Top things to do

Top Choice Seafood in Utorda

Zeebop by the Sea

Renowned for its excellent seafood and party nights, stylish award-winning Zeebop is set a little back from Utorda’s main beach but still has a sandy floor. It's a firm favourite with locals and is popular for weddi…
Top Choice Bar in Colva

Leda Lounge & Restaurant

Part sports bar, part music venue, part cocktail bar, Leda is Colva’s best nightspot by a long shot. There’s live music from Thursday to Sunday, fancy drinks (Mojitos, Long Island iced teas) and good food at lunch a…
Charity Shop in Colva

Goa Animal Welfare Trust Shop

The Goa Animal Welfare Trust shop, next door to Leda Lounge, is a charity shop with secondhand books and souvenirs. All proceeds go toward helping out Goa’s four-legged friends and the staff are happy to chat about …
Multicuisine in Colva

Garden Restaurant

The alfresco but covered garden restaurant at La Ben is a popular place for breakfast or dinner, with a broad-ranging menu of India, Goa, tandoori and Chinese dishes and a good cocktail list.
Religious in Colva

Fama de Menino Jesus

Jesus Colva’s Menino Jesus statue is paraded through town.
Beach in Bogmalo

Bogmalo Beach

A small and once picturesque bay, now within roaring distance of Dabolim airport, this stretch of sand is mostly occupied by package holidaymakers. India's most experienced dive operator is here and the Grande Islan…
Museum in Bogmalo

Naval Aviation Museum

The Naval Aviation Museum, at the naval base on the road above Bogmalo Beach, makes an interesting diversion if you’re interested in ships and planes. Full of men idling about, especially around its Cockpit Cafe, th…
Church in Colva

Our Lady of Mercy Church

Colva's 18th-century village church is home to the replica Menino Jesus, the purportedly miracle-working statue of baby Jesus, which is brought out for the Fama de Menino Jesus in October.
Indian in Colva

Sagar Kinara

A pure-veg restaurant upstairs (nonveg is separate, downstairs) with tastes to please even committed carnivores, this place is clean, efficient and offers cheap and delicious North and South Indian cuisine all day.
South Indian in Vasco Da Gama

Welcome Restaurant

Considered by many locals to be the best veg restaurant in Vasco, this udupi (South Indian veg) churns out dosas and thalis and a full Indian menu at dinnertime.