With the advent of staycations and aesthetically pleasing vacation spots, there has also been an increased demand for homely villas that spell out luxury like no hotel. If you are looking for good places to stay at in Goa, that offer world-class hospitality and are well-furnished, here is a list of the best villas in Goa, along with a small guide to the things you can do when in the party capital.
6 Best Villas in Goa
1) On the Hill
On the Hill is the perfect Goan Villa if you are looking for a quick getaway with your significant other. Spelling out romance like no other Villa, this one is a humble one-bedroom Villa laden with luxurious amenities. Lined with a verdant cover on all sides, On the Hill also has an in-house swimming pool which doubles up as your private pool, a private garden and a private terrace. Another plus of this property is that it is very close to the tourist attractions in Goa, like the Candolim Beach, Calangute Beach, Baga Beach and the Newton’s Market.
Where? Saipem, Goa.
Pricing: Rs. 15,000/- per night for 2 adults (excluding taxes and security charges).
AltoWave is one of the Goan villas that will make you feel just at home in no time. Decorated with plush interiors and facilities, this Villa has a very relaxing vibe. With stellar views of the Arabian Sea, guests get a chance to bask in the sun, under the shady coconut and palm trees that line the villa. The interiors of Altowave also have a very Grecian feel, the door is made of squeaky-clean glass and is lined with a wooden frame. Lounge around by the outdoor pool so you can feel the cool breeze brushing against your face, right from the beach.
Where? Reis Magos
Pricing: Rs. 50,000/- per night for 4 adults (excluding taxes and security charges).
Infini- the name already gives guests an idea about what this sprawling villa beholds. Yes, they’ve got an infinity pool! The pool overlooks the sea, giving guests the most rejuvenating experience in Goa. This property is a great idea for couples, families or friends heading to Goa for a party cum relaxed vacation. Infini has five rooms, most of which afford stunning views of the sea, so there is no way that you are going to miss out on the vistas of the Arabian Sea.
Where? Reis Magos
Pricing: Rs. 55,000/- for 10 adults (excluding taxes and security charges).
4) Riverview Villa
Perched on the banks of River Talpona, Riverview is a delight for all the water babies. Living true to its enlistment among some of the best luxury villas of Goa, this one has just the right amount of homeliness and luxe for small families or for small groups of friends travelling to Goa. One of the best sights at this villa is watching the sunset from the porch that overlooks a neighbouring river. They also have an in-house chef who cooks up the tastiest meals for guests, at an added cost (of course).
Where? H.no 125, Tahrir, Rajbag, Canacona, Goa 403702.
Pricing: Rs. 23,000/- per night.
5) Serenity Residences
As the name already suggests, Serenity Residences is a serene property in Colva, just the right place for those looking for some downtime. If you are visiting Goa for the beaches and for sightseeing, this villa is the best option for you as it is located close to Calangute Beach, Candolim Beach, Morjim Beach, among other beaches. Even the Dudhsagar Falls fall within close proximity from the property.
Where? Fatrade Beach Road, Colvá, Goa- 403721.
Pricing: Rs. 6,500/- per night.
Capri is a large villa that can easily accommodate large families or a big group of friends. With four and a half nicely done-up rooms, the villa is easily one of the finest luxury properties in all of North Goa. The hosts at the Villa are also known to be very courteous, ready to make special arrangements for guests, such as stocking up food, drinks and even toiletries as per your requests. They also have a cook on-call service, taking up the hospitality higher by many notches.
Pricing: Rs. 40,000/- per night for 8 adults (excluding taxes and security charges.)
Things to do in Goa:
- Visit the Dudhsagar Falls
The Dudhsagar falls in Goa are located in Sonaulim in South Goa, near the Karnataka border. It’s a fun thing to do, especially if you are travelling with friends or family, in the monsoon months. However, be careful as the road here is a little risky. Try to rent a car and a known chauffeur who can drive you to the waterfalls.
2. Head to the Spice Plantations and the Butterfly Sanctuary
The Butterfly Sanctuary and Spice Plantations are situated in Ponda. If you are travelling with young kids, a visit to these places will definitely be an enjoyable experience for them. Entry to the Butterfly Sanctuary is free and makes for a good place to spend about an hour with the kids.
3. Eat some of the yummiest food
Your trip to Goa is not deemed complete till you don’t sample the sumptuous food at the best restaurants in Goa. Seafood is one of the main delicacies in Goa, especially at the beach-side shacks, promising an array of food options for seafood lovers. One of the least explored restaurants in Goa is ‘Goa’s Ark’, placed within a splendid garden, this restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine. Try their famous- Ark Burger or the Aged Beef Fillet Mignon and sip on some innovative cocktails when you are here.
4. Party hard at Shiva Valley
Shiva Valley is one of the most happening places in Goa for all those who want to let their hair down. Party like there’s no tomorrow at Shiva Valley in Goa, a haven for trance and techno lovers, you should head here for a fun night out with friends. Make sure you reach early as the place gets very crowded as the night progresses.
Whether you are visiting with friends or family, there’s plenty of places to explore and beautiful properties to stay at. When are you planning your trip to Goa?