Off-Beat Places in Goa to make your Vacation Memorable

Planning a Goa Vist? Then these places must be on your bucket list according to Vidhi Maru, a travel blogger and writer. Dive in to see her recommendations

As you know Goa is open for tourism now so why not just take a break from this 5-month long vacation and travel to a new environment away from home. Goa is one of the favorite destinations mostly among the youngsters. You must have already heard about all the famous places of Goa like Baga Beach, Calangute Beach, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Tito’s Lane, etc. Now let’s explore less famous or unexplored places of Goa which will make you want to visit there right now.

Patnem Beach

It is one of the quaint and secluded beaches of South Goa and hence a perfect destination for those who are not fond of the crowd and chaos. One can find a paradise on this beach located in the town of Canacona. The uniqueness of this beach is its peacefulness and also the mouthwatering seafood available on the beach shacks which isn’t crowded as other beaches of Goa.

Cumbarjua Backwater Canal

Backwaters in Goa? Really Yes it’s true. You can enjoy the backwaters experience in Goa as well. On this boat trip, you will not only see the crocodiles but also many species of birds. This is on the Zuari river, the largest river in Goa. It’s a two-hour long boat ride and the scenery is more beautiful with the birds and crocodiles. This is the perfect place for those who love bird watching and a boat ride will be a cherry on the cake.


Chorla Ghats

Chorla Ghat is located on the intersection of the borders of Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra. This place is a perfect destination for all the nature lovers out there. The picturesque views of the mountains at an elevation of 800m will steal your heart. It also has some wildlife species such as the barred wolf snake in its dense tropical forest. It becomes an important place for the ecologists and wildlife biologists for monitoring Western Ghats of the Sahyadri.

Pequeno Island

Pequeno Island is also known as the “Bat Island” is located just a kilometer away from Baina Beach. It comprises of a small rocky beach with a stretch of green, is a perfect place for the adventurers. The crystal clear waters ad rich marine life makes it a perfect destination for snorkeling. One can even put a campfire and enjoy the feeling of a private little beach.

Galgibaga Beach

Galgibaga Beach is truly a hidden treasure of South Goa. It is known as one of the three places where nesting grounds of the Olive Ridley turtles are formed. Hence the beach has got the nickname of Turtle Beach. The serene beauty of the beach makes us want to stay there for long. The beach is less frequented and hence one can relax in tranquility.

Goa is Now Open for Tourism

Government of Goa has opened the tourism from 1st September with all the necessary precautions & Safety measures.

See some important rules to be followed while travelling to Goa before going.

About The Author:

Vidhi Maru from Binge Travel is a travel blogger and writes about all the travel updates and some amazing hidden destinations which helps the travelers to know more about the place before traveling. Here she talks about the offbeat places to visit in Goa.

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