GOA-Dona Paula beach


Goa Dona Paula beach, connected with a romantic myth, is one of the hottest tourist spot in Goa. The beauty of Goa Dona Paula beach has been enhanced by a skittery past which has the tourists mobbing to this place People multitude the Dona Paula beach not only to enjoy the sun and the sea but also to indulge in water sports on the clear waters.
Other water sports include windsurfing, water-skiing, toboggan ski-biscuit, skibob, sports fishing, snorkelling, harpoon fishing, and yachting.
At the place where two of Goa's famous rivers meet the Arabian Sea is the reclusive bay of Dona Paula with a fine view of the Marmagao Harbour. 7-km from Panjim, drew close on the south side of the rocky, hammer-shaped headland that divides the Zuari and Mandovi bodies of water, this former fishing village is nowadays a commercialized resort.

The beach is named after Dona Paula de Menzes, daughter of a viceroy , who threw herself off the drop, when refused permission to marry a local fisherman, The myth says that Dona Paula is laid to rest in the Cabo Chapel of the Raj Bhawan and is supposed to be seen emerging from the moonlit waves wearing only a pearl necklace.
With the romance and myth attached to it—haunted by Dona Paula de Menzes—tourists pack the Dona Paula Beach not only in search of the deceased beloved, but also to indulge in water sports on the clear waters.
This beach has also been the location for many Indian movies, the most famous being Ek Duje Ke Liye. Given this dual attraction, Dona Paula Beach has become a popular tourist spot

The Dona Paula Beach offers an opportunity to the tourists to have a sunbath and buy cheap seaside goods from local vendors.

Other Attractions
1) Water Sport
2) National Oceanography Institute
3)The Cabo Raj Niwas
4) The Marine Biology Museum and Taxonomy Reference Center
5) Reis Magos Church

N The climate is equable and moist throughout the year. While it is pleasant and temperate from October to May it is rainy from June to September.

How to Reach There

By Air
The nearest airport is at Dabolim, which is 29 km away from Panaji and 36 km from Anjuna.

By Rail
Goa is connected with Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Mangalore, and Thiruvananthapuram by train. The nearest railway station is at Karmali, which is 15 km from the beach.

By Road

The Dona Paula Beach is well connected by road. 7 kilometers from the capital city, regular bus and taxi services are easily available.

Local Transportation
Bus, taxi, auto-rickshaw, and motorcycle services are the available means of local conveyance in the area.


Useful Links to Read:
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