This is a very well preserved fort which was built in the 17th Century by the Portuguese. The fort was made as the most important building of the Portuguese colonials and they always wanted to save it against the Dutch and the Maratha rulers. It is in the Candolin area on the Sinquerim Beach. The location of the fort on the banks of the Mandovi River makes it look even more beautiful. The fort covers a large area and almost covers the whole tip land of the Bardez Peninsula. At present there is also a holiday resort built here by the tatas and is a beautiful place to stay for a peaceful vacation. It is also close to the Candolim Beach and the shopping and eating areas around. This was at one time the most important port where most of the ferries and boats landed and left from and thus the name Aguada meaning 'water'.
Known as the 'Queen of Beaches', this is regarded as the most popular tourist destination of Goa. The beach is located at about 15 kilometres from the capital city of Panjim and is in the northern part of Goa. There are also a number of very good holiday resorts out here and this makes the place even more popular. Besides, the Calangute Beach has to offer to its guests and visitors the golden sands, opportunities for water sports, awesome Goan cuisine and some lovely views too. The beach is steep and is thus not very apt for swimming but it can be done still if you do not go far off.
The main Candolim Beach goes along and then takes a turn to form the smaller beach known as the Sinquerim Beach. This is just adjacent to the Taj Vivanta Hotel and Inn which is also the nearest attraction from the Aguada Fort here. One of the most beautiful beaches here, the two main reasons for this being so are that it is not very crowded and secondly the crowd is good here. This is because this beach almost seems to be a private property of the Taj Hotel and so most of the people here are guests at the hotel. There are also massuers who will try to convince you to take their service but you have to keep them away with your own skills. There are food shacks also over here.
The smaller beach situated where the Candolim Beach ends by taking a turn is known as the Sinquerium Beach. This is also the location of the famous Aguada Fort and also the TAJ Vivanta Hotel. The location on the banks of the River Mandovi makes it even more scenic. People who are staying at this hotel find this an all- time favourite and the crowd here mostly include the guests of the TAJ Hotel.
This is must must must visit super night club if you are in GOA! Stags are strictly NOT allowed and if you, a boy, befriend a chic for an entry to the club , make sure you know her name and number saved on your phone cos the security might just ask you her name and also cross call to verify! Couple entry is allowed and GIRLS entry are FREE. YAY! The landscape and architecture of this club is too good. Though the dance floor is small. DJ plays EDM, Trance and Bollywood too!
Goa is at it's best in all seasons. Every season has its on glory. We went to Goa in the month of September and stayed in log house ( Hotel Lemon Mint) which itself was an amazing experience. If you want to enjoy night life then Baga Beach is the best place..Apart from its churches and beaches if you want to experience some adventure then do visit Dudh Sagar waterfall which is around 100 kms from Goa and is situated in the border of Goa and Karnataka. As it was monsoon so, after a point we had to hire chauffer driven bikes to reach the waterfall. The distance to waterfall from the place where he had hired the bikes was approximately 14-15 km. The bikers were  professional riders and to me the trip was once in a life time experience. It was a pure raw adventure the first 4 kms stretch is alongside a railway track with unused rail tracks, concrete pillars, huge logs of wood and not to mention some decent size stones. After that, the remaining stretch is a rocky, bumpy ride through the roads made of murrum filling in the middle of the jungle. You need to be cautious at every point do not forget the basic rule of pillion riding – a) Put your feet on the foot pegs and don’t ever put them down b) try and have complete faith in the driver and c) don’t panic…You might be asked to get down and pass a couple of water streams on foot…the water current is generally strong, but the bike riders help you in crossing it.If you are in Goa then Palolem beach in South Goa is a must visit. It is around 83Kms from the Goa town..and is a great beach to visit as it's less crowded and is very picturesque. You will also get mouth-watering Konkani food here which you can enjoy sitting in the cabanas beside the beach. You get best quality spices in Goa but buy them from govt. shops only. Goa is a must visit be it a person of any age as it has something or the other for everyone.
Sinquerium Dolphin Trips
While we were heading back, just at the beginning of the beach stretch, we found boats and got lucky cause the boatmen had just arrived. We went on a ride along the coast from where we could see the entire stretch of the prison, some massive mansions and dolphins! The Sinquerim boat ride was definitely worth it and it had been 24 hours plus without a wink of sleep so, post breakfast we were all out cold and woke up just in time for lunch. There was a secluded beach right behind our cottage where we spent our last afternoon in Goa lazing in the water.Took us close to midnight and some chasing to finally reach Gokarna where we passed out almost instantly!