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BIRD WATCHING IN GOA

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The word ‘Goa’ immediately conjures up images of sun kissed beaches, bright blue skies, fantastic night life, delicious cuisine and so on.  However it may surprise you to know that Goa has long been a popular destination for bird watchers too.  The dense vegetation found in this state makes it home to over 450 species of birds.
Over the years the concept of birding has picked up in Goa, and there are now several sanctuaries in the state. These include Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary and Carambolim Lake in addition to the Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary to name a few. Apart from this, there are various bird watching tours that are organized regularly. There is even a bird watching festival held in Goa.
You may wonder how all this is connected to the gorgeous homes that Vianaar builds year after year. It is a well known fact that Vianaar incorporates several green initiatives into all its projects. All our boutique homes boast of lush greenery - beautifully landscaped garden…

La Sierra Estate

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The quaint village of Vagator holds many attractions and so tourists flock to this part of Goa. It is a common sight to watch them bargaining at the shops over various knick knacks or dashing into the tattoo shops and then proudly sporting a new tattoo later. The Flea Market at Anjuna Beach and the fantastic Saturday night market at Arpora are places where you can find some good bargains, interesting curios, and a variety of stalls selling just about anything and everything! There’s something for everyone – young or old, big or small – no matter which part of the world (or India) you may come from, Vagator seems to call out to each one of us and we rush to see what’s happening here. The beach itself is one of the most fashionable and popular in North Goa.
One of the main attractions in the area is the ‘W’ Goa which opened in early March this year. This is the hotel chain’s first property in India and is situated on this iconic beach. The majestic hotel overlooks the Arabian Sea and o…