South Goa is a busy tourist hub in the state of Goa, owing to the various places of interest that draw people round the year. As a result, hotels in South Goa exist in a large number, and these range from luxury to budget options. These hotels cater to all your needs so that you can have a relaxing vacation. Budget hotels in South Goa are the number one pick for anyone traveling on a budget. You can also check out hotels in North Goa, such as FabHotel Sovi Studios and FabHotel Millennium Inn Calangute.
About South Goa
South Goa is famous for its architectural wonders and beautiful sandy beaches. There is something to interest everybody in this part of Goa. Intriguing museums, old churches, majestic waterfalls and cascading springs adorn South Goa. Many people are attracted to the warm and hospitable atmosphere this area has to offer. Culture is an important factor governing the lives of the natives of South Goa, and tourists can partake in various activities like folk dances, songs and drama during their holiday in the region.
Shopping and Dining in South Goa
When in South Goa, do not forget to get a taste of the local shopping scene. Markets offering colorful Goan handicrafts and the freshest produce from around the region are a must visit. One of the most prominent shopping hubs here is Margao Market that offers something for everyone. If you want to experiment with seafood, then Baina Fish & Vegetable Market in Vasco da Gama is the place to be. You can also enjoy retail therapy at Your Choice Mini Super Store, Teles Megastore, Pereira Wine Store, Morning Star Super Market and Bryson Supermarket.
Authentic Goan food is a delectable mélange of spices and sauces, and in South Goa, the eateries provide you with a variety of delights. Some iconic restaurants in South Goa are Jaali Café, Magic Italy, Blue Planet Café, Zeebop by the Sea, Ourem 88, Karma Café and Bakery, Home, Café Inn, Martin’s, Dropadi, German Bakery, Zest Patnem, Malibu, La Dolce Vita, Garden Restaurant, Kopi Desa, Shiv Sai, Longuinhos, Johncy Restaurant, Gaylin and Sagar Kinara.
Attractions in and around South Goa
The Museum of Christian Art, Indian Naval Aviation Museum, Big Foot Art Gallery, and Loutolim are some major attractions nearby. Here are the topmost attractions that you can easily access from economy hotels in South Goa:
• Colva Beach
• Rachol Seminary
• Kesarval Spring
• Palolem Beach
• Dudhsagar Waterfalls
How to Reach South Goa
You can take a train to Margao Railway Station from several destinations around the country. Goa International Airport is located 57.9 km away from South Goa. Flights and trains are available from Goa to many places in the country, including Mumbai. Those, who are planning to visit the commercial capital of India, have loads of hotels in Mumbai to pick from. The best choices are FabHotel Crawford Inn South Mumbai and FabHotel Le Western Andheri.