Goa serves to be one of the most popular and famous tourist destinations for both Indians as well as foreigners. The city is famous and popular because of its cool, relaxed vibe and warm and welcoming people. It is a city of beaches and that too for warm sunshine. The best for the visitors or tourists to visit this city is most probably in December when the weather seems to be extremely pleasant. In December, this city is at its most happening. Some of the activities that take place in Goa in December month are:- 

  • Rocking parties.
  • Festivals
  • Water sports
  • Cruises
  • Snorkeling and many more.

Below mentioned are some of the places to visit Goa this December:- 

  • Baga beach:- It serves to be one of the popular and famous beach destinations in North Goa. It draws the attention of thousands of tourists and watersports lovers to its heart. It is also known as the “Hometown of Nightlife.”
  • Candolim beach:- People must become a part of the supersonic festival or they must attend a supersonic festival once in their lives that takes place at Candolim beach every year. It takes place in the month of December. Basically it is a music festival. At this music festival, many national and international artists come to showcase their talent.
  • Flea markets:- It is also known as night market. These markets are a pleasant change from air-conditioned malls. Here, people can get some best bargains on clothes, accessories, knick-knacks, trinkets, souvenirs, etc. These markets are a lot of fun for people along with performers, live bands, food stalls, street DJs, etc.
  • Dudhsagar falls:- It is one of the most famous tourist spots in Goa. It serves as the fifth tallest waterfall throughout the world. It stands at a height of 1017 feet. This fall consists of several trekking routes. The beauty of this place keeps people mesmerized.
  • Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary:- December serves to be the great time to visit this bird sanctuary. It is situated on Chorao Island. There visitors and tourists will find a wide range of domestic and migratory birds. This bird sanctuary is popular among nature and animal lovers.
  • Turtle Nesting:- To observe this rare spectacle, nature lovers must visit Goa in the month of December as in this month, several species of olive ridley sea turtle such as Morjim, Galgibag and Agonda, etc. arrive once in a year to lay their eggs. Once they hatch their eggs, they simply go back into the sea.
  • Dona Paula Bay:- If water spots excite an individual, then Goa is the best city and that too a place for them. Also, December serves to be the great time to enjoy these activities. The Dona Paula Bay contains a number of water related activities and sports that people can enjoy here. Some of the exciting activities that took place here are windsurfing, parasailing, scuba diving, etc.
  • Enjoy the shacks:- Mostly shacks are closed during the off season. December serves to be the great time to enjoy these shacks located on the beach. Here, people can have drinks, enjoy the food, get a massage, jump into the sea for a dip, etc. 
  • Attend the headphone party:- Goa is also known for its different types of parties. People can enjoy a headphone party on Palolem beach, where people can enjoy the music without affecting others. By using wireless headphones, people can enjoy dance till the wee hours of the morning.
  • Old Goa-Christmas celebrations:- If people visit Goa in the month of December, then there are several enthralling and exciting things in the city. Goa seems to look attractive and gleaming at the time of Christmas. During Christmas, the happy-go-lucky of the localites soak in complete festivity.
  • Anjuna beach for new year parties:- Goa holds the identity of the most important and happening destination for the parties. And if it comes about new year’s eve party, it is visibly going to be more lively and exhilarating. Almost every beach of Goa seems to have their own celebration but this beach has an unforgettable new year party scene that makes it one of the most popular and famous places to be visited by tourists.
  • Arpora-midnight shopping:- Arpora is a Saturday night market of Goa. To shop to people from their heart’s content, it serves to be one of the best places to visit in Goa in the month of December. It mainly functions from November to April. To satiate the largest influx of tourists in December, 
  • Cidade De Goa:– More for water sports’ lovers it serves to be a swanky 5-star resort. It is settled on the sprawling Vainguinim beach of Goa. It serves to be one of the exciting places to visit in Goa in the month of December. It offers a wide range of water sports and activities to the visitors.
  • Calangute beach:- It serves to be one of the picturesque beaches in India while selecting holiday packages or vacation packages for Goa. It is known as the queen of beaches. It is located just 15 km away from the capital city of Goa. 
  • Panjim market:- This market of Panjim is always buzzing with several activities. Here people can see visitors and tourists from different parts of the country and that too from the world. It is located in the centre of the city. Here, the prices of things are less than other markets.
  • Night cruise:- People can experience the magnificence of the Goan landscape at night located on the Mandovi River cruise. It allows people to have a clear view of wildlife and bird activity on the shores of the river. Many night cruises also offer dinner cuisines.
  • Mollem National Park:- It is settled on the western ghats. It is scattered over 240 sq. km. It is situated in the Sanguem region of Goa. It is also known as Bhagwan Mahaveer sanctuary.
  • Tito’s street:- It is known as the favorite party place for Indians. It is one of the great clubs that people can visit in Goa in the month of December. It is actually a club that is located on the baga beach.
  • Club Cubana:- It is also known as the “Nightclub in the Sky”. It is located on the top of the Arpora hill in North Goa. It serves to be a great attraction for partygoers. 
  • The Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception:- It serves to be one of the most frequent spots for sightseeing in Goa. The church was built as a chapel in the year 1541. It draws the attention of devotees from all over the world.
  • Chapora fort:- It contains a huge and commanding structure. This place serves as the site of many battles. This fort was constructed in the year 1717. 
