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  • Beaches in South Goa includes Mobor Beach, Palolem Beach, Varca Beach, Cavelossim Beach, Betalbatim Beach, Agonda Beach, Majorda Beach, Bogmalo Beach, Colva Beach,  Benaulim Beach and others.

    If you are planning to visit Goa then beaches is a must visit destination for you. South Goa is a standout amongst the most helpful spots for astounding occupations in Goa with its roomy wonderful brilliant and white-sand shorelines encompassed by outlandish palm forests. Velsao, Arossim and Cansaulim which are additionally notable for being very little swarmed. 

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    These shorelines have still saved the pristine nature and palm forests. By and large, almost all South Goa shorelines are very betray and are less immersed with the nearby culture than the shorelines of North Goa. Among all shorelines in South Goa, the most crowded are Colva and Palolem shorelines. 

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    Soak in the amazing surrounding by the beach or just laze around witnessing its beauty. One can also indulge in an array of activities like swimming, scuba diving, canoe ride etc. Make your vacation a special one as you head out to the beach and watch the glorious sunset along with your beloved.


    Check out the following guides for a perfect beach vacations in Goa:


    1) Must add these places to your Goa attraction list.

    2) DO NOT FORGET to do these things on your Goa trip.

    3) Best resorts in Goa for a relaxing stay.

    4) Casinos to visit in Goa if you want to test your luck.
  • 01Mobor Beach

    Mobor Beach

    Mobor Beach is a 30-kilometer beach strip situated at the delta of the River Sal, on the Southern Coast of Goa. Mobor is a picturesque and lively beach, filled with tourists and adventurers and visiting this place is one of the best things to do in South Goa. When you keenly admire the Mobor Beach, it feels like the River Sal envelopes the beach and then joins the Arabian Sea. The area is also a National Park, protecting the charismatic beauty of nature. 

    Walking on the soft and light sand you will come across ponds with blooming lilies, sand dunes and coconut palms which grow on the beach. Savour the delicacies served at the beach cafes and lose yourself in the alluring vista. Adventures can board the cruise to sight the dolphins and also enjoy water activities in Goa like underwater fishing and oysters catching.

    Beach Parasailing at Mobor Beach in Goa

    Beach Parasailing at Mobor Beach in Goa

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  • 02Palolem Beach

    Located in Canacona and about 40 minutes’ drive from Margao, this beach is one of the unspoilt stretches of sandy shores. It embraces you with natural beauty and rocky outfits covered by trees at one end - a part that is colloquially known as Green Island. The inhabitants here are the local fishermen and visitors who stay in the shacks. This beach is among the best beaches in Goa for couples as it is a less crowded shoreline.

    Of crescent shape, the northern end of the beach is shallow and the depth increases gradually. In the film Bourne Supremacy, the protagonist Matt Damon’s home was here. This has made it one of the most popular beaches in India, and not just South Goa. Titanic Beach Shack is a favoured shack at the Palolem Beach.

    Some of them are namely Cocktails & Dreams and Art Resort Bar. One can indulge in fishing and dolphin spotting in this water body. If you plan to venture into the waters, ensure that you stay within the northern section or the shallow part of the beach always. October to February is when you can truly enjoy the seashore.

    Popular Read: 8 Best Cruises in Goa

    1 Night Stay at Palolem Guest House

    1 Night Stay at Palolem Guest House

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  • 03Varca Beach

    Varca Beach

    Another beach which is very famous among the people in Goa is the Varca Beach. Known for its incandescent beauty with the setting sun this beach is on the top list of the globetrotters. It is a standout beach amongst the most wonderful and outlandish shorelines of Goa and is around 2 kilometers from Benaulim. The shoreline is set apart by various wooden boats of the fishermen residing there. 

    The Varca Beach in Goa is known for its delicate white sands and its cleanliness. It is one of the cleanest shorelines in Goa that enable allows the people to relax and spend some time in leisure. While at the Varca Beach one can witness the pristine nature and you can without much of a stretch spend some wonderful snapshots of peace. Decorated with vast greenery this shoreline is encompassed with palm trees and other vegetation. 

    The place is to a great degree quiet and serene, which is extremely far from the shores of North Goa. What’s more a favorite among the beach lovers and couples on honeymoon in Goa is that one can spend time in enjoying boat trips and watching dolphins on the river Sal. To sum things up, Varca shoreline is an ideal area for sightseers searching for peace and tranquility. Besides, the shoreline has various shoreline shacks, where the voyagers can delight in some delicious Goan food. 

    The tourists can enjoy the wide variety of delicacies, including sea food. Besides, the beach possesses a number of tourists’ sites in its vicinity. The sightseers can also watch dolphins or spend some good time while taking boat trips on the river Sal. Get ready for that perfect adventure you have been looking for. After all its Goa and spending some quality time at this place cannot be ignored at all.

