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Things to do in Goa State

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Goa State. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Goa State attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in Goa State to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in Goa State.

  • Anjuna Flea Market

    The market is a riot of jewelry, spices, wandering cows, Gujarati tribeswomen, and, yes, tourists—because the shopping was so good. Open Wednesdays... More
  • Barefoot

    Sophisticated housewares and clothing. More
  • Bombay Bazar

    A swap-meet-style market for spices and people-watching. More
  • Calizz

    A heritage-house museum with a lovely restaurant. More
  • Fabindia

    Traditional clothing and linens in block-printed cottons. More
  • Mandrem Beach

    Check out the innumerable starfish that wash up on this 550-yard beach. More
  • Nine Bar

    If you want to check out the Goa music scene, this dusty, open-air disco is a reliable spot. More
  • Sainath Jewellers

    Filigreed Indian gold and gemstones at great prices. No haggling required. More
  • Shiro Beach

    The posh dance club of the moment for Indian urbanites. More
  • Utorda Beach

    A white-sand beach with clear, warm water that hasn’t been overrun. More

Explore things to do in Goa, Kerala + The South for more options.


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