Located about 18 km from Panaji and 10 km from Mapusa, Baga Beach, a comparatively smaller beach of Goa offers a calm and quiet weekend in nature's bounty. Sandwiched between the two renowned beaches of Goa; Colva on one side and Calangute on the other, Baga Beach is acclaimed for its tranquil and peaceful environment. Silvery sand, palm groves and Baga River gushing into the sea attract both national and international tourists to Baga Beach. Jet-skiing, Paragliding and Speed Boat Rides are some of the most opted for fun water sports the tourists engage in. Other than the usual beach activities and delicious sea food, Baga beach also offers wind surfing opportunities from January to March. Operators and trainers are ready to provide training and guidance to the tourists if they are eager to learn. The National Wind Surfing Championship is conducted at the Baga beach every year between September and November. Baga beach is very famous for its lively and most happening night life. Especially the Friday and Saturday nights are most zesty and zippy here. A short walk towards the Baga hill from the Baga Beach will reach you to the Baga Retreat House, a community building dedicated to St. Francis Xavier, established in 1953. A hike through narrow roads along cashew covered foot hills past the Bom Viagem Convent will lead you to the springs of Mottant. The water of these springs is believed to be medicinal and tourists enjoy bathing here. Flea Market at Anjuna and Ingo's Market at the Arpora village near Baga Beach are very popular market places in Goa, acclaimed for the variety of handicrafts, wood carvings, sculptures, semi precious stones, trinkets and clothes, wines and liquors they offer. Indian Dances and Jam sessions are also performed at these markets.
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