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GOAgaga-For families n couples

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 43 reviews

Aldeia Siesta

Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming Pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 3km

Where would you like your house to be? Not right in the middle of clamor but close enough to the flagships and comfortable living? We thought the same when we bought GOAgaga, a spacious, luxe one BHK villa-apt in Aldeia Siesta, a newly constructed building with a fresh design and open podiums that houses 18 villa apts in Saligao, Bardez, North Goa.

The building is within a 24x7 security kept gated compound with an enticing private pool (and a baby pool end) for you to indulge whenever it suits you. It's extremely safe for families and unchaperoned ladies.

The house is fully equipped with a functional kitchen and the rest of the amenities from a washer to an ironing machine and board. You open the door to a wide porch where you can cozy up in the lounge chairs given by us. From your bedroom you step out to a nice balcony with unbridled view of greens and the blue sky.

GOAgaga is less than 4 km drive from the Calangute/Baga beaches through the winding, uncluttered roads till you reach the Calangute nexus. Rent a bicycle and enjoy the sheer pleasure of riding on the good Goan roads with picturesque views. Or hire a bike or cab and take off to your favorite spots.

Our friend and supervisor is right there to arrange your desired, convenient mode of movement.

Cast in all the peace of rustic living, GOAgaga has grocery stores and home delivery joints nearby to make you completely at ease. It even has fine dining experiences within walking distances.

We're not saying our holiday rental, GOAgaga, is the best. But it's definitely best suited for the kind of stayer in you if these are the features you're looking for.

It adds that little cherry atop your Goan experience!

My website is goagagaholiday.weebly.com.

CUSTOMIZED ITINERARY PROVIDED FOR CONFIRMED RESERVATIONS.

Latest is addition of POWER BACK UP (for fans and lights).

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Calangute 3 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Dabolim International Airport 42 km, Nearest railway: Thivim 14 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, Staffed property
Pool Children's pool
General Air conditioning, Safe, Satellite TV
Standard Toaster, Iron
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Facilities factored in the custom made list above have been excluded from the one below.

THE LIVING ROOM

• Sofa set

• Center table

• Two peg tables

• Wooden floor seat

• Console

• Carpet

• Four cushions with covers (small)

• Two cushions with covers (big)

• Stand-alone lamp shade

• Ceiling fan

• Wall-mounted wooden racks (set of three)

• Wall-mounted clock

• Books. P G Wodehouse. Reader's Digest compiled English novels (2)/Children' books

• GOAgaga diary AND Goa directory

• Tata Docomo plug n surf (Internet dongle)

THE BED ROOM

• A wardrobe

• Six cloth hangers (in the wardrobe)

• Two peg tables with reading lamps (60 W)

• A mirror

• Wall-mounted dressing table

• Ceiling fan

• An umbrella

• A bed-step-out rug (brown-colored)

• Ironing board

• Liquid mosquito repellant

THE WARDROBE

• Medicine kit (crocin, d-cold, dispirin, band aid, Dettol, cotton roll, odomos)

• Housewives' kit (scissors, cello tape, thread and needle, pen, gum, sticky note, Johnson's cotton swabs)

• Surplus stuff (accessible only to management)

THE BALCONY

• Two chairs and a table

• A steel clothes stand

• Wall-mounted CFL lamp

THE KITCHEN

• Microwave (convection/Panasonic)

• Induction Cook Top (Prestige)

• Aqua guard (Eureka Forbes)

• Blender

• Plastic tub (as dish drainer)

• Plate rack (steel)

• Glass holder

• Fruit basket (steel/atop refrigerator)

• Kitchen tissues

• Plastic food shield (pastel green)

• Kitchen towels, dusting and mop cloths

Utensils/Cutlery

• Microwavable coffee mugs, glasses and plates (six pink plates are microwavable; six printed melamine plates are non-microwavable)

• Lock n Fresh container (with lid/one/microwavable)

• Melamine bowls and glass dishes (non-microwavable)

• Pyrex dish (one/microwavable)

• Pearl-pet (food-grade) bottles and containers

• Pestle (steel)

• Chopping board

• Non-stick pans and pressure cooker (induction cook top compatible)

• Knives, spoons, and forks

• Strainer

• Tin opener (opens bottles too)

