Goa is a one of famous Honeymoon point in India. Here most of newly couple goes for their honeymoon. This is best place to spend your time with your love, you can enjoy lot here and can bring lots of memory with you, lifetime. There are lots of weekend getaways from Goa within 500 km.

Top 10 Weekend Getaways from Goa

1. Mangalore

This is popular weekend destination from Goa because; it is a fast developing commercial center and it is one of major port city and cover lots of beaches area. Mangalore is placed in the state of Karnataka. It is 361 km away from Goa. If you want to go by car then you will reach within 6 hour of travelling. This city has attractions like: mountains, temples, lovely gardens, museums, churches. Best time to visit this place is September to March.


2. Udupi

This city is famous for its Dravidian style of architecture. This popular place is 308 km from Goa. Here you can go by bus and by train also. By road you can easily reach there by within 5 hour of travelling. So you can plan for your weekend for this place with your friends and family. This place is famous for shri Krishna temple, Malpe beach, Chandramoulishwar temple, Anateshwar temple, Karup beach.


3. Bijapur

Bijapur is located 331 km from Goa and 530 km from Bangalore. This place is famous for its historical place. This is land of five rivers. Attraction of this city is  Gol Gumbaz, Gagan Mahal, The Archaeological Museum, Jami Masjid, Shree Siddeshwar Temple.  Lots of tourist visit this place throughout year. But best time to visit this place is in the month of September, October, November, December, January, February and March.

Jama Masjid

4. Tarkarli

This place is known as white sand beach. This is also famous for its water sport activity. Beach of this place is reach with its white sand, suru trees and clear blue water. This is the attraction of this place and attract lots of tourist. Another one attraction of this place is back water of Karli river and snorkeling and scuba driving. Another places are : Malvan town, Dharampur lake, Kolamb beach.  Here there is lots of hotel facility available for stay with your family also. Lots of resort and hotels with AC and Non AC room available here with limited budget.


5. Chorla Ghats

If you want to arrange one day picnic with your family or with friends group then this is one of nearest place from Goa. It is 56 km from Panjim, the middle are of Goa. This Chorla Ghats is famous for its real natural beauty. Here you can enjoy in natural environment. At this place you can see wild animals like: wolf snake, different variety of birds, animals, butterflies etc. Here you can also enjoy jungle walks and different type of activities.

Chorla Ghats

6. Malpe

Malpe is the place is situated in the state of Karnataka. This is a natural port of the state of Karnataka. This is the center of commercial activity. Malpe port attracts lots of tourist throughout year. This is 313 km far from Goa, so you can easily arrange 2 day trip from Goa. This place is mostly visited by couple because at sea beach you can enjoy with your beloved one. Another attraction of this place is Balarama and Ananteshwara temple.

Malpe_sunset point

7. Mahabaleshwar

This is one attractive hill station near Goa. This is also honeymoon point for newly married couple. This place is mostly visited by newly married couple for enjoy their best moment of life. This place is situated 390 km far from Goa in the state of Maharashtra, and it is 1372 meters above from sea level. This natural place offers panoramic view, exotic flora, and beautiful lake. Here you can also do activities like, fishing, boating and pony riding. Best time to visit this place is in the month of October to June.


8. Lonavala

If you tired with busy life schedule and want to rest from city life, then this is best place for you within 500 km from Goa. This place is 505 km from Goa, so you can easily go by road, by car also. From this place you can also visit Pune or Bombay also because it is 64 km away from Pune and 96 km from Mumbai.  This place is visited by tourist of India as well as foreign tourist also. Attraction of this place is Lonavla Lake, Duke’s Nose, Tiger’s Leap, Karla Caves etc. This is also one hill station where you can enjoy in real beauty of nature. This place is mostly visited by tourist in the month of October to May.


9. Gokarna

This place is located in the state of Karnataka 117 km far from Goa. This place is famous for its Lord Shiva temple and pristine beaches. This place is a “MUKTI STHAL”for Hindu religion. With this temple there is a history of lord shiva. Another attraction of this Gokarna is its beaches. Beaches of this place is clean and less crowded.  So you can enjoy with your family also. There is lots of Hotels available with limited budget. If you want resort with full facility then this type of resort also available at beach.


10. Dandeli

Dandeli is situated at the river bank of Kali in the state of Karnataka. This is one of famous hill station near Goa. This is only 90 km far from Goa. This hill station is 1551 feet above sea level. This is adventure place with the adventure activity like, cycling and bike riding on the mountain road, water rafting on the river of Kali etc. Wildlife sanctuary is another attraction of this place. This is the second largest wildlife sanctuary of the Karnataka state. With Jungle jeep safari you can enjoy this natural beauty.


Article under title “Top 10 Weekend Getaways from Goa”  cover all best place near Goa within 500 km, which is mostly visited by tourist of India as well as foreign also.

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