Baga is a small beach located between its two more famous cousins, on one side and 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 thirst-quenching Feni.
» 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 from Panaji
» 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.
Goa has a 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.