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What is Goa like in July?

Goa is popular throughout the year, however during the summer months it is also monsoon season. Temperatures are between 18 to 20 degrees and tourists are warned not to use the beach or enter the water as they are choppy and dangerous. Please see our weather page to view the temperatures and rainfall for the whole year.

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What are the beaches like in Goa?

From October to May, the beaches in Goa are crowded with  Indian tourists, foreign visitors and also cows and dogs who frequent the beach areas. The beaches in the north are more popular with tourists than those in the south. The southern beaches tend to be more relaxed and have less beach activities on offer.

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Is Goa gay-friendly?

Goa is open to all, and there are no restrictions on gender based communities visiting any pubs, nightclubs or hotels in the region.

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Is Goa good for New Year's Eve?

The resort hotels organise their own New Years parties and are popular with older visitors, many bars and nightclubs organise their own celebrations which are open to all.

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What is the food like in Goa?

Goa is popular international tourist destination, the resort hotels and restaurants cater to all tastes, ie Goan, Indian and international too.