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Price are for 3 bedrooms Maximum 6 persons. Extra Children till 12 year old are free. If 4th bedroom needed an extra 25.- Euros a day Wi-Fi available This lovely house is our second home and has therefore been extremely well furnished to a high standard with a mix of modern, antique Indian and Colonial furniture. The rooms are all spacious each with a balcony or terrace and all bedrooms have en suite bathrooms. There is an equipped kitchen Ground floor The entire ground floor is open plan with four distinct areas: -
Please note this is a non smoking property. Kindly restrict smoking to the garden and balconies.
* The spacious open-plan sitting/dining area is beautifully furnished with a large L-shaped sofa unit, a 6-seater dining table, coffee tables, carved sideboard, and a bookcase. There are windows on three sides providing uninterrupted views of the river and a sliding patio door that leads out on to the garden. Separating this room from the kitchen is a breakfast counter. * Fully fitted well equipped kitchen . * Games room with ¾ size snooker tab
Further details outdoors:: In an around Cavelossim there is a wide selection of restaurant offering plenty of choice for eating out. The one we would recommend are River view , Jazz inn and Edwin ' The Goan village '
* Within a few meters from the main gate there are hotels, restaurants, beach shacks, super markets, wine stores which are well stocked, cyber cafes, money changers, ATM machine, chemists, dentists, fruit/vegetable/clothing stalls, jewelery shops.
* A 9 hole golf course, available at the Leela Palace is about 2 kilometers from Luisa by the Sea. The course may be used by the hour .
One of the most famous beaches in India, the Cavelossim beach of Goa will give you the experience of a lifetime when you come here for a vacation. The beach is located between the Arabian Sea and the Sal River. The paddy fields in the backdrop and the calm Sal River make the beach look beautiful and create a very soothing ambiance. The Cavelossim beach beach is the ideal beach to enjoy your vacation.
DOLPHIN AND SUNSET CRUISE: The Cavelossim is famous for its dolphin spotting tours and expeditions. One can also go on sunset cruises on the Sal River. Feel the magic take over as you feel completely at peace with yourself when you see the sun set at a distance and water gets painted golden orange. Dolphin cruises in the sea are fun and you can be sure to spot a dolphin or two cruising along your boat. If you are lucky enough, they can come real close and allow you to touch them.
There are some local shacks at the beach .The food is absolutely delicious and will leave you asking for more. So come to Cavelossim beach and enjoy life in its best form.
Goa exudes charm and warmth mainly because of the friendly and happy-go-lucky people who reside there. The people of Goa are extremely hospitable and make their guests feel at home. A very important part of the life of an average Goan is a 'Siesta'. This is basically an afternoon break when Goans retire back to their houses, shut down shops and take a break
GOA SPICE PLANTATIONS: There is more to Goa than just beaches, A major attraction in the rural side is the spice plantation of Goa. Situated in the region called Ponda (central Goa), the spice plantations in Goa use organic methods of cultivation and farming. The spices that are produced are then cleaned and ground into powder.
The spice plantations of Goa are quite popular as a tourist attraction. On a typical excursion to the spice plantations, you shall begin your day by starting to explore the fields and the farms. It is very astonishing to see men climbing on very tall trees while maintaining a balance and at the same time plucking betel nut fruits from those swaying trees. The spice plantations are managed by people who have comprehensive knowledge and excel in technical know how of farming spices. Some major spices produced in these spice plantations are: * Black pepper * Cardamom * Nutmeg * Vanilla * Cinnamon * Cloves *Chillies * Betel nut * Coriander * Cashew
The Colonial Room
This bedroom, with en suite bathroom, has wonderful views over the river , on another wall there are glass sliding patio doors that lead on to a shady river facing furnished terrace. This room is furnished in Colonial style with antique furniture and a pretty, double four poster bed.
The Bamboo Suite
Another river facing air-conditioned double bedroom this time furnished entirely in cane and rattan. This room also has large sliding patio doors on to the same deep terrace. There is an en suite bathroom..
