About the property
- Villa3229 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 nights
4 bedroom detached villa to sleep 8+2 in Colva (south Goa)
Situated in the lovely village of Colva in South Goa and 1.5 kms (15 minute walk) from the popular white sand colva beach is a stunning 4 bedroom Portuguese style villa. The detached villa is brand new based on Portuguese architecture with large balconies and slopping roof covered with country tiles. It is tastefully decorated and is a perfect combination of Victorian and modern interior. This is a perfect south Goa holiday destination in a cluster of 21 villas built around manicured garden in the middle of which there is a swimming pool. Our villa is strategically located opposite the pool. The villa includes a large well furnished lounge area with an open plan fully furnished kitchen and dinning area, 4 large well furnished double bedrooms with en suite showers/bathtubs and toilets, 4 large balconies with seating arrangement, a beautiful patio with garden furniture and a front and back garden.
Best time to visit Goa: Goa is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing, rejuvenating and tension free holiday. You can visit this lovely place any time of the year, though you may want to avoid the monsoons. It rains quite heavily over here thus making transportation a bit cumbersome. Else, the best time of the year that can be called the peak season for Goa travel is from October to March. The place is blessed with maritime climate which makes almost the entire year the ideal time to visit Goa!
Right after the monsoons the weather becomes even more pleasant, the skies clear up and the seas become placid and calm. Every monument and every building looks like it has been washed spic and span. There is not a speck of dust on trees and they look lush green. The summers here are a bit harsh with maximum temperature going up to 35o Celsius. Winters can hardly be called winters as the minimum temperature does not drop below 18o Celsius. The weather is just perfect to enjoy your vacation thoroughly.
Eating Out in Goa: Goa has a variety of restaurants that offer world cuisine. Apart from that, you will come across many fast food joints like Domino's, Barista, Caffe Coffe Day in various towns and cities of Goa. Since Goa has been ruled by different empires, the cuisine is a mix of the best of all of them!
But in Goa, it is best to try the local food that is available in those shacks and restaurants. The variety is so wide that you couldn't possibly decide what to eat in Goa! Select from the delectable sea food or the lip smacking non vegetarian cuisines that Goa has to offer. Vegetarians need not fret as Goa has plenty to offer to you too. Also, do not forget to try the 'Feni', Goa's popular alcoholic drink. It is advisable to drink in moderation as Feni is quite strong and can make you loose your senses in no time.
Goa Entertainment/Nightlife: The night-life in Goa was started by the hippies who came here during the 70's. Since then, the night-life in Goa has steadily increased and has gained much fame now.
Since alcohol is easily available in Goa, there is no dearth of fun and enjoyment here during late hours. Goa is full of small restaurants that have bars too. So, almost every eatery will have a bar that serves chilled beer and allows you to relax in peace. The most popular zones for enjoying the night-life of Goa are the beaches. Goans believe in partying hard and one can spot many trance parties in famous beaches where people just enjoy themselves and forget the tensions of life. Though Goa is a liberal state, there are strict laws against drunken driving, taking drugs, etc.
Goa has many famous sanctuaries like Bhagvan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary, Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, etc. You can always go to these sanctuaries and explore the natural landscape and wildlife there.
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- english, Hindi/Marathi
- Calendar last updated:
- Feb 13, 2018
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Very good holiday
The villa provided very spacious and comfortable accommodation for our family. The development is safe clean and well maintained, with a very nice pool, which would be ideal for children, having a shallow area. It was little used, and we had it to ourselves most mornings.
Our host met us on arrival and then returned the next day to help us with the practicalities as well as making helpful suggestions and assisting in finding us a driver. They were readily available by email or telephone and and Mr Naik Snr. also called midway through our stay to check we were happy.
When we arrived the villa had been thoroughly cleaned and was fresh and tidy.
Although it is possible to walk to Colva beach, as the description states, it is at least a 15 minute walk and along a busy road. Taxis are easily available and in fact we found the beach at Benaulim to be more pleasant and to our taste. This is about 10 minutes by taxi and easy to return as there are plenty of taxis at the beach. It is certainly worth exploring a bit further afield as there are many very pleasant days out which can be easily arranged.
My only comment for improvement would be that the outside furniture would benefit from some cushions where they are missing and/or damaged but this is a minor point and did not really detract from a very pleasant stay.
Worst experience ever
We had a very bad experience as this villa didn't satisfy the value for money and customer service. Villa in itself is nice inside. Location of the villa is dirty, hard to find taxis and people are rude. Room facilities didn't reflect what it said in website. It had one bed in each room when Website clearly highlighted 2 beds in each room. When I explained this to the owner he tried to remind me about my common sense that I shouldn't believe what it said in its advertisement and blamed home away for the error. Worst experience was the caretaker of the villa who was very rude and difficult to communicate in english or Hindi. One of swing in the balcony snapped when I was in the swing with our infant. Fortunately serious injury didn't occur instead I had bruises in my elbows. When I called the caretaker Michael and explained about it he sounded not even bothered about it and asked me to leave the snapped swing as it is and he will sort it out once he gets the time from his another work. Next day AC in our room broken down and I called the caretaker again and he said to me rudely to check the AC related carefully and he will come and have a look next day. We slept under the fan that night and next day evening AC was fixed. I had to give the care taker extra money for the garbage as he demanded for it. We left all the garbage in the green bin outside as he asked before but later on he said that he has to sort it and needs money which wasn't explained before. Overall it was worst holiday experience for us. Find another alternative before you go for this one.
