Beaches and Island
2 - 3 Hours
Bat Island Also referred to as The Pequeno Island, the Bat Island is ideal for adventure seekers. About a kilometer from Baina Beach of Vasco-da-Gama, the delight has a little beach and tiny green stretch. This is where one can enjoy snorkeling or simply spend a lazy day soaking up the charms of the setting. The Bat Island is famous for snorkeling and is considered a perfect destination for the snorkelers. For snorkeling, the training and equipment are provided by the tour organizers and operators. The island provides a very interesting stopover along the Goan coast and can be reached by a 30-minute ride into the sea. At the Pequeno or the Bat Island, one can also enjoy a day off as there are numerous boatmen who moor themselves off Vasco. A boat can be hired from them or they can be asked to reach one off at the island.
The boatman can then be asked to come and pick one up the next day. Thus one can enjoy a whole day off at a private little beach of their own. The Pequeno or Bat Island of Goa is a very popular destination for many holidaymakers around the world. The Pequeno Island is a great place for tourists to visit, especially those who are looking for some adventure while they are holidaying in Goa. Pequeno Island has mostly rocky beaches, but they are strikingly beautiful. There is also a small stretch of greenery on the island. If you are into adventure and water sports, you would love snorkeling in the sea around Pequeno Island. It is a perfect place for snorkeling in the whole of major Goan destinations. If you are new to these kinds of water sports, you do not need to worry. You can contact your tour operator for formal training and equipment as well. The trainers would teach you the art of snorkeling and then you can feel the thrill of snorkeling in the sea. You can also take a half hour of a boat ride on the sea.
It would be a good idea to put up in one of the numerous Goa hotels while you are visiting Pequeno or Bat island of Goa. Tourists the Island stay there for the whole day and return back in the evening. But if you want a private hideaway for a night you can hire a boatman to reach you to the island. Ask the boatman to take you to Pequeno Island and come back the next morning. Be sure a night on the island would be the most thrilling experience. If you wish to visit the Pequeno or Bat Island of Goa, it would be best to put up in one of the hotels in Goa near Vasco Da Gama. The Island is surrounded by vivid coral reef. It would be a delightful experience to explore this magnificent star coral, brain coral, sea fans, sea whips, and many other sea creatures while snorkeling in the Pequeno Island. Apart from these, hundreds of colorful shoals can be seen swimming just near you. There are parrot fish, angel fish, squirrel fish, butterfly fish, groupers, snappers, triggerfish, lobsters, hawksbill turtle, sea cucumbers and sea urchins that you can see while you are exploring the sea. A visit to this beautiful Island will definitely be a fascinating and unforgettable experience.
|January to December|
|Monday||12:00 AM - 11:59 PM|
|Tuesday||12:00 AM - 11:59 PM|
|Wednesday||12:00 AM - 11:59 PM|
|Thursday||12:00 AM - 11:59 PM|
|Friday||12:00 AM - 11:59 PM|
|Saturday||12:00 AM - 11:59 PM|
|Sunday||12:00 AM - 11:59 PM|
|Last Admission||Open daily 24 Hours 365 Days.|
Things to carry
First aid kit
Food or Snacks
Things Not Allowed