• Veggie grater n peeler

• One kids' set (melamine plate, bowl, spoon n fork)

THE BATHROOM

• Buckets (two big and two small)

• Mug

• Bath set (soap dispenser, soap dish, cotton swab holder, toothbrush/paste holder)

• Spray shower

• Bathroom tissue

• Geyser

• Exhaust

• Laundry bag (just outside the bathroom)

FOR KIDS (EXCLUSIVELY)

(1) Baby seater (Car)

(2) Stroller

(3) Lunch set (plate and bowl)

(4) Story books

Further details outdoors

The building is new and houses 18 villa apartments including GOAgaga. Less than five are the permanent stayers. As such there's never a crowd in the garden.

The garden is green and well-kept with potted plants and swatches of Korean grass.

There's ample space to stroll.

The private pool is completely for your indulgence. The shallow end caters to kids.

Private parking space is provided and GOAgaga has an independent slot.

Further details

(1) Pick-up and drop can positively be arranged. So can be hired cabs for your use during the stay (chauffeured and self-driven). However, charges are not covered in the tariff.

(2) The cleaning of the house is done by the maid during working hours. You can either call her in when you're around or leave the keys with the security but make sure your valuables are locked in the wardrobe (left side).

(3) Please use the electronic equipment conscientiously. The manuals for the washing machine, induction hob, microwave are kept in the kitchen. On doubt please refer them.

(4) Please do not iron on the bed.

(5) Smoking is allowed but please avoid smoking in the bedroom.

(6) Please ensure you keep the windows and the bathroom door closed before you lock and step out.

(7) Internet facility is available through the Tata Docomo plug n surf device. However, charges are not covered in tariff. The guest on booking can choose the required plan and on payment it'll be activated for you.

(8) The management provides only information and feedback on hot-spots and places to visit. But we give no physical/logistics assistance in travel reservations, club, event bookings for you during your stay there.

(9) Please avoid hanging clothes on the private balcony and porch rails. I request you to use the clothes stand provided by us.

(10) Pl consult the security for pool timings and associated rules.

The Goa/West India region

Imagine an entire village jumping into water bodies in glee and abandon with floral head gears right when the monsoons are on! Well, the Goans do it at the Sao Jao fest to remember John the Baptist's leap in joy in his mother's womb!!

Goans welcome the distinct change of seasons with one festival or the other and most of it is fun that lets you partake of it joyfully! And it's not only Catholic fests that predominate. Some Konkani people (from Goa) have deep roots in Hinduism!

So if you think monsoons and summer are not a good time to hit Goa, you're missing something. Monsoons make the Chorla Ghat magical. This luscious strip, around 40 kms from Panjim, the capital, skirting the border states, reaches the peak of its glory in the rain dance. And summers are the best time to cosy up in the quaint homely interiors of holiday rentals only to step out into the sun-withdrawn beaches cooling your ankles and warming the cockles of your heart...

A long stretch of the Western coast of India juggled by strips of beaches and the hills and greens GOA is soon becoming the calling card of every tourist.

It's a smattering of the 451 year old Portuguese colonial influence and indigenous invasions. Goans over generations have evolved from a bit of this and a bit of that without taking their eyes off the Konkani roots.

Rich in folk traditions and proud in flaunting them Goans are easy going, fun-loving simple folks. The state is now fortunately hand-led by a conscientious administration with an eagle's eye focus on its well-being alone! And this has enriched the tourism industry making the Goan holiday experience holistic for tourists!

So welcome to our robust city!

Saligao

In the heavy warp and weft of your life Saligao lets you experience a rustic heritage village to chill in North Goa within a 3 km drive from Calangute, the Queen of beaches.

Sal means 'wooded forest' and gao means 'village'.

You'll totally fall in love with the smooth undulating roads that lead to Saligao - a heritage village nestled in paddy fields and coconut groves. The maze of its roads are perfect for a morning and evening bicycle ride.

The 125 year old Mae de Deus parish church with its Gothic architecture is a sheer pleasure to gaze upon. Walking around it one would sense an unusual peace not usual elsewhere.

