Breaks - Short
Breaks and Getaways Ex-Goa|
- This write-up is for Goans who wish to Get away for a break or for guests who wish to do something different from being on the Goan
Beaches or combine a Goa beach holiday with some other destination nearby.
(Also pronounced as Teracol) : This is northern most tip of
at 70 kms from Panjim touching
Neighbouring Maharashtra. There is no direct road access from
via a Ferry ride across a small creek / Canal) and best accessed via Sawantwadi.
The Fort now a well-run heritage hotel
is located on a cliff and sports commanding views of the Arabian
Idyllic and cut off nature of the location is a perfect getaway for those looking
for Peace and Tranquility.
: Just a
kilometers away from the fort along the river into Maharashtra territory is
a luxury backwater resort there has come up there which is an ideal getaway
resort for honeymooners and for a relaxed holiday / getaway ex-Goa / Belgaum
or even a break away from a regular beach front two-week / three-week stay.
is a Hill station on the Southern Tip of Maharashtra just 25 km from Sawantwadi
which is another 50 km north of Panjim. Amboli is a monsoon destination when the
waterfalls abound in the neighboring hills. Winters are also pretty cool. This
is a popular weekend getaway ex-Belgaum (60 kms) and Ex-Kolhapur. Idyllic and
cut off nature of the location is a perfect getaway for those looking for Peace
options at Amboli: JRD International is an
option here with
Cottage / Room accommodation with a swimming pool. Green
Valley is another option here which used to be an MTDC (Maharashtra Tourism
Development Corporation) and now renovated and privately managed.
Chorla Ghats) : Wildernest
Resort is located at 2500 ft above sea level overlooking the Swapnagandha
valley, 27 kms off Sankhali at a distance of 40 kms from Thivim Railway Station
and 65 kms (1 hour 15 minutes) from Panjim and 60 kms (2 hours) from
about 80 kms from Dandeli. Wildernest is a middle of no where kind of a place
blessed with natural beauty all around.
one of the few actively protected and managed eco-sensitive areas in
is home of a variety of Flora and Fauna. Leopards, Wild Boar and Bisons are spotted
in this region. However the region is known for being home to a variety of plants
with medicinal value. Wildernest is also a delight for birding as there are
150 varieties of birds spotted there along with innumerable varieties of Moths,
Butterflies, Spiders and other insects.This one is for those who love nature
and some activities like trekking.
Sanctuary - Dudhsagar
Eco and Wild Life Resort is situated along the Western Ghats near
Bhagwan Mahaveer Wildlife Sanctury at 24 Kms from the commercial city of
Ponda. This is a getaway resort that offers nature centric experience at 45
kms from Madgaon.
is a wildlife sanctuary at 100 kms from Panjim.
It is a tropical rain forest and
therefore its not visited for its wildlife sightings. However its best known for
its white water rafting and other adventure activities.
Wildlife and Nature : Watching, Jungle Safari, Coracle Ride, Croc Trek Excursions : Visit to Syntheri Rocks, Visit to Cavla Caves, Sunset Point
Water Adventures : Rafting, Coracle Ride, Kayaking,
Canyoning, Moonlight Boatride, Fishing Tackle
Tribal Experience : Visit to Tribal Village , Tribal Dance
Land Adventures : Mountain Biking, Cycling, Visit to Cavla Caves
Sporting Fishes of Kali River : Snake Fish,
Kadas, Rohu, Katla, Panal Kamin, Maral, Golsi, Pithol, Cat Fish (Tiger),
at Dandeli: Bison
River Resort is an
option here located right next to kali river in the middle of the forest at 15
kms before Dandeli on the Belgaum Road. Kali River
Lodge is a spread out resort located located right next to kali river at 2
kms from Dandeli Town.
is 100 kms south of Panjim.
Karwar sports a couple Islands
and Kurumgad which are now popular off-beat
getaways. Idea here is to basically relax and indulge in some cruises and joy
rides. 15 minute ride from mainland to the Island
and if you are lucky you will be able to spot a few dolphins as well. Besides
the islands Karwar has couple of mainland options as well for accommodation. Sea
view Hill Resort is now called Estuary View Resort
which has Kairali Ayurveda Centre and sports a great view of the Kali river meeting
Riveredge Resort is a few kms inland and is out and out adventure option ideal
is 135 kms South of Panjim on
Its a small coastal hamlet where guests arrive for a quiet time. Honey
Beach Cottage has cottages overlooking the Arabian Sea. From here guests
can visit Sirsi, Jog Falls, Gokarna, Murudeshwar etc.
kms from Madgaon and 65 kms Short of Hubli, Banana
County is a getaway resort focussing on activities and nature centric
experience. From here Sirsi is just 50 kms, Known
for Yana Rock face, Sahastralinga Shiva Temple and Unchalli Waterfalls. Sri
Marikamba Temple of Sirsi is a famous Devi shrine situated in
:This is located 120 kms north of
Panjim and may sound like a stopover on Mumbai-Goa Road however its proximity
to Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary which makes it an exciting getaway. The jungle resort
of Dajipur is situated on the border of Kolhapur and Sindhudurg districts, near
the backwaters of the Radhanagiri dam. Surrounded by rugged mountains and dense
forests, this secluded area is completely cut-off from human habitation. Dajipur
is home to bison, wild Deers, Chital, Gawa and many birds species. Neelam
Countryside is an excellent resort here with a swimming pool / Health Club
/ Sindhudurg / Vengurla - There are number of homestays and small
resorts in this area [ Full List ]
that are good for a getaway and exploring region
around. The area is full of shore temples, idyllic beaches and there is also
an option now to explore the backwaters and do some snorkeling and scuba
organised stay options, Tarkarli
Beach Resort from MTDC is a popular
Sangam Riverside Resort is the best located hotel in the area
overlooking a river meeting the arabian sea. Chivala
Beach is a new hotel in close proximity to a beach in Malvan. Krishna
Sagar Beach Resort is a sea facing beach resort at Vengurla.
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