North Goa in a Nutshell


About North Goa district in brief


  • The Capital city of Panjim in English or Panaji in Marathi or Ponje in Konkani is located in the heart of North Goa. 
  • North Goa has multiple entry points on the National Highway system touching partly the borders of Maharashtra and Karnataka too. 
  • The new and latest International Airport of Goa is a Work in Progress project that is bound to come up in Mopa village.
  • There are more tourist attractions and more popular spots to see in North Goa than in South Goa.
  • All Inbound Tourist buses halt at Panjim city with the last destination most of the time being Margao city in South Goa.
  • Goa is made of two distinct districts that of North Goa and South Goa
  • North Goa has few 5 Star Hotels and Resorts. 
  • All of the Nightlife activities like Discotheques, Pubs, Nightclubs etc are situated only in North Goa district.
  • North Goa has more Water Sports and Adventure based activities too. 
  • The most popular beach stretch for Indian and Foreign tourists in Goa is situated in North Goa starting from Sinquerim Beach and ending till Arambol Beach.
  • The Party Places in North Goa are concentrated mainly in Anjuna, Vagator and Chapora beaches.
  • Thousands of Hotels and Guesthouses are found on the beach stretch of Calangute, Candolim and Baga Beach.
  • North Goa has the maximum of Tourist markets such as Anjuna International Flea Market, Arpora Mackie's Night Market, Friday Mapusa Farmers Market, Saturday Nite Market and Calangute / Baga Tibetan Refugee Markets. 

North Goa Beaches Map