Mayem Lake (click here for photo)
Surrounded amidst rolling green hills in Bicholim this lake is an ideal picnic spot with boating facilities. Comfortable cottage accommodation is available.
Carambolim Lake (click here for photo)
Adding to the charm of the quiet village of Carambolim is the scenic reservoir fringed by lush greenery. Migratory birds seek this verdant landscape every year till the end of the season. The cacophony of 80 different varieties of birds is unbelievable, tending to their young in the mixed heronries on the aquatic vegetation. Jacanas with their iridescent colours and the spectacular purple moorhens can be seen delicately treading over the floating vegetation.
Netravalli Lake- Budbudyachi Tali (click here for photo)
This lake in Sanguem Taluka has unique characteristics. Continuous bubbles emerge from the lake surface, and upon clapping the intensity of the bubbles grow, with live springs suddenly gushing out..
22kms from Panaji, the spring emerges from hard and compact rocks and people bathe in its water with strong belief that ts has medicinal properties.
The natural spring at Pomburpa, situated on the outskirts of Bardez taluka, about 30 km from here, is one of the major centres of attraction for domestic and foreign tourists.
Known for its medicinal values, the spring water is used for bathing by ailing men and women who throng the spot throughout the year.
Boca De Vaca
Situated next to the Mahalaxmi Temple, the Boca de Vaca spring is one of the two springs that exist in Panaji Goa. The appearance of this Portuguese – built structure that remains aglow with soft decorative light in the evening gives it a name ‘Boca De Vaca’ literally meaning ‘the face of the cow’.