30 Romantic Places to Visit in Goa for Honeymoon
Being one of the most beautiful destinations in India, there are many places to visit in Goa during the honeymoon. Goa is home to over 40 beaches, all of which have their own specialties and charm. Velsao beach, Betul beach, Kakolem and Bogmalo beach in South Goa happen to be some of the most untouched beaches that are favourite among the couples coming here to spend some tranquil moments with each other.

While Candolim, Anjuna, Arambol and Chapora rather have more of beachside restaurants cum bars, flea markets to shop at and other commercial aspects for honeymooners to eat, drink and relax. Similarly, the state is also home to about 17 islands that offer secluded beach belts that are perfect for newlyweds. Some of these are easily accessible via ferry or boat rides that include Pequeno Island, Grand Island, Chorao Island.

 These islands showcase the rich flora and fauna of Goa and are sure to attract honeymooners who enjoy nature and its mesmerizing views.

Beaches in Goa for Honeymoon

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Butterfly Beach

Butterfly Beach
Not very far from Palolem beach in South Goa lies the Butterfly beach. This beach is popularly known as the honeymooners’ beach because of the stunning landscape and solitude it provides for couples to spend some quality time. The beach is in the form of a cove and is surrounded by dense trees.

 To reach here, one has to board a ferry from the neighboring Palolem or Agonda beach. The beach attracts many butterflies because of the trees here and thus has a great vibe to it. In fact, if closely observed, the beach itself seems to be in the shape of a butterfly. All these aspects make Butterfly beach one of the best places to visit in Goa for a honeymoon.

Location: Near Palolem and Agonda beach, South Goa

Timings: Accessible all day long - 7 AM to 5 PM 
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Velsao Beach

Velsao Beach
Couples looking for secluded places to visit in Goa during honeymoon time can look at Velsao beach as one of the options. The beach is popular for its large stretch of silver sand and palm trees along its coastline that makes the landscape look very beautiful.

The good part is that the beach has quite a few numbers of shacks and restaurants where couples enjoy good food and drinks. There are not many options for accommodation at night, however, couples can look at stay choices in nearby the areas of Arossim and Colva. The beach also offers great views of the setting sun and thus is a considerable option for honeymoon places in Goa. 

Location: Close to village Cansaulim, Salcette, South Goa

Timings: Open 24 hours

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Betul Beach

Betul Beach
 A tiny, isolated Betul beach remains far, far away from the eyes of tourists. More often than not, it acts as a private beach for its visitors. Thus, for couples who want complete isolation, this can be one of the ideal romantic places in Goa for a honeymoon. The beach has a small lagoon where one can swim along with a rivulet that opens up to the sea.

Sadly, the beach does not have shacks or eateries. However, accommodation and perhaps, even food can be arranged by the locals who give their houses on rent to tourists. To reach here, visitors have to either take a ferry at Assolna or take a boat ride from Mobor beach.

Location: South of Mobor beach, Salcette, South Goa

Timings: Open 24 hours
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Candolim Beach

Candolim Beach
Candolim beach is one of the most popular beaches in North Goa. It can be counted as one of the conventional places to visit in Goa on honeymoon. There are a number of sea-facing shacks, restaurants, open-air lounges where couples can eat, drink and relax while appreciating the views of a sunset.

 For couples who like to indulge in long strolls can start their walk from this longest beach in Goa and keep walking to its Northern end where it meets Calangute beach, a commercialised centre and a popular tourist attraction in North Goa.  

Location: Adjoining Fort Agonda, North Goa

Timings: Open 24 hours
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Kakolem Beach

Kakolem Beach
Kakolem beach can be tagged as one of the most pristine beaches of Goa that remains commercialization free till today. No vehicles go up to the beach as it is accessible only one foot, away from the main road. One has to climb down a few steps to reach the beach that is not very difficult to descend but takes considerable time.

The views of this beach from atop the cliff look breathtaking and must surely be witnessed by all. Here, couples can surely spend some quality time without the disturbance of other tourists or the city noise. The climb back from the beach to the main road can be hectic and may take time. Thus it is advisable to leave before dawn when the skylight is bright.

Location: South of Cabo De Rama Beach, Canacona, South Goa

Timings: Open 24 hours 
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Bogmalo Beach

Bogmalo Beach
Maintaining a blend of commercialization and calmness, Bogmalo beach invites adventure and leisure lovers alike. Thus honeymooners who would like to keep a balance of adventure activities, good eateries and decent footfall around them can consider Bogmalo beach as one of the places to visit in Goa for honeymoon.

The beach is surrounded by fishing villages and lots of coconut trees, the two main ingredients for typical, authentic Goan style cuisine. The beach also houses a number of handicraft shops that sell local stuff like jewelry and souvenirs. The beach is surrounded by many tiny islands that leave enthusiastic couples with great scope for exploration. Moreover, surrounding this beach are high-end hotels and resorts where honeymooners can seek some luxury time.

