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Visit Best place of Goa and Stay at Godwin Hotels.

The Godwin Group of Hotels welcome you into a Realm of Luxury.

Tropical Goa is the smallest state in India but also the most laid back and the most popular with tourists, both from India and all over the world. Most tourists flock here in the Winter months to enjoy sunny days, blissful beaches, fresh seafood, spicy curries, vibrant markets, wild nightlife and much more, all infused with the special and captivating blend of Portuguese and Indian cultures. There really is nowhere quite like Goa and there are not many people who know it like I do so to make the most of your visit to Goa keep on reading my insider’s guide to Goa!

And, there really is something for everyone in Goa, from luxury hotels and world class fine dining restaurants to mellow yoga retreats, to adventure sports to wild all night beach parties, to cheap and cheerful beach huts and hippie markets.

Although Goa is the most westernized and touristy state in India, there is still so much to explore and love, and the best parts are usually away from the main tourist hot spots (cough cough Baga and Calangute) zipping through paddy fields and colourful villages fringed with palm trees past white washed Portuguese churches and discovering quieter beaches.

Goa was famous at the birthplace of Goa trance in the hippie days. There are still some amazing psytrance parties and raves but nowadays Goa’s nightlife has something to offer everyone no matter what style of music your into. Experiencing the legendary Goa nightlife is something you don’t want to miss when you visit Goa but requires a little research and forward planning to make sure you’re in the right place at the right time.

The best time to visit Goa to party is Christmas and New Year and throughout the peak tourist season between December to April when there are parties on nearly every night. However, not every party is on every night so check out the nightclubs website or social media to see what’s on for your dates. Over Christmas and New Year Goa is crazy busy, there are so many parties on and North Goa is just buzzing all day and night! There are also massive 3 day festivals like Sunburn between Christmas and New Year.

Goa Carnival is Goa’s biggest street party and a unique event in India as it dates back to the times when Goa was a Portuguese colony. The streets of Goa’s capital Panjim come alive with colourful floats and a buzzing party parade. Carnival is usually held before Lent in February or March. Book your stay well in advance.