The mere mention of the place Goa invokes a bohemian rhapsody in the minds of excited travelers. It is the king of good times with long stretchy sandy beaches filled with a motley crowd of travelers from all around the world. It is the perfect place to laze under the sunny sky and leave your worries behind as the waves of the Arabian sea make soothing lapping sounds as they strike the shore. A place filled with fun-filled activities; it is ranked as one of the top places to visit in the country. The magnificent old churches of South Goa and the carefree sandy beaches of North Goa sums up the Goan experience. Just book a scooter that is easily available here and embark on a journey of self-discovery through the meandering narrow alleys of Goa. Mingle with the locals and get tipsy with feni, the local drink and taste the delicious mouth-watering Goan fish curry.
Most Famous Beaches of Goa
Two of the most famous and beautiful beaches of Goa are the Calangute beach in North Goa which is a hotspot for thrilling adventurous water activities and Palolem Beach in South Goa which is famed for its white sandy beach and beach parties. Visitors make it a point to frequent these two beaches while at Goa, else their visit to Goa is considered to be incomplete. Calangute Beach in North Goa is the hub for adventure sports like parasailing, water scooting, banana rides, etc, and has wonderful shacks to laze around by the seaside. With famous beaches like Baga beach and Candolim beach adjacent to it, it is visited by tourists from all over the world. Many of these visitors like to stay as close to the beach as to get the best of their vacation. Everyone loves to wake up to a flurry of beach activities and end the day while listening to the comforting sound of the foaming waves of the sea.
While there are many popular hotels of repute near Calangute beach in Goa each of which provides an amazing experience of Goan hospitality, First Halt hotel, which is located at a walking distance from the flurry of activities of Calangute beach, is one of the best hotels in Goa. Being strategically located near to the beach, it provides access to unlimited fun all through the stay. The hotel has comfortable and cozy rooms and suites that are detailed with exquisite arrangements with the aim of providing an ultimate comfortable stay to its esteemed guests. The dining area called Ice and Spice serves amazing seafood along with a host of luscious Goan, Indian, and continental cuisines which will satisfy your taste buds with its delicious dishes. The fitness freaks can frequent the fitness center which is equipped with all the latest equipment to provide an all-around workout. The hotel also hosts a range of indoor and outdoor games to keep the guests occupied and avoid any boredom seep in and dampen their vacation. The staff is courteous and cooperative. They maintain a high level of hygiene and keeps the hotel sparkling clean. The view from the top of the hotel is mesmerizing. It offers an open view of the Arabian Sea and the far away hillocks and is a sight to behold at the time of sunset when the big setting sun bathes everything in hues of orange.
The white sandy beach of Palolem is famous for its amazing nightlife and “silent discos” where everyone wears headphones and dances to the beat of the music. There are numerous beautiful resorts near the beach namely Agonda Shell Beach Resort, Neptunes Beach Resort, Oxygen Palolem, Ourem Palace, etc., each of which provides amazing hospitality and comfortable beach facing rooms that provide amazing views of the changing sea.
On your next visit to the mysterious alluring Goa, do not forget to visit these two wonderful beaches at Calangute and Palolem, each known for their distinct characteristics. Book your stay at the First Halt hotel in advance and experience a blissful stay while being amazed by the graceful Goan hospitality.