Baga is located in Badrez Taluka between Calangute and Anjuna beach. The beach starts at Fort Aguada and finally ends at Chapora beach and Fort.
Baga beach stands amidst high hills and wide open unbound – deep blue Arabian Sea. The beach is protected by a rocky headland and white waves flap on its rocky shores. At its northern end, the beach presents a picture-perfect view at the point where a small river merges with the Arabian sea. 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.
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.
If you are a health conscious, then the Medicinal Spring is the perfect place for you. To reach the Medicinal Springs, take the narrow path leading past the Bom Viagem Convent that leads to springs at Mottant. Medicinal Spring is an ideal place for picnic and bathing as its water is believed to have medicinal properties.
Practiced since hundred of years, the Sea Cure in Baga attracts thousands of local Goans. Every year during the month of May, the Goans flock the Baga Beach to take sea cure. Goan’s believe thata sea cure is a sure shot remedy for body ailments like arthritis and joint pains and it circulates the blood properly in the body.
Nightlife in Baga is considered the liveliest in the region. It is home to some of the biggest hot-spots by night in Goa, including Tito’s and Cafe Mambo. Visit the Tito’s which is highly popular among the tourists because it has the only dance floor and fantastic sound system outside the big hotels.
Enjoy a candle lit dinner on the beach, go for a traditional Goan meal in any beach side shacks or simply take a cup of real espresso coffee.