Baga, Goa

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Baga
Town
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Baga is located in Goa
Baga
Baga
Location of Baga in Goa
Coordinates: 15°33′32″N 73°45′12″E / 15.55889°N 73.75333°E / 15.55889; 73.75333Coordinates: 15°33′32″N 73°45′12″E / 15.55889°N 73.75333°E / 15.55889; 73.75333
Country India
State Goa
District North Goa
Sub-district Bardez
Languages
 • Konkani Official
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 403516
Area code(s) 083227

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[edit]

Baga Beach is a popular beach and tourist destination in North Goa.[1][2] Baga is located at the north end of the contiguous beach stretch that starts from Sinquerim, Candolim, leads to Calangute and then to Baga.

Dolphins can be located at around 1–2 km from the shoreline

The beach contains rows of shacks and fishing boats, and at high tide the beach is narrow.[3]

The beach is named after the Baga Creek, which empties into the Arabian Sea at the north end of the beach.[4]

Baga Beach is also famous for parasailing, water sports (banana ride) and dolphin cruises.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeff Koyen (March 14, 2010). "36 Hours in Goa, India". The New York Times. Retrieved March 31, 2010. 
  2. ^ Tourist Guide to Goa, p. ___ (Sura Books 2007) (ISBN 978-8174782076)
  3. ^ South India handbook: the travel guide, p. 468-69 (2001) (ISBN 978-1900949811)
  4. ^ Fodor's India, p.454-55 (6th ed. 2008)(ISBN 978-1400019120)

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