Water sports and beach activities in Goa :
The water sports activities are the chief attraction of tourism in Goa. They are among the most popular things to do in Goa. Para sailing, Catamaran sailing, wind surfing, water skiing, jet skiing, scuba diving, deep sea fishing, snorkeling, motor boating, wake boarding, and angling are just a few of the immense number of options on offer. These fun activities should be on top of your list of things to do in Goa. The beaches also offer a delightful range of Goan and other cuisine.
Sightseeing in Goa :
The number of forts and churches are among the foremost tourist attractions of Goa. They narrate the history of the state and also provide an insight in to the lifestyle of the bygone era.
The mansions of Goa, temples, prominent mosques, and museums of Goa should be visited during a planned sightseeing tour in Goa.
Your trip to Goa will remain incomplete without a visit to the following places of interest. These include a number of panoramic landscapes such as pristine white beaches, placid lakes and gurgling rivers to splendid man made monuments that bear hallmarks of the rich and varied architectural legacy of this land.
- Mahalaxmi Temple
- Mangeshi Temple
- Se Cathedral
- Church of Saint Francis of Assisi
- Basilica of Bom Jesus
- Shanta Durga temple
- Shri Nagesh Maharudra temple
- Anjuna beach
- Arambol beach
- Baga beach
- Benaulim beach
- Bogmalo beach
- Calangute beach
Chapora Fort :
Located on the Anjuna beach in Goa, the Chapora fort is one of the most popular tourist attractions of India. This massive fort is built out of red laterite stones and was constructed first by the ruler of Bijapur, Adil Shah. The Chapora fort is located at a distance of around 10 kilometers from Mapusa and can be reached by hiring a taxi or an auto from Mapusa. One can also take buses from Panaji that ply to Chapora fort on a regular basis.