With December makes its appearance, travel junkies start marking the calendar giving vent to their intoxicating holiday yearning in Goa. There is no denying of the fact that Goa is an all season destination for the globetrotters. However, in the month of December, the place turns all the more tantalizing for travel enthusiasts and party buffs. On the eve of Christmas and New Year, the overall ambiance of Goa is filled up with vigorous seashores, scrumptious seafood, electrifying music and influx of tourists from different parts of the spheres. Visiting Goa in December also gives you a sign of relief from the frosty winters in your cities. Goa is thus a captivating tourist hub to flock in the month of December.
Considering all the fascinating factors of Goa, we give you five key reasons to mark your presence there in the month of December:
1. Exhilarating water activities
Delimited by bustling beaches, Goa is an absolute paradise for adventure enthusiasts. Taking part into water sports is one of the best things that one can rejoice here in the month of December. Some of the popularly participated water activities in Goa include dingy sailing, para-sailing, scuba diving, banana rides, dingy sailing, windsurfing and jet skiing. In addition, one can also enjoy an equal spirit of glee by beach hopping and volleyball around Anjuna, Candolim, Baga, Vagator, Calangute and other popular beaches in Goa.
2. Intoxicating music
From Christmas till the New Year’s Eve, a blend of electrifying party and intoxicating nightlife around the city can make your holiday in Goa spicier. According to the local inhabitants, in December, one can feel the mood of festivity even in the air of Goa. To enjoy a sparkling fest in the month of December, make sure to attend the Sunburn Festival in Goa, which is organised there in the last week of December. In addition, the city plays host to number of energetic music nights including DJs, beach party and Silent Noise Parties for all party freaks. One more addition to this list is The Supersonic Festival, which can be experienced at the Candolim beach in Goa. Presence of international performers, musicians and VJs takes the party fever of Goa to an infectious extent. Some of the key party hubs in Goa are the casinos nestled on River Mandovi, Panjim.
3. Don’t miss the cruise moments of coastal Goa
One of the off-beat yet exciting moments of coastal Goa is to opt for an overnight stay at the Mandovi River Cruise. There are several boats offering you a tranquil 2 hour long sunset cruise from the Santa Monica Jetty, which is close to the Mandovi Bridge. The cruises also offer quality cuisines, entertainment show, DJs, dance and the finest wines to make one’s stay completely eternal.
4. Club hopping
Having said, the night life in Goa is always intoxicating. Starting from seashore to the bustling casinos, a step inside every glitzy club will heave you in Goa here time and again. Though picking the best nightclub in the month of December may be quite taxing in terms of tourist’s footfalls and sky-kissing charges, but some of the popular nightclubs that one must pay a visit are SinQ in Aguada Road, Candolim; Love Passion Karma (LPK) in Nerul, Candolim and Club Cubana in Arpora Hill, North Goa. If you are going to make it for the first time, Goa’s nightlife won’t let you down.
5. Go festive with Christmas Eve celebrations
Nothing could be as agonising as leaving Goa in the month of December without stepping into a single Church. Goa is an abode to more than 400 churches that go more festive in December. Starting from the construction to its surrounding premises, all the church gets filled with twinkling lights, midnight mass and decorated trees. To witness the best Christmas celebrations in Goa, do attend the Basilica of Bom Jesus (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Immaculate Conception Church and the St. Francis of Assisi church.
These are the five amazing things that one should do in Goa in the month of December. In addition, Goa is evenly an enchanting destination for sightseeing, adventure, seafood and shopping. December is in, so what are you waiting for? Call your buddies, plan a trip and pack your bag. May the month of celebration make your voyage more blissful!
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