Baga is situated to the North of Calangute, in Goa. It is a place where there are a lot of restaurants, hotels and shops and it is usually packed with tourists. Baga Beach in North Goa may be touristy and busy but for those who like action, it’s one of the most happening beaches on the coast. You'll find everything from water sports to fine dining restaurants there, along with a pulsating nightlife. Water sports are a huge attraction. You can go parasailing, wakeboarding, windsurfing, kitesurfing, or take a ride on a jet ski. Dolphin spotting trips are on offer, and island trips. However, many people are simply content lazing on the sun lounges in front of the beach shacks all day and feasting on a steady supply of food, beer, and cocktails. The Baga beach however is less crowded when compared to the Calangute beach.
The Baga Creek joins the sea to the North. To reach the opposite bank there is a small concrete bridge. At the mouth of the creek is the bus station from where buses run for Panaji and Calangute, the road coming from Calangute ends here. Taxis are available and there are also lots of places where one can hire scooters or motorbikes. Baga is quite famous when it comes to nightlife as one can find some very popular clubs and discos here. People here in Baga are generous and entertaining. Here you'll get to see a rare river festival called Sangodd during Sao Joao feast. Thus, this place is a good place to enjoy a holiday in Goa. There are several markets close by the river at Baga locates Mackie’s Saturday Night Bazaar. There is the famous Wednesday flea market at Anjuna Beach and the Saturday night market at Arpora.