Baga a seaside town in Bardez, Goa, India. It comes under the jurisdiction of Calangute, which is 2 km south. Baga is known for its popular beach and Baga Creek. It is visited by thousands of tourists annually. Baga Beach is a popular beach and tourist destination in North Goa. Baga is located at the north end of the contiguous beach stretch that starts from Sinquerim, Candolim, which leads to Calangute and then to Baga. The beach contains rows of shacks and fishing boats, and at high tide the beach is narrow. The beach is named after the Baga Creek, which empties into the Arabian Sea at the north end of the beach.
Activities: Baga Beach is famous for its parasailing, water sports (banana ride) and dolphin cruises. Sight Seeing, Boating and lots more. It’s the top beach among all beaches in Goa. Interesting sights to visit close by forts which include Portuguese forts at Aguada and Chapora. he world-famous Anjuna beach flea market is great for a spot of Shopping. Saturday Night Bazaar is a great place for bargain hunting and music, whilst nearby Anjuna’s world-famous flea market is certainly worth a visit.
Safety: Always Swim between Red and Yellow Flags that are Safe Zones, as this area is safe and constantly watched by the Lifeguards.
Red Flags means No Swimming, which means this beach is closed and dangerous.
Do not mix alcohol/Drugs with Swimming, as 80% of drowning victims are between the age of 20 to 40 and have consumed alcohol or drugs.
If in troubled not panic. Just raise one arm and wait for the lifeguard to rescue you.
Never Swim after Sunset.
Never Swim Alone.
Keep your cell phone in your language or hand out another person before going in the water.
In case of crimes, victims are advised to report to the nearest Police Station.
How to Reach: You can either hire yourself some transport or use public transport, there are lots of choices available. For taxis, motorbike taxis and autorickshaws you can nearly always find some available near and it’s best to negotiate the price before you get in. The nearest Train station is Pernem or Tivim near Mapusa and the nearest Kadamba bus stand is in central Mapusa. To reach Baga from Mapusa or Pernem you can continue by local bus or taxi. If you planning to just have a ride then either take a Taxi, Cab or rent a Bike. So you can view the rest all nearest beaches and other attractions.
18.7 km from Panaji – 34mins
42.4 km from Dabolim Airport – 1 hour 2 mins
51.2 km from Margao Railway Station – 1 hour 17 mins
18.6 km from Thivim Railway Station – 33mins