- May 9, 2017
- Posted by: Planet Goa Team
- Category: Areas 2 Live In
Beautiful, lush and green, best describes this area. Also popularly known as the valley of wild flowers, the area is a picture of paradise when driving through it. Though it is located in the heart of North Goa, in the true sense of the term, this portion of Goa also appears to be gradually taking over from what actually describes North Goa of yore (Read : Baga, Calangute, Candolim)..
While it is still a far cry from what has happened in the actual North Goa belt, there is no doubt about the fact that the pressure is telling. Home to a lot of celebs who have set up their second homes in the area, we have often heard the place being referred to as a ‘mini-Delhi’, mainly because of the investments which have happened by the Delhi-ites in the region. Slow on its infra-structure development, as things like connectivity and networks could be a problem here, somewhere, this also adds to the charm of the area.
With Mapusa being next door, medical care and other facilities like supermarkets, schools, etc are all easily available, though depending upon where you are based in the area, could be anything from 2-20 kms away. Some of the best eateries and what can be described as upcoming ‘happening places’ are located in the area, while a drive or walk past the Chapora River, does take the entire stress out of your life.
Prominent landmarks in area – St. Anthony’s church, St. Francis Xaviers High School, Chapora Fort.
Text: Team Planet-Goa
Pics: The One School