  • Fort Aguada:- This fort was built to provide defence against the invading Dutch and the Marathas. This fort has a capacity to hold 79 cannons in it’s time. It was built in the year 1612.
  • Bom Jesus Basilica:- It is among the most important tourist places of Goa. It has also been a central landmark for Catholics, the Bom Jesus Basilica. This serves to be a place where the incorrupt body of St Francis Xavier has been kept. It was built in the year 1605.
  • Palolem beach:- It serves as the one of most beautiful beaches in Goa. It is located in the Canacona, i.e., southern Goa. This place is known for its picturesque natural beauty and uncanny party vibes.
  • Butterfly beach:- People can bag the best time of their vacation at butterfly beach. It is located at the north of Palolem Beach in Southern Goa. Here, people can also experience the wonderful aquatic life and that too in front of the beach.
  • Bundle wildlife sanctuary:- This place is different from other tourist places in Goa. It serves to be the smallest wildlife sanctuary of Goa. This place is very much famous among children along with environmentalists.
  • Curlies:- It serves to be one of the favorite places to visit in Goa for the youngsters. It is basically a clutch that provides a variety of accommodation options to the youngsters. It is located at the edge of the Anjuna beach.
  • Vagator beach:- It provides tourists and visitors with an experience for the lifetime. It is also locally known as Big Vagator beach. It is nestled on the absolute northern fringes of Bardez Taluka.
  • Mambos:- It serves to be the perfect and best place to be visited by a group of people who want to party and enjoy themselves on their vacation. People who are in search of an outstanding gala night, then it is the best option for them. It is among the best night clubs of Goa mainly popular among youngsters.
  • Anjuna flea market:- Almost every tourist relates the name of Arjuna oy with its wild nightlife and trance scene. But that serves to be only one aspect. There are some other aspects of Arjuna such as its weekly Wednesday Flea Market. This market serves to be a quintessential experience for Goans.
  • Arambol beach:- It is the newest beach that seems to have been developed in Goa. It is considered among the most beautiful beaches of Goa. This beach is a combination of beach shacks, open air events, live music gigs and vibrant nightlife.
  • Ashvem beach:- It is nestled in the coastal village of Mandrem situated in North Goa. It is situated among the Morjim beach and Mandrem beach. It serves to be among the most popular and famous beaches of Goa.
  • Galgibaga beach:- It is considerably identified as an ideally serene shoreline. It is perfectly bordered by Casuarinas that affects carefully in the lifting breeze of oceans. It serves to be one of the most tranquil spots in Goa.
  • Benaulim beach:- It is a serene beach. It is nestled about 2 kilometres south of Colva. It serves to be a fishing beach, especially known for its calm, relaxed and soothing nature.
  • Arossim beach:- It is one of the most popular and famous pristine beaches situated in south Goa. It attracts a number of tourists from different parts of the country. It’s incredible scenery makes it a true gateway to eradicate the worries of the people.
  • Museum of Christian art:- It was built in the year 1994. It serves to be a major tourist attraction of Goa. It is a very famous, unique and attractive museum. It contains artwork of only Christians.
  • Naval Aviation Museum:- It is one of the two military museums in India. It is overall one of the best museums in the country that people can visit. This place is a perfect combination of educational experience along with fun.
  • Fort Tiracol:- It serves to be one of the best tourist attractions of Goa. It is full of intricate carvings and that too with great architecture. This fort has played a significant role in the earlier years when everyone was struggling for freedom.
  • Bats island:- It is also known as pequeno island. It serves to be home for various great water-sporting action. Near bats island different varieties of fishes live such as  parrot fish or the butterfly fish, lobsters, turtles and sea cucumbers.
  • Mangueshi temple:- This temple serves to have been dedicated to Lord Mangueshi. Lord Mangueshi is one form of Lord Shiva, which is remembered only and only in Goa. It was built in the year 1560.
  • Arvalem waterfall:- It serves to be one of the beautiful places in Goa that people might visit once. It is about 50 meters high and 7 meters wide. It is situated in Mapusa, near the Bicholem Village.
  • Divar island:- It is among the most beautiful tourist spots in Goa that people may visit once in their lives. This small island is covered with dense forests. This place gives off a rich and wholesome, almost home-like vibes to the tourists.
  • Todo falls:- It serves to be one the greatest tourist attractions of Goa. It is the prettiest and unique waterfall present in Goa. The most exciting feature of this place is it takes it’s tourists to the journey if it falls.
  • Verna springs:- It is also known as Kesarval springs. It is situated near the Verna cliffs. To have some nature sightings, it serves to be a great spot to visit.
  • Chronicle Goa:- It is another famous venue for nightlife fun. It serves to be one of the major factors why people must spend at least one night at Vagator beach. It consists of a cocktail bar, a high end spirit bar, and a restaurant at different levels.
  • Hill top:- People who want to break the monotony of their routine, this place serves to be ranked among the top tourist places in Goa just for partying. It is famous among both Indian and international party lovers. It offers late night service to its visitors.
  • Shiva valley:- It is also known as the temple of trance. This place has been modelled around the Natraj figure. It is a kind of club that is mainly located on the Anjuna beach.

 One of the best times to be in Goa is the New Year’s eve. There seems to be a celebration at every nook and corner. As the entire Goa is lit up, one can easily see the fireworks on the beach. As people bump into revellers on every corner and street, the excitement serves to be contagious. Come and witness  fun with all heart and welcome the bright magical New Year.


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