Location: 5 kilometers from Dabolim Airport, South Goa

Timings: Open 24 hours
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Agonda beach

Agonda beach
At Agonda beach, visitors can notice the palm trees lining its tiny stretch of two kilometers. Here, couples can indulge in shopping at the local flea market, go cafe hopping, easily avail cars, bikes on rent, and spend some time entertaining themselves at bars and restaurants that often have live gigs lined up.

Couples can also visit the church here which is at the center of the beach and provides good 360-degree views. Altogether, the beach has a pretty romantic vibe to it and can be opted for one of the places to visit in Goa for a honeymoon.

Location: Between Cola and Palolem beach, South Goa

Timings: Open 24 hours
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Anjuna Beach

Anjuna Beach
One of the most popular beaches in North Goa, Anjuna beach attracts tourists for its hippie culture and the flea market. It can be termed as the most famous beach amongst international tourists, backpackers, and long-staying visitors as there are ample of guesthouses, backpacking hostels that provide cheap accommodation.

For honeymooners, this beach has family-run guesthouses, beach bars, shopping places, and water activities like jet skiing and paragliding. Landscape wise, the beach has seaside rocks that make for beautiful views with water hitting these rocks with the backdrop of various hues in the sky. 

Location: Anjuna Village, North Goa

Timings: Open 24 hours 

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Chapora Beach

Chapora Beach
Chapora beach is blessed with black magma rocks, white shining sand and lush greenery of the coconut trees surrounding it. The beach has a number of activities for couples to keep themselves engaged. A few of these are water sports like parasailing, paragliding, and surfing.

 Moreover, Chapora beach runs along the same stretch as the famous Chapora fort where the couples can pay a visit too. The 500-year-old fort constructed in the Portuguese style of architecture is sure to please the eyes. For accommodation, this beach has both - reasonable options of guesthouses, homestays, hotels as well as luxury resorts located close to the beach.

Location: Bardez, North Goa

Timings: 6 AM to 10 PM
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Arambol Beach

Arambol Beach
One of the Northernmost beaches of Goa, Arambol beach is bordered by Querim and Keri beach on one side and Morjim beach on another. It is a rocky beach mixed with sand that has views of the jungle as well as the sea. The long stretch of curvy seashore and the azure beach water is considered to be the best spot for swimming.

 So for honeymoon couples who would like to indulge in swimming activity or even sunbathing, Arambol beach can be one of the ideal places to visit in Goa for a honeymoon. Similarly, honeymooners interested in adventure activities like paragliding can head to the tiny hillock at the beach. 

Location: Near Morjim Beach, North Goa

Timings: Open 24 hours

Waterfalls in Goa for Honeymoon

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Dudhsagar Waterfall

Dudhsagar Waterfall
Who wouldn’t want to appreciate the cascade of water rushing its way down the majestic mountains from a height of about 1071 feet? The stunning Dudhsagar falls that literally translates to “the sea of milk” is mesmerizingly beautiful to the eyes of all visitors.

It makes sure to create an ambiance so magical and romantic that honeymooners are sure to enjoy every moment spent here. It certainly is one of the most romantic places in Goa for honeymoon, along with a tint of adventure. 

Location: Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary, Sonaulim, Goa

Timings: 9 AM to 6 PM on all days

Entry fee: INR 400 per head for a jeep drive from Castle Rock to Dudhsagar Falls, INR 20 per head entry fee, INR 300 for still camera photography, INR 5000 for professional camera photography
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Bamanbudo Waterfall

Bamanbudo Waterfall
With Ambe Ghat in the background, the silver water streams falling from atop the majestic hills make Bamanbudo waterfalls a popular tourist destination in Goa. As the waterfalls are located by the roadside itself, visitors are not required to trek or hike to reach this waterfall.

The waterfall has different levels where the stream breaks its rushing flow and rather appears soothing to look at. For the honeymooners who love waterfalls, this can be one of the best places to visit in Goa for honeymoon. For others, it can be a pit spot en route their journey on Canacona and Naturlim road.  

Location: Canacona and Naturlim road, Goa

Timings: Open 25 hours

Entry fee: Not applicable
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Harvalem Waterfall

Harvalem Waterfall
Harvalem waterfalls is a rather short one that falls from a height of 50 meters. All other waterfalls in Goa fall from greater heights. However, with lush green trees surrounding the waterfalls and of course, the hills in the backdrop merging with the sky, the waterfall is beautiful to gaze at.

It is located in close proximity with a few other tourist attractions such as Temple Rudreshwar and the rocky caves, which can be visited during the day as well.

