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Water Sports in Goa
Goa is a paradise for water sport lovers. The long coastal area offers a wonderful opportunity to indulge in all sorts of water sport activities. A number of government and private organizations including hotels and tour operators conduct regular water sport activities including training courses at a very nominal rate for tourists. Here we list the major water sport activities along with the names of orgnisations or centres involved.
Cidade de Goa five star hotel - para-sailing, wind surfing and water-skiing.
Taj Holiday Village Resort, Candolim - water sports facilities in its beach.
Goan Banana's c/o Casa Goana restaurant, Cobra Vaddo, Baga road, Calangute
Goan Banana's, Cobra Vaddo, Baga road, Calangute Le Marine, Sauntawaddo, Baga
Barracuda Diving, Vainguinim beach, Dona Paula.
C C Cats Cruise Boats, Davidair
Calangute Vailankanni Stores, Candolim.
Types Of Activities
Football: Football is another love of Goans. Football first arrived in Goa in 1883. The Goan Football Association, established in 1959, is in the fore front of conducting regular league matches in Goa. Goa is the first ever Indian state to introduce professional football in the country. The top five Goan football teams are Churchill Brothers Sports Club, Salgaokar Sports Club, Dempo Sports Club, Vasco Sports Club and VLM Sports Club. Goan Footballers have brought many a laurel to the state and the country at national and international arena. Today there are 150 registered football clubs and 3407 registered players in Goa. If you are a football lover and in Goa, to know the latest happening, just get in touch with
Trekking: Though Goan inland does not have high mountains, small or medium sizes hills not exceeding a couple of thousand feet in height offer some chances to go for a short trekking. Some old temples are also located on hilltop and trekking the way up amidst a deep jungle is an enjoyable experience.
Golf: The Leela Beach and Ramada Renaissance, both in south Goa, have small nine hole courses.
Bullfights: It doesnt pay to abe a matador in goa. Here, bullfights are between two bulls, no matador needed. The fighting season starts around early October and lasts till May. The most popular locations are in one of the villages around Panjim like Taleigao (the most famous fights are held here), Santa Cruz or Caranzalem. They are also held near and around Margao in south Goa at the villages of Velsao and Benaulim. The fights usually begin around 4 pm, after siesta to the sound of taped Konkani music.
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