"Work for today, plan for tomorrow, party tonight," has always been the motto of a Goan. Goans like to enjoy life and it is not unusual to find families out for a night of merriment. Nightlife in
is exciting with many ways to liven up the evening. Some of the best discotheques, pubs and bars can be found in
as people indulge in drinking and dancing all through the night.
People can enjoy themselves from watching the sunset from a beach bar to gambling on the Caravela - the only offshore casino located on a ship in
India to shaking a leg at the discotheques.
Some of the discotheques where one can enjoy are:
The Beachotheque: where you can dance the night away.
Club Tito’s: One of the hottest places in Goa, Tito’s really doesn’t need an introduction – the place has always been a chock-a-bloc with party-poopers and being located on the beach itself and that too with a good bar and restaurant , it is a popular watering-hole for the tourists and Goans alike.
Party Zone: One of the most popular hangouts in
,Party Zone at the Holiday Inn Resort is a popular hangout of the young teenage crowd. With its fun-loving traffic symbols all over, it has a well-stocked bar to keep you charged. A secluded outdoor seating area has been provided for those wanting to catch some air and dig into snacks.
Aqua: Aqua at The Leela is a mix of entertainment lounge, casino gaming machines and discotheque. In the evenings, it is a gathering
place with soft lounge music where you can chat with others or watch sport events on a big-size screen. After
the place turns into a discotheque with a big dance floor with a smattering of hotel guests and walk-ins. Saturday nights are music theme nights while feature events are held once a month with discounts on drinks and some gifts to be won.
Adega: Adega Camoens is the lobby bar with discotheque at Taj Exotica. The framed black-and-white photos of the
stars from the ‘60s form the backdrop to
theme nights on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. During the day, the music remains light but turns livelier evening onwards. There is a live band on weekdays, while the disco comes alive on Saturday nights.
Treasures: This casino-cum-disco at Majorda is designed as a pirate ship with replicas of ancient muskets and guns hung on the walls above gunpowder barrels. Life-size statues of pirates greet you as you enter. The dance floor attracts a mixed crowd and has a slew of slot machines like Russian roulette, Black Jack, Caribbean Gold and Pearls, not to mention a pool table.
Avloc: Billed as "a place where people hang out with their friends or just chill out after a hard day at work or simply a place where you can just can let yourself break free." It has theme nights every day of the week except Monday – jazz (Tuesday), Disco (Wednesday), oldies and classics (Thursday), rock (Friday), disco (Saturday) and world music (Sunday). A cocktail bar and sizzlers keep you occupied when not dancing while a big screen allows you to see football or cricket matches. DJs from
, Mumbai and even
frequent the disco.
Club Cabana: Overlooking the entire Calangute stretch, Club Cabana located on a hill top offers a nice view of the sea. The club becomes alive after
and is up till the last guest leaves. Its theme nites are noted for fun costumes and background decor – farmer’s nite and prisoners’ nite being the most popular. No entry fee is charged though entry gets restricted once it gets too crowded.
RYB: The newest kid on the block, RYB located at the
, Sinquerim is a pub and lounge area with a small dance floor.
It features music theme nites, focusing on a particular artist or band and also promote the local brew feni in special cocktails