Goa formed part of the Mauryan Empire in the 3rd century BC. This was followed by the rule of the Satvahanas of Kolhapur and the Bhojas who made Chandor their capital. From 580 - 750 AD the Chalukyas of Badami held sway over Goa until the Silharas took control in 1086 AD. Gulhalla Deva of the Kadambas, originally from Mysore, consolidated his hold over Chandor in the 11 th century AD until the 13 th century AD.
Colva also called the Colva- Benaulim Beach is one of the finest Goa beaches. The place is ideal for honeymooners who can enjoy the serene beauty and quietness of Goa by spending memorable moments in the Colva Beach in Goa. There are a variety of restaurants to choose from.
They offer quality Goan and international food and drinks. The white sand beach of colva runs 20 km southwards of Goa. The other attraction of this place includes the Our Lady of Mercy Church famous for the annual fest Fama, celebrated since the 17th century. Christmas brings a new look to this beach every year.
Dona Paula Beach Goa vacation could be an exotic experience with water sports bringing an additional thrill to the beauty of the place. The place is also a popular destination for shopping Goa handicrafts and dresses.
Tourists indulge in sunbath, cruises and biking. Several traditional stories and myths attached to this place also lure tourists. You can find cheap and affordable accommodation in the Goa Dona Paula Beach and wooden eateries and liquor shops all around the place.
The Varca Beach Goa has made its name in among the popular beach destinations for tourists in Goa. The Varca Beach also called the Cavelossium Beach gives a glimpse of the traditional fishing villages in Goa. Thatched roof houses and wooden shacks adorn the place.
Historically it is inhabited by the Christian fishing folks of Goa. Prominent resorts in the Varca Beach are the Club Mahindra Varca Beach Resort, colonio Jose Menino and the Ramada Caravela Beach Resort. You can opt for lodging at the family houses as well.
Mabor Beach GoaMobor is a small stretch of beach eleven kilometres south of Colva beach. The Beache is relatively isolated and there are few beach shacks here. Mobor has a fishing village with a small lagoon near the mouth of a river, and its fun to watch the seagulls that come to feast on the fish drying on the sand.