Galgibaga Beach in Goa, India
Enjoy a tour of the gorgeous Galgibaga Beach
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Best time to visit
Oct - Feb
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About Galgibaga Beach in Goa
Galgibaga Beach in Goa, is known as one of the cleanest beaches with silver sands found in India. It is featured with clear waters, silver shores and swaying palm trees. Often known as one of the most picturesque hidden gems of Goa, Galgibaga Beach is a charming, unspoilt beach in South Goa. Moreover, it is also one of the only three beaches in Goa that are popular as nesting sites of Olive Ridley turtles which are preserved and protected by the state government. In order to monitor and conserve the Olive Ridley hatchlings, several steps have also been taken by the State Government of Goa. Unlike some of the most famous beaches in Goa, Galgibaga beach remains less crowded even during peak season, and offers a serene getaway for many travelers.
Galgibaga Beach in Goa is replete with dense vegetation, varied topography, and a kilometer-long coastline. Galgibaga river is joined to the Arabian Sea at the southern end of the land which makes for an excellent sightseeing option. Not only this but the twisted land is also surrounded by a green hillock at its back and the blue Arabian Sea in front. This is an endearing sight for many visitors who come here for excellent views and landscapes. Especially for those travelers who want to explore the hidden, pristine beaches of Old Goa, this is the best place to visit. Spend a day by the seaside to experience the delight of simply walking along its shimmering coastline amidst silk sands as the cool breeze rub against your skin.
As the beach of Galgibaga remains less crowded and more clean, it is a perfect spot to enjoy a vacation here with your spouse or a few close friends. While it is possible to visit the Galgibaga Beach anytime of the year, especially during the months between December and February it is more delightful to come here. It is because during these months you get to see the nests or eggs of the Olive Ridley turtles or just the turtles crossing their way along the shores. Make your plans for Goa accordingly if you sincerely wish to catch a glimpse of the same.
Things To Do at Galgibaga Beach
Galgibaga Beach in Goa is famous for its serene and tranquil atmosphere. This calm ambiance of the beach attracts many people owing to its solitude. One can take a long walk on the beach, go for a scooter ride, and enjoy the scenic sunsets and sunrises. Also indulge in a plethora of watersports activities.
Turtles at Galgibaga Beach
The Galgibaga Beach in Goa is a famous nesting place for turtles. The beach helps in conserving and protecting turtles. Visit the beach and get a glance of a wide variety of turtles.
Watersports in Galgibaga Beach
There are no water sports available on the beach. One can enjoy a sunset and take a stroll on the beach.. The best time to try out watersports at Galgibaga Beach in Goa is from October to April, as the weather is great during this time.
Nightlife at Galgibaga Beach
The beach is known for its serene surroundings, there isn’t much of nightlife at Galgibaga Beach.
Shacks at Galgibaga Beach
The offbeat and secluded beach doesn’t have must resorts or lodging options. However, you can find one or two restaurants that serve delicious seafood along with mouthwatering Goan curries.
Facts About Galgibaga Beach
The beach is located around 84 kilometers away from Panaji.
It is famous for conserving and protecting turtles.
Galgibaga Beach in Goa is one of the cleanest beaches in India
If you want to witness turtle nesting season, make sure to go between January and February.
Things to Carry at Galgibaga Beach
Pack your swimsuit and a pair of flip flops.
Keep a towel and an extra pair of clothes.
Carry sunscreen and a hat.
Keep cash to eat and buy a variety of things.
You can also carry food since there are not many restaurants available on the beach.
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How can I reach Galgibaga Beach?
The nearest railway station from Galgibaga Beach is the Canacona railway station which is located at a distance of 11 km. Hire a cab or take a bus to reach the beach from here. Airport is located at a distance of 80 kms so you have to take a cab to reach Galgibaga Beach.
What is special in Galgibaga Beach?
Galgibaga Beach in Goa is famous for Olive Ridley turtles, especially the nesting season which takes place between December and February. It is also one of the cleanest beaches in Goa.
Can I take a ferry to go to Galgibaga Beach?
Yes, you can take a ferry ride from Mashem to Galgibaga Beach from the Canacona bus station.
Is it safe to visit Galgibaga Beach?
Yes, Galgibaga Beach is safe to visit. There are lifeguards available at the beach.
Is Galgibaga Beach worth a visit?
Yes, Galgibaga Beach is worth a visit owing to its natural and peaceful surroundings. The place is famous for watersports, shacks, and shopping.
Can I visit Galgibaga Beach with my family?
Yes, one can visit Galgibaga Beach with family, friends, and with your partner.
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