Christmas is celebrated with great pomp and gaiety in the small but stunningly scenic coastal Indian state of Goa. Having come under Portuguese rule for no less than four and a half centuries till the second half of the twentieth century, the Portuguese influence in Goa is evident in the number of beautiful churches strewn across it and its overall food and culture. Christmas time in Goa is all about spreading good cheer. There are several unique experiences for visitors to take part in during this festive time. You can attend midnight mass and various fairs or you can do some holiday shopping or even watch some exhilarating fireworks from the beach.
No Christmas celebration in Goa would be complete without the food. Special festive cookies and Christmas plum puddings and cakes can be found in several of the local bakeries. You can opt to go for a lavish brunch at one of several excellent restaurants with offerings like turkey and duck or go for a simple but delicious meal at a small shack. The choices are limitless. So come be a part of the joyous Christmas celebrations in Goa!
Where to Stay¬
MAYFAIR Hideaway Spa Resort, Goa (A trendy boutique hotel bewitchingly located between where the Sal River and the Arabian Sea meet. It offers luxury accomm¬odation, warm hospitality and some amazing fresh seafood.) To book your stay click here.