Location: Rudreshwar colony, Sequelim, Goa

Timings: 8 AM to 8 PM on all days

Entry fee: Not applicable

Romantic Places in Goa for Honeymoon

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Grand Island

Grand Island
Honeymoon places in Goa certainly include touring islands that this state is blessed with. One of these is the Grand Island, also known as Bat Island. The island has to be accessed by sailing on a boat which is the only way of getting there.

The island is popular as one of the best snorkeling destinations in Goa and also, often offers dolphin sightseeing. Thus, for honeymooners, this island has it all- right from stunning landscapes to a romantic boat ride in the middle of the sea to spending quality time on an island to discover the underwater life. 

Location: Sautavaddo, Calangute, North Goa

Timings: 8 AM to 4 PM on all days

Cost for two: Approximately INR 1200 to 1500 per person
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Chorao Island

Chorao Island
Of the total 17 islands that Goa has, Chorao Island is the largest one. This island remains hidden in Mandovi river which flows only 5 kilometers away from the capital Panaji. This island attracts visitors for its flora, fauna, and the beautiful forest growing under the water.

 Here, Mangrove trees are abundant and the jungle is home to migratory birds of over 400 species. The island is also popular for housing Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary wherein the tourists can meet crocodiles, that are just one of the many aquatic inhabitants of the sanctuary.

Location: 6 kilometers from Panaji, Chorao Island

Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM

Entry Fee to Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary: INR 10 for Indians, INR 100 for foreign tourists, INR 25 for still photography, INR 150 for videography
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Sinquerim Fort

Sinquerim Fort
This fort stands to overlook the Sinquerim beach and is an ancient construction of the year 1612. It is actually an extension of the larger Aguada fort and in earlier days, was an active point for ships to anchor. Many tour operators now conduct water activities like jet skiing, dolphin tours and paragliding here.

Location: Near Sinquerim beach, Bardez, North Goa

Timings: 6 AM to 10 PM on all days

Entry fees: Not applicable
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Pequeno Island

Pequeno Island
Located just a kilometer away from Baina beach of Vasco Da Gama, the island has a tiny rocky beach and a stretch of green trees and shrubs. The name Pequeno Island means a small island in the Portuguese language.

 This island can be one of the places to visit in Goa for a honeymoon if a couple is an adventure seeker. The island is famous for snorkeling and is the ideal go-to destination for snorkelers. The equipment and gear needed for the sport are arranged by tour operators here and you can learn this activity under the supervision of experts.

Location: Near Baina beach, Vasco Da Gama, South Goa

Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM

Price for two: Approx. 1000 per head
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Mormugao Fort

Mormugao Fort
An ancient behemoth, Mormugao fort is considered to be one of the first coastal forts in Goa. The fort was an important location for tracking of Portuguese ships and has a lot of history associated with it. Thus, couples who would like to dig deep into the tales and antiquity of this primeval fort can count on it as one of the many historic places to visit in Goa during the honeymoon.

Location: Near Mormugao Port, North Goa

Timings: Open 24 hours

Entry fees: Not applicable
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Fort Tiracol

Fort Tiracol
One of the most ancient yet well-preserved forts of Goa, Fort Tiracol gets its name from the river Tiracol on which it is built. The fort has witnessed many battles and wars in its past and remains in the legendary stories of the ancient Goan days.

A part of this fort has been converted into an exclusive heritage hotel which gives honeymooners a convincing reason to visit and stay here.

Location: River Tiracol, 40 kilometers from Panaji, North Goa

Timings: 9 AM to 7 PM on all days

Entry fees: Not applicable
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Fort Aguada

Fort Aguada
Offering a panoramic view of the Arabian sea merging with river Mandovi, Fort Aguada is one of the most popular tourist attractions of North Goa. The monument is of Portuguese construction and to date takes pride in its historical lore.

Tiny parts of the fort have fallen or broken off with time but most of the fort remains intact. Honeymooners interested in witnessing pieces of evidence of the past in modern Goa can visit this fort and spend an hour or so here.

Location: Aguada - Siolim Road, Sinquerim, North Goa

Timings: 9:30 AM to 6 PM on all days

Entry fees: Not applicable

Romantic Places to Eat in Goa for Honeymoon

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Thalassa

Thalassa
Overlooking Vagator beach, Thalassa is known for its classic ambiance, great hospitality, apt location, and good food. The restaurant cum bar showcases many live gigs that keep visitors entertained. It runs till late at night and is quite a famous spot amongst youngsters.

Certainly, this place is a good pick for an evening under the open sky, breeze blowing from the sea, groovy music and finger-licking food for honeymooners.

