Goa hits the New Year fever from Christmas. As Christmas nears, you can see many tourists start to flood the city. Goa offers a lot of fun options for New Year, such as the New Year Eve’s Party, New Year Day beach fun, all night parties, fire dancing, fireworks and not to mention the abundance of drinks. It has a unique mix of Indian and Portuguese cultures and architecture that attracts more than 3 million visitors each year. You will find that Goa is the best place for 2017’s New Year, with all the fireworks and celebrations all along the coast.
Goa has everything you could hope for to enjoy a good New Year. It has balmy weather, lively parties, beachfront views and friendly welcomes. There are an amazing number of restaurants that host great New Year parties.
Here are the best parties at restaurants you should never miss if you’re there!
The Grand Hyatt Goa, Bambolim
Every year, The Grand Hyatt Goa Hotel holds a special New Year’s Eve event. It is considered one of the best in the city. The event almost always includes an extensive buffet, cocktails, DJs and live music and dancing. Unlike the ones in Thailand, the beach parties in Goa are much more relaxed and chilled out, although some parties may last well into the next day.
The Lalit Golf & Spa Resort, Palolem
Their New Year’s Eve package includes accommodation, buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner and free usage of children’s club. Their New Year events are top-notch and their parties are so legendary that they get visitors from across the world.
Goa is an infusion of varieties and it has something for everyone to do at night. Club Tito’s is one of the oldest and most happening night clubs in Goa. You will be spoilt for choices with the variety of cocktails, cuisines and music. Club Tito’s entire lane is defined by the most exciting clubs in the city.
Curlie’s Beach Shack
One thing you can find everywhere in Goa are the beach shacks. The Curlie’s beach shack located near Little Anjuna Beach is the perfect place to head for a snack after your last swim. Come nightfall, the shack brightens up with colourful lights, music and cocktails and you can see Goa in all its splendour.
Blue Planet Café, Agonda
Blue Planet Café provides great dining options during New Year’s Eve. The place has many eco-cottages to their countryside location. Agonda is perfect for you if you prefer a quieter setting to celebrate your New Year. Many of the locals light bonfires in the evening and get together with friends and family for a low-key party with BBQ.
Chef Soumyen’s Kitchen, Calangute
The food here is freshly prepared with the finest and best ingredients available. The wines here are perfectly chosen to blend with their food’s European flavours. The outer semi-covered portion of the restaurant is the perfect setting to have a romantic dinner with your loved one on New Year’s Eve.
Goa has a lot to offer in accommodations with various price points, including more budget-friendly resorts and other high-end options. So, be sure to book your reservations earlier.