Why To Visit Goa In February Month – Things to do & Places to visit on trip

Why choose February for your Goa trip

All months of the year have the caliber to depict different shades of Goa and February secures a peculiar one – Calmness, Love and a slight pinch of party vibes. February is considered a great balancing month for goa regarding fun and relaxation for visitors. Due to being the very next month of January in Goa, one can sense that parties take a backseat while calm and relaxing vibes start speaking volumes.

Advantages Of Visiting Goa in February

Goa can be seen in its true shining colour in February because of scores of indispensable features. Here is the list of all those compelling factors.

  • Less crowded
  • Low cost of services
  • Pleasant weather with no drizzling
  • Month for lovers- Valentine’s day
  • Festivals of February
  • Month for budget-friendly goa trip 
  •  Apt for enjoying the nightlife, sightseeing and exploring markets
  • Weather enhances the fun of adventure

These all of the above-mentioned prime features of Goa in February month will rejuvenate your jaded soul and mind. One will surely feel recharged after spending a perfect goa vacation in February month. Let’s know how are they going to aid you in reaping the maximum benefits of goa trip in this particular month.

1. Less Crowded

After the end of Christmas and new year celebrations, several visitors start heading back to their workplaces and homes. Thus Goa becomes serene and quiet in February month. The beaches of Goa do not remain packed with crowds and hustle-bustle. If one wants to relax, meditate or take a long walk with a close one on the beach area, February is irreplaceable for such purposes.

Goa in February

Not only the beaches but other visiting spots also embrace quietness in February so they can be explored quintessentially.

2. Comparatively low cost of services

The low cost of every service acts as the icing on the cake for the goal vacation plan in February month. Though you can not say that February month is the cheapest one for visiting here, you can see a quite good decline in the prices of various service domains like,

  • Booking air tickets
  • Travel costs in goa
  • Car or bike rental services
  • Booking of Hotel rooms or a private villa
  • Affordable prices of food and drinks at restaurants, food stalls and other party places.
  • Cheaper rates for water rides and adventurous activities  tickets
  • Hiring a local guide for a tour

It is always pleasurable for people to pay less for the best services, especially in such a pristine land of beaches. So you can take full-fledged advantage of the price decline and make the most of your Goa Trip.

3. Pleasant weather with no drizzling

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Another lucrative trait of exploring Goa in February month is the soothing weather all around. On the very first glance, one might consider the days sunny and warm but actually, they are not too hot to bear. The maximum temperature of daytime here can be up to 30°C.

You can spend long hours on the beach or enjoy the entire daytime at the pool without getting sunburned. You can also shrug off the worry regarding downpours or light drizzling in goa during February month.

4. Enjoy the festival of Love – Valentine’s Day

February is a month of love and affection so which else can be a better place to spend the whole valentine’s week with your beloved partner or spouse than Goa? For celebrating this love fest you can access diverse ways available here, especially for couples. There are many places to visit in north goa for couples & as well as places to visit in south goa for couples.

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Let’s have a look at them.

  • A romantic date at the pristine beach of Goa.
  • Cozy homestay at Goan resorts laden with surreal beauty.
  • Attending a nightclub for partying together.
  • Long beach walks along with witnessing the romantic sunset.

Several places in Goa offer lucrative packages for couples that can make your valentines day the best one.

5. Other festivals in February

The most compelling reason for packing the bags and heading for Goa in February is the diverse goan festivals that add spark to the calm vibe of Goa and make it more vibrant.

If you are fun-loving and want to explore the cultural aspect of Goa, you can not afford to miss participating in them.

  • The Goa Carnival
  • Monte music festival
  • Grape escapade
  • Linc tower run
  • Hilltop festival

You must know about these vibrant Feb fests of Goa in a detailed way.

  • The Goa Carnival – Counted as one of the biggest and oldest festivals of goa, the carnival spreads its charm everywhere in Goa even in the villages too. The four days long grand celebration is held at Mapusa, Margao, Vasco and other places. You can drench yourself in music, dance, drink and have a lot of fun during this festival. You can take part in the musical parade as well that passes through several cities and towns of Goa.
  • Monte music festival – Beautifully organized by the Kala academy this festival also lasts for four days. You can see the exquisite blend of Indian and western classical music at this huge festival. Music lovers and admirers must take part in it and make an indelible memory for a lifetime. Watching performances in the picturesque evenings of Goa will be exceptional for you.
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  • Grape Escapade – Widely famous as the Wine Festival in Goa, this festival is recently started by the Goa tourism authority. Basically, it is a wine-tasting festival but music and dance enhance the charm of Grape Escapade or Wine Festival. You can also find food courts serving piping-hot food items for satiating your tickling buds.
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  • Linc Tower Run – A fun infusing event is organized at Panaji every February month in which you can take part individually or as a group member. As the name suggests it is a rush race for completing the staircases of a 5-7 story building.
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  • Hilltop festival – Several music performances and club gigs are arranged at Vagator beach near Anjuna beach. You can enjoy electrifying beats at this spot and energize with the happening vibe present all around. This iconic trans-party event was once started by Steve and Starling D’souza in 1974.
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All of these February festivals of Goan culture can add many beautiful memories to your Goa diaries.

