A Place For Swimming
No entry fee
Sunday - Saturday, 6 AM - 10 PM
Duration of Visit:
2 to 3 hours
Hollant beach is located within a shallow bay that has a gentle slope towards the sea.There are no currents flowing here and the beach is very safe for swimming. Hollant beach is a small beach located to the south of Bogmalo beach. It is located at a distance of 7 kms. from Vasco city. During low tide the beach area substantially increases since the slope of the beach is gradual and shallow. Further into the sea, fishermen often anchor their boats.
Due to the shallow draft of the water at this beach, it is a favorite amongst families. Often families can be seen frolicking in the shallow water and enjoying themselves. There are just a couple of beachside shacks at this beach. No major hotels are located close to the beach. However accommodation can be found with the locals at guest houses and villas on rent.gate place a swimming place.
One can only travel here with their own vehicle. The beach is well connected by road though. To the left side of the beach, a small trail through a hillock which leads to Cansaulim beach.
Perfect place for solitude and amateur fishing, the Hollant Beach, or, as it is also called by the name of a nearest village, Issorsim is another one great beaches inhabited by corals of all types and colors. The colonies of hard corals, various marine fauna and the proximity of a huge diving center in Bogmalo city attract to Hollant Beach resort fans of underwater adventures and photography. At some days the water is so much clear that corals can be seen from the seashore with the naked eye. It is possible during the season which, as everywhere in Goa, lasts from October till May.
The Hollant beach is also known as a suitable place for one of the most popular water sports activities in Goa doing – the kayaking. On the beach, as well as on the road which leads to the airport, there are some kayaking centers which provide all the necessary equipment for this entertainment enjoying.
It is very much picturesque and vivid at Hollant beach during the high water, when the salt water of the Indian Ocean meets a fresh water of the flowing near creek.The Hollant beach in Goa attracts huge crowds of visitors and tourists. It is known to be the only beach in Goa where one can see a sunrise.
he Hollant beach, 2 km away offers beautiful views encompassing the main southern beaches of Goa, along with the foothills of the Western Ghats. The Goa beach resorts here have an excellent choice in restaurants and the cafes near the Park Plaza are also good. Seafood from the cuisine of Goa and India is a particular specialty.