Best places to visit in Goa with your family

You have probably envisioned Goa as a destination only for romantic getaways or adventurous escapades with friends. But there are a ton of interesting things to do and some of the best places to visit in Goa with family that it qualifies as a wholesome vacation spot for family. Whether you’re looking for peaceful beaches, decadent food, or adventure sports, Goa is sure to leave you mesmerised.

Here’s a quick guide for you to plan your next family vacation with us in the sunny state of India, Goa!


All our villas come with a private pool and garden along with a fully functional kitchen to ensure a memorable stay for you and your family.

La Mosteiro

Assagao  |  4 BHK

A beautiful Indo-Portuguese villa, La Mosteiro is in one of the most convenient locations in North Goa. Just a quick drive from
some of the best restaurants and beaches, it’s the ideal place to spend quality time with family.

La Maroma 

Anjuna  |  3 BHK

This designer home is a gem! The villa comes with a balcony on the first floor offering beautiful views where you can enjoy your favourite cuppa. Vagator beach is just a 10-minute drive from the villa along with restaurants such
as Artjuna, and Baba Au Rhum. 

Three Kings

Reis Magos  |  4 BHK 

Located near top attractions in Reis Magos, it can accommodate 10 guests, comes with chef-on-call services, and is fully equipped with a modern kitchen, making it a top-rated family stay in Goa


No trip to Goa is complete without indulging in the local cuisine. It’s a mix of Indian, Portuguese, and coastal influences.
Here are some places that need to be on your list to get a taste of the local flavours.

Vinayak Family Restaurant

Location: Assagao

A popular choice for families seeking an authentic Goan experience at affordable prices. 

Must try: Prawn Curry, Fish Thali, Chicken Xacuti

The Fisherman's Wharf

Locations: Calangute | Panaji | Cavelossim

Your favourite coastal dishes with a view, this is one of the best places to visit in Goa with family. All dishes are
recreated using traditional Goan recipes using freshly prepared masalas.

Must try: Fried Pomfret, Prawn Curry

Maka Zai

Location: Anjuna

Bookmark this for your next trip to Goa for an impeccable dining experience. The delicious cocktails and freshly
cooked dishes are sure to keep you coming back for more.

Must try: Feni Cocktails, Golden Prawns, Fish Koliwada


Location: Porvorim

O'Coqueiro means the coconut tree in Portuguese. This restaurant is legendary and has been offering true Goan
flavours since 1968. It was the first restaurant to serve Chicken Cafreal in Goa! You can enjoy a live band playing
at the restaurant while you devour their delicious dishes. 

Must try: Goan Prawn Curry, Beef Vindaloo, Bebinca



Fontainhas Heritage Walk 

Among the best places to visit with family in North Goa, Fontainhas offers a journey through Goa's colonial past
where you experience a mix of culture and awe-inspiring architecture. Explore centuries-old landmarks and local
art as you walk through the vibrant streets. Don’t forget to grab your camera to capture the remarkable memories
you make. 

Trekking and Hiking

We can’t think of a better way to immerse in the scenic landscape that Goa has to offer. Set out on nature walks through spice plantations, and hidden waterfalls like Arvalem Waterfall or Kuskem Waterfall. Dudhsagar Waterfall Trek is another brilliant choice for an exhilarating experience as it’s one of most iconic natural attractions. It’s truly a sight to behold! On the other hand, if you want to explore the biodiversity of Goa’s forests, you can trek through Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary. It’s home to a large variety of flora and fauna like birds, butterflies, and mammals. 

Water Sports

For families that seek thrill, water sports offer a great opportunity to unleash your adventurous spirit. From jet skiing and banana boat rides to parasailing and kayaking, there’s something for everyone. Banana boat rides area favourite among children and adults alike while Kayaking is ideal for those who would enjoy exploring tranquil backwaters at their own pace. You also get a chance to spot native bird species as you interact with nature in all its glory. 

Sunset River Cruises

We highly recommend this one among the best things to do in Goa with family. Set aboard a luxurious cruise for a
leisurely journey with your loved ones by your side. Enjoy breathtaking views of the sunset and the surrounding landscape.
Some of the popular sunset cruises depart from Panjim, Mandovi River, and Chapora River. 

Friday Night Market

A one-of-a-kind experience, it’s a feast for the senses. From eclectic shopping merchandise to gastronomic delights,
the market has a plethora of offerings. It truly a cultural extravaganza comes alive every Friday night with its live music
performances and entertainment. 


Built during the Portuguese colonial era, these architectural marvels offer an interplay of culture and religion.
You can attend mass or join in religious services to get a taste of the ambience and rituals firsthand. Church of
Our Lady of Immaculate Conception and Se Cathedral are definitely worth a visit. 

Divar Island

Experience the island life characterised by lush greenery, scenic countryside, and winding rivers. Being an off-beat location,
Divar offers immense peace and serenity. It is one of the best places to visit in North Goa with family due to its laid-back
atmosphere. You can explore the island on foot or go on a guided cycling tour to find quaint villages, riverside paths,
local eating joints and of course an opportunity to interact with the locals!