Goa might be India's smallest state, but it is also the country's most beloved escape. If you're dreaming of winding down with nothing to do besides chomping on Euro-Indian delicacies and guzzling down beer, then you've got Goa on your mind, and trust me, I know what that's like.
While the north part of Goa attracts the most number of tourists, the beaches in south Goa are sans chaos, but with a quiet glamour, and a lot of fun. So if it's a recharging of batteries you're looking for, skip the usual Goan tourist traps and take a detour to south Goa.
Here's a roundup of all you need to know before you throw your clothes into a backpack and set off.
The best beaches
There are about 127 beaches in south Goa. But don't worry, I'm not going talk about all of them. Instead, I've handpicked five of the best ones that you should a place on your south Goa itinerary.