Goa: The perfect holiday destination for all
By Anindita Dutta Roy - BANGALORE
29th November 2012 08:43 AM
When you think of Goa, a montage of beach, beer, parties and endless fun comes to your mind.
However, visiting some parts of this place for a simple leisure trip could turn into an ideal vacation. North Goa is home to some of the most beautiful beaches like Vagator, Bagha and Anjuna.
The essence of this place lies in the hospitable behaviour of the people and also the “chilled-out” atmosphere.
Getting an accommodation is not a problem unless it is the prime season like October or December.
The hotels are ever-welcoming in the place but staying in a Goan house or a shack would be quite an experience if you are in a group.
Mapusa, which is a place close to the Vagator beach, has a lot of apartments for rent. Most of these are decent with the required facilities.
As the public transport is quite expensive, renting scooters or bikes or cars are the best way to experience Goa.
From the Portuguese styled houses to the beach shacks or to the old chapels of the town, Goa never fails to surprise you.
The dishes which the localities serve are not only cheaper but are delicious and better than any expensive hotel.
If you are bent on trying the local restaurants then places like Brian’s kitchen which is located in Mapusa, serve not only accommodation but also mouth-watering dishes like American breakfast, mashed potatoes, bacon, sausages, beef burgers and a lot of other options.
However, to try out some popular eating-places, Mango Tree should undeniably be on the list. Apart from their tasty sea-food, the architecture of the place invigorates your interest and appetite.
Visiting the famous Bagha beach in the morning and Curlies(by the Anjuna beach) in the night are musts in Goa.
Goa could be explored in different ways for different purposes.
However, visiting the place during the off season would not be the wrong decision. Rather, it could turn out to maximum fun in limited budget.
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