Dona Paula beach , Goa honeymoon , India

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Dona Paula beach is only 7 km from the Capital of Goa - Panaji (Panjim ) and has frequently been portrayed as a heaven of darlings. A prevalent tourist spot connected with sentiment and myth, the beach rests on the headland that partitions the Zuar and Mandovi estuaries. A complete and holiday spot for travelers, Dona Paula sunny shore is likewise a most hotand attractive location of film makers. 

There are numerous legends connected with this shore, the most acclaimed is that, the girl of a previous Portuguese Governor of Goa, Dona Paula de Menzes (after whom the beach of Dona Paula is named) tossed herself onto the rocks underneath the bluffs when her proposal was rejected to wed a neighborhood fisherman, Gaspar Dias. 

Be that as it may in the authentic records, Dona Paula is not a sentimental figure yet a figure in history. She was the girl of a Sri Lankan Governor and her family landed in Goa in 1644. Her spouse was Dom Antonio Souto Maior.

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