Monsoon is kicking in and so is the perfect season to visit Goa. With flight rates dropping down, and Goa being relatively less crowded; which is a rare sight – it’s the perfect time to get away to this tropical paradise.
The coastal state of Goa might be best known for its beaches, but Goa is much more than just beaches. There are a myriad of things one can do here during the blissful monsoons.
Here is a list of must-do’s if you are visiting Goa during monsoon season:
Visit Dudhsagar Falls
Waterfalls are one of the most beautiful sights to witness during monsoons. The tranquilness you will experience at this waterfall is truly unmatched! So, July to October or during monsoon and after monsoon is an ideal time to visit this waterfall.
However, the water level is high during monsoon, thus you need to be very careful and take extra precautions while visiting this place.
There are a bunch of festivals that the Goans celebrate in the monsoon season. Some of which are –
- The St. Peters Fest – Takes place in July, known for its floating stages and upbeat music
- Bonderam Fest – Happens in August, known for the amazing performances by local bands
- House Of Chapora – Located by the Chapora river, this upcycled space conducts regular fests. Known for its art, trendy music and their scrumptious food.
Visit the Savoi Spice Garden
If you are looking for an authentic experience in Goa, the Savoi Spice Garden is a must-visit! Take a tour of this spice plantation, understand the history of the spices and relish traditional food preparations. Make sure to call in advance to book a slot along with informing them about your food preferences for a seamless experience.
Savoi Spice Garden Timings: Open all days, 10AM to 9PM
Location: Savoi, Goa
Enjoy the NightLife
This tropical party paradise is known for its rad nightlife, for the right reasons! Here are the 3 best nightclubs you need to visit when in Goa.
Popularly known as “Nightclub in the Sky”, Club Cubana, is the club you need to hit if you wish to party hard. First choice of a lot of upscale locals and international celebrities, Club Cubana will be an unforgettable experience.
Where is Club Cubana: Arpora Hill
With a combination of four different party zones – a hip nightclub, a contemporary Goan Tavern, a poolside deck and a lounge area – Sinq has something for everybody.
Where is Sinq: Candolim
Hammerzz is known for having the best DJ nights not just in Goa, but the country. It is considerably more expensive than the other nightclubs in this list, but definitely worth the experience!
Where is Hammerzz: Baga, Goa
Visit Shacks That Are Open During Monsoon
Zeebop by the Sea
Imagine relishing a hot and spicy Calamari preparation with the waves washing your feet. Zeebop by the Sea is one of the finest shacks in Goa. Decked with fairy lights and live music, it will make your evening magical.
Where is Zeebop by the Sea: Utorda
If you wish to enjoy an assortment of the most fanciest and unique dishes and cocktails you can ever imagine, Titlie is the shack for you. With Ceviche, scrumptious goat fry and a multitude of dishes, Titlie is an experience on its own.
Where is Titlie: Anjuna
Imagine dining in an aesthetic setting, as you enjoy a Turkish Pizza and watch the most beautiful sunset with the hues of the sky reflecting beautifully in the sea – mesmerizing, right? Enjoy this breathtaking setting at Olive Goa with amazing food and cocktails.
Where is Olive Goa: Vagator
Best Beaches To Visit During In Goa Monsoons
It is rare to see this popular beach with this scantily crowded and quiet as you will during the rainy season. Without the blanket of innumerable tourists, Calangute looks picturesque. Enjoy a quiet, relaxing evening after which you can enjoy the seafood delicacies available by the beachside.
Located in the hamlet of Sinquerim in North Goa, just next to Fort Aguada; this beach is paradise during monsoon season. Filled with calm and greenery, this beach is truly like something out of Hawaii.
Known for the best sunsets in Goa, Vagator beach is mesmerizing during monsoon. If a peaceful walk by the beach as the sun sets is your idea of tranquility, you need to be at Vagator beach!
Script Your Monsoon at a StayVista Property
With a whole range of the most charming properties, world-class service, culinary experiences, StayVista is much more than just accommodation. Be it by the beach, close to the city center or the outskirts; our properties are spread all across Goa for providing guests with the experience they are looking for.
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