Dona Paula beach is easily one of the busiest beaches in Goa for several reasons.
The region itself has become increasingly popular as more and more people visit the area and tell their friends and family about the incredible surroundings and fantastic vacation they spent in Goa.
There are numerous shacks and huts along this Goan beach that sell everything from local cuisine and local liquor to trinkets and locally made craft items.
As well as the quaint shacks run by local vendors, Dona Paul Beach in Goa has a now infamous history.
The area is named after Dona Paula de Menzes, the daughter of a viceroy who jumped off the cliff because she wasn’t permitted to marry the man she loved.
The story is told that Dona Paula can be seen walking out of the sea wearing just her pearl necklace. The story and the history is extremely popular with visitors and many people visit the area to see the sight of this tragic story. The Dona Paula beach in Goa has also been the set for many Indian movies, another tourist attraction that makes the region even more popular.
Oysters and prawns are the most popular food around Goa and this particular Goan beach is no exception.
Feni and Port are also very popular, being the two local liquors, and the beach shacks selling food and drink offer both of these delicacies in abundance as well as a friendly atmosphere and incredible service.
Water sports at Dona Paula beachare enjoyed by many of the tourists because the water is clear and safe. The Dona Paula water sports club has been established and offers tourists the opportunity to partake in many different types of water sport.
There are many different accommodation options both in Dona Paula and in the surrounding beaches in Goa.
They cater for every budget and every taste so you can be sure to find somewhere to stay that is perfect for your needs.