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Dona Paula Beach

7 km from Panaji Centre | Lovers Paradise, Panaji, India
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Ranked #20 of 80 Attractions in Panaji
Type: Beaches
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Dehradun, India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

The Place has convergence of River Zuari, Mandovi and the Sea. View from this place is Fantastic and Must visit Place.

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Surat, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Dona Paula beach is about 3-4 miles from Panaji. The Bay of Dona Paula is where two of Goa's rivers, the Zuari and the Mandovi, meet the Arabian Sea. A former fishing village, it has a nice view of Marmagao Harbor. There are a few romantic myths associated with Dona Paula. One is that Paulo was a poor fisherman and... More

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Pune, India
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This is a jetty, not a beach. But worth visiting. We visited in monsoon and water flow seemed to be quite rough.

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Bangalore, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Had a craze to see this place becoz of shingham movie as some scenes of the movie was shooted here.This place is OK types.Dona Paula is not a beach it can be described as a sea side memorial and activity centre.You can combine visit of Miramar beach which is on the way when you come from Panjim.Moving ahead you have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

It's amazing!!! Though the meeting point of the two rivers mandovi and zuari is little far from the rocky structure it seems like walking on the sea itself! The sunset was jst mesmerising!!! The rocky structures have a lot of history to be told and are quite enchanting with the amazing backdrop... jst loved it...

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delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

First Dona Paula is not a beach it can be described as a sea side memorial and activity centre. Just 7 Kms from Panjim ,It is advisible to come by Auto rickshaw if you do not have a transport of your own as buses are available but they leave you at a little distance and walking in the narrow lane... More

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Dehradun, India
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142 attraction reviews
311 helpful votes 311 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Dona Paula is frequented by many for the much awaited jet ski ride at the promenade. These guys are absolute thrill demons....they can put a James Bond chase to shame, no jokes here! At Rs 200, take a super fast 5 minute round of the harbour and you will wonder how did you get back to where you began?! The... More

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

the promenade at dona paula has its own character. Its a nice walk down to the harbour area. You can view the entire stretch of south Goa from here. water sports activities are carried out at nominal rates.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We went there in the evening , it was pleasant weather with nice breeze, so enjoyed the outing.....our driver told us that The harbor/place was a village renamed after a great lady who was respected by locals . We also clicked beautiful sunset pictures at the site....

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Bhubaneswar, India
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Pictured in the movies Ek Duje Ke Liye and Singham, this place is named after a historical figure in Portugese India. We were there in the monsoon so couldn't enjoy the jetski.

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