If you believe that Goa in Monsoon is just a marketing hype. You are missing a truly wonderful experience. Trust me, Goa is at its best in Monsoons.Goa in Monsoons is a market hype backed by reality
Five reasons you need to visit Goa during Monsoons
Away from Crowd: There is no mad crowd at the Goa beaches unlike that during peak season.
Nature is at its bountiful best. Just get little away from the beaches and you will see innumerable streams and waterfalls. You can enjoy lush green landscape all around. A walk thru the Goan countryside will soothe away all your troubles. Dudhsagar falls ( a little away from Panaji at 60 Kms) is a treat to watch as water cascades down.
Furious Sea: Arabian sea gets real angry at this time of the year and you can watch its fury expressed thru giant waves. Yes, walking along the beaches during Monsoons is an experience in itself. Of course, the sea will not let you swim.
Discounts in Tariff: Most hotels offer at least 25% discount during Monsoons. If you are smart, you can bargain for more. For many, this is good enough reason.
Goan Festivals: Goans have always known the secret – Goa is best during Monsoons. To celebrate Monsoons, they have numerous festivals that all Goans participate enthusiastically. Important festivals include:
June 24 - São João
This is celebration of fertility. A canoe parade is taken out to the Church of St. Anthon
June 29th : St. Peter Feast
Celebrated with great pomp in North Goa
August 24th : Bonderam
, The mega festival of Goa