- January 4, 2021
- Posted by: Planet Goa Team
- Category: Food Files from Goa
Pristine beaches, grand sunsets and delicious food. These are just a few things that define Goa, the party hub of the country. Apart from being renowned for its exotic parties and tasteful music, Goa is known for its bustling shacks. From the quieter cosy ones, offering peace and solitude, to the thumping party hotspots, the shacks have revolutionized the way people holiday in Goa.
GOA has been synonymous with its exquisite coastline dotted with the exceedingly popular beach shacks. When in Goa, make it a point to relax at a beach shack and watch the world go by, as you sip your beer and nibble on the flavorsome delicacies. What makes the shacks so popular, one wonders. Each shack has its own charm, and they offer an exclusive ambience. You can laze on a sunbed and your food will be served to you right there! This is what gives the beach shacks an edge over the restaurants.
Most of the owners themselves attend to the needs of the guests, offering the luxury of personalized service. Many beach shacks offer eco-friendly beach hut stays which are very popular with the budget travelers. The food at the shacks is prepared as per your requirement.
If you like your food cooked in a certain way, go right ahead and request the chef, and they will serve you the way you like it. It’s this individual touch that connects with the guests. There is a great diversity in the music they play, with each shack having its own style.
They play lounge, house, deep tech, reggae, trance, psychedelic, club and a host of other genres. The DJs play special song requests for the patrons as well. On weekends, many beach shacks have live music or karaoke nights. Each beach shack has its own unique identity and vibe.