Discover The Pearl of the Orient: Goa, India

Exotic India is no doubt on the bucket list of many travellers, and with good reason.  As the Pearl of the Orient, Goa offers visitors beautiful scenery, architectural wonders including the Old Goa Church, and gorgeous sandy beaches just waiting for you to arrive.

Located midway along India's western coast, Goa has a population of 1.5 million people with roots dating back to 8,000 to 6,000 B.C.  Konkani is the official language of Goa with only 8% of the population speaking English.  The tropical climate offers an average year round temperatures ranging from 86-91 degrees F.  One of the most popular foods to enjoy while visiting Goa is rice with fish curry, a staple in almost every household. 

The Grand Hyatt Goa is the latest extravagant hotel to be built in Goa offering a stylish Indo-Portuguese palace feel located amongst 28 lush tropical acres on the edge of Bambolim Bay.  With both guest rooms & suites, introductory rates at the Grand Hyatt Goa start at $260 per night throughout November 2011.

Not-to-be-missed sight seeing when visiting Goa include some of these top rated attractions:
  • Goa Beach
  • Old Goa
  • Agonda Beach
  • Born Jesus Basilica
  • Sahakari Spice Farm
  • Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception
  • Goa Cavelossim Beach
  • rock cut engravings at Usgalimal
  • Candolim Beach
  • Goa State Museum
  • and Sushumna Yoga to revitalize your mind, body & soul
  • along with lively nightlife, restaurants and casinos
For more information on planning your exotic India vacation, visit Incredible India and Go Goa.


  1. Its nice list of sights that must be seen while visiting Goa. And relish your trip with comfort and leisure offered by the Luxury resorts Goa.

  2. Hi Connie, you have enlisted almost all not-to-be-missed places of Goa. What about "Dudh Sagar Waterfalls", those falls must be in your list...:-):-)

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