Betim is a small village situated in the Bardez taluka of North Goa at about 1 km west of the famous Mandovi Bridge. The village is known as a boat building and fishing village and is well connected with the nearby places.
Betim is well known among the people of Goa for the fresh seafood available. At a place known as Malim located here one can see a number of fishing trawlers. The Mandovi Fishermen Marketing Co-operative Society Limited is also located at Malim where one can get plenty of fresh seafood at cheap rates.
Betim is also usually crowded as many people come here for the ferry service available here that takes you across to Panjim, the capital city of Goa. During the day one can see a lot of traffic in the village of Betim as it straddles the busy road to the famous spots of Goa - Candolim and Calangute.
The Betim village in Goa has a market known as the Betim bazaar. One can also see a small Sikh temple or gurudwara situated here known as the Shri Guru Singh Sabha the foundation of which was laid by Giani Zail Singh, the former President of India.
3 km west of the Betim bazaar is Reis Magos where one can see the Reis Magos church that was built in 1555 and also the famous Reis Magos Fort. There are a lot of buses from Panjim and Mapusa that take you to Betim.