Baga, Goa

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Baga is located in Goa
Location of Baga in Goa
Baga is located in India
Baga (India)
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
DistrictNorth Goa
 • OfficialKonkani
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Area code(s)083227
A panoramic view of Baga Beach in 2018.

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
Parasailing in Baga Beach

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 water sports, such as parasailing and banana rides, and dolphin cruises. In Baga Beach, new parking has been constructed for around 800 cars or more, and there is baga creek bridge which connects northern part like Arpora, Anjuna etc..


  1. ^ Jeff Koyen (14 March 2010). "36 Hours in Goa, India". The New York Times. Retrieved 31 March 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Tourist Guide to Goa, (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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