• About

    The silver sand of Galgibag is not a commercial beach but is quiet and tranquil with tall fir trees that line the sandy coastline. It is an isolated beach and is a nesting haven for the Olive Ridley turtles in Goa.

    Getting there

    The airport at Dabolim is 75 kms away, and a cab ride will take an hour and a half to get to Galgibag. The Margao railway station is 50 kms away, and you can hire a cab or an auto rickshaw from the station to get to the beach. Buses to Galgibaga can be boarded at the Margao Bus Station or at the Canacona Bus Station.

    Quick Facts

    • The isolated beach of Galgibag serves as a turtle nesting site, and one can observe the rare Olive Ridley turtles crawling majestically over the grainy sand. November is considered as the ideal month to observe the nesting ground of the turtles and one may even come across a few turtle eggs on the beach.
    • The Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary is located 8 kms away from Galgibag beach and is the second largest sanctuary in Goa. One can observe a variety of birds and wild animals such as the four-horned antelope, Malabar pit viper, heart-spotted woodpecker, speckled piculet and many more. The sightings of these animals is based on pure luck and the best time to visit are in the months of October to March.
    • La Mangrove is a beautiful riverside lounge that offers tipi accommodations. A tipi consists of a conical tent, held together by wooden poles. La Mangrove is just a five minute ride by bike from Galgibag beach and also offers yoga retreats and outdoor excursions.