Goa is the smallest state in India, but arguably among the best tourist destinations in India. This land of beaches will surely mesmerize each and every traveler (domestic or international) in best possible manner. The natural beauty, parties, markets and beaches have earned Goa - a name for itself. A astonishing blend of Indian and Portuguese culture combined with distinctive history makes this place even greater. At the same time, the beaches of North Goa are perfect for beach holidays and various types of water sporting activities are also available here. Dona Paula, Miramar, Calangute, Anjuna, Candolim, and Baga, are some of the famous beaches in north Goa. Along with the beaches, Goa will also amaze you with stunning old churches. So, if you are planning a trip to Goa then this Goa tour and travel guide from Splendid Vacations will surely help you.
Basilica de Bom Jesus This church is most revered by Christians all across the globe and regarded as one of the most famous churches in Goa. It is dedicated to Infant Jesus and also declared as a world heritage site. It was constructed in the year 1695 and known for Baroque architecture. The scores for its pillars along with fine detailing which is carved from basalt embellishments make it one of the richest fascias in Goa. If you are planning a trip to Goa, then it is a must visit tourist attraction.
Fort Aguada It was constructed in the year 1612 by the Portuguese to protect Goa from the invasion of Marathas and Dutch. It is among the best places to visit when it come to holidaying in Goa. Just like the fortress, the Fort Aguada Lighthouse is also still standing and witnessing the passage of time. This lighthouse was constructed around 1864 and known as one of the oldest lighthouses in whole of Asia.
Colva Beach It is one of the most prominent beaches in Goa and the unusual scenic beauty makes it unique and serene. Various types of water sporting activities are also held on this beach. You can enjoy the true flavor (food) of Goa on this beach. If you are planning a trip to Goa, then it is a must visit tourist attraction.
Anjuna Beach It is another important beach that attracts lot of tourists (domestic as well as international) from different parts of the world. You will have a wonderful time, as different kinds of parties are organized on this beach. The food is also delicious and compels you to visit this beach again and again.
Baga Beach It is located in North Goa and famous for its night life and sandy beach. One of the major attractions are water sports which comprises of riding a jet ski, kite surfing, windsurfing, wake boarding, Para sailing and many others. If you are planning a trip to Goa, then it is a must visit tourist attraction.