#Offbeat things to do in Goa, India

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 #offbeat things to do in Goa, India.  




Yoga retreats
If there is one unique thing in India it is land of Yoga. Yoga is ancient form of exercise of the body and mind. If one does yoga for physical,spiritual, peaceful pursuits, it brings about balance in one's life. Goa has many yoga retreats to offer. I would like to recommend one place where my friends have experienced health benefits. Banyan Tree Yoga: one can stay at this place, practice yoga, get body massages and eat home made fresh food, and stay in sustainable huts.


Food Tourism
who doesn't like good fresh  food??? i am believer the way to a peaceful meaningful life is through good fresh food. And Goa,India  has some of the best food places to offer. Goa cuisine has Hindu origin, with Portuguese influence on their cuisine.  The seafood, rice being the staple diet of the locals. Popular dishes to have their include goan fish curry, goan prawn curry, crab xec xec, chicken/fish xacuti. Popular breads include soft and chewy pao, Goan Poyi.  Popular sweet dish Bibinca :layered cake. Here are some of the restaurants which is a must visit list in Goa.

Fat Fish restaurant, Baga, Goa: Lots of sea food options do try the amazing sea food local preparations, rice dishes.

Baba Au Rhum cafe ,Anjuna, Goa: A lovely cafe in quaint place with music. If your are big Breakfast person. This place is a must visit with lovely scrumptious flaky croissants, tea/coffees, milkshakes, juices,egg dishes. One can try amazing vegan options, soups, salads, pizza, burgers for lunch/dinner options.

Thalassa reataurant ,Vagator,Goa: it offers Greek, Mediterranean cuisine. The food taste authentic with great view of the beach. Please book your reservation in advance for perfect while dining at this place. It tends to get very crowded if you come late. So book in advance to assure your enjoyment.

 Antares restaurant , Vagator , Goa: This restaurant is co founded by Celebrity Chef Sarah Todd, Australia. The restaurant menu theme is Australian influence with hint of Asian cuisine. If you like barbecue food with live music near beach this is the place to experince.

Nature and Man made sightseeing

One can do tour of the beautiful Dudhsagar falls, located 60 kms from Panaji,Goa. One of the tallest waterfalls in India, located on the border of Goa and Karnataka State.

Walking tour of the amazing Fort Aguada, Light house in Goa.The fort was built by the Portuguese rulers.

Old Goa: walking tour of the beautiful churches, the main church being Bascilica of Bom Jesus UNESCO world Heritage site.

I do hope you guys try the #offbeat things to do in Goa India. You will definitely enjoy your trip :)