    Suggested Read: 15 Best Things to Do in South Goa

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  • 04Cavelossim Beach

    Cavelossim Beach
    What could be a better way to spend your leisure time lazing at the beach? Sounds fun right! Well, it is said that the beaches of Goa are just the right place to make your vacation a special one. Arranged in the middle of the Arabian Sea and the Sal River, the Cavelossim shoreline looks to a great degree wonderful with the paddy fields.

    The contrast colours of the black lava rocks alongside the white sand just add its own wonder to this shoreline. It's an ideal goal in Goa that makes the shoreline get-away amazingly charming and magnificent for globetrotters. It's an unstrained ocean side town in southern Goa that is encompassed by few shack restaurants along the water, where on the opposite side the wear on the main road is lined up with market stalls and known as an abode of holy place-the cream & yellow Church of the Holy Cross.

    Cushioned by a long white sand shoreline, it’s very near to the noteworthy Margao. Cavelossim Beach is ideal for walking or enjoying dynamic interests like going for kayaking or getting a charge out of sailboat cruising. Lying at a separation of approx 12 km from Benaulim, the shoreline appreciates colossal notoriety, as well as considered a standout amongst the most hypnotizing shorelines of India.

    You can basically laze around, have long strolled or head out for Dolphin trips in the wake of experimenting with indulging in a lot of water activities. Not just this, even the nightlife on the shoreline in Goa is very stunning. It's simply a perfect destination for honeymoon couples, adventure freaks or beach lovers. It's a sentimental getaway and one can't stand to miss the wonderful air and magnificence of Cavelossim. Get ready to have some wonderful time while you visit this amazing beach in Goa this time and make your vacation a special one

  • 05Betalbatim Beach

    Betalbatim Beach
    Image Credit : simianwolverine - Flickr

    The Betalbatim Beach is the place to come to enjoy a salubrious holiday in the company of sun and sand. Located just b from Goa, the golden sands blend well with the swaying coconut palms on the fringes. Called the Sunset Beach, the view of the sunset from here is one of the most breathtaking amongst all South Goan beaches. This place is also renowned for the church of St Thomas in Goa. It is also one of the least crowded beach in Goa.

    Amongst the beaches in South Goa, it is famous for dolphin spotting. While in this place you can unwind at Fisherman’s Shack, Monsoon Bar at Greenland or Betalbatim A’s Holiday Beach Resort. Delight in a round of Jet Ski when here. July is the best month to visit the Betalbatim Beach.

    Given that it is a small beach and does not face the East side winds, this region remains unaffected by winds. In this part of the world, the sun rises earlier. Even during the summers, the average temperature is 33 degrees Celsius which is manageable.

    The beaches of South Goa possess all the characteristics to make your visit a pleasant one. Beautiful and less-crowded, there are enough resorts to check-in and enjoy an impressive nightlife. These beaches are considered picturesque of all in India because of the combination of greenery and sand.

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  • 06Agonda Beach

    Agonda Beach
    Image Credit : Aleksandr Zykov - Flickr

    This is a versatile beach where visitors enjoy sunbathing, swimming, and relaxing. A pristine long stretch of sandy shore, the Agonda Beach is only a 90 minute drive from the Dabolim airport. A remote seashore, this place a boon for people looking for secluded bliss. The highlight here is its simplicity and natural beauty. The beach is also the nesting region of the endangered ridley turtle.

    Rama Resort and Madhu Beach Huts are ideal places of stay in this seashore. Plenty of bars are present here and serve liquor at any time of the day. It is one of the best beaches in Goa for honeymoon.

    There are enough beach shacks to choose from. Paragliding, swimming, windsurfing are the watersports one can delight in. Any non-monsoon season is ideal to be here.

  • 07Majorda Beach

    Majorda Beach

    When you visit the Majorda Beach, your eyes are inundated by the beauty of this sandy shore. Filled with palm groves, the soft white sands complement the galleries of greenery. As per Hindu mythology Lord Rama was kidnapped when he was a child and brought to this beach. Majorda is also known for its toddy tapping business and is amongst the most popular beaches in south Goa in this aspect.

    The coconut groves are the places where toddy tappers sap this heady potion. Beside this beach, there are numerous restaurants that serve tasty and authentic seafood. This place is also known for its baked products given an impressive history of baking that precedes it.

    When here, try the freshly brewed tappy. There are also plenty of beach front resorts around. Whether you are a budget traveller or an economy traveller, there’s something for everyone. The popular eating and staying options include Sam Goan Beach Shack, Raj’s Pentagon Restaurant and Garden Pub and Majorda Beach Resort. 

