Traveling has become a trend for everyone and every person longs to spend few days in peace away from the noisy city life. When on a trip to Goa, finding a perfect holiday home is the easiest task. Goa, being the best tropical destination for Indians as well as the foreigners, offers pocket friendly rates for both staying as well as enjoying.
Finding the best stay
You just have to finalize the number of days you want to spend in Goa. According to the number of days, you can chose a good staying option. Goa has amazing and affordable guest houses which has all the facilities just like a 3 star hotel. If you plan to stay for a month, you can rent a budget home. The rooms available on rent are also quite cheap.
Budget friendly rates
The rental homes in Goa vary from Rs 10000 to Rs 20000 per month depending on the location and season. If you are visiting Goa during the peak season, you have to book the rental homes or rooms prior to your visit. The holiday homes and cheap guest houses also cost quite reasonable varying from Rs 500 to Rs 2000. If you have a big family group visiting Goa, you can also book a villa at some prime locations.
The most of houses in Goa are built in Portuguese style and the architectural grandeur is a treat to eyes. And if one gets a chance to stay in these well ventilated houses, nothing can be better than it. The guest houses have great staff and their kitchens also serve delicious Goan delicacies.
Places to visit in Goa
As the world knows Goa is a treat for wanderers. It is an ideal holiday destination for the adventure enthusiasts as well as the nature lovers. The golden beaches and picturesque landscape of Goa attract people from all over the world. Not only the famous beaches like Calangute, Colva, Anjuna and Baga, there are so many antique houses which have been turned into museums. The Basillica of Bom jesus or the Old Goa church is another must visit destination. And apart from these, a ride in the Goan terrain is an amusement in its own. See Dudhsagar Falls
Activities in Goa
To soothe your body and soul, go for a yoga session. In Arambol, there are proper yoga classes which rejuvenates your mind. If you plan to stay for a long duration, you can join the yoga training course and get certified. Other than yoga, you can also join a scuba diving course at PADI and get certified as a diver. You just have to decide what you want to do and there are options available.
Riding carefree throughout Goa
There is an abundance of transport options in Goa. It is better not to spend bulks on cabs, you can simply rent a car to drive on your own. If you rent a scooty for a day, it is around ₹300 a day and if you rent it for a month it is going to be around INR5000 approximately. Enfields are about Rs15000 per month. You can find rental stores in almost every place in Goa. You can go to the cheapest by enquiring.
Goa is so beautiful with smooth roads, you don’t have to decide a location. You can simply ride your scooter on the fine roads and enjoy the green flora surrounding you. The road which leads to Palolem beach is a beauty. The route is a bit hilly and you will also pass Cotigao wildlife sanctuary when you are on your way to the south Goa beaches.
Check Taxi from Goa Airport
Keep your bellies full
When in Goa, you simply don’t have to look for eateries. There are so many eating joints which serve the basic Goan thali which includes a fish curry which is cooked in typical Goan style. You can eat a proper meal which fills your tummy at ₹200 to 300 and it can be cheaper depending on your order. In almost all the beaches you will find beach shacks with amazing music and nice food. You can try Zeebop by the sea in Utorda beach, though the beach is not much famous but the food is out of the world.
Most of the shacks are in North Goa beaches because North attracts more tourists in comparison to south. But if you are staying in Goa for weeks, you will get acquainted with the best restaurants according to your choice of food and beverages.
In comparison to rest of the country, alcohol in Goa is way cheaper. If you buy a beer from a shop, it will charge you some ₹60 and if enjoyed in a shack or bar, it will be around INR 100. You can also buy a nice Indian wine at just 300/-. So, you can drink, eat and merry.
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Time to erase the misconceptions about Goa
People have this misconception that traveling to Goa means spending a large chunk from savings. But this is clearly a wrong concept in our mind. Nothing can be cheaper than a trip to Goa. No other place offers cheap stay, cheap ride and cheap but relishing meals. So, for a month long stay in Goa, you just need to have around ₹30000 with you and live life king size only in Goa!