Beach is part of a 30-km stretch of beach coastline along the west coast of
Goa by the Arabian Sea, 10-km west of Mapusa, is basically an extension of
Calangute beach. Lying in the rocky, wooded headland, the only difference
between this far northern end of the Baga beach and its more congested
center of Calangute Beach is that the scenery of this beach site is more
varied, unspoiled and scenic.
to do and see in Baga Beach
The quiet atmosphere and isolated location of Baga, beside the scenic beauty
that surrounds it have contributed to the beach being a favorite among the
beach lovers. Trekkers can proceed towards the Baga-Anjuna Hill and explore
the Baga Retreat House, established and dedicated to St Francis Xavier in
Spread across a hillock near Baga, Arpora Village draws attention of the
visitors in Goa . The place is known for its Saturday Night Market, which
lits lits up with a hundred of stalls, which displays antique accessories
and feel the aura with trance music. The stalls offers chic clothes,
trinkets, wood carvings and sculptures that hold the must-buy tags. Fashion
freaks can pierce their body, wear exotic hair style and tattoo their
body-parts in the available night beauty parlors.
Shopholics can also check out the Mackie bazaar, held on every Saturday on
the Arpora-Baga Road.
Baga's nightlife is the liveliest in the area. Most of the travelers end up
at Tito's, which has the only dance floor and hefty sound system outside a
big hotel for miles. The lounge bar at Kamasutra, in Baga, is also known for
celebration in the evening.
Despite the scenic view of the beach and its entertaining nightlife,
tourist visit Baga for the participating in the various water sports like
para sailing, water-skiing and wind surfing. The beach is more popular among
the foreigners, who love the leisurely task of angling.
Eating at Baga Beach
Baga has arguably the best range of restaurants in Goa, from standard beach
shacks to swish pizzerias and terrace cafes serving real espresso coffee.
The shacks are widely known as a romantic spot to couples, who desires to
have a memorable candle-light dinner. It offers a variety of traditional
Goan meal and tempting continental dishes.
Place of accommodation on Baga Beach
The Baga Beach in Goa has a very few accommodation option. The most popular
one are Nani's and Rani's Hotel, Baia do Sol cottage, Sea View Cottages and
Nilaya Hermitage. All the places of stay are equipped with world-class
amenities and are very near to the beach.
When to visit Baga Beach
The best time to visit Baga beach is from November to February
How to reach Baga Beach
The nearest Dabolim Airport is 29 kms from the capital Panjim and just half
an hour drive from Panjim help visitors reach Baga.
The nearest railhead is at Karmali, which is 11 kms away from Panjim.
Local buses and taxis operates frequently from Mapusa and Panjim. Visitors
on boarding the vehicles can reach Baga within half an hour.