Carpe Diem Art and Learning’s Daegal Godinho Recommends

By Daegal Godinho , Owner: Carpe Diem Art and Learning Centre – Majorda – Goa

The must visit beach in Goa & reasons for it: 

Cavelossim beach. Few beaches are wider or have whiter sands.

A not-to-miss non-beach place in Goa:

Goa Chitra Museum – Benaulim

Your favorite local Goan food place:

Pinto bar in Panjim

Your favorite Goan Dish & where to have it:

Masala rawa fried lepos (sole fish) at Fish on Fire – Seraulim (South – Goa)

Your favorite Secret Spot in Goa:

Cabo Raj Niwas – Dona Paula

If you are in Goa only for a day, what would you do:

Start the day with an early morning 30 km cycle ride around south Goa. Stop at a local joint for some sungta (prawn) bhaji. Go visit an art gallery/museum/ or heritage spot. Feast on seafood by a river front restaurant for lunch followed by a long afteroon drive to the hinterland. End the night at a quaint beach shack with a few good friends for company.

Your favorite place for an evening tipple:

Taverna in Panjim.

Where would you let your hair down & party?:

Cohiba / Cavala in North Goa.

Best place to watch a Goan sunset:

The high point overlooking the Rajbhag beach.

Where would you want to get lost in Goa?:

At Wildernest – Chorla Ghat.

The nicest drive you would never miss:

A drive to Karwar past Karmal Ghat.

A heritage site you wouldn’t miss:

St. Cajetan’s Church – Old Goa.

Author: Planet Goa Team
For us at Planet-Goa, our team is driven by that feeling of exhilaration that one gets when discovering that something ‘unique’ and ‘new’ about Goa for our ever-so-discerning readers.

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