03 Mar Best and most Peaceful Places to Visit in Goa
Goa is known for it’s party culture and laid-back life. However, Goa has a lot more to offer than just that. Goa also has a different side that attracts the peace-seekers all over the world. A lot of people want to come to Goa and settle here because the peace and solitude that this place has to offer, is incomparable to any other place in the World.
There are a variety of places in Goa where you can just push your seat back and calm your nerves and just spend some quality peaceful time. We have curated a perfect list for you of the best and most peaceful places to visit in Goa. Read on to know more:
- Cola Beach
This amongst one of the hidden places that Goa has to offer. If you are looking for some peaceful and calm time, away from the hustle and bustle of the city life, then Cola beach can definitely be your choice. This beach is home to a lot of coconut palm groves, beach huts, and tranquility. It’s a tiny and secluded beach near Agoda. At this place, you can also visit a freshwater lagoon that iso only a few hundred meters away from the sea. So there are backwaters almost kissing the sea with palm trees fencing the backwaters, and a few shacks around the area. Now, just imagining this place paints a peaceful picture, right?
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The beaches in this belt are the cleanest and quietest. You can literally see the shimmery silver sands through the crystal clear waters. This is the perfect place to spend some quality time with yourself. It is located just below Patnem. The accommodation and huts are located just along the beach. So you can wake up to the sounds of the waves rolling in, on the beach. Since this place is located so far South, a lot of people choose not to visit it, which gives you a great reason to definitely visit it for some peace. You will love Galgibaba if you want to enjoy some untouched beauty and peace.
- The Yoga Institute
If you want to experience a Yogic lifestyle along with some solitude, then we would highly recommend to spend a few days at The Yoga Institute. The peaceful life that you want to experience is only a ferry ride away. Located in the Charao Island, you can experience life like never before. What can be more peaceful than a Yoga retreat? Here, you can not only get some alone time but also look after your body and mind. The journey of your external peace begins from within. And this island is the ideal place to start this inward journey. Find yourself on this retreat by learning Yoga in a breathtaking ambiance for finding the perfect harmony within you.
- Cabo De Rama Fort
It is said that this fort was a house to Lord Rama and Sita, during a brief period in their 14 years exile. After being passed down through generations of rulers, it was only in 1763 that the Portuguese finally seized it. In present times, the citadel that is situated on a hill top, lies in ruins. There is not much left over here, but the view that you get from this spot, of the ocean and the horizon, is next level. You are sure to get some solace on this hill top, since this fort is relatively isolated and doesn’t get many visitors. There is an operational church, that is situated amidst the walls of this ruin fort. So if you want some ‘me-time’ without getting disturbed by others, then definitely visit this place.
- Bamanbudo Waterfall
Most people just know about the Dudhsagar Waterfall in Goa. Which makes that place become really crowded with all the tourists. So if you want to step back from the touristy places and still visit a waterfall, Bamanbudo is your answer. Located very close to the Ambe-Ghat road, this is the ideal spot to listen to the gushing waterfall and feel the peace not only around you but also within you. You can also take a quick dip under the cold waterfall. And if you are more adventures, then you can take a shower beneath the waterfall as well. The ride to the waterfall is scenic as well. Don’t forget to pack some food along with you and make a day out of your peaceful detour.
Fascinated enough? Make sure to do something un-touristy the next time you visit Goa. Rejuvenation and peace are just around the corner, all you have to do is get away from the hustle and bustle of the city life and explore Goa like never before. Let this exploration not only lead you to beautiful places and experiences, but let it also open a peaceful window within you. So these were some of the best and most peaceful places to visit in Goa. When are you planning your trip?
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