Valentines day in Goa is right around the corner. And its time to get together with your SO for a good time. The beautiful state of Goa is home to some of the best beaches on the planet and serves as a perfect host for a romantic evening. What better way to enjoy what Goa has to offer than celebrating valentine’s day here. So no matter what you like to do, maybe it’s something adventurous. Or maybe something slow paced. Or perhaps its just chilling out. Goa has everything for everyone. Here are 6 romantic ways to celebrate valentine’s day in Goa.
6. Partake in some thrilling watersports
Studies have shown that partaking in thrilling activities together can improve trust and bond between couples by almost two folds. And Goa has no shortage of watersports. Be it scuba diving, Kayaking, Flyboarding, Jet skiing and even Wakeboarding. Watersports can make for a perfectly thrilling valentines day like never before. Maybe even get a waterproof camera along and capture the good times.
5. Head over to one of Goa’s many flea markets
Flea markets in Goa include hundreds of stalls that are lined up along the streets. People flock in from all corners of the state. Some are locals just looking the usual commodities, while others look for something more exotic. The experience can be chaotic but it also sheds a very unique perspective of the lesser known things Goa has to offer. A must try for anyone seeking a magical experience this valentines day in Goa.
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4. Go trekking into the wild
Located at the North eastern border of Goa 50 km’s from Panaji. Chorla ghat is truly a place lost in time. Stunning landscapes…vibrant colours…and the fragrance of wet mud. Relatively untouched by civilization, it shies away from Goa’s ever so sunny climate and engulfs one with drops of mountain mist and utter silence. So there’s no doubt, this is the kind of place you want to head out for a romantic outing. Be sure to download offline data on Google maps though. Don’t want to be lost for too long.
3. Visit Fontainhas
The brightly coloured streets of Panjim are a perfect scene for a romantic walk in Goa. Fontainhas is the oldest Latin Quarter in Goa, very close to the hustle and bustle of Panjim city, but cut off from the same.
Flanked by houses painted in blue, yellow and many more colours, Fontainhas gives away a strong Portuguese vibe. So, think out of the ordinary and add a vintage romantic flavor to your valentines day in Goa.
2. Have a candle light dinner outdoors
Eating out with your date can be a great experience. Even better if there’s some great food and music involved. But you know what really is the perfect way to eat out? A candle light dinner in Goa of course ! Eating under the stars or out in the breeze has its own charm. A place to eat with a candle light not just sets the mood right, but also give an endless possibility of conversations!
So head over to one of Goa’s many beachside shacks and restaurants this valentines day.
1. Visit Dona Paula jetty
Dona is a title given to a married Portuguese woman. The woman in question and Paulo, a local fisherman were lovers separated by their caste and nationality and with no other option left, they resorted end their lives, by jumping off a cliff. The Statue on the rock is said to be dedicated to them. A truly gut wrenching story. But a very romantic one indeed.
This historic spot makes for a perfect spot to be at on valentines day.