Goa is the travel paradise for all the nature lovers as well as the sports lovers. The long coastal area of the Goa gives the priceless opportunity to the sports lovers to enjoy the water sports on the Goa beaches. The skiers and the divers gets the immense opportunity to surf the seas and float across the seas. Goa is such a place that appeals the beach lovers and the enjoyment in the place is never ending.
Water Sports options in Goa:
The surfing in Goa is one of the major attraction of the beaches in Goa. The beaches in Goa such as Calangute, Colva, Pololem, Vagrator, Bagra, Dona Paula, Miramar and Bogmolo are the ideal spots for the surfing in Goa. The activity can be considered to be the best under the bright sun and the blue sky.
Sailing is the activity that is considered to be pleasant and is loved by all the beach lovers and the sports lovers. The best holidays, relaxation and recreational activity can be enjoyed in the beaches of Goa.
Water Skiing is the sport for the people who loves the water sports and there’s no better option that is found except the skiing. In the Water skiing person just have to swoosh on water. One has to take up the speedboat and has to venture on the sea which gives the thrilling experience to the sport lovers.
Scuba Diving/ Snorkeling
Scuba diving is the great way to discover the sea and the innumerable marine creatures. The scuba divers has the apparatus to breathe while he swims underwater. It is very crucial when the divers undertake the trial dives. Snorkeling is much easier and simpler than the scuba diving and the element of risk is considerably reduced. The breathe taking device which comprises of the bent tube, is fitted into the mouth and is extended above the water surface.
The one who loves speed in the water, Jet skiing is the ideal sport for them. The machine for the Jet skiing is easy to operate but one must be guided by the instructor. The best considered site for the Jet skiing are Colva, Candolim, Calangute, Miramar, Arossim, Utorda, Benaulim. The best time to enjoy the Jet skiing is during winters as the waves of the sea are easy to manage.
Speed Boat Rides
The sports lovers who loves the speed its the right sport for them. The capacity of the boat is three to six people in a boat. The duration of the speed ranges from ten minutes to one hour during which one can enjoy the coastline. In the boat there should be one observer other than the operator. The best considered sites are Candolim, Calangute, Arossim and Colva.
Deep Sea Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing involves getting into boat, go into the sea, and catch the fish either with the bare hands or by using the baits and hooks, spears or nets. If one has to go in an easy way then then can go with the beachcasting or shorefishing which means standing on the beach and casting the fish. The best considered site for fishing are Bait and Butterfly Island.
Dolphin and Crocodile Spotting
Spotting crocodile and dolphins are most popular activity among the tourists. Most of the visitors takes up the boat ride to watch the dolphins at the mouth of the Mandovi river and the crocodiles lying on the mud banks and are sliding through the shallow mangroves. The best season for this activity is the October to May.
How to Reach Goa?
Dabolim is the international airport which is located at the distance of 29 kilometers from Panaji. The domestic airlines also operates in Goa with the chartered airlines from UK and Germany. There are direct flights from Delhi and Mumbai which are run on the regular basis.
The Konkan railway connects Goa from all the major cities of the country. The distance are Delhi (1874 kilometers), Mumbai (490 kilometers), and Bangalore (430 kilometers).
Goa, Maharashtra and Karnataka are having direct transport link from Kadamba bus stand at Panaji. Rental cars are also available from the major cities around Goa to reach the place.