Located 7 kilometers west of the Indian state of Goa’s capital Panajim (Panaji), Dona Paula Beach is nestled on the southern side of the rocky hammer-shaped headlands that divide the Zuari and Mandovi estuaries. Providing a good view of the Mormugao harbor, this beach is fringed by palm trees and casuarina groves. The proximity of the beach to the capital city makes it a popular tourist sight. Water sports is the primary tourist activity besides

Separated by a landmass on the East of Dona Paula beach lies Vainguinim beach. It is a protected beach and is primarily used by the hotels guests staying at the Cidade De Goa Beach Resort and other few resorts bordering the beach. It is flanked by the waters of the Arabian sea on one side and the steep cliffs of the Western Ghats on the other. It is truly a must visit for all the tourists visiting Goa.

Sea Condition – November to March
Morning : Calm
Post Afternoon : Calm to Slight

Sea Condition – April to October
Morning : Slight
Post Afternoon: Slight to Rough

Lifeguard Beach Station
Dona Paula: Located at Dona Paula Jetty Vainguinim Beach: None

Beach Timings
7:30 am to Sunset

Beach Popular For
Water Sports - W
indsurfing and Parasailing

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