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Surya Cafe and Huts

Surya Cafe and Huts

Cottage & Bungalow, Galgibag BeachSurya Cafe and Huts located on idyllic Galgibag beach in south Goa is the perfect spot for anyone looking for a barefoot beach hut holiday - but without compromising all their creature comforts! Comprising of just two spacious timber bungalows and a simple cafe shack, it offers a little bit of laid back luxury on one of south Goa’s most secluded places, Galgibag beach. The two wooden bungalows (one of which is beachfront, and both enjoying stunning sea views) are comfortably fitted out, with w....

15785 Visits

Casa Galgibag Beach House

Casa Galgibag Beach House

Cottage & Bungalow, Galgibag BeachCasa Galgibag Beach House is a very special Goan Portuguese house just steps from unspoiled Galgibag beach in south Goa. Recently renovated, the rooms are simply decorated with original antique furniture and original features - creating an authentic heritage house feel. Casa Galgibag Beach House is a large two-bedroom villa ideal for couples or families looking for an idyllic beach holiday in an off-the-beaten track location. This south Goa beach house features two double bedrooms (one with an o....

14425 Visits

Casa Rosa

Casa Rosa

Villa, Galgibag BeachCasa Rosa is a new exclusive private villa just a few steps from idyllic Galgibag beach in south Goa. Ideal for couples or families looking for a luxury holiday house in a blissful off-the-beaten track location, this two-bedroom villa has been beautifully restored - creating a charming blend of traditional Goan-Portuguese architecture and chic comfortable interiors. A breeding site for the protected Olive Ridley turtles (leading to its other name of Turtle Beach), Galgibag is a dream come true f....

12811 Visits

Talpona Riverview Apartments

Talpona Riverview Apartments

Cottage & Bungalow, Talpona BeachTalpona Riverview Apartments are set in one of the most peaceful areas of south Goa, these two stylish studios are a short stroll from unspoilt Talpona beach and the stunning Talpona river estuary. Newly built, the apartments are compact but feel bright and airy, with large windows, clever contemporary decor and a sunny roof terrace with great views through the palm trees. Each apartment comes fully furnished with king size beds, modern bathrooms and a kitchenette. Sleeping two, they can be ren....

11729 Visits

Rio de Talpona

Rio de Talpona

Cottage & Bungalow, Talpona BeachIN PROCESS - COMING SOON

1136 Visits

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The best time to visit Goa

or The most popular time to travel to Goa

The best time to travel to Goa is between November and March, when the weather is dry and relatively cool, the sea is calm and clear, and all the facilities, from resorts and restaurants to beach shacks and parties, are open for business.

Goa Season

December and January are the most perfect - and popular - months to visit Goa, almost 100% rain-free with lovely cool mornings and evenings and hot beach weather during the day. This is the lucky Goan's winter!

Although the Goa ‘scene’ has slowed, some big music festivals are now regular fixtures at this time of year, as well as the best outdoor parties and big name DJs headlining at club nights. The weekly flea and night markets in north Goa are also at their busiest, with plenty of bargains to be had once you’ve mastered the Indian art of haggling, plus live bands and entertainment.

Goans, whether Christian, Hindu or Muslim, embrace Christmas, festooning everything with tinsel, whilst local school children try out their carol singing for tourists on the beach. Having a slap up seafood lunch under the tropical sun is certainly one way to get into the Christmas spirit, and New Year is no different in Goa to anywhere in the world, except that you can party with the warm sand between your toes under a sky full of fireworks.

Goa beach resorts

However, in terms of crowds, it is the busiest time, so the best Goa beach resorts get booked up early (by October many of them are full for the Christmas/New Year period) and some of the beaches, particularly in the north, get very overpopulated. However, in the south of Goa there are still plenty of more peaceful, crowd-free Goa resort options at that time of year.

