Mayem Lake has now been made more tourist- friendly

Dr. Pramod Sawant, Chief Minister of Goa, inaugurated the beautification and up-gradation works undertaken at Mayem Lake on 27th August 2019.  He also launched the Bungee Jumping Site there.

Mayem Lake is a famous tourist spot for boating or just relaxing and enjoying the scenery. The works undertaken include the development of approach road and parking area for around 57 cars, 40 two-wheelers and 10 tourist buses with a 12m wide approach road.

A ticketing booth and tourist information office has been put up at the entrance. The walkway lets the differently-abled move around freely.  There is a natural trail, where people can feel and experience the lake view and natural beauty. The existing lake retaining wall and parapet has also been strengthened.

 Picnic spots have also been developed. Children can enjoy in the play area with swings, see-saw, slopes, etc. To add to the fun, there is now an air-conditioned mirror maze, a duck house, and an amphitheatre (with a capacity for 120 people which can be increased to 200) for showcasing the local folk and cultural dances. Other facilities include a souvenir shop, potter huts to promote local artisans,  landscaping,  drinking water facility, restaurants, etc. 20 new boats and a jetty with a terminal building for queuing purpose and lakeside restaurant for leisure dining have been introduced. A small deck for educational fishing has also been set up.

To ensure the safety and security of tourists, CCTV cameras are installed, and signage is installed for tourist information and hindrance free movement of the tourists. The entire beautification and upgradation work at Mayem Lake has been undertaken by the Project Cell (SPV),  of the  Goa Tourism Development Corporation Ltd.