Famed beaches are only the start of things to do
Just 500 metres from the hotel lie the beautiful sand and surf of Candolim Beach. But the Phoenix Park Inn Resort makes it easy to see everything Goa has to offer. Don’t miss the nearby 16th-century Portuguese churches—some are World Heritage sites. For more worldly excursions, colourful shopping awaits at the Saturday Night Bazaar or the Anjuna Flea Market.
Explore these things to do in Goa:
Explore Goa’s unique Portuguese and Christian heritage by touring the many beautiful, centuries-old churches and convents in the area. These include the Basilica of Bom Jesus, a UNESCO World Heritage site, as well as the Church of St. Cajetan, the Church and Convent of St. Monica, Reis Magos Church, and the Convent and Church of St. Francis of Assisi.
- Goa beaches
Visit Goa’s world-famous beaches to soak up the sun, savour fresh seafood and enjoy water sports like parasailing. Stunning beaches close to the hotel include Candolim (500 m), Calangute (3 km), Baga (5 km) and Anjuna (7 km).
- Goa Carnival
Experience Goa’s lively take on the Carnival celebration at the end of February. Celebrate four days of fun in the cities of Panjim, Mapusa, Margao and Vasco.
- Saturday Night Bazaar – 7 km
Discover unique treasures from around the world at the weekly market held in the Arpora, and enjoy delicious street food and live music.
- Anjuna Flea Market – 8 km
With hundreds of vendors offering clothing, jewellry, trinkets and more at this Wednesday market, you’re sure to find the perfect souvenir to remember your Goa adventure.
- Spice plantations – 50 km
Tour these tropical plantations in the Ponda region to learn how spices such as cinnamon, vanilla, ginger, nutmeg and chilli are grown. Some plantations even offer elephant rides and delicious meals for guests.
- Dudhsagar Falls – 120 km
Take a taxi from the hotel and make the trip during monsoon season to see these breathtaking falls, among the tallest waterfalls in India.