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She was one of the many celebrities who faced an uncertain Christmas as she was caught up in the travel chaos caused by a drone at Gatwick Airport last week. But Rachel Riley has put her travel problems behind her, as she has been enjoying a fun time in Goa, India, over the festive period. The Countdown presenter, 32, beamed as she enjoyed the sun-soaked break, and in one image she posed with a sign that pointed towards London to wish her fans at home a Merry Christmas. Rachel put on a stunning display as she slipped into a pair of floral shorts and a red slogan shirt which had a picture of Santa Claus on the front and read: 'Santa is a Man Utd. Share The blonde beauty pulled her golden locks back into a tight bun, while she protected her eyes with a pair of stylish black shades.
Keen to give her fans her best wishes, she wrote in the caption: 'Merry Christmas! 7592km away from Blighty but thinking of everyone at home. Rachel also shared a hilarious video where she caught the moment a person dressed as Santa and parasailing onto the picturesque Benaulim Beach. The person waved to a group of fascinated onlookers, and once they landed on the beach they continued to greet passersby with a sack of what seemed to be presents slung over one shoulder. The presenter was clearly taken with the whole escapade, as she gushed: 'No reindeer in Goa, Santa had to make do! Hilarious: The presenter was clearly taken with the whole escapade, as she gushed: 'No reindeer in Goa, Santa had to make do!
Rachel didn't just spend her time relaxing on the beach though, as she also set out to find some tigers in Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh. The gorgeous backdrop saw the presenter walk through a rocky terrain which had a river running through it, while lush green trees lined the sides of the path. She seemed keen to seek out the wild animals, as she told her fans: 'Tiger footprints (tick emoji) Tigers, we’ll find you tomorrow! During the chaos of Gatwick airport where 110,000 passengers were stranded, the Countdown maths guru opted to look on the positive side of the cancellation as she tweeted about home comforts. Rachel wrote: 'Flight rescheduled for 2 days time. Blimmin drones. Least we’re home, sleep and a shower calling! Thousands of flights were grounded on Thursday causing travel chaos, and flights resumed at Gatwick on Friday after another drone sighting forced the airport to also shut its runway earlier that day.
The long coastline and pristine beaches make Goa, without doubt, among the most popular tourist destinations in India. The Beaches in Goa allure a crazy number of domestic as well as international tourists and are an important part of the Goa Tourism. Though the most happening beaches like Baga, Calangute, Vagator, Anjuna and Mandrem are situated in North Goa but South Goa also has some of the most serene and beautiful beaches surrounded by exotic palm groves. The beaches in South Goa are known to be silent, less crowded and are the most convenient places to visit in Goa for an amazing leisure vacation.
Here is the list of 6 serene beaches in South Goa. Colva is one of the largest and stunning beaches located in South Goa. It has fine powdered white sand bounded by coconut palms that stretches from Bogmalo to Cabo de Rama. This is the oldest beach in Goa and also one of the top Goa Tourist Places. Popularly called as romantic gateway for beach lovers in India, Colva is South Goa's most happening beach especially for shopping and nightlife. Goa hotels , jet skiing, speed boat rides, snorkeling, swimming, banana boat rides, motorboat rides, etc. are some of the popular water sports activities offered in Colva Beach.
Palolem is the most idyllic beaches in South Goa and also one of the most popular Goa places to visit. Also known as Paradise Beach, Palolem is a natural bay surrounded by lofty headlands on either side. This crescent shaped beach is about one mile long and is crowded by fishermen as well as tourists. At the northern end of the beach there is a fresh water stream and across the stream lies a small wooded island. There is a stone sculpture on the island created by an American artist Jacek Tylicki. This beach is perfect for an evening walk around the shallow shores and is also a popular hub to witness the happening nightlife in Goa.
The beach offers a lot in terms of water sports. Agonda is a beautiful and peaceful beach located in South Goa. This wide, quiet and picturesque beach is considered as one of the isolated beaches in South Goa. The 3 km long stretch of this pristine beach is fairly unspoilt and is an ideal getaway for solitude and peace seekers. There is a turtle center at the northern end of the beach to protect precious Olive Ridley Turtles. This is also a great place for sunbathing, relaxing and swimming. Known for its calm and peaceful environment, Benaulim Beach is one of the fairly undiscovered Goa Beaches. Situated in South Goa, it is an ideal place for picnic and one can just relax the day off soaking in the sun. This is the place where the legendary Parashuram's arrow landed, by which Goa was created.
Dolphin Cruises are the main attractions on this beach. The beach is also famous for water sports like parasailing, boat riding, jet skiing and bike rides. Beach shacks offer great sea food, traditional Indian food, and lots of Beer along with cocktails. Betalbatim is one of the pleasant beaches in Goa situated between the Majorda and Colva Beaches. Popularly known as the Sunset Beach, it is one of the better known and considerably well-developed beaches in the South Goa. Known for its clean sands and beautiful surroundings, this is amongst the cleanest of all the Goa beaches and has considerably less commercial activity compared to Colva and other popular beaches. Dolphins are a common site near the shores of Betalbatim and the local fishermen offer a ride to the tourists to catch a glimpse of the dolphins.
This is a perfect place to spend peaceful time with families and friends. The shacks at the beach offer delicious Goan cuisine. Cansaulim is one of the famed beaches located in South Goa. Cansaulim beach along with the neighboring beaches of Arossim and Cuelim beach forms India's second largest beach stretch. With a beautiful golden sands and palm trees, the beach is incredibly clean and tidy. Gives a deserted look by its large stretches of white sand, it is one of the best Goa tourist places and among the best beaches in Goa. The beach also offers various water sports activities such as windsurfing, catamarans, diving, fishing, parasailing and jet skiing.
Goa, 15th Dec. 2015: The state of Goa, India is famous for its beaches and places of worship, and tourism is its primary industry. Tourism is generally focused on the coastal areas of Goa, with decreased tourist activity inland. NFTC will prepare a report on Goa Tourism. Foreign tourists, mostly from Europe, arrive in Goa in winter whilst the summer and monsoon seasons see a large number of Indian tourists. Goa handled 2.30% of all foreign tourist arrivals in the country informed Sandeep Marwah Managing Director of NFTC-National Federation of Tourism And Transport Cooperatives of India Limited at the meeting at Grand Hyatt during his visit to Goa. Influenced by over 450 years of Portuguese rule and Latin culture, Goa presents a somewhat different representation of the country to foreign visitors. Major tourist attractions include: Bom Jesus Basilica Fort Aguada, a wax museum on Indian culture and a heritage museum. UNESCO has declared the Churches and Convents of Goa a World Heritage Site.