Visitors can enjoy all that Ponda has to offer including its temples. This city also attracts tourists with its small-town vibe. Around the area, top sights include Church of St. Cajetan, Basilica of Bom Jesus, and Arossim Beach.
- There are 3 hotels and other accommodations in Ponda
- The closest major airport is in Goa (GOI-Dabolim), 14 mi (22.5 km) from the city center
Sightseeing and Staying in Ponda
A favorite place to visit in the city is Shri Nagesh Temple. In the area, you'll also find Church of St. Cajetan and Basilica of Bom Jesus.
As you make plans for a getaway to Ponda, the best accommodation may not be in the city center but you'll find 20 hotels and other lodging options within the local area. Below are places to stay within 5 miles of the city center.
- OYO 1152 Hotel Sun INN is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from the city's heart. This 3-star hotel in Ponda features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi.
- Farmagudi Hill Retreat is located 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from the city center. This 3-star hotel in Ponda features a restaurant and free parking.
- OYO 13135 Home Premium 2BHK Near Ponda is located within 2.8 mi (4.5 km) of the city center. Guests who stay at this 2.5-star apartment in Ponda can enjoy access to free parking and an in-room refrigerator.
Popular places to visit outside the city include Arossim Beach, located 11.4 mi (18.4 km) from the city center, and Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary, which is 13.1 mi/21.1 km away.
Dressing for Ponda
- Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 98°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 62°F
- From April to June, the average is 100°F during the day and 70°F at night
- July through September sees average temperatures of 87°F during the day and 69°F at night
- In October-December, you can expect 87°F as the daytime average and 62°F as the nighttime average
- About 25.71 inches of rain falls on Ponda each year
- April and May are usually the hottest months averaging 98°F, while December and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 63°F