Cantare, a provincial tavern in a restored old mansion, is an adorable pick for a nocturnal roll. Nibbles and grilled delish rosemary and honey-glazed BBQ chicken capped with your fave drink couldn't taste better in the ambience of live music and kindred folks.

The African origin Chicken Cafreal soaked in the soft juices of the green masala is touted to be one of the best in Florentine - an interesting eat out very close by.

Fifty meters from GOAgaga you've some fine-dining awaiting you from Presa di Goa owned by a gentleman from Luxembourg. Place your order in advance because they cater to limited people and the freshest produce.

The famous monsoon festival Bonderam marked by gaiety and tradition and a lot of folk singing and dancing is hosted in the picturesque Divar Island perched in River Mandovi, and is a gracious neighbor to Saligao!

After all the fun and frolic you've a reason to indulge in the Ayurvedic Massage and Therapy centre which is close to the location.

The sylvan pleasures don't override the feasibility of a practically convenient stay for you in Saligao at GOAgaga. There are enough grocery stores to cater to all your requirements and a high-end supermarket is a just a fifteen mins ride from there. Home delivery joints selling decent Goan fare with excellent ambience are close by. There's medical facility and pharmacy in the vicinity too.

No wonder this pastoral paradise was home to the renowned late artist Francis Newton Souza. It inspires you and prepares you for that true Goan siesta, oh so well!

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Review 1-10 of 43

13 Apr 2014

5/5

"Awesome place to stay in Goa"

An awesome place to stay in Goa, well maintained, orgainzed.Looking forward to come again. Niranjan, the help guy there, is of great help.… More

12 Apr 2014

5/5

"Home away from home..!!!"

We stayed at Goagaga in 2nd week of april. It was a wonderful and comfortable experience This place is not like your regular hotel or b&b...; it is a perfect home away from home. Suitable for everyone… More

6 Apr 2014

5/5

"Awesome Experience"

We had an awesome experience at GoaGaga. Ginza is very prompt with communication and everything was meticulously planned. She provided us the details of the Cabs, Restaurants and all other minute det… More

14 Mar 2014

5/5

"Homely feeling."

We had a wonderfull 17 days stay in Ginza's flat in Nagoa (Saligao)and we felt very much at home.Everything we needed to live comfortably in the flat were already there.The area is very cosy with… More

Thank you Karina! You'll find one more exciting bed cover for your use next time :)

12 Mar 2014

5/5

"Amazing Goa...with amazing GoaGaGa"

I was quite sceptical booking for a serviced apartment for my first visit to Goa but i went ahead. and Voila...what i got there... it was amazing place...GoaGaGa... :):) the service was impeccable. Th… More

Thank you Naren! Yes I would keep the full length mirror in mind.

10 Feb 2014

5/5

"Go Gaga"

I was a bit hesitant especially travelling with my family...but after the very first call Ginza made, it was smooth and easy...She is a terrific host, and has things organized to the tiniest details..… More

Thank you Zangpo!

9 Feb 2014

5/5

"Really Comfortable"

Mrs. Ginza George though not in Goa ensures that the guests are helped in every possible manner. She had created a customized travel plan for me after knowing my interests and eating habits. Those doc… More

Thank you Ravi!

3 Feb 2014

5/5

"Amazing stay"

We had a memorable stay in your apartment. Your customized itinerary helped us a lot for making our holiday wonderful. We felt home stay with hotel facilities. Security guard Niranjan was very helpfu… More

Thanks for dropping review so soon! And thanks for being responsible guests!

Spices - the spices in the photo you saw on my website was done solely for photography! If spices are regularly provided it would be given in the text. Plus do you think I would've forgotten it for you if it were my regular provision for guests??!! No way!

1 Feb 2014

5/5

"Thoughtful host"

Goagaga was an awesome experience for us as a honeymooning couple. Ginza as a host is so thoughtful and detailed that each day was carefully planned out and executed. It was a great customised custome… More

Thanks Githin!! Do say hi to your lovely wife!!

17 Jan 2014

5/5

"We keep coming back :)"

Just the fact that this year again when we planned our yearly holiday to Goa, we chose to stay at Ginza's Goagaga itself says it all!!The place is well maintained and perfectly thought through. T… More

Thank you so much!

Review 1-10 of 43

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