The beautiful state of Goa is known for its salty seashores, magical sunsets and full of life parties. It touches its prime season time in the month of December, making it the perfect vacation spot. It hosts the best of celebrations, festivals and parties. The entire state comes to life with gleaming lights and heart felt cheer. We have curated a list of things that you must scratch off while in Goa in December.
1. Arpora – Midnight Shopping
Retail therapy in Goa is never on the back seat and December is no exception. Arpora’s Saturday Night Market is one of the best places to visit in Goa in December to shop to your heart’s content. Though it functions from November to April, the shopkeepers always bring out the best to satiate the large influx of tourists in December. The market opens every Saturday at 6 pm in the evening and runs till early morning. This shopping paradise looks all the more happening because of the hippie ambiance all over.
2. Beach parties
Goa hosts some of the most exhilarating beach parties and you cannot miss out on these. The glimmering lights, throbbing music and vibe of the shore will transcend you to let loose mind space. You can dance your heart out to the swanky tunes and enjoy some great cocktails and beer by the shack bars.
3. Sunburn and Supersonic
The month of December anchors two of the biggest music festivals in India Sunburn and VH1 Supersonic. These two music festivals are quite popular amongst the millennials and most enjoyed by them. The festivals bring to town few of the best international artists coupled with well-known national talents. They are also 10 minutes’ drive away from Lohono’s private villas in Goa and luxury holiday homes.
4. Christmas adorned churches
Popularly known for its nightlife, Goa hides many more jewels. If you aren’t much for the parties then do not worry as Goa’s architectural marvels, its churches, are decked up with some magnificent Christmas décor during the month of December adding to its charm. A stroll in and around these holy destinations and is truly blissful and soul-pleasing.
5. Crib hopping
While you’re already on the holy quest of skimming through beautifully decorated churches, add to the fun by going crib hopping. The Goans thoughtfully put together some really creative cribs. These cribs display a heart-warming story without the help of any words and are sure to leave you amused.
6. Cruise and Yacht rental
There is nothing more divine than cruising through the cool blues of Goa with the pleasant December wind in your ears. Spend a night on the cruise sipping on some fancy cocktails, eating authentic food and socialising. Or if you seek something more private with your close ones then while away your day on a private yacht. Yacht rides are an experience you must take on when in Goa to relish in an evening filled with glamour. For a hassle-free experience, Lohono’s concierge team at its luxury villa for rent in Goa will advise you on the best of cruises and yacht rentals and even make the booking for you. Goa thrives with the most lively and cheerful mood during the winter season, in the month of December. The season time encourages the locals to bring out the best of all they have. This is why you cannot miss out anything in Goa whether it is trying out the delicious cuisines, challenging the waters, indulging in sight-seeing, dancing at parties or just sitting back and unwiding at the beach.
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