Take the ferry to Goa's Divar Island and get mesmerised

Here's a guide to Divar Island, one of the most popular destinations in North Goa

Would you love to explore an island that is not just brimming with old-world charm, but surrounded by pristine beauty, lush greenery and a serene ambience? Look no further than Divar Island in North Goa. This hidden gem is not only a feast for the eyes, but also rich in culture and historical significance.


Your journey begins with a calming and relaxing ferry ride, departing from either Ribandar or Old Goa. As you glide across the river, you'll be mesmerised by the lush mangroves and serene surroundings, setting the perfect tone for your island adventure.

Divar Island offers breathtaking vistas of Goan architecture and picturesque landscapes, ideal for leisurely walks and scenic drives. This tranquil haven promises moments of peace and relaxation amidst nature's bounty.


Step back in time at the iconic Capela de Nossa Senhora de Candelaria, a 16th century architectural marvel that provides a fascinating glimpse into Goa's colonial past. Capture the timeless beauty of this chapel and soak in its serene surroundings.


Explore the ruins of the ancient water tank at the Saptakoteshwar Temple, a testament to Divar Island's rich history. Marvel at the intricate rock-cut design of the Koti-Tirth tank and imagine its former grandeur. This sacred site invites you to dive into the past and discover its historical significance.


Wander along narrow pathways to secluded fishing spots, locally known as manos (sluice gates), where locals cast their nets and reel in the day's catch.

So, grab your bike and embark on an unforgettable journey to Goa’s Divar Island. And, don't forget to capture the moments and create lasting memories of your island escapade.

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