Baga Beach Holiday
Where is Baga?
The Baga beach, lying on the shores of the Arabian Sea, is located in the state of Goa in India. It is positioned at a distance of 15 km from Panaji, the capital of Goa.
How will you gain access?
Dabolim (29 km from Panaji) is the closest airport from Baga. Panaji is just a half-an-hour drive from Baga. The nearest railway station is located at Karmali (11 km from Panaji). There are frequent bus services to Panaji and Mapusa from Baga and Calangute. Mapusa lies at a distance of 8 km from Baga.
What magnetizes people?
Flowing down from one side, the Baga river proves to be a pleasing diversion for kids and for those that love the water but can’t risk the chance currents that swirl around its mouth. One can find a group of black rocks at the place where the river and the sea meet.
The Baga Retreat House
The Baga Retreat House was built by Father Le Tellier. Also known as Casa de Retiros, the Baga Retreat House is situated on the peninsular end of the Calangute shore. The place is used for prayer and meditation.
The medicinal springs at Mottant lie near the Bom Viagem Convent. The place makes an ideal spot for picnicking and bathing. The water of the springs is said to possess therapeutic powers.
Tito’s is the hottest hangout place at Baga. The dance floor and the heavy sound system at Tito’s are simply amazing. The nightlife of Baga is a great attraction for tourists from all over.
What are the beach sports in the store?
The Baga beach is no less attraction for adventure lovers and there are a number of beach sports awaiting one and all. There are activities like cruising, canoeing, and kayaking to keep you lively and sportive all day. Fishing is yet another option to enjoy your moments at Baga.
Which are the nearby hotels?
Sun Village Resort Hotel, a winner of the National Tourism Award, is a 4-star, providing pleasurable accommodation to its guests. The hotel is beautifully set on the slopes of the Arpora Hills, overlooking the picturesque lake and green paddy fields. Sodder’s Renton Manor Hotel is another good option for tourists and visitors. Built-in the Portuguese style, the hotel is in a quiet location surrounded by coconut trees.
What is the best time?
The Baga beach can be visited at any time of the year. However, the ideal time to visit is between the months of December and February. Monsoon months should be avoided.