Contrary to popular belief, a holiday in Goa can be more than just beaches, water sports, shopping and partying. A visit to a spice plantation has to be on your list of to-dos in Goa. You can experience nature at its best as you wander through the wooded trails, surrounded by coffee beans winding up tree trunks, cardamom blossoms, vanilla plants, coconut palms and feni being distilled.

Read all about the traditional welcome you receive at a spice plantation; the enlightening tour about spice cultivation; natural products on sale such as fresh spices, coir containers and natural oils; and the wonderful freshly cooked traditional Goan food served to visitors. Along with tips on how to plan your trip and how to get there.

Here’s a useful link for more information on visiting a spice plantation: