Bogmalo is a crescent shaped beach located about 4kms from Dabolim airport. Bogmalo beach houses a small dive school. The dive school is one of the few schools in India, which offers open water diving courses. The school is located at the far end of the beach and also offers 'try dives' to the novices. This school in Bogmalo also do guided dives to the coral beds and shipwreck sites.
Bogmalo fringed by tall palm trees and green hills on its three sides along with some great eating joints is located almost midway between the popular beaches in Goa on the northern side and the more quiet south Goa beaches. Bogmalo beach is one of the least crowded beaches and the prime attraction of the beach is underwater diving. Bogmalo is home to India's first mainland scuba diving school.
St. Bartholomew Church
St. Bartholomew Church is located in Chicalim about 5 kms from Bogmalo. Major attraction of this church is the celebration of feasts of St. Francis Xavier and Mary Immaculate.
Also popularly known as Vasco, Vasco da Gama is located on the narrow western tip of the Marmagoa peninsula, overlooking the mouth of the Zuari River about 4 kms from Bogmalo. The city of Vasco-da-Gama is a shipping centre and plays an integral role in the economy of Goa. Acquired by the Portuguese in 1543 for its strategic location, Vasco was among the busiest ports on India's west coast. The Naval Aviation Museum is also in Vasco.
Naval Aviation Museum
Naval Aviation Museum is located in Bogmalo. The museum has been divided into indoor and outdoor galleries. It exhibits six Vintage Naval Aircrafts besides bombs torpedo sensors and cannons which were used by naval aircrafts