Details: Old Goa, India

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GETTING THERE

Qatar Airways offers connecting flights from Washington Dulles to Goa, India.

WHERE TO STAY

Vivanta by Taj

Panaji, seven miles west of Old Goa

011-91-832-663-3636

www.vivantabytaj.com

Gleaming resort hotel with spa. Rooms from $108.

Duck & Chill

Agonda Beach

011-91-750-7852303

www.ducknchill-agonda.beaches-of-goa.com

Super-simple beach huts. Rooms from $17.

WHERE TO EAT

Agonda White Sand

Agonda Beach

011-91-832-2647049

www.agondawhitesand.com

Fresh fish and shellfish. Main courses around $7.

Simrose

Agonda Beach

011-91-942-0676220

www.simrose-goa.com

Great salads and curries amid tropical gardens. Main courses around $5.

WHAT TO DO

Basílica do Bom Jesus

Just off National Highway 4A, Goa

011-91-832-2285790

Saint Francis Xavier’s usual resting place. Daily, roughly sunrise to sunset. Free.

Archaeological Museum

Across from the Basílica do
Bom Jesus

011-91-832-2285302

www.asi.nic.in

Sculpture, portraits and ancient artifacts. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday-Thursday. About $0.15.

Museum of Christian Art

Convent of Santa Monica, just west
of the basilica

011-91-832-2285299

www.museumofchristianart.com

Superb collection of Christian art, including an unusual portable altar. Daily 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. About $0.80.

INFORMATION

www.goa-tourism.com

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