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9 Commandments: Don't Do These Things While In Goa

9 Commandments: Don't Do These Things While In Goa

  • 2022-10-17T14:56:46.111Z

Even though Goa is one of India's smaller states, it has more beaches than any other coastal area on the sub-continent. One of the most popular beach vacation destinations in India is Goa. It is a small, peaceful, and beautiful state where you can go from a hectic 9 to 5 job. Keep calm; Goa offers beer, beaches, water sports, and late-night partying.

Goa is known for being India's party capital. Goa is a beach paradise if you follow local customs and treat this ideal vacation properly. Carrying sunscreen is one of the key recommendations to keep in mind while on vacation in Goa, especially if you plan to spend time at the beach. From one of the little roadside stalls, purchase a pair of sunglasses. Drink plenty of water, nimbu paani, and other juices to stay hydrated. The heat can drain your energy, even if you are in a coastal town or village.

Due to the fear of getting lost but unwilling to pay for a tour guide or a driver to take you around? Get a map! You might buy one from your hotel or a nearby shop, or you could plan your route using Google Maps and print or save it for later use.

Here are a few things to keep in mind when relaxing in Goa to protect you from trouble:

Do not litter

Goa is now clean, but it was once spotless. Twenty years ago, Goa was the state with the least pollution. There are now very few beaches in Goa with water this clear. Many of the more well-known beaches have become garbage heaps as a result of the presence of millions of tourists who litter irresponsibly. Tourists frequently overlook the fact that the residents of Goa always offer a polite welcome to us. Try and refrain from polluting their home.

Goans regret having contaminated beaches. So, refrain from leaving trash along the beaches' coastlines. In addition to wanting customers, the locals love and enjoy their beaches. Pollution from plastic and water is now a common issue in this area. Even the color of the ocean has changed as a result.

Because low tides do not wash off shit away from the beach, avoid doing it there. The next time you take a bath in the water, strong tides and waves will bring it back to the coast.

Carrying too much:

Keep in mind to only pack the essentials and valuables when you're packing. Money and other valuables shouldn't be left in the room once you get to Goa because it isn't safe. The majority of it will then need to be carried by you. Keep your wallet safe and hidden and avoid wearing too much jewelry that includes diamonds or gold. The best course of action is to regularly use the ATM.

Overdoing it:

Alcohol and parties are prevalent in this city. Not only that, but the alcohol is cheap. So go ahead and party wildly and drink alcohol, but do so responsibly. The locals won't like it if you lose your cool and start arguing with them, so try to avoid doing that. Additionally, you do not want to be intoxicated while driving a vehicle or lying on the beach and end up in trouble or problem with the law or, for that matter, crabs.

It would be ideal if you avoided using cheap alcohol to the point where your life is ruined. In Goa, after every 100 meters, there is a bar. On special occasions, the majority of Goans drink champagne or feni. It is common for Catholics to drink wine and beer at social events and functions. 

Goa’s Popular Beaches

Undoubtedly, Goa is a paradise for beach lovers. It has a wide coastline that is lined with many beaches. The state's most popular beaches, which continue to be packed most of the time, include Vagator, Baga, Calangute, and Candolim. Butterfly Beach, Kakolem Beach, Mobar Beach, and Hollant Beach are just a few of the undiscovered beaches you may visit to spend some time alone if you want to take a peaceful trip and escape the crowds.

People have a misunderstanding that Goa is just known for its beaches. Goa offers a variety of other enjoyable locations as well. Before visiting Goa, you should make a plan well and conduct research. Despite being a very small state, Goa is still too large to be classified as a city. Within Goa, there are numerous towns and cities. Therefore, choose the cities and towns in Goa that attract you rather than simply go to "Goa."

Explore the area on two-wheels

When in Goa, riding a bike or scooter is the ideal way to take in the local sights. Goa boasts fantastic roadways that are lined with picturesque scenery. You'll be able to travel at your own pace while also making some extra money thanks to this. Depending on the season, renting bikes is quite simple and the roads are safe and well-maintained. Renting a two-wheeler allows you to travel around freely in the city's interior and take in these sights, making it the "cultured" way to see it. In Goa, automatic scooters and motorbikes are readily available for rent at extremely reasonable rates on almost every street corner. If you rent the two-wheeler for several days, you may even receive a discount. Just make sure you're carrying your driver's license, and don't forget to request a helmet from the owner.

Please be aware that if you are renting for longer than one week, the rent will increase significantly. Also, don't forget to test-drive your bike before concluding your rental deal.


Goa has several beaches, so it should be expected that there will be plenty of people wearing the sexiest clothes. But that does not give you the authority to stand on the beach and stare at people with a glare that is both hungry and uncomfortable. Usually, foreigners lay around in bikinis on beaches, enjoy themself, and expect others to respect their privacy and dignity. Yes, admiring beauty is acceptable. But take a look and let it go! You don't want to come across as an invasive, disrespectful character. Take note: Nobody enjoys being continually observed.

Avoid losing all money in Casino

Foreigners and domestic tourists are both welcome in casinos. Casinos are forbidden to Goans because they are thought to spoil youth. Gambling is prevalent in Goa. It is a must-do, but before going to the casinos, you must decide how much you want to win and lose.

Refrain from buying the VIP package. You'll end up paying more money for the same facilities and services.

Do not fall prey to Night Club Offers

Officials of nightclubs discuss deals and offers. They might want you to bring a girl with you, which would be quite costly. It would be better if you went with your spouse or girlfriend.

To save money, reserve a table at Tito's, Mambo's, or any other nightclub using their website or app. Avoid falling into the trap of an unlimited alcohol bundle, which will only give you the most affordable brands. Stay away from clubs where Russian women are dancing in bikinis.

Stay Away from Drugs

The drug business is entirely unlawful. But in Goa, People can try to get you to buy drugs, and then everything will be a mess. So, avoid looking for drugs while on vacation.

India's state of Goa is energetic and dynamic. Enjoy your time with your friends and family and try to avoid making foolish decisions.