Bambolim Beach in Northern Goa
If you are planning to visit Goa but could not find out any place that is away from the crowd and provides awesome delicious local cuisines as well, then you need to go to Bambolim Beach. It is a fantastic naturally ornamented beach that is a nice retreat for your eyes too. The beach offers wonderful view of the sea and has direct access from nearby hotels. It is very clean and peaceful, just the way you want. Being one of the best beaches in Goa, you should never miss the opportunity to visit Bambolim where you are getting a perfect beach. All kinds of beach activities are available too such as jet skiing, scuba diving, photography, parasailing and boating in the rough seas. Besides it is suitable for your children too due to low tides and clean beach.
The beach is situated near Dona Paula Beach towards northern Goa. It is at a distance of only 1km from the state capital Panaji. There are many paths that lead to the beach lined by natural vegetation. The nearest airport is Dabolim at a distance of 26 km from the beach. After reaching there you need access four wheelers to go to the beach.
The nearest railway station is Karmali station which is located 12 km away from the spot. Other nearby rail stations is Vasco Da Gama and Margaon. It takes 30 minutes to reach Bambolim from Karmali. The town of Bambolim stands on the Vasco Da Gama route which is 8 km from the bus station of Panaji. It takes 20 minutes to access to Bambolim by car from Panaji. Local travelling facilities by motorcycle and auto rickshaws are provided too. So it is as easy to reach the beach.
When to visit
Due to close proximity to the Arabian Sea, the beach receives heavy rainfall and the sea waves take a giant leap. In summer season the weather remains humid and hot and you won’t feel comfortable to walk along the beach or bath under the sun. The best time to visit the beach is winter season that starts from November till February. This time the weather remains pleasant and cool and is suitable for visiting and enjoying all kind of activities done while you are on a sea beach tour.
Why Bambolim Beach
The beach of Bambolim should be visited due to some reasons that make it unique and different from other beaches.
- The beach is very close to Panjim and is well connected by many roads.
- The beach is environment friendly and is less crowded.
- Local cuisines are fresh and tasty, the exact Goan quality dishes you are dying for
- Wonderful scenic beauty and natural views.
- Superb water activities for the adventurous people.
- The neighboring beach Dona Paola can be reached by walking along the shore towards north.
Where to stay
The leisure area of Goa occupies the best resorts in the state. Bambolim Beach resort is the most suitable hotel to stay near the beach. It stands at a distance of 9 km from the basilica of Bom Jesus. It was established in the year 2014 with all basic facilities required for a comfortable stay. The hotel is comprised of 126 rooms equipped with Wi-Fi, climate control, and balcony and cable connection. The hotel offers rooms with sea view facility. In addition to these facilities there is also a mini bar in the hotel premise. Also a health club, Ayurveda therapy and spa treatment are some of the added features of the resort. For a quality time pass, the hotel provides volleyball, diving facilities etc.
You can notice many students along the beach who all visit there in their spare time as the beach is near to a local institute. Palm groves and rocks borders the beach increasing its beauty. The beach is rarely visited by tourists and so is less cro3wded. One of the suitable places to stay there is Bambolim Beach resort, the details of which have been mentioned above. The place is well connected with major cities but no bus services are available. You need to hire taxi or go there by private cars.