Beach bum, hippie soul, beaches, sand, corals, water sports, seafood and a lot more must be coming across your mind. After all, it isn’t just a getaway, you are going to Goa!!! Weekend getaway to Goa is actually a lot of fun, especially when you are with your friends. If it is your first time there, let us sum it up as the Ibiza of India for you. Not just the nightlife here is awesome but also the flea markets and stores and hotels are something you would absolutely love.
However, if you will not plan your 3-day trip properly, you will not be able to relish the trip optimally. A 3-day trip, if planned well the 3-day trip will be enough for you to rejuvenate. But, if it would not be, you may end up missing out on a lot of things. So, let us show you where you must go when you go to Goa.
Table of Contents
North and South Goa Beaches
Have you even been to Goa if you have not gone to the beaches? Also, even if you have been to beaches, not going to the famous beaches would be an insult to Goa. So, make sure you visit the beaches of the north and south Goa that are truly famous for the vibe. Do some beach hopping, soak your body in the sun, relax, drink coconut water and do some water sports to enjoy to the fullest. You should visit beaches like Calangute, Baga, Candolim, Colva, Agonda and Palolem beach. Also, make sure whichever beach you go to, you choose the best resorts in Goa to stay nearby.
Time Estimate: 4 to 5 hours
Basilica of Bom Jesus
This was established in 1605 and is one of the very famous tourist destinations. This is also known as Old Goa Church and has a beauteous structure made in the ancient time with beautiful frescos, stonework with a statue of Jesus. What makes the place all the more special is the preserved body of St. Xavier.
The opening hours of this church are 9 in the morning to 6:30 in the evening. On Sundays, a mass prayer session is there so the church opens at 10:30.
Time Estimate: 1 hour
Nearby Candolim beach, this fort is an age-old fort in Goa which was made by the Portuguese in the 17th century. Inside the fort, there is a freshwater spring. Because of the same, the place is named as Aguada which means water. The fort has also been utilised in Bollywood movies as well. The fort is open for tourists from 7 in the morning to 6 in the evening.
Time Estimate: 2 hours
Flea Market on Saturday Night
Bolck your Saturday night for some shopping in Goa. Go to Arpora’s night market and you will see the same buzzing with the young crowd, handicrafts, leather goods, lip-smacking food and a lot more. The market will open at six in the evening and close by 2 in the night.
Time estimate: 2 hours
Dudhsagar falls should also be on your list. You can visit this while coming from or going to Goa as this isn’t exactly located in Goa but is situated on the way. We hope, now you have mapped places in your mind which you would be visiting in the 3-day span. Apart from the same, don’t forget to book the best resorts in Goa for your stay as comfort is very important for enjoying the most on any trip you go.