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Suicide Point

Goa Suicide Point

It is a Picturesque place to get a good, breezy view of the sun and sea with Mormugao Harbour on one side and the open stretch of Arabian Sea on the other, perfect for the sunsets.

Just as Goa has an impeccable natural beauty, some of its places boast about a history that brings dismay and astonishment both. One such place is “Suicide Point” the name itself depicts the significance of this place.

Amidst all the merrymaking and fun, this place of the Goa has a sad past. It is the point where the daughter of Portuguese Viceroy, Dona Paula de Menezes, ended her life for her love. She fell in love with a Goan fisherman. Their love was never accepted by society and she ended her life here.

Situated near the Dona Paula beach, Suicide point also has a beauty that will leave you all stunned. It is basically a high cliff that gives a mesmerizing view of surrounding vicinity. The sunset view from this point is highly exhilarating. That is why it is a must-visit place in Goa.

Best time to visit?

Suicide Point upkeeps its beauty throughout the year. So, you can visit the place from January to December. But the beauty of this place from October to March is beyond comparison. Make sure you visit the place after 3:00 pm and don’t leave it before the sunset.

Best time to visit?

What else you can do here?

Unbound your photography skills and click some praiseworthy sunset views. You can also a handful of watersports at Dona Paula beach. Windsurfing, water skiing, parasailing, and motorboat rides are some of your options. Don’t forget to savior over the seafood in the restaurants such as Martin’s Beach Corner, Menino’s, Sea View, and Sea Pebble that stretches over the shoreline of Dona Paula beach.

Photography skills

Photography skills

Water Skiing

Water Skiing

Parasailing

Parasailing

Sunset views

Praiseworthy Sunset views

Wind Surfing

Wind Surfing

Motorboat rides

Motorboat rides

How to reach here?

By Train

Dona Paula doesn’t have its own railway station. The nearest railway station is Margao which is 29 km from Dona Paula.

By road

Suicide point is situated at just a distance of 7 km away from Panjim. One can easily reach here, by hiring cab or two-wheeler from Panjim. Car hire service is also available. You can catch a local bus from Panjim Bus Terminal and reach here after 15 minutes bus ride.

Nearby attractions

One thing at you must not visit while you are here in Dana Paula is to witness the beauty of the heart-shaped lagoon. When you will reach the top of the Suicide cliff, you can get its clear view and trust us the view will leave you spellbound for sure. Besides, the beaches of Dana Paula are worth visiting as they are pristine and tranquillity. Places such as Cabo Fort, National Oceanography Institute, Marine Biology Museum, Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Reis Magos church are also best places to visit in Goa during your tour to Dana Paula.

Cabo Fort

Cabo Fort

Marine Biology Museum

Marine Biology Museum

Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

Making the traveling plan

  • To explore the beauty of this place in full swing, it is better to book a Goa tour and travel package as they will let you explore all the nearby attractions as well.
  • Make sure that Goa tour and travel package that you are booking comes with flexible booking facility to offer you customized traveling facility.
  • Traveling to Suicide Point also demand a little bit of hiking so make sure you equip yourself with good walking shoes, sunscreen, and water bottle.

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