Goa Off Season

February and March are great months to be in Goa, as the beaches slowly empty of tourists and room rates become more reasonable. From April until the monsoon rains break in June, the weather gets increasingly hot and humid (you may want to ensure that your room has air-conditioning at this time of year) and some beach places start to close. However, many resorts offer great rates at this time of year and you will sometimes have the remoter beaches practically to yourself!

October can also be a great time to visit to see Goa, vivid green after the monsoon and mostly free from other tourists, although there is still some occasional rain.

Goa Monsoon

And then there is Goa monsoon. Almost like clockwork, within the first ten days of June, the rains arrive. By this time all the temporary beach hut resorts have closed up and been removed and the only options for accommodation and eating are guest-houses and cottages of a more permanent nature, self-catering houses and apartments, and the large hotels dotted up and down the coast.

However, the rainy months of June to September have lots to offer providing you don’t mind monsoon storms or expect a beach holiday. The vegetation is green and lush, the rice paddies are planted and the seas wild and stormy. With activities more restricted to eating at local restaurants, enjoying vibrant festivals including Ganesha, and watching nature run riot, you can experience Goa like a Goan. Just remember to pack your raincoat!

Goa Weather

The following table shows the general weather in Goa month by month. However it’s important to remember that these are only guidelines and the weather in Goa may be surprising - hopefully for the better.

Goa weather chart, month by month

Best deals in Goa

Goa Holiday packages

In this page we will attempt to enlist the best Goa resort deals we have got, together with Goa Holiday packages, and new Goa resorts special offers.

Resorts in Goa

We will review here few common types of deals that are usually offered by resorts in Goa, the most common deals are the “Book 3 days or more and get 10% discount” type, these kind of deals are available all around the year (taking out peak season in Goa), when many resorts are trying to fill up certain dates, just before a local holiday perhaps.

Goa yoga retreats

Another more than fair Goa deal option are: all included Goa yoga retreats, which are sometimes very cost effective, taking in mind the cost of the yoga classes in Goa, and even more so the prices charged for yoga teacher classes. These bundle deals are offered for example in Agonda beach, and Patnem down south Goa, in Canacona region.

Goa last minute deals

Goa last minute deals, are not always cheap (honestly, they never are during peak season), but many times, you might find a fantastic room in one of the best goa resorts whilst the “impossible to book” time of year…
we only publish such deals after late cancelation, or for very short vacations 2-4 days during peak season to fill up “gaps” in the resorts booking calendar.

New Goa resorts

From time to time one of our new Goa resorts are eager to host new guests and kindly just drop the price to get more business, we transfer this discount to you, keeping all parties happy.

Churches of Goa

 

Old Goa

Most of the churches in Goa were built during the time of Portuguese rule, and many of them in Old Goa, which is today a World Heritage site. Goan churches are renowned for their interesting architecture which is a blend of two or more styles and influences.

 

Portuguese Houses of Goa

During Portuguese rule there was a period of 'inquisition" in which most of the Hindu temples were destroyed and churches were built in their place, often on the original site of the temple. The church plays an important role in Catholic Goa's social, cultural and religious life.

Today the churches are all part of the Archdiocese of Goa. The oldest church in Goa is the Church of Our Lady of Rosary on Monte Santo in Old Goa. The style of church at the time that this church was built is known as Manueline after King Emmanuel of Portugal. The churches that were built in the period between 1510 and 1550 are known as the churches of the early period.

Church Houses in Goa

A prime example of a church from this period is the Church of Our Lady of Rosary. The period between 1550 and 1660 is known as the Baroque period, and the best examples of churches from this period are the Basilica of Bom Jesus, the Se Cathedral, the Chirch of St Cajetan and the Augustine Church of Our Lady of Grace, which is now in ruins. The other architectural periods are the Rococo period from 1760 to 1899 and the Modern period, from 1900 to current times.

The following is a list of must-see churches in Goa
• Church of Our Lady of the Rosary
• Church of St. Francis of Assisi
• The Se Cathedral
• Basilica of Bom Jesus
• St. Cajetan Church
• Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception
• Chapel and Tomb of St. Francis Xavier
• St. Augustine Tower

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