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For the speed-lovers Goa offers the thrills of venturing into the sea on speedboats. The high-class speedboats which are available in some places, can achieve speeds of up to 30-40 miles an hour. These craft, which can carry between six to eight people, are available at the Cidade de Goa,…
While diving in Goa is not exactly world class due to limited to visibility underwater (generally in the region of 6 to 12 metres), there is an amazing amount of marine life as well as hard coral which continues to amaze even the most experienced divers. Fishlife includes Barracudas, Damsels,…
Natural pearls are formed when a foreign body touches such as a grain of sand or parasite lodges itself into the soft tissue of the pearl oyster or pearl mussel, since the oyster cannot get rid of the irritant it protects itself by secreting nacreous substance that gets deposited over…
The most common water sport is swimming, although it is least mentioned in the media. The waters around the Goan beaches are warm and almost always safe. Swimming can be enjoyed by the young, the old, the infirm, the affluent and the budget traveller alike. There are life guards at…
A pleasant change from windsurfing is dinghy sailing, often referred to as ‘beer and sandwich’ sailing. With the winds in Goa, so gentle most of the time, this particular sport offers its participants much time to relax. Dinghies are available for hire at the Cidade de Goa and the Taj…
Windsurfing is a unique blend of surfing and sailing, which requires the surfer to adjust his strength and balance to the changing patterns of wind and water. Windsurfing trainers and experts alike claim Dona Paula bay to be the ideal location for beginners. The prevailing winds and the calm sea,…
Leisure ActivitiesEspecially for our guests who want to try new things and do something more exciting, we offer a host of leisure activities in-house. Residents can join us anytime and get a feel of the real Indian life in Goan style with hosts of activities such as Pool Games, Henna…
Water sports in Goa is very popular among both tourists and the locals. Unlike windsurfing, dinghy sailing doesn't require one to be athletic and daring. If you feel inclined towards sailing try out dingy sailing. Dinghies are available at Cidade de Goa and Taj Holiday Village. About 15 feet in…
Wind surfing is a very popular sport of Goa and must be tried when you visit this place. A unique combination of sailing and surfing, wind surfing sport is a sport that is sure to set your pulses racing. It can indeed be an elating experience for a person who…
For those who love to feel the ocean waves splashing across their face while rushing through water, the water skiing sport is just the right option for you. In Goa, you can experience a sense of adventure and thrill by trying out the water skiing sport. With plenty of beaches…
For those who are seeking excitement and fun in Goa and want to do something different can try out scuba diving. The shallow shores of Goa are famous for their rich marine life. Though there are no gigantic coral reefs here, the scintillating underwater life is sure to fascinate you.…
Parasailing is a much sought after sport in Goa. People who love to soar high like a bird and have a bird's eye view of the coastline and the vast sea should try the parasailing sport. Para sailing is also known by the name of Para Ascending and is sure…
One of the most adventurous water sports in Goa is Jet Skiing. The sport is one of the most popular in Goa and many tourists try this sport to set their adrenalin rushing. Jet skiing requires a jet powered water scooter that are accelerated by a powerful engine. The Jet…
Blessed with plenty of beaches, Goa is the ideal place to try out fishing. Imagine the pride and the winning smile on your face when you come back holding a couple of fishes and proclaiming it as your prized catch! Sounds like fun? You guessed it right. Angling sport is…