Looking for a Family Vacation in India? Kerala and Goa Meet Your Choices

Hectic work schedule, late night and early morning shifts at workplace hardly let you enjoy ample time with your family. Children wait to enjoy the company of parents and parents long to bring up a gossip mood at the dinner table. Life has become a machine operating from morning to night to earn its daily living. At this busy juncture all you can do is finish up your work and go for a short or extended family vacation to enjoy a special time and celebrate the feeling of togetherness with your spouse, kids, parents and relatives.

Choosing the right destination that rejuvenates your tired mood and keep your kids entertained with its serene beauty is very essential. To make it easier for you, GeTS Holidays has done an extensive survey on world’s top countries ideal for a family gateway. India topped the list of world’s top family destinations as its varied culture and natural beauty attracts millions of foreign family vacationers throughout the year. Almost every part of the subcontinent is explored by family vacationers, but Kerala and Goa remains in the hotlist every time. Let us see how and why.

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The pristine beaches of Goa on the western part of India is an ideal leisure getaway for energetic youngsters to leisure seeking adults and fun- loving kids who are in search of moments of togetherness and relaxation. Rows of palm trees, stretch of azure sea, sun-kissed golden sand beaches, flea markets, night clubs, ancient cathedrals and forts await to offer you an exotic family vacation. While the less crowded beaches of Colva, Palolem, Agonda in South Goa let you enjoy a secluded and tranquil vacation, the beaches of Calangute, Baga and Sinquerim in North Goa keep you busy with numerous water sport activities and beach side parties. While your kids can enjoy making sand castles, you can sip fenni (authentic Goan drink) and enjoy sunset on the sea. Several sightseeing destinations like St. Francis Xavier’s Church, Big Foot, Dona Paula along with a cruise on Mandovi River offer an overall experience for you and your little ones. Clean atmosphere, broad roads and great local people make Goa a perfect place to opt for a family holiday. Be it the monsoon or winter, spring or summer, Goa remains packed up with heavy or light tourists all through the year. Whenever you come, you will be taken aback by its splendid setting.

A little below Goa, on the Southern part of India, rests another world famous family destination, Kerala. Backwaters, beaches, hills, forests, waterfalls, culture and hospitality merged together to take Kerala to the peak of global tourism scene. Cruising through the backwaters on country boats is the biggest attraction here. Be it your honeymoon or a family holiday with spouse and kids, houseboat cruise mesmerizes everyone with its journey crossing rivulets and canals providing a breathtaking view of the green scenic surrounding and local village life. Food and basic amenities are taken care of during your stay in houseboats. The Kerala beaches are a feast to the eye. Kovalam, Marari and Cherai are some of the exclusive beach destinations where you can simply lie down on the sand and relax or else indulge into water sports to spend some real adventurous moments. Your kids will jump in excitement while they will see beautiful marine life from close quarters. The well constructed roads all across the state provide amazing long drive experiences for elder and younger ones. Take an Ayurvedic spa to rejuvenate the nerves and feel absolutely fresh and active. Athirapally Waterfalls, TATA Tea Estate in Munnar, Bekal Fort, Mattupatty Dam are some of the exquisite sightseeing spots where you can take your family for spending some fun-filled moments with them.

Take a break from your busy office schedule and travel to these exotic family holiday destinations in India. You will get to enjoy the best moments of life with your loved ones amidst a pleasant scenic surrounding.

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