If you too are planning a romantic tour with your life partner or your love, ‘Dona Paula Beach’ is the best place for you. This place is called ‘lovers’ paradise’. This place is just 7 kilometers from Panaji, the capital of Goa. The place is named after the Indian Viceroy’s daughter ‘Dona Paula de Menges’. So let’s know some more special things about this romantic destination …
Died for the sake of her love :-
Dona Paula de Menges, the daughter of the Indian Viceroy, fallen for a guy. But due to not getting married to him she decided to give up on her life. That is why the beach is named after her.
Local residents say that Donna had a peculiar affection for the people of the village and also for the wildlife. She cared for everyone’s needs and help. After her death, the people of the village also agreed to name the beach on her name.
Dona Paula Beach has a wonderful confluence of the two famous rivers of Goa and the Arabian Sea. Apart from this, all the water sports are also organized here. Also, there is a good market of local craft here. Where handmade luxurious items are easily available.
November is very special here :-
The month of November is very special on Dona Paula Beach. Many water sports festivals are organized here during this period. This is the reason that the time from November to March is considered to be very favorable for visiting here. During this time, the weather here is mildly hot and mild winter. Which further increases the romanticism in the air.
This is how Dona Paula arrived :-
If you want to reach Dona Paula Beach by train, then the nearest railway station is Vasco de Gama. Its distance from the center is 28 kilometers. After this you can go to resort by local means. If you are going by bus, then you can take local means from Panaji bus stand, capital of Goa. While going by flight, Goa Airport is the nearest to the beach. From here you will get local resources easily.
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