• About

    Netravali Lake is known for its bubbling surface that occasionally spurts water bubbles upon creating a loud noise. Located in Sanguem, there are many legends associated with the bubble lake, the most common being that the bubbles are caused by a local deity. However, the bubbles have been scientifically attributed to the presence of sulphur dioxide, carbon dioxide and limestone or methane in the water bed.

    Getting there

    The Dabolim airport is 50 kms away, and a cab will take about 70 minutes to get to Netravali Lake. The closest railway station is at Margao at a distance of 29 kms. The Netravali Lake is around 58 kms away from Panaji. There are local buses available from Panaji to Sanguem. From Sanguem, you can hire a cab or two wheeler and then head to Netravali Lake.

    Quick Facts

    • The Lake is most popularly known for its bubbling surface whereby the intensity of the bubbles increases upon clapping loudly.
    • The lake is situated amongst thick woods and serves as a water tank for the nearby Gopinath temple. The structure of the temple strongly resembles that of the Tambdi Surla temple as the four columns are similar in structure.
    • One can also observe a few rock carved structures near the Gopinath temple where symbols of Lord Shiva or granite Shivlings (symbols of Lord Shiva) are worshipped regularly by devotees.