Goa – the perfect and crazy beach destination in India – become bustling and ritzy in December as this winter month receives maximum footfall from all over the world. Gifted with abundant lush green scenery, glistening beaches, Celebrations & festivals, lip-smacking seafood, pleasant climate, numerous water activities, a relaxed atmosphere, several man made wonders, Goa is just the place to be in this month. Although, it can be visited all year round but during the month of December, this place becomes all the more alluring and inviting. Not only backpackers & vibrant youth, but also honeymooners and families flock to hotels in Agra.
Below listed are the top few reasons to be in Goa this December!
Being a Christian dominated area with historical churches and rich Christian tradition, to be in Goa during Christmas time is to be in some luck. The place during this time is transformed into a dizzying state of festive fervor which engulfs everyone. Visiting old Goa is wonderful in December as you get mesmerized by the giant and beautifully decorated churches, the countless number of stalls selling homemade chocolates and cakes, and also the infectious atmosphere of happiness and merry-making. Some famous churches to visit during Christmas time in Goa include Bailica of Bom Jesus, St. Cathedral, Church of our lady of Immaculate Conception and Church of St. Francis of Assisi. The churches are decorated at its best for Christmas and look the most beautiful during this time of the year. From prayers to parties & feast to fireworks, this place has it all! Celebrating Christmas is one of the amazing highlights of holidaying in Goa during December and is must visit!
When talking of New Year’s celebrations, remember that no place does it better than our very own Goa. The place is known worldwide for its New Year Eve’s party and sees thousands of tourists pour in number to its shore, to bid adieu to the previous year and welcome the next! The nightlife of Goa during December is legendary & the night clubs offer the best blend of booze and parties during this time.The beautiful sky, the cool and calm ocean along with the palm trees give Goa a perfect advantage to host night parties. There are fireworks seen throughout the night and it’s almost deafening. But such beautiful fireworks will leave your jaws open in awe!
Be it partying in the happening beaches of Morjim, Vagator, Baga & Anjuna, having the unique experience of being under the shacks, watch fireworks lighting up the midnight sky, experiencing silent noise parties held on the Palolem beach, or getting tipsy to the music and beats under the sky – while watching the astounding sunrise at club Cabana, you cannot deny the fact that all you party lovers out there long to experience a party in Goa!
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Being Asia’s biggest music festival and India’s premier electronic music event with International DJs, foot-tapping music, food & fun – Sunburn’s been the crux of December tourism in Goa since it’s inception! It happens post-Christmas in December, when comes the week of incessant partying, the likes of which is unmatched anywhere else in the country. The merry-making which begins a week into Christmas is continued with hosting of this Asia’s biggest dance & electronic music party. This event catches tourists from all over the world as Goa rocks to the tune of some of the world’s finest DJs and musicians for three days in the last week of December,with overflowing excitement. It’s going to be the 10th edition of this festival this year in 2016 & it promises to get bigger each year.This event truly promises to be the party to remember. So, get ready to let loose at the gorgeous beach venue for SUNBURN!
Once upon a not so long time ago, a German named – Ingo, who settled up this new market on a leased property. Fondly known as “Ingo’s Saturday Night Bazaar”, this market in Arpora is on for about six months of winter. This night market is one of the best places to visit in Goa during December to shop to your heart’s content. The market starts from 6 pm and is open till the wee hours of morning. Music, food, some amazing imported clothes, junk jewellery and accessories from across the globe, vintage items, hippie merchandise, cuisines from all over the world and live concerts are a part of this market. The cool party ambiance of New year’s and Christmas celebrations adds to the happening atmosphere of this shopping paradise and is a real treat for shopaholics!
Goa, being the paradise for party animals is surely the place to be in December, and a trip to this paradise wouldn’t be complete if you do not try your luck here! The casinos on huge boats & ships docked in River Mandovi are the best places to visit in Goa in this month for those who would love to earn a little extra. These casinos receive the maximum crowd of local & international travelers in the month of December. The packages offered by most of the casinos include unlimited drinks & food till you play. Some of the most popular casinos in Goa are- Casino Paradise, Casino Pride, Deltin Royale, and Deltin Jaqk. Although, these are functional all through the year, but the way they are abuzz during December is surely something not to miss! Do visit a casino in Goa during December, to realize why it’s called the Las Vegas of India!
Seafood is the specialty of Goa and this coastal state is a haven for seafood lovers who can gorge on some delicious cuisines made with the most special of recipes at any corner of Goa. All most all the restaurant, beach shacks and eating joints, whether big or small, sell orgasmic seafood. A visit to Goa is incomplete if you do not taste the exotic delicacies of Goan cuisine. Seafood is one of the main parts of the daily food of the locals of Goa and if you love seafood, you must have it here. The variety of seafood in Goa is endless and includes Mackerel, Crabs, Kingfish, Tuna, Pomfret, Squids and many more. To accompany your meal would be free-flowing booze. Enjoy the amazing weather and gorge on the lip-smacking spicy freshest of catches. For those who like it served well and in a great setting Simply Fish, Boom Shankar and Viva Goa are great restaurants to explore but for those who can’t burn a hole in the pocket can get equally delicious seafood at the many shacks on the beaches of Goa.
So friends, “Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.” – Ray Bradbury. Experience the true fun of life by not missing the visit to places that are famous for some specialty worldwide, Goa in December being one of them! HotelBids will ensure all its customers a wonderful stay at luxurious/budgeted hotels in Goa, at the prize exactly you want! So, just plan to give yourself an awesome end to this year with Celebrations and experiences that are famous worldwide. Travel with HotelBids & make memories to be treasured for life!
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