Situated in the west coast of India, Goa is one of the smallest states in the country which is renowned for its pristine beaches, delectable cuisine, and Portuguese architectural influence that is seen around the states many villages and towns. Goa is blessed with a coastline stretching for over 100 kilometers and has many beaches that attract millions of tourists every year. Beaches like Baga and Calangute are more popular among the locals, it is beaches like Anjuna and Arambol that attract a lot of foreign tourists. The beaches like Agonda and Palolem in South Goa are relatively lesser explored, and have a lot more to offer and explore for tourists.
Other than the beaches popular attractions include the Basilica of Bom Jesus and Fort Aguada. Tourists can also indulge in some shopping or even some water sports. The months of October through to April are the best times to visit Goa.
The nearest airport is Goa international airport is located at Dabolim - 30 km away from Panjim. The next major airport is the Mumbai International Airport or Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. The major railway stations are Madgaon or Vasco da Gama in South Goa and Thivim in North Goa.