Beaches & Forts
Reis Magos Fort
Built in 1551, to protect the narrowest point at the mouth of the Mandovi estuary, it was also used to accommodate viceroys and other dignitaries newly arrived from, or en route to, Lisbon. Open: Tues – Sun, from 11.00 - 17.30 hours. Closed: Mon.
Fort Aguada & Lighthouse
Fort Aguada and its lighthouse is a well-preserved 17th century Portuguese fort overlooking the Arabian Sea. Named after water (Agua in Portuguese), the freshwater spring in the fort was used to provide water supply to the ships that used to stop by. The famous fort has been pictured in many movies. The views from this fort are stunning. Definitely take a moment to sit and enjoy the view!
Open: Sun – Sat, from 08.30 - 17.30 hours.
Close to the Taj Fort Aguada hotel, this beach is famous for water sport activities – jet skiing, parasailing, banana boats, wind surfing etc.
Famous for the Baga creek and the beach lined shacks, this beach is very popular among tourists. Also famous for water sport activities - jet skiing, parasailing, banana boats, wind surfing etc.
This fort offers steep hiking path and fantastic views of River Chapora and the Arabian sea. Known for its sunset view.
Dramatic red cliffs looking down to the shores, this beach is very popular among tourists for his fantastic sunset views and the rock sculpture of Lord Shiva’s face.
Once a hippie haven, the rocky beach has one of Goa’s best sunset views.