When we think of Goa, it’s the parties and booze that come to the mind at first. However, it is not just restricted to them. Goa has a beautiful vibe and is the perfect place to explore with your friends. This unique spot allures tourists from various parts of the world. Besides the hyped parties, Goa is ideal for enjoying music, dance and food. If you are unaware of the places to visit in Goa, here is a list for you : 


Cohiba is one of the finest pubs in the state where you can find good booze and a nice crowd. While the road to Cohiba may feel like that you are heading towards nowhere, you will find yourself in a completely different atmosphere of laughter and dancing once you reach there. This is a multi-level venue that has a separate area for live music, a foyer, and a couple of different bars. If you are there, you should definitely try the food. It is simply excellent. Also, it has a very diverse crowd that ranges from frequent guests to tourists. 


If you want to feel the true essence of Goa, Cavala is one of the best choices you can make. It is among the best hotels in Goa. For years, this quaint hotel which runs out of an old Portuguese structure has been offering accommodation to hundreds of tourists. If you are a music lover, a visit to this place is must. They host amazing live music and very few can compete with the bands that play here. The Piano Sunday is usually the highlight of every week. 

Get loaded on their delicious cocktails from the bars located both inside and outside. However, while drinking, make sure not to miss out on the delicacies. If you want to try the Goan cuisine, try the seafood platter. It is recommended by most people visiting there. 


Antares is a hit among the locals and tourists of Goa. It is MasterChef Australia Season 6 favourite Sarah Todd’s recently opened seaside restaurant. The most amazing thing about the place is the staff members. They are always super attentive, properly dressed and hand out free shots every from time to time. The perfect location along with a multi-level layout, cozy and laid-back interiors, live music and a long list of amazing delicacies make Antares an unmissable spot on your Goa itinerary.

Guru Bar

Since its inception in 1967, this beach shack is known for its thriving music scenes and trippy ambience. There are always Israeli backpackers and young Indian musicians who are desperately waiting for their turn to perform at open mics. Sunday are live music nights, and if you want to perform, you should contact them from beforehand and find out the genre of music that is to be followed. While you are there, you must try the coconut feni or any of their squid preparations.

When you are visiting Goa, make sure to book your stay at one of the best resorts in Goa so that you do not face any issue once you reach there.