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Lakes In & Around Goa

Undulations in Geography of Goa have turned the state into a region stuffed with geographical features. Hills, Rivers and Beaches are just the tip of the iceberg as this tiny coastal state is wealthy enough in terms of Lakes. Lakes in Goa have a serene appeal drawing the restless minds towards it.

Eminent Lakes In & Around Goa

Mayem Lake, also called Maya Lake is an asset for the ones coming to visit North Goa. Located 7 Kms from The Saptakoteshwar Temple, this Crystal Clear Lake is frequently visited destination for the locals arranging one-day trip to this place. The placid feel of The Mayem Lake in Goa has been tempting travelers throughout the year. You can spot geese while you go for boating. The stylishly designed cottages close to the Mayem Lake are optional. Try to get a close watch of the famous Chamundi Temple at Piligao on your way to Mayem. Hills and valleys with areca nut and pineapple plantations are ideal backdrops.

Carambolim Lake scores where most other Lakes in Goa can't. This man made freshwater lake gets the world of attention from the Birdwatchers. Revered as the famous Bird Watching Hub in Goa, Carambolim Lake is a home to Moorhens, Herons, Shovelers, Coots and Jacanas along with migratory birds. Within easy access from Karmali Railway Station, this Goa Lake gives you enough breathing space for your next trip.

Curtorim Lake in South Goa gives a tough competition to its rivals as the place is increasingly getting popular owing to its unfailing maintenance. Both Birds and Bird Watchers Flock here to witness some of the rare species. Curtorim, notably the most picturesque village in Goa gets the deserved attention mainly because of this lake. Uncompromising Greenery, Swaying Trees and nature's niceties create an ambience far different from Margao, which is few kilometers away. Boating facility in this lake is an added attraction.

Last Updated On: 2011/07/04