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Destination Guide

Goa

A blend of Portuguese tradition and Indian heritage makes Goa one of a kind.

Destination Guide Goa

When in Goa, You Must

Know Before You Go

ROCKPOOL is the most exotic party destination of Goa. Set high upon a cliff with the ocean crashing below, blending bohemian vibes with sunset beats for the ultimate sundowner experience.

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Dive In

Talk Like a Local

Learn the slang from the streets.

Susegad

adj.
A relaxed, carefree attitude associated with the Indian state of Goa.
Hey man, you are in Goa, susegad!

Ultimate Access to Goa

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Olive

Unit 1, Vagator Helipad, Anjuna

Olive is sunkissed and windblown—the perfect spot to sunbathe, feast, and stargaze. Stroll down to the beach for a quick dip while the kitchen puts together a delicious gourmet Mediterranean meal. The gorgeous view of the Arabian Sea comes for free.

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Olive has a tub full of flip flops for all those who wore heels and now can’t wait to get rid of them.

Baba Au Rhum

Baba Au Rhum

House No. 1054, Sim Vaddo, Anjuna

Get with the hippie vibe at Goa’s beloved French café and bakery, tucked away in a quiet corner. After a long night out, it's an amazing place to grab brunch.

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Don’t miss out on the freshly baked croissants and pizzas.

Black Sheep

The Black Sheep Bistro

Swami Vivekanand Rd, Altinho, Panaji

A farm to table concept restaurant that will never fail to amaze your taste buds with its dishes that celebrate seasonal products.

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Don’t go for your usual drinks and try some innovative, handcrafted cocktails. You surely won’t be disappointed.

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La Plage

Ashvem Beach, Morjim, Pernem

Fine French dining, hidden behind the palms of Ashwem beach.

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Walk around Le Souk to pick up the coolest tropical clothes from a spread of designers around La Plage.

Either/Or

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DETOX

Yoga

FIT at W Goa

Recharge and look great so you're ready for the next adventure.

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RETOX

Chronicle

Small Vagator

Catch spectacular sunsets and be ready to party until sunrise.

Goa Essentials

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Everything you need to make your trip to Goa a blast.

1. Sun Block

Things heat up in Goa, so protect your precious skin.

2. Sunglasses

Don’t forget to keep your eyes covered.

3. Bottled Water

The heat and humidity in Goa is no joke. Be sure to always stay hydrated.

4. Sandals

Make a statement but keep it casual with your Havainas.

Spotted in Goa

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Soro - The Village Pub

Badem junction, Siolim Rd

Come here for an array of fun events through the week: Wednesday’s jazz night, Saturday’s BBQ & Rock night, and a special Salsa Social on Sunday!

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Artjuna

940, Market Rd

Inside a Portuguese style house, this Mediterranean gem is perfect for a relaxed meal in the garden.

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Watsons

Rua Cunha Riveria, Church Square

A restaurant & pub, this spot is a great place to lean back and watch the city nightlife unfold around you as you sit surrounded by gorgeous Portuguese architecture.

Martins Corner

Martins Corner

Binwaddo, Betalbatim, Salcette

Entertainment at its purest, this restaurant features a one-man-band daily and an exciting bar scene complete with an outdoor area.