6. Ideal for planning a sightseeing trip

The surreal beauty of Goa can not be defined only by the pristine beaches present here. Several other worlds famous sights including UNESCO heritage also glorify the elegance of Goa.

Ancient temples, Churches, Magnificent Forts and breathtaking views of giant waterfalls etc will tell you a different story of Goa. You can plan a trip to these places in the morning time for the best possible sightseeing experience.

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The famous Anjuna flea market also remains open in February month. Visitors can enjoy the night marketing here along with relishing the sumptuous local food and drinks of Goa.

7. A treat for thrill and adventure lovers

Several people avoid participating in adventurous water and air rides even after having a great inclination towards them due to the scorching heat in the daytime. But February month weather is no less than a treat to them. You can peacefully enjoy them for long hours. Another advantage for adventure lovers in February month is, water sport service providers offer lucrative discounts because of the end of peak season.

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8. Which fun activities are best in February?

The list is long including,

Perfect time for photographers – Everyone is lost in the scenic beauty of Goa once they completely submerge in the vibe of this place. Picturesque views of mountains, magnificent waterfalls, historical forts and divine temples catch the gaze of every admirer. This month can be ideal for people who come here with packed bags but want to leave with packed memories. Pleasant weather, less rush and vacant beaches and market areas coerce them to capture the moments without even a single difficulty. Couples can plan a shoot also in this month.

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A slight pinch of disadvantages of visiting Goa in February

Traversing the most beautiful beach beauty of India in February month is quite advantageous but it requires being very precise while choosing the exact time of the month. If one plans the trip in the starting or the very first week of February month, there are chances to face intricacies similar to the previous peak season.

Here are some disadvantages as well of visiting Goa at the start of February month. Let’s have a look at them.

Negligible price drop in services – After the end of the Christmas and new year celebrations visitors start vacating the towns and cities of Goa but still, a good crowd can be witnessed on the streets and beaches during month inception. This turns into no change in the skyrocketing prices of food, drinks, pubs, street stalls, rental cars/bikes and water sports etc.

The crowd on beaches – Those who have only the purpose to soothe their mind in the calm atmosphere of Goa, must not pick the first week of February. They may get disappointed after seeing the beaches replete with visitors. Even fun and adventure lovers can confront hardships in attaining entries at desired places like pubs, restaurants and water sports etc. For relaxing on the beaches you must head towards the south part of this beach land.

Waiting and long queues – Ascribed to several visitors there are chances that one can wait for long hours for booking stay places like hotels, resorts, villas and shacks. So even if you are planning to explore Goa in February, do not forget to pre-book the required services. You should also make up your mind for waiting in long queues in front of food stalls, restaurants and other services.

Rush on the roads – As it is mentioned above that February start is the end of peak season in Goa so it is quite obvious to get stuck in a heavy traffic jam on the roads of Goan cities and towns. Several people vacate the stay places and rush to reach the airport and other desired locations. You must have some spare time for reaching your destination at the pre-planned time.

How can one skip these all difficulties?

The only way to escape all these intricacies of the Goa trip in February month is to shift your plan to the mid of this particular month. This trick will also be beneficial for you as you are not going to miss any of the popular festivals of Goa. Smooth traffic, easy access to services, less crowded beaches and streets of Goa will definitely enhance the impact of a divine blend of fun and peace on you.

Where to stay in Goa for making the most of your vacation?

Picking the best place to stay in exquisite land is one of the prime decisions while making an itinerary for the trip. The step of selecting best one for you will turn into a dreamy Goa vacation.

Here are some options for you related to the stay places in goa.

  • Luxury Hotels
  • Resorts with standard services
  • Private villa for your group
  • Beach shacks for a different experience

A wide variety of these stay places are available here in Goa but you need to choose one according to your requirement. You can book them either way – Offline or Online.

Hotels – Providing spacious rooms in goa hotel with lavish and modern services can add more pleasure to your Goa vacation. You can book one for yourself after arriving here but you are advised to book in advance especially if you are planning to spend a weekend here. You must choose your stay place near the locations that you want to explore.

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Private space – Planning a Goa trip in February month with your friends, family members or your partner/spouse? Choose a place that offers you privacy. A luxury private villa in goa with top-notch amenities near the beach is no less than a blessing for visitors.

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These places offer you spacious bedrooms, kitchen areas, modern bathrooms, balcony areas, parking places, private pools etc. These all spaces are well equipped with modern tools.

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