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Lists of the places to visit in Goa at night

Goa, the land of sand, sun, and sea by the day, takes on a vibrant avatar as the sun bids adieu over the Arabian Sea. Now, do not assume that the nightlife in Goa is limited to its hip night clubs or thrilling beachside parties. From casinos and restaurants to night markets and cruises, here’s a lot more to explore and experience. Thanks to these night-time attractions, you don’t have to spend your nights at your hotels in Goa, sleeping or flipping through TV channels.

Want to discover the exotic beauty of India’s party capital under the dark velvety blanket of the night? Then check out our handpicked list of the places to visit in Goa at night.

1. Beach Shacks

Beach Shacks | Places to Visit in Goa at Night

Beach Shacks | Places to Visit in Goa at Night

Visit Goa’s beach shacks to enjoy its vibrant nightlife. These locations will brighten your night with foot-tapping music, brilliant lighting, intoxicating drinks, and exquisite cuisine. Our advice:

Britto’s Shack

With live entertainment, barbeque, karaoke nights, extensive menu, exotic cocktails, and a section dedicated to families and couples, there’s something for everyone at Britto’s to liven up the night. Also, their seafood platter is worth a try at any time.

  • Location: Baga Calangute, North Goa
  • Timings: 8:00 am to 12:00 midnight
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1400 (approx.)

Souza Lobo

Your quest for authentic Goan food finds its perfect match at Souza Lobo, one of the most popular beachfront restaurants in Goa. In addition to that, it has a great ambience with live music which makes it a perfect place to chill out all through the night. Don’t leave the place without trying their masala rawa fried Kingfish and masala crabs.

  • Location: Calangute, North Goa
  • Timings: 12:00 noon to 4:30 pm; 7:00 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1300 (approx.)

Johncy

Imagine enjoying a candle-light dinner on the beach, gorging on lip-smacking seafood and soaking in the romantic ambience. If this is your idea of a date night, then Johncy’s is the place to be. Their beach tables add to the rustic charm while the food served here is oh-so-yummy. Now, isn’t that the perfect recipe for a great night?

  • Location: Benaulim, South Goa
  • Timings: 8:00 am to 2:00 am
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1000 (approx.)

Curlies

This popular shack comes alive at night with music, food, beverages, and an exhilarating atmosphere. Masala red snapper and king prawns are delicious here.

  • Location: Anjuna, North Goa
  • Timings: 8:30 am to 3:00 am
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1500 (approx.)

Shiva Valley

Party in Shiva Valley, the psychedelic temple. After sunset, it becomes a trance club with bass-thumping music and neon lighting. Tuesday evenings are bustling, with trance parties lasting till late.

  • Location: Anjuna, North Goa
  • Timings: 8:00 am to 12:00 midnight
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1000 (approx.)

 2. Arpora Night Market

Arpora Night Market | Places to Visit in Goa at Night

Goa Night Markets | Arpora

The night market at Arpora is an incredible place to hang out every Saturday night. This buzzing weekly market is full of stalls and kiosks offering everything, ranging from garments and souvenirs to spices and carpets. Adding to the happening feel of the place is a string of food stalls selling sumptuous delicacies and the center stage where live music concerts are held. It’s more like a party out there!

  • Location:  Arpora, North Goa
  • Timings:   6:00 pm to midnight; only on Saturdays
  • What to buy:  Handicrafts, Apparels, Handbags, Rugs

 3. Mackie’s Night Bazaar

Mackie’s Night Bazaar | Places to Visit in Goa at Night

Mackie’s Night Bazaar | Places to Visit in Goa at Night

Mackie’s Night Bazaar is another bustling Saturday market that entices visitors with an extensive selection of goods ranging from jewelry and clothing to local handicrafts. Spend your time shopping here, having a bite or two at the cafes and food stalls, watching musicians, dancers, jugglers, acrobats, and others performing live, and enjoying the overall vibe of the place.

  • Location:  Baga, North Goa
  • Timings:   6:00 pm to 1:00 am; only on Saturdays
  • What to buy:  Souvenirs, Ethnic Handicrafts, Junk Jewelry

 4. All-night Casinos

All-night Casinos | Places to Visit in Goa at Night

Casinos | Goa Nightlife

In Goa’s opulent casinos, lady luck awaits. It’s Goa’s most thrilling nighttime activity. These luxurious Goa casinos provide all-night pleasure and thrills:

Deltin Royale

How about testing your luck at this lavish off-shore casino that offers more than 850 gaming positions? Praised as the largest floating casino in Goa, it boasts of VIP gaming suites and a splendid restaurant.