Our self catering villa has been listed on homeaway for a long time and has received excellent feedback from most guests for the quality and location. Garbage disposal area was communicated to you at the time of check in and the caretaker requested money for the various cleanings and garbage disposal that you wanted him to do and the nominal amount was not included in the price. Our website clearly states that there is one double bed in each of our 4 bedrooms and you had an unrealistic expectation of having 2 double beds in each of the rooms. You had requested a compensation from me for this which I refused and thats the reason for all the negative comment from you. We take care of all our guests as we took care of you by providing early check in, providing cleaning service at a nominal additional cost and getting the airconditioner repaired for you within a day. This is evident from the excellent feedback we have received over the last few years. Your feedback on the rudeness of the caretaker is taken and we will improve on this going forward. Also, the swing in the balcony is now securely fixed and safe to use. Unfortunately, we couldn't get the swing repaired during your stay and apologies for that.
Apologies for the misunderstanding on the beds in the bedroom, however, our listing is very clear on this and therefore could not provide you a compensation that you had requested.
Great home for 3 generations under 1 roof!
This spacious 4-BR home was a great choice for our family from grandpa to grandkids. Every room was spacious and well-appointed. With a kitchen, big dining room table and comfortable living room, we could happily relax in the house when not out sightseeing in Goa. The owners were fantastic - easy to communicate with, met us in person to let us in and show us everything. They also offered great tips for everything from restaurants to taxi drivers. The pool is directly across the traffic-free street (it's a gated community), so you could literally keep an eye on them from the front porch!
Nice, clean and beautiful
10 people in a week. The owner was wery helpful. The house cleaner came twice and cleaned the villa. The villa is in a closed street so there are only the people who lives in the villas.The pool was lovely and we enjoyed staying there. It was easy to take a cab to the beach. The local people were relaxed and talkative. It was cheap to live there and there are good restaurants on the way down to the beach.
Thanks for the feedback. Looking forward to having you as our guests again.
Relaxing Stay at a beautiful villa
This was my first time in Goa with my parents, my kids and my husband and I go back with fond memories of Goa. This was possible because of a very warm hospitality provided by Ramesh and Vasu and a very well maintained large villa. USP of the villa was a very large and clean pool maintained (including the kids pool) located bang opposite the villa.
We spent most of the time in the villa with the kids spending the time by the pool. In the evening, we used to take a taxi to the colva beach (nice and clean) and Majorda (nice and quite). The shacks on the beach serve excellent food and drinks.
Restaurants that we loved are Martin's Corner. Fisherman's Wharf and Johncy.
Wonderful stay in Colva villa
Our first visit to Goa, we were made to feel very welcome at this beautiful property. We spend a week in this property. My friends and I found the villa very comfortable and convenient. It is beatifully decorated and spotlessly clean with the added bonus with being only a hop skip and jump away from the pool. The pool itself is great and kept clean by the ground staff. Taxi drivers recommended were efficient and reasonably priced. Supermarket (Shofaz) is only 2 minutes walk away and was very handy. Also treatment at the nearby beauty saloon (Neomi) was very good and reasonably priced.
Would highly recommend this property for a quite and comfortable holiday in South Goa. Hopefully will be back soon with friends and family.
Thanks a lot for the review. Will ensure that the quality of the property and service is always maintained.
The Villa is located in Colva, the most pictureous village in South Goa and the most beautiful white sand Colva beach is 1.3 kms away, a walking distance of 15 minutes. The Colva beach is a wonder of nature which extends to nearly 20 kilometres and is supposed to be the oldest beach in Goa. The beach has natural white sand of very fine quality, tall coconut trees, turquoise blue water and some of the best resorts that you can find in Goa. On the beach, you will find a variety of souvenir stalls, snack bars, small restaurants, etc. The beach is a delight for shell collectors and you will find beautiful patterned shells over here. Swimming can be enjoyed in the shallow waters as the current is not that strong here and it is considered quite safe to swim in the sea. Supermarkets are within 5 minutes walking distance from the villa. Colva beach and Benaulim beach (10 minutes) boasts of some of the best eateries. The fresh Goan style sea food served with a warm smile is unbeatable Other Activities: Parasailing, fun water sports. Ski: Not Applicable
Additional information about rental rates
An amount of 25% of total rental amount to be paid at the time of the booking. The balance rental amount (ie 75%) to be paid 6 weeks before check in to the apartment.