Goa - The unique experience of India……
Looking for a place that colourful, energetic and steeped in history, look no further than Goa. With its long beaches lined with palm trees stretching into the Arabian Sea, you’ll be blown away by its outstanding beauty!
Take a step back from your busy life and immerse yourself in the calm and serene that it is Goa. Find yourself with other likeminded single travellers as you watch the vibrant crimson sun sets, or be at one as the sun rises and you prepare for a day absorbing Goan culture, ancient architecture or tantalising traditional cuisine.
This holiday will take you to North Goa and the resort of Baga, this welcoming village located on the glimmering coastline of the Arabian Sea is a magnet for those who enjoy water sports, such as paragliding, jet skiing and wind surfing, or simply enjoy time soaking up the sun on a calming beach, with a book and refreshing Kingfisher beer in toe.
Be adventurous and try the local delicacies in the company of solo travellers, when evening arrives sample the vibrant nightlife, find flame juggling bartenders who can mix your favourite cocktail and DJ’s who keep the lively atmosphere going throughout the night.
Visit a traditional Indian flea market on Wednesdays and Saturday’s and be dazzled by its dazzling colours, bustling atmosphere, sounds and smells, whilst perusing ornate hand-crafted objects, jewellery and traditional foods.
NAZRI RESORT * * *
Nazri Resort will greet you with open arms, as it welcomes you into its magnificent location, set just a few minute stroll to Baga’s beautiful beaches, which aide peace and relaxation. Yet close enough to the lively bars and shops providing you with the best of both worlds on your stay.
The piece de resistance is the hotels swimming pool with views overlooking the luscious landscape and salt lakes, also a haven for birdlife.
In the kitchen, get those taste buds tingling as the chefs cook up a storm offering culinary delights and traditional Goan dishes, which you can enjoy with other solo travellers. This 3-star hotel goes out of its way to ensure you’re at the forefront of everything they do, all guaranteeing you’ll leave with a return date in mind.
With such variety at your fingers Goa provides the perfect playground for all, ensuring you’ll leave with memories you’ll talk about for years to come.
All rooms are fully air-conditioned and elegantly decorated with contemporary fixtures, giving you that lavish feeling at a reasonable rate. Your room has its own balcony and modern facilities including satellite TV, telephone, refrigerator and safe deposit.
Cool off in your choice of two swimming pools, located either side of the hotel or sample some the restaurants finest Indian cuisine. Also available on-site you’ll find a coffee shop, pool table, and beauty parlour, Wi-Fi in the public area, gift shops and entertainment.
If it’s rest and relaxtion you are looking for Baga Beach is your haven, it’s a popular beach but hasn’t lost its idyllic qualities! Its sandy shores and stunning palm-lined backdrop immediately makes you feel at one with yourself. Places to have a drink or a bite to eat are within reach from the beach, turning from sleepy establishments to lively entertainment spots when the sunsets.
Water lovers rejoice as at the beach you’ll find places to surf, water ski and more, Fishing is also very popular with options to hire and set up base on one of the many large black rocks located on the shoreline. Boat rides are also avaible for your chance to spot dolphins – a bucket list item you’re sure to remember forever!
Diving is hugely popular in Indian waters, why not try your mask on for the chance to see tuna, cuttlefish, barracuda and many more under water life. The clear waters make the colourful coral reefs come to life, whilst many shipwrecks line the ocean floor, just waiting to be explored.
Head to Arpora village on a Saturday to sample one of its many local flea markets. Here you can grab a bargain or a keepsake to cherish, with clothes and handcrafted jewellery on sale. Alternatively for a different experience Anjuna Market will transport you back to the 60’s with the wares and colourful offerings it brings.
A short ferry ride along the Mandovi River will see you arrive in Panjim. Comparable to Lisbon, is renown for its stunning architecture, with white washed buildings and red tiled roofs dotted around the hills, making it the most picturesque of places
Health and Rejuvenation
India is well renown for its health and rejuvenation remedies, seize the opportunity and book yourself in for a treatment to rejuvenate the body. Goa has many opportunities to learn the basic principals of Yoga to relieve your stresses at a local class. For those after further detox, a traditional pancha-karma offers the most invigorating example of Ayrvedic treatments available.
Arts and Crafts
Festive Indian arts can be admired as you pass through villages to see ‘Rangoli’ floor painting and flower weavers making some impressive pieces of art. Decorate yourself with a henna tattoo which will leave a lasting memory on this singles holiday, and something to show off when you arrive back home!
Spice up your holiday with a journey through a spice plantation placed in the heart of panoramic mountain views and exotic vegetation. Witness everyday spices being refined directly at the farm by experienced workers. Learn about the spice trade and sample some of the spices.
Visit the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, to see tigers, while elephants, leopards and other wild animals roam their luscious green environment. Exotic birds will fly above you, as you explore the sanctuary’s jungle.
Note: All resort activities are optional extras unless included in your package. Your representative will give advice on the prices and these can be booked locally at the resort - subject to availability. Itineraries are for guidance only and are subject to changes.
What is included in the tour
- Stay at the 3* Nazri Resort, Baga Beach
- Your own single occupancy en-suite room
- Daily Breakfast & Dinner
- Flights from any UK airport
- All Taxes & Surcharges
- 20Kg Baggage allowance and 5kg hand baggage.
- Airport transfers
- Dedicated GoSingles host at the hotel
- Welcome get together
- Coordinated Singles only site-seeing and activities (Optional Extra)
- Meet other single, like minded travellers who wish to socialise and make new friends
Price excludes: Indian visa
All British passport holders must obtain the holiday visa in advance at least 72 hours prior and not more than 30 days in advance of your departure.
The cost for Indian Tourist Visa for 1 month is US$25 (approx. - £22) from July - March & US$10 (approx. - £10) from April - June and you can purchase from the India Government website https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/tvoa.html failure to comply with entry requirements will result in travel being denied or entry refused.