  • Location:  Noah’s Ark, RND Jetty, Panaji
  • Entry fee:  ₹ 1500 to ₹ 8000

Casino Pride

This floating casino has several gaming tables and slots, multi-cuisine restaurants, BBQ, and a well-stocked bar.

  • Location:  Captain of Ports Jetty, Panaji
  • Entry fee:
    Monday to Thursday – ₹ 1500 per adult (with₹ 500 worth coupon)
    Friday to Sunday – ₹ 2000 per adult (with ₹ 1000 worth coupon)

Deltin Jaqk

This offshore casino offers over 350 gaming positions and a thrilling gaming experience. It boasts a great restaurant and a lively bar.

  • Location : Fisheries Jetty, Panaji
  • Entry Fee :
    ₹ 2500 per adult Monday to Thursday, with 1500 one-time play coupon (Age 21+)
    ₹ 3500 per adult Friday to Sunday, with 2000 one-time play coupon (Age 21+)

 5. Clubs and Pubs

One of the best ways to experience the throbbing nightlife in Goa is by visiting its pubs and clubs where the night is always young. Whether you want to unwind over food and drinks or dance the night away, these places won’t disappoint you. Our suggestions include:

Soro – The Village Pub

  • Location:   Vagator, North Goa
  • Timings:  6:00 pm to 2:00 am
  • Cost for two:  ₹ 1,200 (approx.)

Tito’s

  • Location:   Baga, North Goa
  • Timings:  12:00 pm to 2:30 am
  • Cost for two:  ₹ 1,500 (approx.)

  Watson’s Grub Pub

  • Location: Candolim, North Goa
  • Timings: 11:00 am to 1:00 am
  • Cost for two:  ₹ 1,000 (approx.)

The Farmhouse Bar and Bristo

  • Location: Benaulim, South Goa
  • Timings: 11:30 am to 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm to 12:00 am; closed on Mondays
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1000 (approx.)

  The Red Ginger

  • Location :  Colva, South Goa
  • Timings:  12:00 pm to 11:00 pm; every day
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1200 (approx.)

 6. Silent Noise Parties

You thought Goa celebrations were loud and noisy? To party differently, attend a quiet noise party. Wear wireless headphones and dance to your favorite music without the noise.

  • Location: Riverside, South End Palolem Beach, South Goa
  • Timings: 7:00 pm to 1:00 am

7. Live Gig and Music Venues

Live Gig and Music Venues | Places to Visit in Goa at Night

Live Music Venues | Goa Nightlife

Looking for places to attend live gigs and music performances? There are many pubs and bars in Goa where you can catch local bands playing music belonging to different genres. Our top picks include:

  • Cantare (Saligao, North Goa)
  • Cohiba (Sinquerim, Candolim, North Goa)
  • Ciaran’s ( Palolem, South Goa)
  • Cavala (Baga, North Goa)
  • Hopping Frog (Anjuna, North Goa)
  • The Rice Mill (Morjim, North Goa)

8. Beaches for Stargazing

Beaches for Stargazing | Places to Visit in Goa at Night

Stargazing Beaches | Goa Night Trips

Relaxing under the clear sky while looking up at the twinkling stars has a definite charm to it, doesn’t it? Goa is where you can enjoy a session of stargazing, that too on its tranquil beaches. Just laze on a beach with your favorite drink and experience night in all its beauty. No wonder, visiting the less-frequented beaches for stargazing or for a moonlit walk counts among the top things to do in Goa at night.

9. Late-night Restaurants

Late-night Restaurants | Places to Visit in Goa at Night

Late-Night Goa Restaurants

Goa is a foodie’s paradise and you can enjoy a great time relishing the Goan flavors at some of the best restaurants in town. Here are a few amazing restaurants to cover on your night food trail:

The Black Sheep Bistro

  • Location: Panaji, North Goa
  • Timings:   12:00 noon to 1:00 am
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1500 (approx.)

Aunty Maria

  • Location: Fidalgo, Panaji, North Goa
  • Timings:   24×7
  • Cost for two: ₹ 800 (approx.)

Thalassa

  • Location: Ozran Beach, Vagator, North Goa
  • Timings: 10:00 am to 11:30 pm
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1500 (approx.)

Nostalgia

  • Location: Margao, South Goa
  • Timings: 11:00 am–3:00 pm and 7:00–11:00 pm; closed Mondays.
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1200 (approx.)

Magic Italy

  • Location: Palolem, South Goa
  • Timings: 1:00 pm to 11:00 pm
  • Cost for two: ₹ 700 (approx.)
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