Hollant Beach, Hollant is called by the name of the nearest village. It is a perfect place for solitude and amateur fishing. Issorsim is another great beach inhabited by corals of all types and colors. The colonies of hard corals, various marine fauna and the proximity of a huge diving center in Bogmalo. Hollant Beach fans are the main attraction of underwater adventures and photography. At some days the water is so much clear that corals can be seen from the seashore with the naked eye. It is possible during the season which lasts from October till May. It is very much picturesque and vivid at Hollant beach during the high water when the saltwater of the Indian Ocean meets a freshwater of the flowing near the creek.
The Hollant beach is also known as a suitable place for one of the most popular water sports activities in Goa, especially the kayaking. On the beach, as well as on the road which leads to the airport, there are some kayaking centers which provide all the necessary equipment. The colonies of hard corals, various marine fauna and the proximity of huge diving are some adventurous activities you can do.
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 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 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 rest all nearest beaches and other attractions.
33 km from Panaji – 50mins
4.4 km from Dabolim Airport – 15mins
29.5 km from Margao Railway Station – 45mins
8.2 km from Vasco Railway Station – 20mins