Sightseeing Around Rosetum Anjuna


Goa's beaches cover about 125 km of its coastline, lapped by the Arabian Sea. The beaches are fringed by swaying palm and coconut trees with simple and comfortable shacks offering a variety of refreshments. Goa is a paradise where the water is turquoise, and the beaches are known for their soft white and golden sand and clear skies. It is one of the finest and best beach destinations in India and the world, where you can find pristine beaches and a laid-back lifestyle. North Goa has the most extensive and cleanest beach in Goa. Some famous beaches in North Goa are Anjuna beach & Vagator beach, which are just a few minutes walk from the hotel; the drive would take less than 10 minutes as it is around 2.5 km via road. Baga beach and Calangute beach are around 15 minutes drive; it is around 5 km.

couple walking on the beach at our honeymoon resort in Goa
a church captured from a lower angle

Churches and Temples:

Enchanting is the word that can appropriately define the beauty of Goa's churches and temples. To name a few - The Basilica of Bom Jesus was built in the 16th century. This church is one of the oldest and most famous churches in the region. The edifice of this UNESCO World Heritage Site is a fabulous example of Baroque architecture. The church is famous for being home to the mummy of St. Francis Xavier. 

Mangeshi Temple is dedicated to Lord Mangesh, an avatar of Lord Shiva, Mangeshi Temple is one of the largest, oldest, and most visited shrines in Goa. There is a seven-story octagonal lamp tower at the temple complex entrance that becomes a visual treat when lighted with oil lamps on festive nights. Saptakoteshwar Temple is one of the six major shrines of Lord Shiva that exists in the Konkan region, Saptakoteshwar Temple is a picture of architectural beauty. The temple's mandapa is constructed in the European style. You will need to embark on a ferry journey to reach the temple from the island of Divar.


Heritage and history continue to thrive in the forts of Goa. Mentioned below are a few of the most impressive forts of Goa you must visit during your next trip. Fort Aguada stands as one of the iconic forts in Goa. Built in 1612, this massive fort offers sweeping views of the Arabian Sea. An ancient four-story Portuguese lighthouse and prison cells within the complex are among the major attractions of the fort. Chapora Fort has become one of the best places to visit in Goa for youngsters. The USP of the defense is the panoramic view it offers of the expansive Vagator Beach. This is one of the famous locations for movie/photo shoots.

an image of a fort shot from a lower angle
an image of a museum


The museums in Goa allow you to get a glimpse of the rich history, culture, and heritage of the land. Listed below are a few popular choices from among the plethora of museums in Goa.

The Archaeological Museum in Goa takes you to the medieval past of Goa. At this museum, you can look at ancient maps, Arabian and Persian inscriptions, bronze statues, wooden sculptures, ancient artifacts, and many more that will keep you thoroughly engaged.

The Wax World Museum is Goa's own Madame Tussauds! You can expect to find more than 30 realistic wax figures of Indian celebrities and personalities from the pages of history.

House of Goa museum, designed by renowned architect Gerald da Cunha, boasts a ship-like structure. It is a unique museum where you can take a peep into Goa's rich architectural past through the various exhibits on display.

Sanctuary & Waterfalls:

Arvalem Waterfalls in Goa is popularly known for its gushing waterfall that will definitely delight you. If you are looking for a spot for a picnic with your friends, the area around this waterfall is ideal.

Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary may be the most miniature wildlife sanctuary in Goa, but this natural reserve is home to a wide variety of wildlife. The refuge also has cottages where you can stay and discover the varied wildlife.

a waterfall in goa
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Local Flea Market:

These markets remain open from November to April and are at their best between Christmas and New Years'. With both foreigners and locals selling their wares. The markets are primarily located in North Goa. Anjuna flea market on Wednesdays, Arpora Saturday night market, Mapusa 's Friday Market and Calangute Market are a must visit.


Splashdown Waterpark in North Goa is a fun place to spend time with family and friends, a pocket-friendly fun resort, and is one of the best water parks in Goa. It is a spacious water- park with 5 pools and a variety of slides. Some of the exciting rides at the park are:
The trio is fantastic: A 30-foot-long aggressive slide with a steep descent is ideal for racing with 2 pals.
Fume zoom: A winding tube with 350 feet of whipping twists is a terrific alternative to enjoy alone or with a partner.
Twister: Enjoy the thrills of the twists and turns by hopping on this ride.
The Flume: in the Family Take your family to the pool on this one.

a waterpark in goa