Goa is the perfect getaway to escape from the monotonous city life by taking in the sights and sounds that define it. Known for its hospitable weather and scenic surroundings, Goa gives you a unique experience like none other.
The Vistara Airline flight is short but pleasant as you glide into the Dabolim Airport after getting a breathtaking view of the coastline before your descent into Goa. The taxi will take you north towards Panjim City and towards the popular beaches of Baga, Candolim and Calangute.
Wide open roads are lined with famous restaurants and hotels as holiday-goers continue to revel in live music and sports. Relax and unwind at the Estrela do Mar Beach Resort as you are a stone’s throw away from the Calangute Beach.
So, how do you take on Goa this Winter? Try:
1. River Rafting on the Mandovi
Visit the Valpoi district and take on rapids like Big Daddy, Giant Haystacks, Y Fronts, and Pipeline. Ride the currents as you can travel up to 10 kilometres in a just a few hours. All members of that take part in this activity should wear life jackets and helmets for their safety.
2. Paintballing in Nuvem
With some of the country’s best paintball arenas, Nuvem is situated just off National Highway 17. The arenas provide a military simulation and gives you a war like scenario. Paintball being a combative adventure game will give you can action packed, adrenaline rush that is perfect to start your Goan vacation. With international protective gear and special pellets with non-toxic paint and nitrogen powered guns, you can strategize and plan how to win over your opponent and take home the accolades.
3. Quad Biking through Ponda’s forests
Looking for an adrenaline pumping, high octane and challenging sport? Then Quad Biking is for you! Experience untouched Goa through the forests as you make your way past muddy terrain and navigate through green pastures. This four-wheeled monster on hire is a dream that few get a chance to experience. Interestingly, this would further enkindle your spirit for nature and wildlife.
4. Backwater Kayaking
Escape to Goa’s inland creeks and backwater rivers through the many waterways that cut across the state. Enjoy quiet but refreshing boat rides across the Zuari River, Mandovi River, Sal Backwaters and Nerul River. On your trips, you will get a glimpse of the Goa that remains tucked away from the nightlife and beaches that Goa is famous for.
Don’t forget to relax, refresh and indulge in Goa with its many restaurants and clubs and its friendly residents that love to share their stories and help you on your journey.