5 Reasons to Visit Goa in December
Though Goa is one of those destinations in India that can be visited all around the year but in the month of December, the place becomes all the more alluring and inviting. This beach state features in the bucket-list of avid travelers. December is one of the best months of the peak season. Gifted with abundant lush scenery, glistening beaches, lip-smacking seafood, a pleasant climate, numerous water activities, festivals like Christmas etc., a relaxed atmosphere, several man-made wonders, Goa is just the place to be in this month. Bid goodbye to the chilly December in your city and travel to Goa in December.
Here, we give you top 5 reasons to visit Goa in December:
For the love of Water Sports
While a major part of India is suffering from chilly winters, the sun offers a warmer escape to you here. Partaking in watersports is one of the best things to do in Goa in December. Scuba diving, swimming, dingy sailing, banana rides, para-sailing, windsurfing, jet skiing, kayaking and river rafting are some of the adventure sports in Goa. The best spots to enjoy water sports in Goa include Cidade De Goa, Calangute beach, Baga beach, Candolim beach, Dona Paula Bay along with others. There is no need for you to worry about the safety. There are innumerable operators at all these locations providing you the necessary basic knowledge, training, equipment, and conduct all the activities with complete safety measures and as per the guidelines.
For partaking in exciting Christmas celebrations
A major chunk of the people in Goa follow Christianity and its rich customers. Being a Portuguese colony, the state is dotted with some of India’s best churches that are not only places of worship but are architectural marvels. At the time of Christmas, the enthusiasm is contagious. All the houses, hotels and restaurants are decorated beautifully with lights and Christmas. In December, you can be a part of these exciting celebrations when the whole state is in festive mood. The glory of the decorated churches shines even more brightly. The bakeries around the state prepare special cakes, pastries and chocolates for their customers. Some of the best churches of Goa that are worth-visiting during Christmas are Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception and Se Cathedral.
For binging on orgasmic Seafood
Seafood is the specialty of Goa. All most all the restaurant, beach shacks and eating joints, whether big or small, sell orgasmic seafood. Goa visit in December is unfinished 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 it here. The variety of seafood in Goa is endless and includes Mackerel, Crabs, Kingfish, Tuna, Pomfret, Squids and 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 the sake of some great Music
As the festivities of Christmas get over, another week of matchless partying experience is waiting for you. The merry-making in Goa starts from Christmas and goes on till the New Year’s Eve. In between that, Goa plays host to the world-renowned the Sunburn Festival, which begins from December 27th and comes to an end on December 30th. This festival is being organized here at the pristine Vagator beach from the past 8 years. The state bustles with a crazy number of music lovers from all around. Some of the finest musicians and DJs in the world play here for these 3 days and visitors gyrate in the high-energy beats. The experience is just unforgettable. The Supersonic festival, organized at the Candolim beach is also slowly gaining a lot of popularity. The 4-day event was initiated by VJ and presenter Nikhil Chinapa and is attended by local as well as international performers.
For infectious Party Fever
If you are looking for an ideal way to usher- in the New Year, you should be not anywhere else but in Goa as the party fever here is just infectious. This tiniest beach state of India is known for being the venue for some of the best New Year’s Eve parties, attended by huge number of national as well as international tourists. The night life of Goa is fabulous and the event of New Year makes the discos and nightclubs throw the best of parties. Parties during this time of the year are not only given in the discotheques of Goa but there are numerous beach parties too that are organized at some of the best Goan beaches like Anjuna, Palolem, Vagator and Baga. You can enjoy beach-hopping if you like. Silent Noise Parties in Goa are also gaining momentum slowly. Another venue to enjoy parties in Goa in December are the casinos of Goa, stationed on River Mandovi in Panjim, the capital city.