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