Being one of the places where time just stands still, there is definitely more to Goa’s beaches than meets the eye. Considering the 131 km long coastline, you have quite an array of options that range from watersports, enjoying a sip of the eternal Feni to the bite of king Prawns Goan style.
So why go to the same-old clichéd eateries when you can visit the hidden gems? So indulge in simple beach bumming with a list of the lesser known places to visit in the party capital of the world.
Address: 247 Fort Aguada Road, Candolim, Goa 403515
A fabulous welcoming Burmese eatery, this outdoor based restaurant serves you high-end Burmese delicacies on a hidden terrace, shaded by trees. It looks even better in the night while dishing out its gastronomical delight.
2. La Plage
Address: Ashvem Beach, Mandrem, Goa 403512
Taking beach shack to the next level with its French-Mediterranean inspired food, the shack is a must-visit destination for any food-lover. A real jewel located in a quaint part of North Goa, it is advisable to book your reservations.
Address: DmelloVaddo, Anjuna, Goa
Located on the extreme north end of Anjuna's beach strip Zoori's Bar and Restaurant is right on the cliff, canopied by coconut trees and looks straight from a picture postcard. The restaurant specializes in seafood and Mexican food.
4. Chef Fernando’s Nostalgia
Address: H. No. 608, Near Our Lady of Snow Church, Raia, Goa 403720
If you wish to have an excellent laid - back meal, to revive nostalgic memories of Goan Cuisine of the days then this is the place for you. Serving classic Goan and Portuguese-Goan dishes, the restaurant is a real treat for connoisseurs of fine food.
5. A Reverie
Address: Holiday Street, Gauravaddo, Calangute, Goa 403516
Being an award-winning lounge bar, A Reverie offers you world class cuisine that will take you through a truly memorable dining experience. This is definitely the place to pamper yourself.
Address: Rua 31 de Janeiro, Altinho, Panjim, Goa
Venite is what you can best describe as a remarkable old-school Goan restaurants. With buzzy ambience and rickety balcony tables overhanging the street, this place is not to be missed, though.
Address: 940, Market Rd, MonteiroVaddo, Anjuna, Goa 403509
Popular as a Garden Café and Lifestyle Shop, Artjuna is primarily a charming lifestyle boutique that also doubles up as a typical Mediterranean cafe. A quaint garden café great for meeting people.
These tidbits may help the wandering souls in you to go out and explore the unexplored amongst the humdrum Goan vacation!