Mandovi River Cruises
Goa State Central Library
Panaji’s ultra-modern new state library, near the state museum, has six floors of reading material, a bookshop and gallery. The 2nd...
The oldest colonial building in Goa is the stolid Secretariat, standing on the site of the grand summer palace of Goa’s 15th-century...
Riverfront & Down the Road
This restaurant’s balcony overlooking the creek and Old Patto Bridge makes for a cosy beer or cocktail spot with carved barrels for...
A vast menu of ‘pure veg’ food, great big thalis, South Indian dosas and a plethora of fresh juices make this clean, simple canteen a...
Mandovi River Cruises information
Goa Tourism operates a range of entertaining hour-long cruises along the Mandovi River aboard the Santa Monica or Shantadurga . All include a live band and usually performances of Goan folk songs and dances. There are also twice-weekly, two-hour dinner cruises and a twice-weekly, all-day backwater cruise, which takes you down the Mandovi to Old Goa, stopping for lunch at a spice plantation and then heading back past Divar and Chorao Islands. All cruises depart from the Santa Monica Jetty next to the Mandovi Bridge, where you can purchase tickets.