    Also when at this beach, enjoy water sports such as jet skiing, water skiing. Best season to visit is during the winter from the month of October to January. Moreover, one can even check out many more best things to do in Goa during there visit with your family and friends.

    Must Read: 10 Best Beaches in Goa for Foreigners

    Water Skiing at Majorda Beach

    Water Skiing at Majorda Beach

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  • 08Bogmalo Beach

    Bogmalo Beach

    A curving sandy beach and beside a small fishing village, Bogmalo, is located four kilometres from the Dabolim airport. It is ideal for those looking for peace and tranquillity. Being broad, open and flat, this entire region is visually appealing. One part of the beach is fringed by coconut groves and you can also see numerous shipwrecks in the vicinity.

    There is also a dive school here as part of the Bogmalo Beach of House which imparts diving classes for novices and experts. When in this place, do not miss savouring the authentic Goan cuisine. There are numerous beachside shacks for the same. Joel’s is a well-known pub where people flock to. The Bogmallo Beach Resort is considered to be one of the best resorts in Goa to check into.

    A popular and pulsating activity at this beach is windsurfing that draws hundreds of visitors every day. High on adrenaline, the sport requires you have to combine open sailing and surfing skills for this activity. The best time to visit here is from November to March. 

    Snorkelling at Bogmalo beach in Goa

    Snorkelling at Bogmalo beach in Goa

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  • 09Colva Beach

    Colva Beach
    Image Credit : Eustaquio Santimano - Flickr

    Located 6 kilometres to the west of Margao, this is amongst the oldest and most celebrated south Goan beaches. The coastline runs for about 25 kilometres and is made up of finely grained white sand. On one side coconut groves flank the scenery. 

    The vast expanse of coconut trees stretch into the landscape and cover the region from Bogmalo to Cabo de Rama. Several decades ago, the colonial rulers would visit here given its divine and verdant ecosystem. Today, the rich and famous have built homes and villas beside the beach.

    The Menino Jesus statue is a famous landmark sculpture. A trip to this beach is never complete without a visit to this statue among other places. Sandpat Beach Shack, Colva Beach Resort, Leda Lounge and Restaurant are famous here. Water lovers can engage in paragliding, water skiing and swimming in some parts of the region. It is advisable that inexperienced swimmers do not venture too far. October to March is when you can avail of the best of the sandy shore.

    Recommended Read: 10 Best Beaches in Goa for Nightlife

  • 10Benaulim Beach

    Benaulim Beach
    Image Credit : solarisgirl - Flickr

    Benaulim is one of the most enchanting beaches in Goa. It is an ideal location for sun lovers. Located forty-one kilometres from Panaji, this place is laced by greenery as much as it is by the Arabian Sea. As per Hindu mythology, an arrow shot by Lord Vishnu landed here. Hence the original name of this beach was Banavli (arrow). But the Portuguese who settled here changed it to its present name.

    Apart from the beach itself, there are tourist places nearby. Atop a hill close by is St John the Baptist church. The fishermen here are known to be gifted craftsmen as well. The artisans of this beach have carved several masterpieces that adorn churches and nearby homes.

    Best places to eat, drink or stay in this serene place are Rafaels Beach Shack, Johncy Bar & Restaurant, Royal Goan Beach Club and Lotus Resort Benaulim. Those looking for adventure activities in Goa can opt for parasailing, jet skiing, windsurfing and boat rides. Come here during November to April and witness the magic of the place unfold.

  • 11Patnem Beach

    Patnem Beach is a soft sand beach with calm Arabian Ocean and is lined with trees. This is a totally different beach with yoga and cooking classes. You will not find watersports there but the beach is good for other reasons like you can eat excellent seafood from the shacks or you can also take ayurvedic massage.

    Moreover, you will find markets on the roadsides which sell silver jewellery, hippie clothes and bags which you could buy as souvenirs. There is no nightlife at the beach but the tourists bring their instruments and sets up a mehfil of their own.

  • 12Polem Beach

    It is the southernmost beach among the beaches in South Goa. This beach has small hills on its northern-southern ends and casuarina and palm trees at its entrance. It has yellow sand and clear blue water in extreme silence with less to no visitors.

    It would surely turn out to be a relaxing holiday as there is no big hotel or vendor around the beach to disturb your peace. Although there are no activities done here but still, the experience will be worth living.
  • 13Talpona Beach

    With a coastline strip of about one-kilometre of length, Talpona Beach is very silent. Aligned with rare palm and pine trees, the beach is very clean with bright sand and crystal clear water. Not only the environment but the Arabian Sea is also quieter with less waves than the beaches in North Goa, which is the case for almost all the beaches in South Goa.

