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6 Reasons Why Goa Is Not Just About Beaches And Booze!

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Goa is a boiling pot of fun, beaches and numerous adventerous activities. While most people visit Goa for its beaches and nightlife, we offer you six alternative ways of enjoying here!

6 Reasons Why Goa Is Not Just About Beaches And Booze!:

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Day 1. Meet the butterflies in Ponda

Meet the butterflies in Ponda
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Apart from beautiful beaches and fun filled parties, Goa is also home to the Butterfly Conservatory in Ponda. HolidayIQ Traveller Rizwanuddin says, "This is so finely landscaped like a typical tropical forest walk through with streams and various plants." He adds, "This is so finely landscaped like a typical tropical forest walk through with streams and various plants."

Day 2. Gamble like a playa!

Gamble like a playa!
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“I was zapped! The Goldfinger Casino at Cidade de is excellent and had amazing food” says HolidayIQ Traveller Indu Suri. Goa is one of the few states in the country where gambling is legal. Visit the floating casinos, which are docked on River Mandovi. Adds Shalini,"The Casino Paradise at Pororvim, Deltin Jaqk and Casino Pride at Panjim are popular casinos in Goa."

Day 3. Learn the secrets of holistic healing

Learn the secrets of holistic healing
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Pay a visit to the Oceanic Yoga School in Anjuna and Ashtanga Yoga School in Canacona to rejuvenate yourselves. HolidayIQ tourist Rashmi says, "You can learn several yoga poses and techniques that will help you fight stress and relax your mind and body." 

Day 4. Take refreshing nature walks!

Take refreshing nature walks!
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Explore spice plantations in Goa and head out for a stroll in the afternoon.You can taste and learn about different spices, enjoy a traditional Goan lunch on a banana leaf, watch folk dance performances, and bathe and ride elephants. HolidayIQ scout Mahesh says, "Visit the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary located in Mollem. They also make private arrangements for a jeep safari to the interior parts of the forest."  Adds Wilson, "The sanctuary is particularly known for leopards, elephants, deer & the Indian bison."

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Day 5. Flock to a flea market!

Flock to a flea market!
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From colourful junk jewellery, clothes and souvenirs to a whole lot of electric appliances, find anything under the sun here. HolidayIQ Traveller Vivek Sharma says, “The Anjuna Flea market is huge and loaded with products. The entire market looks colourful. Sreemoye advices you,"Haggling is a must.”

Day 6. Experience unmatched hospitality at the SaffronStays

Experience unmatched hospitality at the SaffronStays
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Want Goa with a twist? HolidayIQ scout Akanksha tells you why this place is special, "It is a flawless property, with great service and beautiful decor. Moira, where the villa is located, is a quiet, green village."

The views above are collated from opinions expressed by travellers on www.holidayiq.com

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