Goa, located on the West coast of India, is known for its beautiful beaches and breathtaking views of the Arabian Sea. The quaint city, with its numerous cafes and churches, is one of the most talked about and popular tourist destinations in India, attracting thousands of local as well as foreign tourists each year. It is a former Portugese province and is famous for its cultural heritage & architecture and places of worship which are exquisite and showcase the rich Goan culture and history.
The city plays host to many popular restaurants, cafes and beach shacks, serving authentic coastal food, such as prawn curry, masala fry crab, and fish reichado. Owing to it's coastal climate, Goa is most pleasant during the lush green monsoon season from mid-July to September and then during the cool climate from November to March, and has become a favourite leisure and recreational spot during this time. Located on the western ghats, which is classified as a biodiversity hotspot, the town is decorated with beautiful and diverse Flora and Fauna.
Goa can very well be distinguished between the Sedentary South and the Happening North with the natural divide by way of River Mandovi. Colva is the main activity hub and beach of south Goa with shops, hotels, resorts, bistros, beach shacks, banks and post office . It is located about 19 Kms from the airport, 8 Kms from Margao and 29 Kms from the Capital city Panjim (with easy access from the national highway). Other famous South Goa beaches - Utorda, Patnem, Palolem, Cavelossim, Benaulim, and Colva - are all within a comfortable driving distance from each other.