Benaulim Travel Guide
Benaulim also known as Banavali, is a census town in South Goa district in the state of Goa, India. It is a beach town a little south of Margao in Goa, India.
It is a town of immense natural beauty, located along the scenic south goa coastline. Legend has it that Lord Parashurama, incarnation of Lord Vishnu, shot an arrow from the Sahyadri mountains in adjacent konkan; the arrow (Baan in Sanskrit) landed at the site of this present-day town. The village also has a special significance for Christians as it is the birthplace of Father Joseph Vaz.