Our Goa travel guide covers the best of Goa - aka Goa with fewer crowds! Once a hippy-paradise with swaying palms and the occasional coco-hut, Goa is one of India's highlights. Over recent years, though it has become a victim of its own success, and we'd heard many reports saying that Goa had been ruined by over tourism and over construction. Was it true? We went to find out.