Beaches in India

Baga Beach Goa

Sheltered by a rocky foreland and tucked at 10 km of distance from Mapusa, Baga Beach in Goa is a lovely retreat house and paradise for nature buffs. It's a long sandy beach packed with lively shacks, resorts and fishing boats. Being quieter and isolated, it stands among high hills and deep blue Arabian Sea. Wandering all around and relishing several souvenir shops to the best party's center of the city, the captivating beach offers a wonderful retreat with a wind of vibrating energy. Whether it's the endless drink & food or the water sports, this beach is full of life and one can enjoy every bit of second, being in the lap of nature. Baga usually figures high on tourist routes due to its exciting nightlife, flea market, eateries and watering holes. Popular for its shack life, many food and drink joints are provided by St. Anthony's for delicious seafood and the well-known Cafe Mambo and Tito's Bar for the night-time revel.

The beach provides a plethora of options for the one who is looking for some escapade. Spend some memorable time in the lap of nature, leaving back all your stress and worries. Situated amongst the tranquil surroundings, the beach offers mesmerizing view of glistening white sands, sky blue water and swinging palm trees. It's one of the favorite hangouts for nature enthusiasts, where one can relish the scenic beauty of a place. For couples, a candlelit dinner at the beachside is a perfect retreat for making it a romantic Baga beach holidays.

Accommodations Around Baga Beach

What makes Baga all the more likable is the accommodation facilities and comfortable stay. Baga is surrounded with reputed hotels and resorts, which offer excellent facilities with ease. There are numerous accommodation options ranging from economical hotels to five star resorts. They welcome travelers with first class facilities.

Some of the major hotels and resorts include:

  • 16 Degrees North
  • Amoura Beach Resort
  • Angelina Beach Resort
  • Beira Mar Alfran Resort
  • Baia do Sol
  • Beira Mar Alfran Resort
  • Blue Star Hotel
  • The Camelot Manor
  • Casa Baga
  • Casa de Baga
  • Cavala Seaside Resort
  • Colonia Santa Maria
  • Divine Guest House
  • Emmanuel Beach Resort
  • The Grand Chandra Resort, Baga
  • Hotel Bonanza
  • Hotel Sai Baga
  • Keys Resort Ronil
  • Infantaria Comfort
  • La Sunila Clarks Inn Suites
  • Nani's and Rani's
  • Baid- do-Sol, Cavala- The Seaside Resort
  • Nilaya Hermitages
  • Ancora Beach Resort
  • Sunshine Beach Resort
  • Miranda Beach Resort
  • Hotel Hacienda
  • Fatima's Beach Resort

Things to Do on Baga Beach

Baga Beach tour is a perfect choice for spending unforgettable moments with family or friends. There are many activities and things to do in Baga. The tranquility of this wooded headland paired with its scenic beauty is itself an attraction of Baga Beach. So, if you are planning to do some adventure in your holidays, visit Baga and explore the unique loveliness of the beach.

Some major activities to do on Baga Beach include:

Adventure Sports - The huge coastline of Goa, brings many opportunities to enjoy water sports on Baga Beach. Adventure sports like cruising, sailing, parasailing, wind surfing, scuba-diving, knee - wake-boarding, jet-skiing, water-skiing, catamaran sailing, snorkeling, etc., are simply a throbbing affair of fun filled exhilaration.

Other than this, enjoying other leisure activities like sunbathing, hiking, microlite flying, go-karting and bird watching are other main activities that give lovely moments to cherish for long time.

Fishing on Baga Beach- Angling or fishing on Baga Beach will extremely tempt you to go there as you'll find a large number of fishermen returning back from big catch.

Enjoy Carnival- The Carnival of Goa is an amusement of feasting and celebrations. Travelers of all ages get nice opportunity to indulge in dancing, drinking, eating and frolicking. It's celebrated every year in the month of February, so anyone who is looking for Holidays in Goa can plan their trip during this month and experience what the carnival brings to Goans.

Attractions Around Baga Beach

The tranquility of this beach wraps together with its picturesque view and gives great pleasure of the lush green Baga-Anjuna Hill. You can loaf around the Baga Beach as there are so many places to visit in and around Baga that makes it a perfect holiday spot for beach enthusiasts.

Following is the list of places to visit in and around Baga Beach:

Baga Retreat House- Dedicated to St. Francis Xavier, the Baga Retreat House is alighted at the top of the Baga Hill. Go for a long adventurous walk and enjoy the glorious views along the way.

Baga River- This River is one of the main attractions in Baga that offers a pleasing recreation to tourist. You can enjoy an amazing sight at that place where the sea meets the river.

Medicinal Spring- Located near to Baga beach, this place is perfect for picnic and bathing as its water has medicinal properties. This makes it an ideal place to visit for tourists.

The Sea Cure- Finely located in Baga, this place attracts thousands of local Goans and tourist from all across the globe. It's best to visit in the month of May as the Goans flock the Baga Beach to acquire sea sure. It's a cure for several body ailments like arthritis, joint pains, etc.

Kesarval Springs- This spring is other main attraction of Baga that also have many curative properties. It's one of the most pleasant places to delight the mystic charm and serenity.

Above all, other places which are also a part of attraction include Arjuna Beach,Vhoddli Zhor & Dhakti Zhor, The St. Alex Church, Aguada Fort, Calangute Beach, and so on.

Nightlife on Baga Beach

The nightlife on Baga Beach is immensely happening as it's popular due to famous nightclubs like Mambo's, Tito's, and Cavala. The pubs and restaurants are the main attractions of Goa where you can feature its real nightlife. You'll get different theme parties that have the relevant kind of music, which you will definitely enjoy listening to it. If you are with your partner, enjoy a candle lit dinner at night or go for a perfect Goan meal in any seaside shacks. For more fun and enjoyment, head towards hip Cocktails and Dreams & try excellent variety of cocktails and shooters. For the one who loves music can enjoy Rock and Roll in Cavala is more interesting that is organized every Saturday night.

Besides, some of the major list of bars and restaurants that are popular among tourists include:

  • Seby Bar And Restaurant
  • Black Sheep Bistro
  • Bora Bora
  • Cafe La Musica
  • Mango Tree
  • Club Cubana
  • Jamies Restaurant
  • Royal Relish
  • J&A's Little Italy
  • Shining Star Restaurant and Bar
  • Malts N Wines

How to Reach

By Air- Dabolim is the nearest airport (50 km). It is well connected from major cities of India like Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Chennai, etc. For foreigners, Goa's airport is located to the south at Vasco Da Gama , which is approx.43 km away from Baga.

By Rail- Thivim is the nearest railway station, which is approx 19 km away from Baga. Other nearest railheads are Karmali (approx. 26 km) and Margao (approx. 49 km).

By Road- Baga is only 10 minutes away from Mapusa and 30 minutes away from the Goa's capital, Panaji. Buses are always available from Baga to Panaji and Mapusa.

So, what are you looking for? Escape to Goa's popular beach 'Baga' and make it your dream come true destination as Tour My India brings great offers for nature lovers who are seeking for a beach holiday tour in Goa.