Goa is synonymous with beaches and nightclubs. If you are planning your Goan vacation in Baga, you must not miss Mambos. One of the most well-known clubs in the area, this place also serves as an open-air lounge.
Mambos Timings and Cover Charges
Mambos is open on all days of the week from 6 PM to 4 AM. You will be charged an entry fee of INR 3,000 for each stag and INR 1,500 for each couple. Ladies have free entry. The cover charge is inclusive of all food and drinks.
What to Do at Mambos
Mambos has a dedicated dance floor where you can move to the tunes of the live DJ. Both national and international DJs play here. One of the unique things about this club is its music, which changes every day of the week. This means, you will hear a different genre every time you enter if you decide to go clubbing at Mambos 7 nights straight.
Apart from dancing, you can also participate in karaoke nights which are organized from time to time. Mambos is known for its bartending staff who serve up some amazing cocktails in a fancy style of their own. Expect to run up a bill of around INR 2,000 if you are visiting as a couple and will be consuming alcohol.
Mambos offers two different ambiences. There is an open-air area for lounging. There is also an indoor dance floor and a seating area. You can even watch live matches in the indoor section. However, table reservation is recommended as its popularity may not ensure you a place if you just decide to walk in.
Mambos offers a variety of cuisines such as Goan, Chinese, North Indian and continental. You can have hot beverages such as teas and coffees. Various types of sweet and savory sandwiches are also offered here. You can pick from a selection of vegetarian and non-vegetarian soups which are served with local bread. Salads, calzones, finger foods, pasta, seafood, pizzas and desserts are also available here.
When it comes to drinks, those who are abstaining from alcohol can look at their mocktail section or grab a Red Bull, a can of juice or ask for an ale. For the drinkers, there is Indian beer and breezers, a long list of cocktails, Irish and American whiskeys, gin, tequila, cognac and brandy.
You can also try Goan palm feni or cashew feni. For wine lovers, Mambos has both champagnes and sparkling wines. You will also find a variety of white wines, red wines and rose wines here from India, Australia, Italy and Spain. Lastly, Goan port wine is served here too.
How to Reach Mambos
Mambos is located on Baga Beach along Tito’s Lane in North Goa and one can reach this lounge in the ways listed as under:
By Air: If you fly into the Manohar International Airport in Mopa, it will take you 50 minutes to cover the 32 kilometers to get to Mambos. The distance from the Dabolim Airport is 43 km and it takes around 1 hour from there.
By Train: 27 km away, the nearest railway station to this nightclub is Karmali Railway Station. It will take around 40 minutes to reach Mambos from there.
By Bus: The nearest bus stop to Mambos is Calangute Bus Stand which is about 2.2 km away. If you are arriving in Goa by an outstation bus at the Panaji KTC Bus Stand, you can directly take a cab or catch a local bus to Calangute which is 13 km away and a 26-minute local bus ride.
By Car: Get in touch with one of the top car rental companies in Goa if you wish to drive to Mambos. It is recommended to have a designated driver who will not be drinking in case you plan to take your hired car back to your accommodation.
By Bike or Scooty: Two-wheelers are one of the most convenient modes of transportation in Goa and rentals are available everywhere in the state. However, the main rider must not drink if the plan is to ride back to your hotel.
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