Location: Plot Number - 301, 1, Vaddy, Siolim, North Goa 

Timings: 9 AM to 12 AM on all days

Price for two: Approx. INR 1500 to 2000
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Riverside – The Leela

Riverside – The Leela
For couples who love to feast on Italian food, Riverside – The Leela is certainly one of the finest places to visit in Goa on honeymoon. The restaurant has earned itself the reputation of the best Italian cuisine serving restaurant and as the name suggests, has a view overlooking the Sai river.

This makes for another reason for the honeymooners to visit here. It is an ideal place for a romantic dinner with stunning views, exotic wine, and great food. 

Location: The Leela, Mobor Beach, North Goa

Timings: 7 PM to 10:30 PM on all days

Price for two: Approx. INR 2500
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Fiesta

Fiesta
Fiesta is a popular beach resort in Goa that comprises of an equally popular in-house restaurant. The restaurant here has indoor sitting space for visitors who want air conditioners and outdoor sitting by the side of a pool as well as the garden area.

The restaurant has a pleasant vibe and is an ideal spot for a lunch or brunch date. The restaurant takes you to Europe with its setting and food and is known for providing satisfying gastronomic experiences.

Location: Baga, North Goa

Timings: 12 PM to 5 PM on all days

Price for two: Approx. INR 1500 to 1700
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Go With The Flow

Go With The Flow
One of the most popular restaurants in Goa, Go with the flow serves international dishes inspired by Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. The team prepares these international dishes from locally grown products and makes sure to serve everything fresh.

Thus, the menu here keeps changing as per the season and the available veggies. The ambiance is stunning and perfect for a romantic date for honeymooners. 

Location: No. 614, on Calangute Baga Road, Baga, North Goa

Timings: 12:30 PM to 3 PM and 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM

Price for two: Approx. INR 1600 to 2000
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Tuscany Gardens

Tuscany Gardens
Many of the other romantic places to visit in Goa on honeymoon, Tuscany Gardens is the go-to place for anybody bored of eating curries or heavy meals. It is a great place to hog on Italian dishes like pasta or thin crust pizza.

The restaurant has outdoor seating as well as indoor seating on both its outlets. Its outlets are at Panjim in South Goa and Candolim in North Goa. 

Location: Panjim Outlet - First Floor Edcon Incrocio, Opp. Don Bosco School Main Gate M.G. Road, Panjim, South Goa;
               Candolim Outlet - Fort Aguada Road, Near Kingfisher Villa, North Goa

Timings: Panjim Outlet - 11 AM to 11 PM on all days,
               Candolim Outlet - Monday to Thursday 4 PM to 11 PM, Friday to Sunday - 1 PM to 4 PM and 7 pm to 11 PM, Tuesday closed

Price for two: Approx. INR 1500
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Waterfront Terrace

Waterfront Terrace
Waterfront Terrace and Bar is a part of Marriott hotels. The restaurant is popular for serving exotic buffets that comprise of Indian as well as international cuisines. The menu and dishes in the buffet keep changing as per seasons and special occasions. Honeymooners looking for a quiet and soothing place can consider this eatery as a good choice.

Location: Miramar, Panaji, South Goa 

Timings: Breakfast 6:30 AM – 11 AM, Lunch 12:30 PM – 3 PM, Dinner 7 PM – 11 PM on all days

Price for two: Ranges between INR 1000 to 2200
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Antares

Antares
Antares is another restaurant cum bar that overlooks the small Vagator. It serves cocktails and other beverages along with multiple cuisines on its menu. The restaurant houses a full bar and has DJs playing live music. It is a great date place for young, newly married couples. 

Location: Small Vagator, Ozran Beach, Vagator, North Goa

Timings: 12 PM to 12 AM on all days

Price for two: Approx. INR 2000
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A Reverie

A Reverie
A Reverie is more of a fun place than a romantic one. The place has a full bar with outdoor seatings, some of which include highchairs. The restaurant also features live music and other gigs for the entertainment of its visitors. All in all, it is a great place to spend a couple of hours at, while grooving to good music and sipping a few mugs of beer.

Location: Holiday Street, Gauravaddo, Calangute, North Goa 

Timings: 7 PM to 11 PM on all days

Price for two: Approx. INR 1500
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The Fisherman’s Wharf

The Fisherman’s Wharf
The Fisherman’s Wharf refers to itself as the ultimate culinary destination. The restaurant specializes in serving traditional Goan dishes along with a little of everything else. Honeymooners who would like to indulge in feasting on some authentic Goan food, especially seafood, must certainly consider checking out this place. The eatery has a couple of branches not just across Goa but across the whole of India.

Location: Mobor Beach, Cavelossim, North Goa; H. No.13/139, Campal, Panjim, South Goa, and H.No. 2/35B & 2/35C, Naika Waddo, Calangute, Bardez, North Goa

Timings: 12 PM to 11 PM on all days

Price for two: Approx. INR 1500 to 1700
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