Yeah, you read it right! You read it right! While many people compare Goa to the beach and taste a few drinks, we figured it was much more than Goa’s eye meets. Celebrations can only be held on one of the 100 beaches in Goa, exploration is restricted to the top 10 best places in Goa where search engines are challenged and water sports activities are minimal.
Goa is a phénomenial small state in India. There are endless things to see, discover and experience in the sweet hippie country if you want to go out and explore. We also found Valentine’s Day the best time to illustrate any disappointing encounters with your boyfriend. Check them out!
10 Goa places not beaches to see!
- Chorao Island:
This cute little village, tucked away from the Mainland of Goa, is more like an island that has its own backwater boundary. Among traditional tourists, the place is much less popular but is famous among migratory birds. Chorao Island has a small hill overlooking the Goan skyline. It is situated in some of the friendliest locations. Legend says that the Chorao hilltop observed, overnight in a robbed setting, the emergence of Christ the King’s statue. You can explore with your partner on another side of Goa.
- Scenic Drive through Paddy Fields:
Goa and rent bikes go together, and Goa’s best explored on bikes and cycles is not fake. But how many of us take the less-traveled roads and feel Goa’s shadow concealed from all his glory? Take your bikes and head to Pomburpa to reach Panjim via the internal routes if you go on any scenic tours of Goa. Goa’s interiors seem just as breathtaking as your company with your buddy, making it one of the greatest and best personal tours ever take. You must see this Goa on Valentine’s Day from paddy areas to roads across picturesque waters and lush green meadows.
- One of the best places to see in Goa An Abandoned Monument
Only recently can women receive the rights of which they first have a right. Only then was the rebel Ursula e Lancaster a shattering decision to set up conventions and to go on ads dressing as a man while the limits on women who were experimenting from their homes were high. She was nevertheless recognized and captured along with the outskirts of Corjuem Fort. Now you can see the walls of the fort surrounded by plants and creepers, but it still looks magnificent. You can understand how women were oppressed back at that time, absolutely silent and eerie.
- Bubbling Lake:
The second feature of Goa is a secluded Sanguem pond. The unique aspect of the pond is that you can indeed see wave rips on the surface of the water as you clap along with the steps of the pond. You even have to touch it! You should not have to touch it! In scientific terms, this effect is caused by methane production under the waters due to decaying vegetation. A gorgeous phenomenon that makes your lover’s trip worth it!
- A 1000-year-old Temple:
An example of architectural wonder at the sites of the Mollem national park, another must-visit site in our list of places of visit in Goa, is one of the hidden gems in Goa, which was built during the Kadamba Dynasty. More than a thousand years ago, although it was built a century ago, the temple stood up and imposing. The National park is a must-visit with your lover, home to many indigenous animals, where you can stumble over this temple as a bonus.
- Harvalem Waterfalls:
Were you aware that waterfalls were also present in Goa? Apart from the majestic Dudhsagar, the waterfall in Sanquelim is relatively small but idyllic. The waterfall is fierce and looks unreal and near the falls is a Shiva temple called Rudreshwara. Harlem Waterfalls is the ideal spot to celebrate togetherness and love. Less crowded, no food court or restaurant nearby.
- Mondovi River Cruise:
When you crossed the bridge, but you certainly did not know how beautiful the cruise was, you saw the cruise boat. The cruise is perfect for romantic getaways, the waters, the boat, and you two are the main thing. The sunset just before you and the river carries you gently into the water. You can also take a moonlight cruise if you are in Goa during a full moon. The cruises are managed by the Goa Tourism Development Corporation and several cruises can be selected.
- Dolphin Spotting:
Again, not a lot of people know about an operation. You can rent a boat from Sinquerim, Aguada, or Panjim Jetty to see lovely dolphins in their domain with your boyfriend. When baby dolphins are swimming with their mothers, the view gets breathtaking. You can also have the authorization to dip in and communicate more directly with them if you are fortunate.
- Spelunking in Goa:
Yes, we didn’t think when we first heard about the caves here, that you could really do spelunking at Goa. Goa also houses many surreal and magical caves beside the beaches. The beautiful aspect is that many of the cellars produce and maintain their natural appearance and feel. If you are in Goa on Valentine’s Day, search your lover’s caves, like The Caves of the Lamgau, Arvalem, or Rivona.
- The Oldest Goan Fort:
The Bollywood film Dil Chahta Hai made you know about or visited Chapora Fort. But did you know there is another fort in Goa which is the oldest? The fort was founded by the Portuguese in the 16th century and it is known as Cabo De Rama. It is one of the oldest sites in Goa. The fort was repeatedly acquired and defeated by emperors of various dynasties and is now abandoned with less crowd than others. The sea and the coastline are nevertheless magical and make it the ideal location for couples.