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Why LGBTQ+ Travelers Love Our Hostels' Location in Goa

Why LGBTQ+ Travelers Love Our Hostels' Location in Goa

By Aquib Nawab

04 Jun, 2024

The sun-kissed shores, exciting nightlife and pleasant environment have for many years made Goa a perfect place to visit for people who come from different walks of life.

The tropical paradise is acclaimed for its beautiful landscapes and rich cultural heritage as well as the open-mindedness and inclusiveness making it suitable for LGBTQ+ tourists searching for a safe and enjoyable escape.

This unique charm at our hostels mirrors the spirit of inclusion and warmth in Goa. Located at key spots all over Goa, our hostels balance comfort, community living and convenience.

Our hostels are well placed to offer you the best of what Goa has if you want to relax on deserted beaches, get drowned into vibrant local cultures or engage in dynamic nightlife.
There are reasons why LGBTQ+ travellers choose us when they stay here; therefore, these are why you should have our hotels as your central point when next you visit Goa.

1. Inviting and all-inclusive surroundings

The minute one enters our hostel, they will experience the warm welcoming air around. For us, we opt for creating spaces that feel like home irrespective of whether guests are heterosexual or homosexual. Our staff has been trained to ensure all respects are observed and that there is a high level of tolerance.

People who visit us alone or with partners or friends will find like-minded people as well as themselves while staying in our hostels. It’s easy to find your tribe because the ambience here encourages friendship among fellow travellers.

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2. Central location near lively LGBTQ+ friendly areas

Some of Goa’s most exhilarating LGBTQ+ friendly spots can be found next to our hostels. It is important however to note that North Goa has become famous for its beach parties, eccentric bars and venues, which are accepting towards members of this community.

Within walking distance from any of our hotels’ rooms are such places as Anjuna Beach known for being stylishly chic & trendy with its bohemian vibe and open-hearted crowd always there whenever needed.

The Curlies Beach Shack and Shiva Valley have gained popularity by hosting inclusive parties attended by various groups enjoying life together enthusiastically; here you may enjoy your night life without having any worries!

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3. Active nightlife alongside safety zones

The nightlife in Goa is legendary…and rightly so! Many LBGTQ+ visitors come here to have fun because it is liberally minded with everybody included in the fun-loving people who travel across India. Some of the best nightlife spots in Goa are near our hostels, so you are never far from where it’s happening.

Tito’s Lane in Baga is a must-visit as its numerous clubs and bars invite anyone to join them for a good time. For instance you can experience a blend of locals and international travellers enjoying their life together at the Tito’s Club or be impressed by the pulsating sounds coming out of Mambo’s.

We also organise regular events and outings for our guests, so you can paint the town red with fellow travellers.

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Also read: https://www.thehosteller.com/blogs/things-to-do-in-goa

4. Picturesque beaches with an easygoing vibe

No trip to Goa would be complete without visiting its stunning beaches. The most beautiful beaches in Goa are conveniently located near our hostels which provide the perfect balance between relaxation and fun. Each beach has something different to offer, whether it is Vagator, Anjuna or Baga beach.

Vagator Beach provides beautiful cliffs with amazing views that make for a perfect day by the sea. Famous for its flea market and vibrant atmosphere, Anjuna Beach is great to enjoy sunbathing along with local culture here. Those seeking more adventure will love Baga Beach with its wide range of water sports activities and lively shacks.

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5. All-inclusive happenings and pastimes

There is a belief that an excellent hostel experience should provide more than just a place to sleep. That’s why we hold various all-encompassing programs and engagements that facilitate meeting of travellers.
Our hostels always have one event or another happening, whether it is yoga on the beach, movie nights or group trips.

During Pride Month, we go all out in celebrating by organising special events and parties for the LGBTQ+ community. This is a time to be happy together, accept one another and enjoy diversity. We welcome everyone to our events as they create a sense of unity within us.

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6. Local connections and cultural experiences

Staying at our hostels gives you the unique opportunity to connect with locals and immerse yourself in Goan culture. Our activities are authentic experiences provided by local entrepreneurs as well as communities who want you to go beyond touristy things.

You may take part in a cooking class where you can learn how to cook traditional meals from Goa or opt for guided tours around vibrant markets and historical sites; on this trip, you will visit so many beautiful places within Goa state itself that your head will spin! Do not hesitate to ask our team about cool places which are located not far from us but are little known yet still popular among tourists.

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7. Supportive community and resources

Sometimes travelling can be tough especially for LGBTQ+ individuals. Our hostels aim at ensuring that your stay remains smooth and enjoyable through creating a supportive community with resources such as information materials i.e., guides highlighting LGBTQ+ friendly places and events in Goa.

Our staff members are available at any time for help when finding best attractions during your stay or if you just want someone to chat with; we do everything possible thus ensuring comfortableness of your residence here throughout the stay.

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8. Beautiful and affordable accommodations

We understand that budget is an important factor for many travellers, which is why we offer beautiful and affordable accommodations without compromising on quality. Our rooms are clean, comfortable, and designed with your needs in mind.

In accordance with your liking and pocket depth choose between dormitories or private huts; each of our spaces is decorated tastefully, creating a cozy ambience. Here you will have access to such facilities as free Wi-Fi, community kitchens and spacious common areas for relaxing and meeting other people.

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9. Easy access to adventure and exploration

Goa is not just about beaches and nightlife. It’s also a place for adventure and exploration. Our hostels’ locations make it easy for you to access a variety of activities and excursions. From water sports like parasailing and jet-skiing to hiking through lush forests and visiting spice plantations, there’s something for every type of traveller.

Consider taking a dolphin-watching tour or exploring the Dudhsagar Waterfalls or even travelling all the way to Old Goa village within a day. There are countless opportunities that await you here; make sure to consult our team while planning your itinerary.

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10. A sense of belonging

Ultimately, what makes our hostels different from others is this feeling of belonging that they give us whenever we stay there at any time. We’re more than just a place to stay; we’re a community that celebrates diversity and inclusivity. LGBTQ+ travellers choose our hostels because they know they’ll be accepted, respected, and celebrated for who they are.

Our hostels are safe havens where you can relax, enjoy yourself while making unforgettable memories. Whether dancing all night long during a beach party or learning local culture or simply sitting on the seashore alone – it’s impossible not feeling oneself involved in something special.

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Goa’s natural beauty, vibrant culture and inclusivity makes it a perfect destination for LGBTQ+ travellers. You will have an unforgettable experience in our hostels with their range of activities and facilities together with warm welcome at prime locations. Then get your bags ready and head to Goa having packed your rainbow spirit because we are going to be on a fun trip full of adventure feelings like belonging.

We look forward to welcoming you to our hostel in Goa!

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