Described by The Lonely Planet as the Rio of the East, Goa is a sun drenched tropical paradise, bathed by the warm waters of the Arabian Sea. Powder white beaches, warm and friendly locals, old Portuguese monuments, ancient temples, churches, colourful festivals and bazaars, – there’s so much about Goa that makes it India’s top tourist magnet.
Having been ruled by the colonial Portuguese for over 450 years Goan culture is a unique blend of the East and west- European style central squares and Indian bazaars, Portuguese churches sharing their walls with Hindu temples.
While North Goa is well known for its beach culture, South Goa has a much more relaxed vibe. It boasts some of the best beaches and luxurious hotels and many spectacular old churches, monuments, temples and museums.
Some of the best 5 star luxury hotels are in South Goa making it a more exclusive destination than North Goa. South Goa is fast becoming a tourist hot spot with a thriving real estate scene that offer better value for money. Many real estate experts believe that investing in South Goa will yield better long-term returns as it is still an undiscovered paradise compared to North Goa.
There are several compelling reasons why Goa makes sense as the best place to invest in real estate: