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Once a simple, seaside retreat strung with resort hotels, Goa is graduating to a destination with a range of sophisticated lodging and world-class dining options aimed at the tasteful traveler. Goa with its serene beaches, exquisite crumbling architecture, vibrant nightlife, spa & yoga, distinct colonial charm and an openness seldom seen anywhere else in India is a tiny emerald cradled between Arabian Sea and Western Ghats. With a great balance between modernity evident in the party scenes, luxury hotels, spas and restaurants and the rustic charm of Old Goa with its Churches and Cathedrals and traditional villages reminiscent of its Portuguese legacy, Goa is a destination like no other in India.

Churches and Cathedral of Goa: Colonial legacy of Old Goa, a designated World Heritage Site

The tourist paradise, Goa is the ideal place for tourists to spend their vacations underneath the sun and rolling waves palm fringed beaches. With a number of deluxe 5 star hotels and resorts in Goa coming up at some of the most breathtaking locales, tours to Goa has an upper hand over other destinations not just in India but around the world. The most appealing aspect of Goa is the romance which suffuses the environs drawing romantic couples and honeymooners alike from around the world.

Sun and sand paradise Goa

Top Reason Why you should go to Goa

Beaches in Goa
Goa is regarded as a tropical paradise with an array of beaches draped along Arabian Sea coast. With an unparalleled languidness and cosmopolitan hospitality, beaches of Goa are irediscent beacon drawing millions of tourists from around the world. Some of the most visited beaches by tourists in the city are Baga, Anjuna, Calangute, Majorda, Colva, Bogmalo, Vagator, Dona Paula, Miramar and Sinquerim.

Glittering beaches of Goa are its most appealing aspect when it comes to Goa tours and holidays

Rustic Charm of Old Goa
Old Goa was once compared with Lisbon and London back in 1500s. Crumbling architecture which includes scores of Cathedrals and imposing Churches, some of which are largest in Asia, are reminiscent of the bygone splendor of this once fabled city. A visit to Old Goa is a must if you are looking for a glimpse into the colonial legacy of Goa evident in its streets, building, culture and exquisite landmarks.

Old basilica Bom Jesus in Old Goa: A part of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Goa

Besides hotels in Goa and suave bars and restaurant, one of the most attractive aspects of Goa is its happening nightlife which is almost absent in other parts of India. Rave parties in Goa are synonymous with hippie culture. Goan trance scene is all about dancing under the stars or outdoors through the day, surrounded by Goa’s enthralling beauty and energized by music, nature and good vibes.

Goa is known for its vibrant nightlife and rave party scenes

Hotels & Romantic Getaways in Goa
Owing to the irresistible allure of Goa which draws millions every year from around the globe, a number of deluxe properties from renowned name from hospitality industries have mushroomed in Goa. An array of luxury 5 star hotels of international standard and blending the best of east and west offer indulgent stays to the guests in this sun and sand paradise.

Goa is a favored destination of honeymooners and couples and these hotels are perfect avenues to provide flame to the romance of the lovers evident in their strategic location, pampering amenities and impeccable hospitality. And it doesn’t take away anything from those who can’t afford 5 star hotels, there’s a hotel in Goa for every budget and every occasion. Besides budget hotels and plush beach resorts in Goa, options of apartment and home stays are also available for the discerning travelers.

Goa is one of the most preferred honeymoon destinations and romantic getaway in India

Basilica of Bom Jesus, St. Catherine’s Chapel, Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception and Church and Convent of St Monica are some must visit attractions of Goa. The Churches and Convents of Old Goa are recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site and had been influential in spreading both faith and the Portuguese style of architecture in Asia. These grandiose structures and remnants of humanity in the Old Goa which once was compared to Lisbon itself is one of the most distinctive and appealing feature of holidays in Goa.

Planning your trip to Goa
One of the most important determinants of unforgettable holidays in Goa is to plan for your vacation in advance. Goa can be very crowded during some seasons and it is almost impossible to find accommodations in any of the hotels in Goa. On some special occasion such as New Years and Christmas, hotels in Goa are booked a year in advance. Also Goa is divided into several tourist zones, each having their own distinct flavor. A travel expert goes a long away in planning that perfect holiday for you tailored to your requirements. So if you are planning to travel to Goa, plan away and have a regaling time in this tropical sun and sand paradise.

Visit the website of Indian Luxury Trains or contact us for more information and tour packages in Goa.


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