Goa is often referred to as the 'land where the sun never sets' and 'the people never rest'. It really is most devoured by sightseers for the beautiful silvery blue beaches, the scenic flora and fauna, the wealthy cultural heritage and the never ending grandeur that it represents. October to February is the most sought after months to experience its opulence. There are numerous alternatives in Goa to enjoy this time of the season to suit your need, disposition and budget.
Come January and one are able to see throngs of tourists in Goa waiting to party and enjoy the best time of the year that is Christmas and New Year. With its innate celebration culture it serves as an excellent destination for Holiday and New Year. Celebrity Christmas Strictly Come Dancing is the most devoured event of the land where you will see the Christmas trees coming to life and carol singing happening across the city. You can choose to be part of the church carol singers or simply enjoy the ones that make the rounds to your residence for carol singing. There are famous church buildings where one can choose to spend a relaxing time with loved ones attending the mid night mass and singing alongside with the choir. The most famous church being The Grande Jesus Basilica, which keeps the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier that the Catholics regard in highest respect.
New Year celebrations are coming of age in Goa and are gaining momentum with every passing year. Goa is very known for the numerous beaches like Anjuna, Baga, Candolim, Calangute, Dona Paula, Panjim (the capital), Miramar, Sinquerim, Vagator and Baina. Anjuna is known for the Wednesday Open air market and is also referred to as the "Queen of Beaches". Even though it is a tiny state, it is difficult to problem the night life of Goa. There are amazing rave parties which are held on the shorelines from the night of Holiday till the dawn of the New Year, with foot tapping music and an inflow of refreshments right from the traditional fenny to the more expensive port wines. In case you are looking at spending time with a select set of men and women you can also enjoy a visit to the wildlife resorts like the Bondla wildlife resort or Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary resort where you can party and dance to the music till midnight.
Typically the Goan casinos are packed with people who are there to try their palm with lady luck. Caravela is a catamaran which is specially designed to sail on the seas of Goa and is complete with American roulette, blackjack, slot machines, Indian rummy, and so forth. There are other casinos as well where one can enjoy the night time gambling, along with good food and music all evening. All casinos is Goa have a strict dress code without which people are not allowed to enter. Come to Goa and become part of the splendid celebrations of the greatest time of the year.