1 Old Goa

The belfries and Baroque church facades looming over the trees on the banks of the Mandovi are all that remains of this once splendid colonial city.

2 Beach shacks

Tuck into a fresh kingfish, lobster or tandoori pomfret, washed down with an ice-cold beer.

3 Night market, Arpora

Cooler and less frenetic than the flea market, with appealing goods on sale and a fun atmosphere.

4 Flea market, Anjuna

Goa’s famous tourist bazaar is the place to pick up the latest party gear, shop for souvenirs and watch the crowds go by.

5 Aswem

The hippiest spot on the north Goan coast to swim, fine dine and dance under the stars.

6 Palacio do Deão

An extravagant, painstakingly restored colonial-era mansion in south Goa, where you can eat lunch on a leafy garden terrace.

7 Sunset stroll, Palolem

Tropical sunsets don’t come much more romantic than at this idyllic palm-fringed cove in the hilly deep south.

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