North Goa covers the northern half of the state of Goa in India. Goa has two districts, North Goa and South Goa.
North Goa is divided into a number of "talukas" (sub-districts, in Konkani). These are:
The Dabolim airport in Vasco da Gama is Goa's only airport.
From north to south
- Querim Beach - the northernmost beach of Goa with tall pine trees lined up all along the beach
- Arambol Beach - a quiet beach in North Goa near Pernem. Not too many facilities in terms of hotels or eating joints. The water is shallow and good for swimming.
- Mandrem Beach - another beach in extreme north Goa's Pernem taluka
- Asvem Beach - quieter beach in extreme north Goa's Pernem taluka
- Morjim Beach - beautiful beach, inhabited by Russian tourists. Prices are high, many restaurants with Russian cousine. Nightlife is vibrant here. This place is popular among kitesurfers due shallow depth of the sea and very wide beach.
- Chapora Home of the Chapora fort. Bordering Vagator Beach.
- Vagator Beach - a beach in Bardez, neighbouring Anjuna
- Anjuna Beach
- Baga Beach - a popular and crowded family-beach and charter tourist destination just outside Calangute.
- Calangute Beach - a popular and crowded beach
- Candolim Beach Beach in North Goa's Bardez taluka. Once humble fishing villages. Now the crowded concretised coast of North Goa. Goa's Benidorm. Or quickly getting to be as crowded.
- Sinquerim Beach
- Dona Paula Beach
- Siridao Beach
- Wide-range of Goan food, both Catholic and Hindu variants.
- Fish-curry rice, the daily standard meal for the local working class. Based on fish, and can be quite tasty too.
- Wide variety of global food, from diverse corners of the globe, available specially along the coastal belt of North Goa.
- Range of fruit, that is available specially in the summer (March-May months).