The Villa Goa
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Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
The restored 200 year old mansion that has been transformed into a luxurious setting for leisure and pleasure, set amidst a legacy of a glorious past. Characteristic Indo-Portuguese mansion layout with rooms arranged around a central open courtyard. The rooms have high ceilings constructed in teak wood with terracotta tiles, that maintain the cool environment. Shuttered oyster shell windows, illuminate and offer privacy.
The garden villa, Villa Jardim has been remodeled in the Indo–Portuguese style that is unique to Goa, with a veranda and terrace over looking the stunning infinity swimming pool, and the peaceful garden rich in flora and fauna. The villa offers stylish comfortable accommodation with modern facilities that include air-conditioning.
Villa Jardim bedrooms have a large terrace that is cooled by the fresh breeze. Dine on the veranda over-looking the garden and in the balmy evenings romanced by candle light. The European Chef in the kitchen of house offers superb Mediterranean cuisine. Enjoy the swimming pool or lounge on the deck, The Villa staff will be on call to assist with shopping, arrange transport, restaurant bookings and activities.
The Villa Goa sleeps up to 10 people in three double and two twin bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms. Reservations can be made for smaller groups of 4 to 8 people.
Staff includes: Steward, Housekeepers, Chef, Cook and Kitchen Helper, Night Watchman, Gardeners, and Maintenance
The Villa Goa - luxury villa rental offering a secure and discreet alternative to hotels and resorts.
Licensed by the Tourism Department and managed by Soma Hotel and Health PVT Limited.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Anjuna, Vagator 5 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dabolim Airport, Goa 45 km, Nearest railway: Tivim 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Air conditioning, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 5 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 24, Lounge seats for 25|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The 6,000 sq ft mansion provides entrance balcáo with original oyster shell windows a traditional meeting place for the ancestors family and guests, large reception with 7 meter high ceiling constructed in teak wood and terracotta tiles provides a cool retreat overlooking the formal terraced garden, media room with 'state of the art' electronics for your entertainment, dinning opens to the courtyard, kitchen and utility room with balcáo. Accommodates 6 people in two double and one twin bedroom all with en-suite bathrooms.
The villa in the garden. Provides a provides a private retreat with veranda and terraces, sitting room with comfortable exclusive furniture, contemporary styling and entertainment systems, and a galley kitchen. Upstairs the bedrooms can be accessed directly from the outside. Sleeps four people in one double and one twin bedroom, the rooms have double doors that open onto a large terrace where you can enjoy the view of the sub-tropical garden and exotic birds. Both have beautifully designed en-suite bathrooms with every modern convenience that includes power showers.
Mediterranean recipes using top quality ingredients when they are at their seasonal best. Fresh locally grown fruits, vegetables, herbs & spices. Fish and crustaceans from the harbour market when the fishing boats unload their Arabian Sea catch. Healthy ingredients inspire the cook's repertoire of delicious dishes. To start the day freshly squeezed juice, muesli, scrambled eggs with smoked salmon, home-made breads & marmalade, and from the Indian plantations, coffee & tea.
For dinner a different fixed menu is offered everyday that is tailored to your diet. For example an evening meal begins with fresh juice with sparkling dry wine followed by watermelon salad with Parma ham, Parmigiani Reggiano and mint. Main course of nutmeg chicken roasted at a high temperature which intensifies the flavour of the dish or perhaps baked sea bass stuffed with herbs served in it's own jus with potatoes and roasted peppers with basil. Desserts include dark chocolate truffle, crispy mango stacks with fruit coulis, and espresso flavoured creme caramel.
An example of a vegetarian meal starts with melon tonic followed by sour cucumber salad with fresh dill and crispy bread rolls. Main course of tagliatelle with walnut sauce or red onion & cream cheese pastries served with seasonal vegetables. For dessert caramelized upside down pear pie or baked bananas with ice cream.
Continental breakfast - Complimentary
|Further details outdoors|
The Goa Villa facilities include a private 18m x 5m x 1.5m deep lap pool that is enhanced with the finest cool blue Italian glass mosaics, the crystal clear water reflecting the blue sky. Sunbathe, relax on the teak sun loungers under the parasols, refreshing drinks can be served by the villa staff.
