South Goa is ideal for travellers that want to enjoy all that Goa holidays have to offer, without having to worry too much about partying. With a number of fantastic beaches to explore, as well as the town of Madgaon, also referred to as Margao, South Goa holidays are the perfect way to relax and unwind on your next break, or it could acts as your gateway to Goa, Central Goa, and North Goa. With the perfect blend of beach life and a vibrant nightlife, a holiday to South Goa offers everything a summer holiday destination should.
Reasons to visit
There are numerous beaches to explore while in South Goa, however it is worth mentioning that Colva is a rather crowded beach, but nearby Cansaulim, Benaulim, Varca and Cavelossim offer more seclusion and fewer crowds. There is also the Konkan Railway which connects this southern gem with Indian metropolises, should you feel inclined to experience some Indian city life.
Things to see and do
South Goa is home to a number of significant sites including the Church of the Holy Spirit, Rachol Fort & Seminary and Chandor Village. The Catigao Wildlife Sanctuary is sure to capture your imagination with its dense forests and spectacular scenery. Another day trip worth making is to Loutolim village, if only for the novelty of seeing the Big Foot Museum. The village is charming and offers a wonderful insight into one of Goa’s true gems on your next cheap South Goa holiday.
The Goa Butterfly Park and Conservatory as well as a Goa dolphin tour are two of our most recommended activities for family holidays to Goa. From seeing of the most beautiful colours nature has to offer at the Butterfly Conservatory, to experiencing dolphins in their natural habitat, your children will be mesmerised at the amazing wildlife Goa has to offer.
On your next South Goa holiday you should be prepared for heat. With average annual temperatures that rarely drop below 30°C, the climate is hot and humid from November to May. In June the rainy season starts and with the amount of rain the region can see, up to as much as 923mm in September alone, visitors generally tend to visit the region in the dry, summer months. A South Goa holiday is a fascinating gateway into the Indian continent and should be on every traveller’s itinerary, so book a cheap South Goa holiday today to avoid disappointment.
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