basilica of Bom Jesus

The oldest withstanding Church of Goa, beautifully built under the influence of Portuguese architectural style, is one of the best places to visit in Panjim. The lovely marble floor embellished with valuable stones adds up to the charm of the magnificent church.

The cathedral of the Church holds the remains of St. Xavier's in a silver casket which is elegantly decorated and, worshiped by his devotees. Famed for its amazing architecture, this ornate structure survived since the 16th century.
The locals believe the remains are eternal and, have obscure healing powers which in turn makes it one of the most attractive places to see in Panjim.

Location:
Old Goa Road, Near Gandhi Circle, Goa 403402, India

Timings: 
All days of the week except Sunday (9:00 AM - 6:30 PM)
               Sunday (10:30 AM - 6:30 PM)

Entry Fees:
Free

Distance from Panjim Bus Stand:
Approximately 11 km

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Fort Aguada

 Pulled up with a dark bricked stretch within the sea waters, Fort Aguada invites the visitors even from far to take a walk in, take a peek into the sea differently and get clicked in a movie style. The architecture of the fort is in royal Portuguese style and its vastness within the fortress is just grand.

One can witness the confluence of Mandovi river in the Arabian sea from here and the fort is a witness to the same since years. Embrace the old construction and military architecture here along with the lighthouse that stands tall. If the fort is not visited on a Goa trip, the trip is just not done right.

Location: At the southern tip of Candolim beach

Timings: Fort Aguada is open all days from 8.30 AM to 5.30 PM

Entry Fees: Good news! There are no charges to visit this ecstatic location. Visit it like a free bird.

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Se Cathedral Church

One of the most striking churches in India is the “Se Cathedral” located in the Southern part of Goa. This magnificent church exhibits excellent artistry of the Portuguese-Manueline style with beautifully arched interior and an impressive courtyard. Previously, the cathedral had two towers but one of them collapsed in late 17th Century and was never rebuilt.

This cathedral is dedicated to St.Catherine, who belonged to Alexandria and there are six panels where her life scenes are beautifully carved. The most prominent feature of this cathedral is the huge “golden bell” which is one of the best bells in the world. This 250 feet high cathedral is a frequented spot and is visited by the tourists as well as locals. The tranquility and serene aura of the cathedral makes it a must visit spot in the list of places to visit in South Goa.

Location: 
Velha, Goa 403402

Timings: 
7:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Entry Fee: 
Free 

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Shantadurga Temple

“Pious Aura” this is what you will witness at this magnificent temple situated at the foot of Kavlem village in Ponda Taluka. This temple is devoted to goddess “Shantadurga” who is worshiped as the “Goddess of Peace” and, it is one of the most prominent and, large temples in entire Goa.

The divine shrine was initially situated at, Cavelossim but during the demolition period of the Portuguese in the mid 15th century, the celestial being was relocated to Kavlem. The vibrant combination of the maroon, white and peach give the temple an enchanting old-charm look.

Apart from these, Nayan Manohar Deepstambh is another point of attraction which is beautifully lit during the festivals and at that time, the beauty has no boundaries.

Location: 
Kapileswari - Kavlem Rd, Donshiwado, Ponda, Goa 403401

Timings: 
5:00 AM - 10:00  PM

Entry Fee:
Free

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The Church of Mae De Deus

This bright white building and Neo-Gothic architecture are so impulsive that just mesmerizes its beholders. One will surely get awestruck with the impact of peaceful beauty, settlement within the greenery and the aura it presents right from the first look to the same.

Right from the exteriors to interiors, the church is certainly one of the best places to visit in North Goa. Interestingly, it houses the miraculous statue of Mae de Deus which brought the church back to life post its ruin state. With imposing interiors and carved ornamentation on ceiling and walls, the church magnetizes not just the religion followers but also those who love to praise the reality on the ground.

Location: Chogm Rd, Saligao

Timings: Gate to God’s own home opens up every day from 9.00 AM to 12.30 PM and from 3.00 PM to 5.00 PM.

Entry Fees: Absolutely none!

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Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary

Sitting, right in the middle of the hillock this mighty church has three shrines of Mary, Our Lady of the Rosary and, Crucifixion of Jesus. Being the first church to built-in Goa it holds utmost significance in its tourism and, adding up to the most attractive places to visit in Panjim.

Previously, it was just a chapel in the early 15th century but, with time and tide, the chapel went through many transformations and, led to this massive structure which is elegantly built with influences of several architectural styles.

Location:
 North-Eastern Side of Central Square, Panjim 403001, India

Timings: 
All days 10 AM - 12:30 PM and 4 PM - 5:30 PM

Entry Fees: 
Free

Distance from Panjim Bus Stand: 
Approximately 1.6 km away.

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Casino Royale Goa

This place will “blow your mind” as here casino floats on water. Deltin has modern and classy casinos which are undoubtedly the most happening ones. There are numerous floors sprawling over an area of 40,000 square feet with various sections to keep people engaged of all ages. With 123 gaming tables here, you can play all sorts of gambling games be it Poker, Teen Patti, Black Jack, and many more variants.

While you enjoy the gambling, you can also savor exclusive liquors at the whiskey lounge with amazing hand-rolled cigars. The casino provides all the top-notch amenities and, is the ace in the field of the casinos. Undoubtedly it is one of the most happening places to visit in Panjim.
One can also relax in VIP gaming suites where one can stay as well as play. The highlighting feature of the casino is that it is the only place with a dedicated poker room.

