North Goa shopping

Market in Anjuna

Anjuna Flea Market

Anjuna’s weekly Wednesday flea market is as much part of the Goan experience as a day on the beach. More than three decades ago, it was conceived and created by hippies smoking jumbo joints, convening to compare exp…
Market in Mapusa

Mapusa Market

The Mapusa market goes about its business daily except Sunday, but it really gets going on Friday morning. It’s a raucous affair that attracts vendors and shoppers from all over Goa, with an entirely different vibe …
Books in Mapusa

Other India Bookstore

This friendly and rewarding little bookshop, at the end of an improbable, dingy corridor, specialises in books about Goa and India with a focus on spirituality, environment, politics and travel. It’s signposted near…
Books in Calangute & Baga

Literati Bookshop & Cafe

A refreshingly different bookstore, in the owners’ South Calangute home, and a very pleasant Italian-style garden cafe. Come for a fine espresso and browse the range of books by Goan and Indian authors as well as an…
Shopping Centre in Anjuna

Oxford Arcade

Oxford Arcade, 100m from the Starco crossroads on the road to Vagator, is a fully fledged two-storey supermarket, complete with shopping trolleys and checkout scanners. It’s an awesome place to stock up on toiletrie…
Food in Siolim

Swiss Happy Cow Cheese

Homesick for good cheese? Artisanal Swiss and French cheeses, including brie and feta, are made on-site here by a Swiss cheesemaker using local cow, buffalo and goat's milk. Cheeses are sold by weight from ₹500 to ₹…
Homewares in Mandrem

Arambol Hammocks

Now in Mandrem, Arambol Hammocks designs and sells hammocks, including their ‘flying carpets’ and ‘flying chairs'.
Homewares in Candolim


Popular nationwide chain selling fair-trade bed and table linens, home furnishings, clothes, jewellery and toiletries. Fabindia makes for a great, colourful browse, and is perfect for picking up high-end gifts or tr…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Calangute & Baga

Karma Collection

Beautiful home furnishings, textiles, ornaments, bags and other enticing stuff – some of it antique – has been sourced from across India, Pakistan and Afghanistan and gathered at Karma Collection, which makes for a …
Market in Calangute & Baga

Saturday Night Market

The original Saturday Night Market is in Arpora at the end of the Baga River Rd. It's grown into quite a huge affair with live bands, food stalls and a lot of so-so market stalls selling spices, clothing, jewellery,…