Aptly named as India’s Nightlife Capital, there is a reason why tourists flock to Goa to let their hair down. To help you scour the best beach parties and the hippest nightclubs, here’s a list of our favourite party spots in Goa that are sure to get you grooving.
Perched atop a hill and popularly known as the ‘Nightclub in the Sky’, this amazing club can bring even the not-so-party-happy people on the dance floor. Be it ambience, food, drinks or music, Club Cabana gets a thumbs up in all departments. A swimming pool and Jacuzzi are major crowd-pullers, and its brightly neon-lit, multi-levelled dance floors are irresistible, to say the least.
Location: Arpora Hills
The initials that stand for Love, Passion and Karma speak volumes about what this place has to offer, and it even has a centuries-old church in the backdrop. The best trance parties of Goa are hosted here, and the place has an exotic hippie vibe to it. When you are done partying the night away, you can lounge around on the beach here to unwind a bit.
Location: Bhatiwado, Nerul
One of the hippest and chic places in Goa, this party resort has everything a music lover could wish for. It’s an amazing nightclub with enticing lounges and a bar that will delight you with event nights, which turn this place into a super groovy party hub. Bonus: Since this place is easily accessible from all parts of Goa, you can easily get here and back no matter where you are staying.
If the thought of trance music drives you crazy, Hilltop should be your mecca! A cult location deserted by the day, the place takes on a new avatar by night with its neon-lit coconut groves. Famous as a hearty place for psychedelic trance lovers, you must not miss a party here if you want to experience the Goan vibe in its rawest form.
Location: Vagator Hill
Cohiba is a much-sought-after place for live music events and signature cocktails. New on the party front, Cohiba has gained quite some momentum and has carved a strong niche, given its ability to transport you to Havana with its Cuban flair. The music scene here switches from retro classics to the latest international hits.