It’s that time of the year when everyone is in a festive mood and planning to spend the New Year at a happening destination. And what better, and more happening a place than Goa to welcome the New Year? So here’s a list of all the awesome things you can do in Goa this New Year that will go easy on your wallet.
How to Reach Goa for New Year 2018
If you are travelling from Delhi, you’ll end up spending a lot on the airfare! But, here’s the hack:
1. Travel Cost:
Take a flight to Mumbai, and come down to Goa from there in a train or a volvo.
Flight: 11,200/- per person
Approx INR 8,000/- per person + INR 3,200/- per person (volvo)
Train: 9,000/- per person
Approx INR 8,000/- per person + INR 500 per person (train)
Volvo: 3,200/- per person
In case you’re coming from down South, book seats in a volvo and save flight charges.
Road Trip via car: 4,000/- (for 4 people or more)
You can also drive all the way and have an awesome road trip to Goa with your friends!
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Where to Stay in Goa on New Year 2018
While every other guest house or hotel is busy charging you bonkers, we have got you covered for your stay! Pick either of these options based on the experience and budget you have and you’re all set to enjoy your new year vacation in Goa.
Stay at private homes, villas, flats, and shared rooms for as less as approx INR 3500/- per person. Find your accommodation here.
Share a home for free with a willing stranger who lives in Goa! Register here & find an accommodation now!
4. Beach Shacks:
Stay at homely beach homes at an average cost of INR 3000/-
5. Got friends in Goa?
Stay at a friend’s place who’s happy to have you over. Don’t have one? Time to start networking.
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Where to Party in Goa on New Year 2018
It’s the last night of the year after all!
6. Budget Above INR 2000?
Don’t mind spending lavishly for fun? Get to places like Club Cabana, SinQ, Lalit Golf and Spa Resort, Teso , and Hilltop.
7. Go Gambling at just 2,500/-
If you’re into gambling, you can take a trip on the Deltin Royale Casino, India’s largest casino aboard a cruise that provides luxurious stay, lavish meals, complimentary free chips, all at a starting package of just INR 2,500/-!
8. Budget INR 2000 Or Below
There’s nothing better than places like Club 9, LPK Waterfront, Club Westend, Tito’s & Club Fresh if you want to party within budget.
Apart from clubs, a number of popular shacks in Goa host beach parties on New Year’s eve with great music, food & booze. If you’d rather dance on the cool sand near the splashing waves than on concrete floors under false lights, then you should head to shacks like Rudy’s Golden Mermaid Shack, Curlies Shack, Bobby’s Shack, or Jolly Boy’s Beach Shack.
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9. Sinquerim Beach: Best Friends and Booze
Want a peaceful New Year without all the deafening noise and and chaos? Head to at Sinquerim Beach famous for the lighthouse fort, Fort Aguada. There you can sit on the beach under the fort, drink beer with your buddies, and watch the fireworks go off into the sky once the clock strikes 12!
Guys, the best part: BYOB! Cost of booze does not increase in the peak season. Gulp down as much beer as you’d like. After all, it’s time for celebration!
10. Fort Chapora: Some Dil Chahta Hai Moments
Fort Chapora owes its popularity to this iconic Hindi film that was shot here. It’s the ideal place to spend a more laid back New Year eve, filmy style! Perched at the same spot as the Movie’s cast, you can discuss how life’s been this past year….and how you plan on making it better the next!
PS: Visit during the sunset for the most exotic views of the sea merging with river.
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11. Bonfire and Barbecue
Want a rather easy-going New Year celebration with friends? How about a bonfire party at the beach? Just sit with your friends around a bonfire, have delicious snacks cooked up on a barbecue with beer, dance around the fire or have that one musician friend in the group play some good tunes on his guitar and sing a song. Sounds so cosy, doesn’t it?
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12. Light a Lantern of Hope
Beaches are free! Plan a romantic New Year celebration with your significant other. Get down to a beach, light a floating lantern together, make a wish….and watch as it soars up into the sky and out of sight.
Excited already? Quick, share this with your friends and go Goa!
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