GTDC’s Deepak Narvekar Recommends

Deepak Narvekar (Senior Manager Public Relations & Marketing, Goa Tourism Development Corporation Ltd) shares his recommendations about what Goa has to offer:

An ideal place (beach/water park/spice farm/heritage site, etc) to trot to this season is:

• Goa is surrounded with pristine beaches. Some of the most beautiful beaches are: 

Miramar beach, Agonda, Palolem, Baga, Morjim, Anjuna and Colva.

• Water parks include: 

Splash down and froggy land.

• Some of the most interesting spice plantations include: 

Tropical Spice Plantation and Sahakari Spice Farm.

• Heritage sites like: 

Old Goa Heritage Complex, Cabo da rama fort, reis magos, Divar Island, Fort Aguada.

Things you must see and do at that place are: 

You can enjoy Natural Beauty of Goa and get scenic photo opportunities.

Some delectable Goan dishes that you must try are: 

Goa has some of the unique dishes that one cannot miss. Some of the mouth-watering unique Goan delicacies include: Goan fish curry/rice, Chicken Cafreal, Vindaloo, Khatkhate, Bebinca and dodol.

A local restaurant for a traditional Goan culinary fix is: 

One must try restaurants around the state like Ritz Classic, Fisherman’s Wharf, Casa Bhosle, Destination One, O’coqueiro, Mums Kitchen, Martins Corner, Nostalgia, FAT Fish and more.

Things that you must add to your itinerary for an ideal day in Goa could be: 

A visit to the world-famous Dudhsagar waterfalls or indulging in adrenaline-rush activities like Motorized paragliding and hot air ballooning and Water Sports Activities.

The most scenic place in Goa is: 

Fort Aguada hill at sunset with the setting sun in the foreground and the lighthouse beam encircling in the background

A heritage site that you shouldn’t miss is: 

Old Goa heritage complex

A night club where you must party at is: 

Club Titos or Nyex Club

The best place for all the shopaholics to be is:

Saturday Night Bazaar, Anjuna Bazaar, Mall de Goa, Mapusa Market, 18th June Road, Panjim and more.

The best place to experience wildlife in Goa is: 

Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary

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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