North Goa is known and loved as a land of golden beaches, palm trees, paddy fields and wooded hills. Its churches, temples, shrines and forts tell its history. It is associated with music, the famous Goan cuisine and most of all with a peace-loving , smiling people.
South Goa is characterised by green countryside Goa having many spreadout luxury resorts in a 30 kms beach front area. Utorda, Majorda, Colva, Benaulim, Varca, Cavelossem and Mobor are beaches in South Goa that are safe for swimming. Colva has some pubs, shacks and renowned restaurants but lacks party atmosphere of North Goa. South Goa is most popular with premium / luxury travellers, spa travellers, honeymooners, families and those looking for packaged all inclusive holiday