Location: 
Noah's Ark, RND Jetty, Dayanand Bandodkar Road, Panaji, Goa 403001

Timings: 
Open 24 hrs

Entry Fees: 
Monday to Thursday    Rs 2500/-   
                    Friday to Sunday
         Rs 3500/-

Distance from Panjim Bus Stand: 
Approximately 1.6 km away

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Bhagwan Mahaveer Wildlife Sanctuary

This wildlife century came into existence in the year 1999 under the Wildlife Act. The Sanctuary lies on the Western Ghats in the northern part of the Panjim city. Sprawling over an area of 240 sq km, it has rich flora and fauna which attracts the tourists. One can witness bewitching scenic views at this splendid Sanctuary which is the largest protected wildlife. 

Here at this sanctuary, you can come across numerous variant of animals like Pythons, Cobras, Slender Toris, Jungle Cats, Elephants, avian Birds, and many more rare species. One can even hire a jeep to explore every nook and corner of the diverse sanctuary.

Location: 
NH 4A, Caranzol, Goa, 403410, India

Timings: 
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Entry Fee: 
Rs. 20 per person for Adults
                  Rs. 10 per person for Children
                  Rs 30 per Still Camera
                  Rs 150 per Camcorder

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St Xavier’s Church

This is one of the most frequented sightseeing places in Goa famed as the prominent landmark for the Catholics. This extrusive church holds the incorrupt body of Saint Francis Xavier and, was built in the year 1605. After a few years of being built in 1622, the body of Saint Xavier was brought here and laid in a glass mausoleum. It is one of the most charming places to visit in South Goa which has showcased modern art in the gallery and, the structure exhibits a jaw-dropping baroque style of architecture.

The best time to visit Bom Jesus Basilica is December, as in this month you can experience the traditions, cultures and a lot more at Christmas time.

Location: 
Off National Highway 4, Velha Goa, Goa 403110

Timings: 
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Entry Fee: 
Free

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Fort Aguada

Showcasing the glory of the Portuguese empire this fort stands overlooking the Arabian sea. Built in the early 16th century to keep an eye on the enemies this fort give breathtaking views and, is one of the most majestic places to visit in Panjim.

The mystifying structure is more than 400 years old and still, its majestic beauty remains intact. It also houses a lighthouse which was built to guide the ships and, another part is the Aguada Jail which is one of the largest jails in Goa.
The location of the mighty fort is strategic so that it provides great defense from the rivals.

Location:
Fort Aguada Rd, Aguada Fort Area, Candolim, Goa 403515

Timings:
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Entry Fees:
Free

Distance from Panjim Bus Stand:
Approximately 15 km

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Goa Archaeological Museum

This “Architectural Marvel” showcases the artifacts of the Portuguese rule in India, with eight unique galleries exhibiting different slices of the pre-historic era of Portuguese sways. The most significant of these are deemed to be the paintings of the long-dead Governors and, Administrators of Goa.

To add up to the amusement of the visitors, the museum also has a remarkable collection of stamps, religious artifacts, and other such hidden gems. This is a perfect place to dig up the history of the Goan culture and styles in the early ages.

Location: 
EDC Complex, Patto, Panaji, Goa 403001

Timings: 
9:00 AM- 5:00 PM

Entry Fees: 
Only Rs 5/- per person

Distance from Panjim Bus Stand: 
Approximately 9 km

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Naval Aviation Museum

Get awestruck by the amazing collection of The Naval Aviation Museum where you can witness the true essence of Military. This amazing museum is a must visit tourist place in Goa and lies in the vicinity of Vasco da Gama.

Here, one can see real Helicopters, Aircraft, Fighter Jets and learn about their history. The museum is a combination of two parts, one is the outdoor regions which exhibits the evolution of the Indian Naval Air Arms and, another is the double-storey indoor gallery. The Naval Aviation Museum is the only of its kind in Asia. The outer region is a large park which has 13 aircraft in total namely, Sea Harrier, HAL Chetak, Westland Sea King and many more such decommissioned aircraft.

Location: 
Bogmalo Road, Dabolim AP Vasco da Gama, Mormugao, Goa 403806

Timings:
Tuesday - Sunday(9:30 AM - 5 PM)
               Monday(Remains Closed)

Entry Fee: 
Rs. 20

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Casino Pride

Another amazing casino life could be experienced at Casino Pride which has its anchor tied down in Mandovi river. The casino boat has the best of the facilities and services having well-trained staff, delicious meals and a good range of drinks.

Moreover, the charm of the boat gets an upgradation with the performance of skilled dancers, acts by celebrities, people counting their winning amount while enjoying offers on unlimited drinks.

Entry Fees:
Rs 1500 on Monday-Thursday and Rs 2000 on Friday-Saturday

Timings:
Open 24x7 to all its guests.

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The Grande Island

“The Grande Island” also known as the Ilha Grande is one of the most amazing discoveries in Goa. The Island is a house of Palm trees, jaw-dropping marine life experiences, and extraordinary sunsets.

The Island is not only for the adventure buffs but is also a perfect destination for couples looking for a less crowded place with amazing facilities. One can indulge in sight-seeing, snorkeling, sea walk, swimming, and many more aqua activities. The outstanding activity which can be witnessed here is, Scuba diving which gives you a picture of the underwater kingdom making it one the most amazing places to visit in South Goa.

Apart from these, one will also have instances when they can delve in dolphin sighting which is an amazing experience and cannot be experienced everywhere.

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