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North Goa or South Goa : How to Make a Choice?

No doubt, Goa is one of the most visited in India. It is famous for its pristine beaches, exciting nightlife, several options for recreation, and rich Portuguese culture.

But, while planning a trip to Goa, most people get stuck in a dilemma about where to visit first – North Goa or South Goa. Are you facing the same thought? Don’t worry; we’ll find that out in the blog!

North Goa is all about its vibrant nightlife and shopping, whereas South Goa has beautiful beaches and panoramic views.

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Let’s check out the blog and come to a conclusion of where you must stay in Goa!


Let’s look at some of the attractions of North Goa that you can’t afford to miss at any cost!

Best Beaches

  • Calangute Beach, Candolim Beach & Baga Beach: Popular for water sports and nightlife.
  • Anjuna Beach: Popular for watching the sunset.
  • Vagatore Beach: It’s famous for its lush green beauty.
  • Arambol Beach: Popular among foreigners.
  • Morjim Beach: Experience Goan music and dance vibes on the beach.

Places to Enjoy Nightlife

  • Tito’s Lane and Mambo’s Bar
  • Curlies beach shack
  • Casinos by the Mandovi River
  • Club Cubana
  • Loeki cafe

Best Heritage Sites

  • Basilica of Bom Jesus
  • Se cathedral
  • Church of St. Cajetan
  • Church of our lady of immaculate conception
  • Fort Reis Magos, and church
  • Fort Aguada
  • Fort Chapora

Markets to Explore

  • Anjuna flea market (Wednesday): A shopper’s paradise.
  • Arpora market (Saturday evening to late night): Goa’s oldest hippie flea markets
  • Mackie’s Night Bazaar (Saturday): Famous for its live music with a dance floor

Some Other Interesting Places

  • Take a walk around the Fontainhas
  • Enjoy an evening on the Mandovi River cruise
  • Click beautiful pictures at Parra Coconut Grove Road
  • Enjoy a picnic with friends and family near Mayem Lake
  • Spend a peaceful day at Divar Island
  • Dolphin sighting boat rides in the Arabian Sea

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After paying attention to some attractions of North Goa, it’s time to look at some attractions of South Goa!

Best Beaches

  • Colva Beach: Great base location for enjoying at any hour of the day.
  • Benaulim Beach: An ideal location for photography.
  • Cola Beach: It’s a clean beach with a backdrop of forested hills.
  • Agonda Beach: It’s a 3 km long white sandy beach with no sunbeds and no umbrellas on the beach.
  • Butterfly Beach: It’s a secluded and scenic beach in Goa.
  • Palolem Beach: It’s a crescent-shaped beach and is very photogenic.

Places to Enjoy Nightlife

  • Full Moon Parties on Colva Beach
  • Leopard Valley
  • Neptunes – a silent disco
  • Leda lounge and restaurant
  • Riverside bar and restaurant

Best Heritage Sites

  • Cabo de Rama fort
  • Mormugao fort

Markets to Explore

  • Palolem Beach Market: A great place for shopping for souvenirs
  • Colva Beach Market: One of the liveliest market
  • Margao municipal market: Get options for all kinds of shopping options

Some Other Interesting Places

  • Enjoy a day at Dudhsagar waterfall and witness some of the most beautiful views of the surroundings.
  • Go for a guided tour at Sahakari Spice Garden to gain more knowledge about spices.

Concluding Remarks

After going through the blog, you must have learned that North and South Goa are enjoyable. Both are full of beautiful beaches and other popular attractions.

The choice between the two depends on your interest and mood. North Goa is a destination for party lovers, while South Goa is serene and subtle for peace lovers.

In this blog, we have clarified the confusion related to North and South Goa to help travelers choose the destination per their interests and expectations.

If you ask us which place we would prefer to stay for our Goa trip, it is North Goa. What’s the point of visiting Goa if we aren’t partying?

There’s one more suggestion for you in the end! If you are looking for one of the best resort in North Goa, look no further than White Flower Morjim! Here, you’ll get a chance to experience the true flavors of Goa.

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