Baga is a small beach located between
its two more famous cousins, Colva
on one side and Calangute
on the other. Baga beach and Calangute beach are situated close to each
other. So if you are planning a beach trip to Baga, then you get to enjoy
both the beaches in Goa. Baga beach is connected to Calangute beach by a 3km
long road. This road is lined with hotels and guesthouses that offer the
tourists a comfortable stay.
Baga Beach- Fun In The Sun!
Baga beach is an option for those who want to be away from the
hustle-bustle found on the other beaches. with the tourists from. Baga is a
fishing beach with brown sand that sees a lot of tourists across the world
trying to get that big catch and others sun-bathing in its golden sun, as a
grove of palms gently sways in the wind. Backwater crocodile and dolphin
spotting down the Mandovi River to the Zuari River is a favorite pastime for
the travelers at the Baga beach. The thickly forested banks of these rivers
are rife with mangrove trees and inhabited by crocodiles in the swampy
regions. Dolphins can be spotted at the mouth of the Mandovi River.The beach
also has many beach shacks and beach huts that sell delicious Goan food and
Hot Spots At Calangute & Baga :
» Saturday Night Flea Market: Baga Goa has a Saturday night
flea market where one can shop for colourful Kashmiri handlooms and other
artifacts all along the road leading to the beach.
» Water Sports:Water sports are a huge attraction for the
tourists at this beach in Goa. These water sports range from gliding to para
sailing to motorboats to wind surfing. These sport actvities start in the
afternoon when the wind is blowing just in the right direction and it goes
on till sunset.
Schedule Your Trip:
It would be ideal to spend 2 days minimum to explore the beauty and fun at
Baga and Calangute. Do make sure that you are here on Friday night or
Saturday morning to witness the Saturday night flea market. Don't miss out
on the water adventure that Baga beach has for you!
» By Air: The nearest airport is at Dabolim, which is 29 km
away from Panaji. Panaji is just half an hour's drive away from Calangute.
» By Rail: The nearest railway station is at Karmali 11 km away
» By Road: Goa Baga beach is about ten minutes from Mapusa, and
thirty minutes from the state capital, Panaji. There are frequent buses to
Panaji and Mapusa from Baga and Calangute. Most buses from Panaji terminate
at Calangute and a few trudge further on up to Baga.
steady climate with little change throughout the year. December and January
are slightly cool and you may require a light jacket. April and May are the
warmest months. There are periods of heavy rain from June to October. The
temperature during the summers ranges from 75°F/24°C to 92°F/33°C
and during the winters it ranges from 70°F/21°C to 90°F/32°C.