Goa Trippers: The Fun side of Goa!

Goa Trippers is now part of Exotic Gringo!

Welcome to my page dedicated to the sunshine state that is also my favorite travel destination in the whole wide world 🙂

Why do i love Goa so very much?
Accessibility from Mumbai and being able to explore a different facet of this beach heaven are perhaps my top reasons, but here are 50 more…

Podcast: Riverside Goa

Where i love to stay in Goa

I’ve stayed in properties ranging from the first hostel in Goa to top end luxury & boutique hotels & home stays over the past 15 years. Here are my top picks, but feel free to ping me if you have specific questions!

North Goa
Tiracol: Fort Tiracol Heritage Hotel
Arambol: Any of the shacks on the beach!
Mandrem: Riva Resort / Beach Street Resort
Ashvem: Vaayu Village
Morjim: Wanderers Hostel
Siolim: Ishavilas / Siolim House / Teso Waterfront
Vagator: Jungle Hostel / Seaview Vagator / Bethany Inn / W Goa / Alcove
Anjuna: Casa Anjuna / The Tamarind / Prison Hostel / Red Door Hostel
Baga: Keys Select Ronil Resort / Casa Baga / Cavala
Calangute: Le Meridien / Calangute Residency / Hard Rock Hotel
Candolim: Hyatt Centric / Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa
Nerul & Reis Magos: Ahilya By The Sea / Soul Stay

Central Goa
Panjim: Panjim Residency / Old Quarter Hostel / Mateus /
WelcomHeritage Pousada / Hospedaria Abrigo De Botelho
Miramar: Miramar Residency / Goa Marriott Resort & Spa
Dona Paula: O Pescador / Prainha

South Goa
Colva – Benaulim – Varca: Villa Malibu / OYO Homes / Zuri WhiteSands / Alila Diwa
Agonda: H20 / Dunhill Resort / beach shacks (walk-in, except in December)
Palolem: Ciaran’s Camp / Art Resort / Summer / beach shacks (walk-in, except in December)
Patnem: April 20 / Cuba / RoundCube