Swaggering mesmerizing beaches, thrilling water sports, Goan-Portuguese structural design and ethos, a hippie ambiance, pulsating coastal clubs, bustling flea-markets and an energetic nightlife, it is no longer a secret for anyone that Goa is one of the most popular destinations for vacationers and tourists across the globe. As per estimates, millions of tourists visit this state of India every year. Whenever you will be going to Goa, it will always be buzzing with people. And, there are times when you really want to avoid going to Goa during the peak season, right?
Through this post, we shall be giving you some helpful ways to avoid tourist crowds in Goa.
Perfectly time your visit
The perfect time to visit Goa completely depends on the fact what exactly you are looking forward to when you are deciding to book your stay in Goa hotels near Calangute beach.
If you just want to have some relaxing time on the beach in quiet or indulge in water some exciting sports, then you must think about coming to Goa during the early autumn season (October) or maybe during the mid-spring season (March-April), when the sun parishioners and adventure junkies are not around. During this time, the temperature in Goa ranges from 20°C to 32°C.
On the other hand, if you are looking for great deals on Goa hotels near Calangute beach, air tickets, and other activities such as shopping and parties, then ensure you visit Goa during offseason as in summers between April to May or during Monsoon season between June to September.
As a result of regular rains during monsoon, water activities are not conducted in Goa. Though, during the summer season (April-May), you can take part in different types of water sports either in the morning before 10 am or after 4 pm when the temperature goes down a bit.
The average temperature in summer is around 30°C- 35°C during hours of daylight and drops to 26°C after the sunsets, while during monsoon season, the temperature is around 30°C and drops down to 20°C. Nevertheless, the off-season is the right time to travel around Goa’s artistic and historic benchmarks without facing the crowd.
Try to take the different route
While there are certain areas that are tantamount with Goa – Baga, Anjuna, Calangute, and Old Goa, Tito’s Lane and the vibrant flea markets – Goa is so much more to it unseen places that are undoubtedly worth-exploring.
Where most of the vacationers go for relaxation and water activities?
Some of the beaches including Baga, Calangute, Anjuna and Candolim Beach are basically jam-packed with holidaymakers.
Where you can go instead
Instead of going to these beaches, you can try to explore other peaceful beaches, such as Butterfly Beach where you can enjoy some activities with your family and friends like dolphin watching and paddle boating. Plus the peaceful ambiance and an adequate number of rocks make things appear more beautiful. You can definitely delight in the outstanding sights of the sundown and even have fun by paddling or swimming at the Hollant Beach, which is in the South Goa. Far away from the holidaymaker crowds, you can even go to Arambol Beach where you have more fun with your family and friend by doing some activities like kitesurfing and paragliding.
Where holidaymakers refer to party a lot?
The most common spot for partying for the holidaymakers in Goa is in North Goa- Tito’s, Mambo’s, and Curlies.
Where you can go instead of these popular places?
Even if you are staying in Goa hotels near Calangute beach, you can head to the South Goa-based club –Gatsby Pub in Colva and treat yourself with a good selection of cocktails and enjoy some dance moves on not too crowded dance floor. Besides, you can even go to Neptune Point that is in Palolem Beach and enjoying silent dance parties in which you just have to put on the headphones and dance on your favourite song.
Where the tourists go for family picnics
Grand Island is the most popular place where most of the families love to come for a picnic.
Where you can go instead
You can go to Divar Island which is considered equally beautiful as Grand Island.