    There are not many huge options but two shacks providing good food and drinks at decent prices. Since a very less number of people visit here, there is only one option for accommodation which is a cosy cottage on the bank of the beach. This beach doesn’t provide you with any sort of activities but witnessing the sun drowning in the silent sea would be a relaxing food for the soul.

    Suggested Read: 15 Best Beaches in North Goa

  • 14Betul beach

    Situated in a small village, you can witness river Sal merging into the sea which also separates the Betul beach from the village. The beach is aligned with fruit trees and coconut and palm grooves. The locals are very friendly as on all the beaches in South Goa, hence ensuring a warm welcoming stay.

    If you are a romantic person who likes to spend time in solitude then you need to visit this beach. This is exactly that place where you can spend some pleasant time with pleasant temperature which remains the same throughout the year.
  • 15Galgibaga beach

    Also known as Turtle Beach, this beach remains mostly empty as most of the other South Goa Beaches. The 1.7 KM long beach strip is covered with pine vegetation, shining sand and blue water. North part of the beach is used for turtle nesting as a part of the state program of saving and protecting the olive turtles whereas you can laze around the rest of the beach and take a good sunbath.

    Though it doesn’t have many options for eateries and stay you will still find some shacks with a decent menu of dishes and drinks. And for stay, there are a few small villas and resorts. The good point is that you can have access to these at a very genuine price and the trip will be worthy.

    Must Read: 25 Best Resorts in North Goa

  • 16Utorda beach

    Utorda Beach is the extreme north part of a more famous beach which is called Majorda beach. The beach has very soft light-coloured sand with calmer Arabian ocean which is guarded by dense palm vegetation. With calm waves, you can enjoy a good swim here even if you are not so good at it.

    You will find a less crowd here even in the peak season and the beach remains quiet as well as very clean. You have beautiful shacks which provides you with amazing local and international cuisines. You can also enjoy drinks on the sunbeds and umbrellas provided to you for free.

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  • 17Cola Beach

    It is a hidden golden coloured beach of Goa which is lined with dense trees and small hills.  It is divided into two parts by a small hill in between giving North Cola a stretch of 800 meters and South Cola a much smaller stretch of 145 meters.

    Adding to the beauty of the beach there is a lagoon created by river Khola and some rock formations in the middle of the sea. Being undiscovered by most tourists, this beach remains empty throughout the year. So, it is a perfect choice to leave the crowded beaches behind along with the hustle-bustle of the city and transcend in the seclusion of the beach like every other South Goa Beaches.

  • 18Arossim Beach

    The beach is a good stretch of silver-white sand lined by dense palm trees and colourful fishing boats. You can find these boats dancing among the ocean waves when the locals are out for fishing which looks beautiful. As almost all the beaches in South Goa, this beach is also untouched by the noise of the people.

    You will find a quiet and clean beach with very less people on the beach. Moreover, this beach gives you some options for water sports as other quiet beaches didn’t. Which you can complement with some shacks providing you with amazing local cuisines and a blend of drinks.
  • 19Sernabatim Beach

    It is another silent beach which is blessed with shiny sand and aligned with coconut and casuarina trees. Adjacent to two famous beaches, Sernabatim is comparatively very clean and serene beach with a very less tourist flow. After a great stretch of this seclusion, you will suddenly find a cluster of hotels, resorts and beach shacks where you can stay and munch on local as well as international cuisines and enjoy drinks.

    Moreover, you get to engage in watersports too. Besides this, having no rocky outcrops, the beach is safe for swimming. Away from the hustle-bustle of the city, you will find fishing boats and fishermen drying their net completing the landscape of the beach.

    Recommended Read: 30 Best Water Sports in Goa

  • 20Madgaon Beach

    It is an amazing beach which is extremely beautiful with the magnificent Arabian Sea kissing golden sand aligned with dense long trees. The beach is closest to the Madgaon Railway Station.

    You will get some shacks which offers you a menu of amazing local cuisines and some renowned international delicacies along with a blend of some good drinks. Moreover, you can find decent places to stay in here. Lastly, the place is very crowded in the evening. If you like enjoying serenity then it is suggested to visit here in the early morning.

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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.

Water Sports: water scooter, and motorboat rides

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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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Anjuna Market

Let us give you a glimpse of why Anjuna Market is one of the utmost amazing tourist places in North Goa? Wednesday flea market that sells everything at a dirt cheap rate will bring one closer to this place. This place is so much livelier to chill at that you never want to leave it but alas, it's just a day in the week that it gains its prominence on.

One can find here handmade clothing, jewellery, beach clothes, hammocks, Buddha or Shiva statues and anything that trance magic can provide you. Grab a drink, have some stall food, wear hippie jewellery and dive in a completely new era at Anjuna flea market.

Timings: Wednesday, 8.00 AM to 8.00 PM

Location: South end of Anjuna beach.

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