Bogmalo Beach Goa
Snuggled between the south and north Goa beaches, Bogmalo until a few years ago was a tiny fishing village which subsequently became a tourist hot spot owing to its scenic and soothing environs. The Oberoi Hotel, located in close proximity to the village makes it an ideal haunt for tourists who long for a quite retreat in the lap of luxury.
Bogmalo beach offers miles long stretches of clean brown sand and the turquoise water of the sea is considered safe for swimming and other water games. The beach side snack shacks offer a variety of traditional as well as international cuisine.
How to reach Bogmalo Beach
By Air: Dabolim airport is situated just 18 km from Bogmalo and can be accessed through a regular bus service.
By Road: Vasco da Gama is the nearest city, located just 8 km from Bogmalo. Buses and taxis are easily available from Vasco to Bogmalo. Motorcycles can also be hired, though it is mandatory to have an international license.
Tourist Attractions at Bogmalo Beach
The Oberoi Hotel:
Even if you choose to stay elsewhere, the Oberoi is a must visit for its umpteen fascinating islands that lay a little beyond the building. There are plenty of eating joints that offer sumptuous food.
Naval Aviation Museum:
The museum, which houses a rare collection of weapons, artillery and other information about the Indian Navy, is thronged by visitors throughout the year.
There is plenty to do in Bogmalo. You can choose to go for fishing and cook your catch at a beachside barbeque or try your skills at swimming or other adventure sports such as parasailing, windsurfing, speedboat cruise and diving.
Where to stay at Bogmalo
Besides the luxury Oberoi hotel, there are plenty of other accommodation options ranging from big hotels to low budget cottages. There are also a few guest houses which are ideal for short stay.