Bogmalo is a small beach-side village in Goa, India. Despite its small size, Bogmalo has a range of accommodation and places to eat. It is situated in a small bay with around a mile of curving sandy beach which is generally very quiet. It benefits from some beautiful sunsets. The beach is located about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from Dabolim Airport and 5 kilometres (5.6 mi) from the port town of Vasco da Gama. Thanks to its location almost exactly halfway along Goa’s coast, Bogmalo is an ideal base before exploring the whole state. Fit for swimming during the tourist season and lined with small shops of artifacts and shacks offering tasty local food. There is also a nearby spring that connects the beach. It’s a clean and safe beach.
There are lots of things to do at Bogmalo Beach. A person may try fishing with the local fishermen and may try various delicacies that are prepared with seafood. These dishes are available in the nearest restaurants. Most of the people have sunbathing here and it attracts large numbers of tourists at this place. This beach is not so overcrowded as compared to other beaches. There are limited water sports.
Always Swim between Red and Yellow Flags, 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 into the water.
In the 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 Vasco Railway Station, but it depends on whether the train starts or ends here else Margao Railway Station will be nearest for you. To reach Hollant from Vasco-da-Gama or Margao, you can either take a 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.
33.7 km from Panaji – 48mins
5 km from Dabolim Airport – 12mins
30.2 km from Margao Railway Station – 43mins
8.9 km from Vasco Railway Station – 17mins