Goa State

Goa State Travel Guide

A heritage-house museum with a lovely restaurant.

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

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

Check out the innumerable starfish that wash up on this 550-yard beach.

Traditional clothing and linens in block-printed cottons.

The posh dance club of the moment for Indian urbanites.

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

Open Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to sundown, from October to April.

Filigreed Indian gold and gemstones at great prices. No haggling required.

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

Sophisticated housewares and clothing.