Thalassa may be more famous for its incredible restaurant but that doesn’t make it rooms any less ambient. Situated a short hike to Small Vagator Beach, these simple yet tasteful rooms form the perfect base to explore North Goa.
Summer- Min 25°C, Max 33°C
Winter- Min 17°C, Max 31°C
Best time to visit: November-March
By Air: Dabolim Airport (43 km, 1 hr)
By Rail: Vasco Da Gama Station (45 km, 1 hr)
By Road: Panjim (21 km, 1/2 hr)
THINGS TO DO
Agonda Beach- This picturesque beach has a turtle centre in the middle protecting Olive Ridley eggs. Agenda is ideal for sunbathing, relaxing and sunset walks.
Palolem Beach- Definitely one of the more beautiful beaches in all of Goa, Palolem is blessed with calm seas and gentle beds enabling great walks. The calm waters are ideal for water sports and the economical shacks make for pleasant experiences.
Thalassa Restaurant- This restaurant is nestled on top of a hilltop and boasts expansive views of the Indian ocean. Occasionally the Greek dance of “Sirtaki” is performed and people are asked to join!
Small Vagator- This beach has dramatic red cliffs and two fresh water springs. The sunset through the rocks, numerous bars and great music make this place a must-visit!
Anjuna Flea Market- Anjuna’s weekly Wednesday flea market is an essential Goan experience! Although goods can be on the pricier side, this places hosts merchandise that comes from all over India. Tibetan and Kashmiri traders, Gujarati tribal women, and traders from various parts of India convene here to sell their goods. If shopping doesn’t excite you as much, you can sit back at the chai stalls or restaurant bars with live music and drink the night away. Cafe Looda is the place to be due to its beachfront location, live music and enviable sunset views