The formal manicured terraced gardens at the front of the property are in contrast to the lush planted chaos of the sub-tropical garden at the rear of the property. Stroll and enjoy the flora and fauna in 1 1/2 acres of this tropical paradise. The shaded pergola is perfect for outdoor dining.
The Villa Goa - luxury villa rental offering a secure and discreet alternative to hotels and resorts
Welcome pack is provided on arrival.
Smoking is permitted other than in the rooms.
All The Villa Goa staff speak English.
The Goa region
Goa is renowned for its beaches, places of worship and world heritage architecture, Goa is visited by large numbers of international and domestic tourists each year. It also has rich flora and fauna, owing to its location on the Western Ghats range, which have been internationally recognised as one of the biodiversity hotspots of the world.
The wildlife sanctuaries boast of more than 1512 documented species of plants and over 275 species of birds.
Goa is India's smallest state by area. Located on the west coast of India in the region known as the Konkan, it is bounded by the state of Maharashtra to the north, and by Karnataka to the east and south, while the Arabian Sea forms its western coast with a coastline of 101 km.
Panaji is the state's capital. The historic cities still exhibit the cultural influence of the Portuguese, who first landed in the early 16th century as merchants, and conquered it soon thereafter. The Portuguese overseas territory existed for around 450 years, until it was annexed by India in 1961.
Include; luxury cruises, deep sea fishing, white water rafting, parasailing, houseboat river trips, cultural tours, bird watching, wildlife sanctuaries and back water wildlife trips, casinos, night and day markets.
Winter: Late November to Mid-February - Min. 19ºC - Max. 32ºC
Summer: Mid-March to End of June - Min. 25ºC - Max. 45ºC
Monsoon: July to End September - 250cm to 300cm of rain
Assagao, which is considered one of the most fashionable residential areas in Goa, is an ideal hide out that is gifted with natural beauty, temperate climate and lies in a valley clothed in cashew groves. It is close to Anjuna, Vagator and the quiet beaches in North Goa, as well as the best restaurants and Mapusa market town.
There are beauty and well-being treatments & classes available that include; Ayurveda, Yoga, Watsu, along with relaxation and alternative healing therapies. The Villa Goa Manager will be happy to assist in making the arrangements and bookings.
Also, in Assagao there are a number of shops and cafe's that include; 'Villa Blanc' it is close by and perfect for breakfast or lunch serving fresh salads and warm European dishes in a relaxing environment. 'Story of India' showcases Indian Contemporary Fashions and has an in-door out-door coffee shop. 'Pink India' that would be happy to visit you at The Villa Goa, it is an International brand that caters for the boho chic woman that offers silk garments that are machine washable and accessories in exclusive Pink India prints. Within walking distance is the 'Cheshire Cat' that is housed in one of the mansion in the area, the galleries display hand crafted jewellery by their workshop team and includes jewels by the glamorous Emma Chapman, the award winning London and Paris fashion week jewellery designer.
Mapusa Market, 5 minutes away, is especially busy on Friday for the big market where you can find almost anything. Also, in Mapusa the Union Pharmacy is an excellent Ayurvedic pharmacy with an antidote for almost all health concerns. 10 minutes away by car, the famous Wednesday Flea Market in Anjuna is where you will find foreigners and clothes and jewellery, and an endless labyrinth of sellers. The beach here has the most alluring and relaxing stretch of sand with a number of good eating and drinking options.
Other beaches in North Goa included Morjim, Aswem, Mandrem and Arambol, that have the least amount of tourists and vendors. The area is scattered with good beach shacks, some with sun beds and swimming is fantastic. 'La Plage', Aswen, is situated on one of Goa's finest stretches of beach, with an elegant atmosphere and superb French Fusion cuisine.
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20 Dec 2011
"A secluded, seductive, sub tropical hideaway!"
Villa Goa offers a seamless blend of contemporary, classic and colonial styles. The infinity pool teamed with the fab chef, meticulous staff and lush landscaped gardens is a guarantee for 'all-out sub tropical indulgence'.
16 Sep 2010
Villa Goa is a wonderful retreat , secluded in tropical gardens, yet located close to the best facilities ,beaches and restaurants in Goa. The house and Villa are more than we expected, typical old go… More
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