Hello! My friend and I are doing an organised tour in January 2015, Delhi to Goa, in 15 days. Once in Goa we will then have around four to five days where I would like to find a beautiful beach, a place to attend daily yoga classes, then be able to have some nice dinner and a few drinks to chill out and chat to locals and other travellers.
We are females in our late twenties, young professionals not able to just quit our jobs and travel anymore.
I don't want to go to a commercial resort with hoards of people, western food and English speaking bar owners.
I've been told North Goa has the beautiful, untouched beaches. I am referencing Trip Advisors Best Beaches list and have been looking at Mandarem, in particular Ashwem Beach, but I'm worried this will be too quiet. An STA Travel advisor recommended Palolem and Anjuna.
Any tips and advice would be gratefully recommended.