Bogmalo Tourism

Bogmalo Tourism

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  • State: Goa
  • Famous for/as: Beach
  • District: South Goa
Bogmalo is a small beach-side village, situated at the top of South Goa in Bogmalo Bay. Located at 15 22' 11? N latitude and 73 50' 1 E longitude, the beach is situated 18 km from Dabolim Airport and at a distance of 9 km from the port town of Vasco da Gama. It is owing to such location almost exactly halfway along Goa's coast that Bogmalo serves as an ideal base for exploring the state. Half a kilometre long, this beach is characteristic of swaying coconut palms and soft sand.

The beach was initially just a fishing village until tourists started pouring in, attracted towards the simple beauty of the arena. As tourism started catching up in the small state of Goa, a number of luxury resorts, multicuisine restaurants and hi-tech shops selling handicrafts were set up at the Bogmalo beach. However, it was after Oberoi Group started managing a property, right on the sea, built by Trade Wings that Bogmalo became one of the most sought after beaches in Goa.

Beyond the building of Oberoi Hotel, several smaller islands and shipwrecks in the silt can be witnessed. At low tide, tourists can wade towards the far end of the beach that houses a little creek with a fishing hamlet located close by. A blend of serenity and modernism, Bogmalo is also a magnet for sun worshippers and water sports enthusiasts with its sheltered position and calm waters. The most popular activity amongst tourists, particularly Europeans, is sun bathing.

Things to do in Bogmalo

A major attraction of Bogmalo is the activities prevalent here like swimming, diving or sun bathing. Being one of the cleanest and least crowded beaches, Bogmalo has also become a popular hangout spot for picnickers. The best time to visit Bogmalo is October to March.

Travelling to Bogmalo

The nearest gateway to Bogmalo is Dabolim Airport located 18 km away, while those travelling via train can get down at Vasco da Gama or Margao. From thereon, buses and taxis are available to Bogmalo.

Travelling within Bogmalo

Tourists can hire motor bikes to travel around Bogmalo which costs about Rs 400 per day. Taxi services are also available for tourists who not comfortable with two wheelers. Taxis cost about Rs 6 to Rs 11 per km.

Accommodation options in Bogmalo 

Tourists in Bogmalo can avail various accommodation options, ranging from budget hotels to 5 star hotels. They can also opt for accommodations close to the Bogmalo Beach.

Bogmalo is one of the weekend getaway options for travelers living in Panjim and Kolhapur.

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Bogmalo Traveller Reviews

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Vivek Kumar

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  • Vivek Kumar
  • Lives in Hyderabad
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  • 1 Review
  •  31 readers


  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Aug 7, 2016
This is a beach located in Vasco city of Goa. Its a nice place to hangout with friends. We visited Goa in rainy season in the month of July. If you are visiting Goa in rainy season, make sure that you have umbrella and raincoat as it rains 24 hrs in rainy season. This will make your trip a lot easier. For food lovers this is not a good place as food are costlier here when compared to any city in India and also the taste of food is not up to the mark.
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Manan Juneja

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  • Manan Juneja
  • 1 Review
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"Nice place to visit"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Jul 5, 2016
It's a nice place to stay. Beach around the place. Shacks in walkway distance. Food nice, casino included and nice view from rooms. Nice house keeping. Service is good and it close Goa station. Karaoke nights yoga in morning, gym sports and garden facilities included.
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Surya Srivastava

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  • Surya Srivastava
  • Lives in Pune
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"If season hai boss... minimize your loss"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Feb 5, 2016
Why are taxi fares so high?
Why no budget accommodation available?
Why it is so humongously crowded?
Why are two wheelers being rented at resale prices?
For all these and many more such questions you always find just one answer 'Season hai na boss'.

When we reached Vasco station on 25th December. We then dodged it partially by choosing to stay at Bogmollo Beach near city Vasco Da Gama. Just across the railway station in Vasco, you will find bus stand which will take you straight to Bogmollo Beach at a nominal charge. You will be greeted by a small market, few home stays and Voila the beach. The beach is as good as any other beaches of Goa minus the crowd and limelight. So we took all the liberty to get drunk and lie on beach till wee hours. Not a single soul bothered me or female friends with me. Chilling breeze, stars and crashing sound of waves kept us company throughout the night. A couple of food joints were open till late night. At the right moment between being drunk and passing out we headed back to our home stay which was at stone throw distance from the beach. Overall we managed cost cutting by travelling in public buses, halting at not so famous but beautiful beach and off course cheaper alcohol.
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Gaurav Sharma

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  • Gaurav Sharma
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 2 Reviews
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"Relaxing holidaying"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Jun 15, 2013
Good place, away from crowd, nice location with proximity to beach..good but small pool. Need to improve food, especially the north Indian cuisines. Overall good place for a relaxing holidays with family..

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Location of restaurant is nice but the taste needs to be improved

Activities & things to do: Sea bathing....

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: Very close to Goa airport
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  •  4 helpful votes
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"excellent assom"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Apr 24, 2013
its realy supurb destination to hang out with mr frnds v can fun a lot worthfull beaches i like to visit once in a year atlest

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: food is ok nt so gud veg food is nt so good supurb sight.seeing morning time is fab to walk on beaches shopping is also nice nice collection of accesories

Activities & things to do: lot of activaties to disco pubs are fab nice curise to hang out with frnds

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: best is to go in train v can see sight seeing by train is good warnings is dont drink out of control
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