Baga Beach and Creek and Nightclubs, Water Sports, Dolphin Cruise

Baga Beach is the most popular beach in Goa. The Beach and the Baga Creek are located at Baga town. The Creek empties into Arabian Sea.

Baga Beach at Goa
Baga Beach at Goa

Baga is known for the nightclubs and discotheques. The Beach is a tourist’s paradise for all types of beach activities.

This Beach is famous for water sports. Jet skiing, Paragliding, Para-sailing, Windsurfing, Banana ride, etc, are to name a few. Dolphins can see seen at around 1 to 2 kilometers from the beach. Dolphin cruise is a major activity here.

Baga Beach is contiguous beach along with other beaches like Sinquerim beach, Candolim beach, Calangute beach.

The Beach has a lot of beach side shacks and restaurants, serving the needs of the tourists.

How Do I Go to Baga Beach?

Baga town is under the jurisdiction of Calangute, Calangute is located 2 kilometers south of Baga. The beach is well connected by roads to other parts of Goa. The bridge over the creek connects northers parts with Baga.

There is an International airport and a major railway station at Goa, which connects Goa to other parts of the country.

Mandarmani Beach in West Bengal

Mandarmani Beach is situated in East Midnapore district , West Bengal state, India. It is famous for its Beach Resorts. There is 13 kilometers of motorable beach roads here, which makes Mandarmani, the Longest Motorable Beach Road in India. This beach in East Midnapore district is the Second Widest Beach in the world.

Mandarmani Beach
Mandarmani Beach

Thousands of small red crabs crawling around the long Mandarmani beach shores, is the specialty of this beach. Jet Skiing is there at the Mandarmani Beach on Bay Of Bengal sea waters.

Some locals may take you to the Estuary, (the mouth of a nearby river), where tide meets the river stream and is a beautiful sight. Mandarmani Beach (also spelt as Mandarmoni) is one of the best weekend getaway for Kolkata residents.

How Do I Go to Mandarmani Beach or Mandarmoni Beach?

Mandarmoni Beach is on the Kolkata – Digha route, at around 180 kilometers from Kolkata International Airport. Bus service is there to this beach from Kolkotta. Contai railway station is the nearest railway station to this beach. Digha railway station is at 20 kilometers distance.

You may also hire a cab and go to this Mandarmoni seaside resort village. There are restrictions on private car driving in the beach.

Can you Name Some of the Good Hotels in Mandarmani Beach?

Beach bikes, ropeway, toy train, water park, boating, etc, are some of facilities at the Rose Valley Hotel.

Sun City Mandarmani is a leading hotel. Hotel Sea Star, Masara Beach Resort, Hotel Diamond Glory, Hotel Sonar Bangla, Hotel Kings Crown (Mandarmoni), etc, are some of the other leading Mandarmoni hotels.

Nearby World Famous Hill Station to Mandarmani Beach

You can enjoy the spectacular view of the Himalayan Kangchenjunga peaks from Darjeeling hill station. You can also travel by the UNESCO World Heritage Mountain train there. Mandarmoni Beach to Darjeeling hill station distance is around 780 kilometers. It takes around 14 hours of travel to cover this distance by cab.

Dolphins, Jet Skiing & Boat Ride at Gokarna Beach

Gokarna Beach is a dream destination beach in Karnataka state of India. There are five beaches in Gokarna and Cliffs separate these beaches.

Gokarna Beach
A view of Om Beach, Gokarna, India

Gokarna beach or Indian beach, Om Beach, Kuddle beach, Half moon beach and Full Moon Beach or Paradise Beach  are the main beaches here. Roads leading to Gokarna is picturesque with Western Ghats mountains and cliffs on on one side and Arabian sea on the other side.

From one Gokarna Beach to another beach, there is boat facility available. You can also walk into the beaches.

Jet skiing, Fishing trips, Banana Boat ride,  Boating trips to spot Dolphins in action off the coast and good food at the end of it;  These Beaches offer  much more than what beaches normally offer to tourists!

Gokarna is also famous for its temples which are mentioned in the old Hindu literature works.

How Do I Go to Gokarna Beaches?

Karwar is one of the nearest towns at 58 kilometers distance and Hubli at 147 kilometers distance. Bangalore, the capital city, is at around 500 kilometers away.

Gokarna  Road is the nearest railway station at 6 kilometers away on the Mumbai – Mangalore route of Konkan railway corporation (a subsidiary of Indian Railways). The code to book tickets to Gokarna Road is GOK at, the official ticket booking web site of Indian Railways. Ankola is another Major town with Railway connectivity at 20 kilometers away on National Highway No.17.

Goa Airport is the nearest Airport at 140 kilometers away.