Why Baga Beach is Famous?

Famous of vibrant nightlife and adventurous watersports

The Baga Beach, located 10 kms away from Mapusa, Baga beach will always remain in the top 5 must-visit places in Goa. A paradise for tourists, this white sand beach never runs out of its energy and vibrancy. From lazing around on the shack to all kinds of water- sports, from watching the sun set over the sea to the streets getting ready for the nightlife; every minute here feels electrifying. But it doesn’t end here. Whether you are looking for a relaxing vacation in Goa, away from your daily routine, or an adventurous trip to cut off from your bucket list or you are the shopaholic looking to buy souvenirs, you can surely book your hotels in goa near baga beach with swimming pool.

Things to do

Baga beach gets its name from the Baga creek, which meets the Arabian Sea in northern Goa, and is situated between Calangute beach and Anjuna beach. Right from the time when tourism started blooming here, in 1960s, Baga has been one of the most popular beaches in Goa. The place is always buzzing with tourists and parties as it has some of the best cafes, shops, night clubs, resorts, restaurants, pubs and shacks. Apart from the parties, the Casa de Retiros or Baga Retreat House dedicated to St. Francis Xavier, the Blue Whale Water Park and Monsoon Fun Park, Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Our Lady of Piety church and the Chapora&Aguada forts are places one can visit away from the beach. Also, if you want to do something apart from the lazing around, here is a list of a few things which you can plan to do:

  • Speed Boat Rides
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Scooter
  • Parasailing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Banana Ride
  • Windsurfing
  • Cruise
  • Getting a Tattoo
  • Palmistry and Tarot Card Reading
  • Thai Spa and Massage
  • Yoga & meditation sessions

Best time for Baga Beach

Mid-November to Mid-March is the best time to visit Baga beach. You can be assured of having the most memorable vacations of your lives whenever you visit Goa. But there are times when it gets even better! While planning your next trip to Goa, add these events to your calendar and really try not to miss.

The Goa Carnival

The Goa Carnival

The Goa Carnival is 4 days of complete fun, frolicking, music and food. Usually held in the month of February, it is dedicated to the culture of Goa and one of the most awaited festivals here. If you are planning your trip around this time of the year, be sure to visit the grand celebrations and be part of it.

Holi Parties

Holi Parties

All festivals are celebrated in Goa with enthusiasm. But the Holi parties here are probably the highlights. Usually celebrated in the Month of March, it is one of the best times to visit Goa, before the summers begin.

Baga Beach Restaurants



Spacious seaside restaurant with am energetic vibe, known for seafood & desserts.

Phone: 099703 95296

Timing : 11 AM to 12 AM

Bosco's Beach Shack


Phone : 09822488807

Timing : 8:30AM to 11:00 PM

Go with the Flow Restaurant and Bar


This open-air beachside locale features global cuisine & cocktails on the terrace or in the garden.

Phone : 075077 71556

Timing : 12:00PM to 11:00 PM

Shining Star Beach Shack


Goan coastal cuisine & North Indian fare served with beer & cocktails in a beachfront setting.

Phone: 098224 81560

Timming : 9 AM to 1 AM

St. Anthony's


Seafood, beer & Goan fare served alongside North Indian & Chinese staples in a beachside setting.

Phone: 094236 22288

Timing : 10:30 AM to 4:00 AM

Lucky Star Beach Shack


Phone: 089756 13050

Timing : 7:30 AM to 1:45 AM

Where to Stay

Private villas, economy rooms, luxury suites, bachelor pads or couples retreat. No matter what you’re looking for, you are sure to find your choice of hotels in Baga. Right from the Tito’s lane adjoining the beach, to a little inwards, the town has a variety of offerings for accommodations. Some can be as cozy so as to just keep your luggage and hit the beach, while others can be so beautiful, as to make you never want to leave your room. Just as a heads up, here are a few hotels which you can consider for your next trip to Goa.

Nagoa villa

Nagao Villa -Luxury living at affordable cost – Mapusa, Goa It is a dream come true for most of us if we ever get to live…

Arpora Inn

Arpora Inn – Sumptuous food with affordable accommodation If you are looking for a quaint dwelling in the heart of the Goa then Arpora Inn is…

How to reach?

Catching the ride to Baga Beach

By Road

Frequent buses are available from Mapusa to Baga or from Panaji to Baga (approx. 50 kms away).

By Rail

The nearest railway stations to Baga are Thivim (approx. 19 kms), Karmali (approx. 26 kms) and Margao (approx. 49 kms)

By Flight

Dabolim (approx. 50 kms away) suits the crowd travelling from within India, while people coming from foreign countries land at the Vasco Da Gama international airport (approx. 43 kms away).

Nearby places of Baga Beach

  • Calangute Beach : Distance from baga beach is 1.8 KM
  • Cafe Mambo : Distance from baga beach is 0 KM
  • Tito’s Nightclub: Distance from baga beach is 0 KM
  • Club Ivy : Distance from baga beach is 0.6 KM
  • Tibetan Market : Distance from baga beach is 0.6 KM
  • Snow Park : Distance from baga beach is 0.4 KM
  • Casino Palm : Distance from baga beach is 0.8 KM
  • Hammerzz Nightclub: Distance from baga beach is 1 KM
  • Zaara Spa : Distance from baga beach is 1.2 KM
  • St. Alex Church : Distance from baga beach is 2.6 KM

Planning your itinerary for your next Goa trip? Then definitely include Baga Beach in your travel map. Or you can let the travel experts make an unforgettable travel plan for you.

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