The Mogul Suite
# This air-conditioned double bedroom is furnished in the traditional opulent style of the Moguls with low Rajasthani bed and a romantic alcove that is lit with carved marble lamps . With ensuite bathroom,and a Shady Garden - river facing terrace.
HOUSE KEEPING ONLY FOR CLEANING THE HOUSE AND BED LINEN CHANGE ETC. NO COOKING.
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1. This property is available for rent for a minimum period of one week.
2. For part weeks thereafter the rate is calculated on a pro rata basis. Therefore a booking for ten days will be calculated at 1 and 3/7th weeks.
3. Special extended stay discounts during certain periods are available.
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This stylish and comfortable villa enjoys a prime Water front position in the well established, popular private villa development - Luisa by the Sea. A few yards from the villa is a large swimming pool available for residents use only and at 10 minutes stroll to the idyllic Cavelossim beach .
In and around Cavelossim there is also a wide selection of restaurants offering plenty of choice for eating out. From locally run ones offering the freshest of today’s catch to some of the best hotels in Goa where you will find international standard restaurants and evening entertainment programmes. Don't forget there is always the barbecue at the shack on the beach too.
Goa, the former Portuguese colony for over 400 years is one of the most relaxed places in India. Variously known as 'Rome of the East', 'Tourist Paradise' and 'Pearl of the Orient'.
Golf: DUSHAGAR WATERFALL:
The Dudhsagar waterfalls are located in the Sanguem district of Goa near the Goa-Karnataka border. It is located at a distance of around 60 kilometers from Margao and can be reached easily by hiring a taxi .
Dudhsagar waterfalls of Goa have the distinction of being ranked as the fifth highest waterfall in India and they list in the Top 100 highest waterfalls in the world.
The Dudh Sagar waterfalls have a milky white appearance which is why it is named as Dudhsagar which literally
means 'Ocean of Milk'. The Dudhsagar waterfalls plunge down from a staggering height of 2000 feet. The waterfall is located amongst lush green surroundings of the forests of Western Ghats which is what makes it even more scenic and beautiful.
Many tourists who visit Dudh Sagar prefer swimming in the calm waters. It is quite safe to swim there provided one is careful enough.
The Dudhsagar waterfalls provide a breathtaking view from the top and they look scintillating during the crack of dawn. Those who love adventure and thrill can always try to climb to the head of the waterfalls though the rough path full of rocks, vegetation and water. It may take a couple of hours but it will definitely be worth it! So if you want to spend an entire day in serenity, go to Dudhsagar waterfalls of Goa.
Ski: Goa is famous for its temples that attract numerous devotees from all over the world. Many people tend to think of Goa as a Christian community and are not aware of the famous temples located here. During the Portuguese rule, many Hindu temples were destroyed in a zeal to spread Christianity. But as time passed, the Portuguese allowed the construction of Hindu temples and one of the earliest temples under the Portuguese was built around 1818. The style of construction of Goan temples is also different from other Hindu temples due to a different historical background.
Goa is literally synonymous with churches. They are living testimonies of the rich historical past of Goa. During the early days of the Portuguese rule in India, church building was the primary concern and occupation in Goa. This was because of their zeal to spread Christianity and convert as many people as they can. The Goan churches still have that old world charm and are very popular with the tourists who visit India
Year Purchased: 1997
About the owner: Born in Switzerland and Married to ' Anna ' originally from Goa ; We use to leave in Egypt Managing 5* Hotels. On our way to Marrakech due to political instability , where we will open a Riad .
Why the Owner Chose Goa: We built this house because we fell in love with the location of this property. Idyllic spot on the lagoon. The beach, shops, restaurants and bars are just walking distance from the complex. ' Louisa by the Sea ' is an extremely attractive and peaceful complex . A little paradise.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa: This lovely house is our second Home ready for us later on to pass our winter month in a beautiful place to chill out and enjoy the beauty of Mother nature. Enjoy daily different Shades of color Unfolding With each morning sunrise .