Monday, September 12, 2016

Goa: A Prime Location for Water Sports in India

India with its characteristic topography offers as a perfect destination for some of the most exciting and spine exhilarating water sports. The large lakes, blue oceans and gushing stream India has the right atmosphere for adventure enthusiasts to get their adrenaline pumping.

Goa is an ideal place for water sports in India. It has a plethora of beaches aside the Arabian Ocean. It has vast yet vibrant population that makes it an ideal tourist destination and the brand of water sports is an icing on the cake. It offers some of the best water sports in the country and attracts over 20 million visitors each year. Adventure and water sports vacation in Goa gets fulfilled with its enchanting sceneries and the varieties of water sports available such as windsurfing, jet skiing, fishing, parasailing, water-skiing, scuba diving and dinghy sailing. Scuba diving in Goa can be very exciting and Goa also has many attractive sightseeing locations to complement the water sports. Some of the most attractive and popular water sports in Goa are:

Scuba Diving

In Goa, the scuba diving is rapidly gaining popularity; especially among those who love the marine life. Even though the beaches are not recognized to have magnificent coral reefs you can still enjoy sword of brightly colored coral heads, lobsters and fishes.

Wind Surfing

Windsurfing can be really fascinating with its combination of sailing as well as surfing. Even beginners can try this sport in the sea beaches of Goa; especially at Dona Paula bay (preferably in the morning as the waves get stronger by afternoon).

Dinghy Sailing

It is also called the beer and sandwich sailing. The name is given as it serves as an easier alternative to windsurfing. It involves sailing in a craft (15 feet long) that can accommodate around three to four persons easily. The Dona Paula beach is again good for Dinghy sailing activities.


Parasailing is also for speed lovers. It is one of the most attractive water sports available in Goa. Here the parasailor is harnessed to a rope 300 feet long. The other end of the rope is tied to a speedboat. This is truly a thrilling experience.


For speed lovers, there is water-skiing in Goa. If you love speed, then this will be the most lovable water sport for you in Goa. Classy speedboats of speeds over 30 to 40 miles per hour can be found in beach resorts and hotels in Goa.

Water Scooter

It can be seen as riding a motorcycle on the ocean instead of the road. Two people can climb on a single water scooter at a time and have a gala time. 


Simple swimming can be exciting as well for travelers of every age young or old. You will enjoy the swimming in the gushing waters at different beaches in Goa. All the beaches have appointed lifeguards and you can swim safely after taking advice from them.


Angling needs to have undisturbed placid waters as well as great patience. You can find such serene and quiet location on Agonda beach, where you can fit one to catch your favorite fishes.

A holiday in Goa can be truly thrilling with the water sports and with the beautiful moments you spend at this beautiful place. Explore the beautiful Goa and its water sports this summer vacation in India.


My special thanks for visiting and sharing your thought.....