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Name: Goa State: Goa Country: India

Famous for it's soft, white sand beaches, mesmeric sun sets, the state of Goa has been renowned as one of India's most irresistible tourist destinations ever since the Portuguese navigator Vasco Da Gama, sailed down the Malabar Coast in 1498, in search of Christians and spices. The 100 kms long state, attracts tourists from all over the country, who come on weekend breaks

Set in an oasis of greenery and quiet, Raj Resorts is just 2 minutes from Dabolim Airport, 10 minutes from Vasco city and 25 minutes from Madgaon Railway Station.



More Goa Packages

Bogmallo Beach Resort , Cidade de Goa , Club Mahindra , Hotel High land Beach Resort , Holiday Inn , Leela Goa Majorda Beach Resort , Goa Marriott , Nizmar Resort , Hotel Renaissance , Sterling Goa

Weather


Best season to visit

Clothing

Languages Spoken

Max temperature - 35 degrees Celsius.
Min temperature - 15 degrees Celsius.

October To February

Cotton clothes

Konkani, Marathi & English

Must see places around

From Panaji: Dona Paula Bay (7 kms), Old Goa (10 kms) with its Basilica of Bom Jesus, Se Cathedral, Archaeological Museum and other churches, Mangueshi Temple (22 kms), Shantadura Temple (33 kms), Calangute (16 kms), and Baga Beach (18 kms).

From Mapusa: Beaches of Calangute-8 kms, Baga-10 kms, Arambol/Harmal-31 kms, Anjuna-8 kms, Vagator-9 kms & Mandrem-30 kms (both via Pernem). Temples of Shri Dutta & Shri Vithal at Sanguelim (25 kms), Temple of Sapta Koteshwar at Narve (24 kms) and Temple of Kalikadevi at Kansarpal (14 kms). Church of Mae de deus at Saligao (10 kms), Church at Monte de Guiri (2 kms). Mayem Lake (21 kms), Arvalem Waterfalls (29 kms). Terekhol Fort (30 kms).

From Margao: Beaches of Colva (6 kms), Benaulim (8 kms), Majorda (8 kms), Varca (10 kms), Cavelossim (15 kms), Mobor (18 kms), Betul (16 kms), Agonda (40 kms) and Palolem (47 kms). Cabo de Rama (21 kms). Ranchol Seminary (8 kms). Shree Damodar Temple at Zambaulim (22 kms) and Shree Shantadurga Temple at Fatorda (18 kms). Cotigao Wild Life Sanctuary (33 kms), Dudhsagar Waterfalls (59 kms by train)

From Vasco: Margao Harbour-3 kms, Bogmalo Beach-9 kms, St.Jacinto Island-7 kms Velsao Beach-10 km, Kesarval Springs-15 km & Pilar Seminary-19 km

Getting there

Air: Goa (Dabolim Airport) is connected by Indian Airlines and Air India to Bombay, Bangalore, Cochin, Delhi, Madras and Ahmedabad.

Rail: Vasco-da-Gama and Margoa are connected by train with Bangalore, Belgaum, Hospet, Hubli and Hyderabad and via Miraj to Bombay, Delhi and Agra.

Road: Panaji, the capital of Goa, is connected by road to Bangalore-598 kms, Belgaum-157 km, Bombay-594 km, Gokarn-154 km, Hospet-315 km, Hubli-184 km, Karwar-103 km, Kolhapur-246 km, Malwan-150 km, Mangalore-371 kms, Mysore-696 kms, Pune-458 kms, Ratnagiri-263 kms, Vengurla-73 kms etc.

Getting around

Bus: Frequent bus services operate between Panaji, Vasco, Margao and to Bangalore, Belgaum, Gokarn, Hubli, Karwar, Kolhapur, Malwan, Mangalore, Miraj, Mysore, Pune, Ratnagiri and Vengurla.

Local Transport: Local buses, auto-rickshaws and motor-cycles/taxis available.

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Nearest place of interest

Karwar, Dudhsagar Falls

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