Baga Beach lies 10 kms to the south west of Mapusa between Anjuna and Calangute beach.
Why Baga Beach?
Baga Beach is a nice place for those who want to escape the crowd at most of the other beaches in Goa. You can enjoy the fresh seafood and music being played at the nearby shacks. Baga is also famous with the tourist for fishing. The sand at Baga Beach is brown in color which makes it different from the other Goa Beaches.
Nearby the beach is the Baga River that flows joins the sea at the Baga Beach. The river is a good option for people who are not too comfortable swimming in the sea. Baga has one of the best nightlife in Goa. Tito?s is very good place to let your hair down. There?s some good music being played and the crowd is awesome. One can go for dolphin and crocodile watching near the Mandovi River.
How do I get there?
Catch a bus from Mapusa just about half an hour away from Baga Beach. There are a lot of buses available every few minutes. Taxis, auto rickshaws and motorbikes can also be easily hired.
Where do I stay?
Hotel Linda Goa, Ronil Beach Resort, Resort LaGoa Azul, Nilaya Hermitage etc are some of the good hotels in and around Baga Beach. Besides these, there are a number of hotels like Zinho?s, The Sunshine Beach Resort and Riverside etc that offer budget accommodation.
What do I carry?
Your best party wear. With so many good places to party you?ll need a lot of them. If you like fishing then carry your fishing gear too if you have one or ask the local fishermen to help you out.