Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in North Goa - Tamarind House
Two 3 bedroom villas situated in the exclusive Vanguinim Valley in Dona Paula
Tamarind House is a large luxury Villa split into two separate 3 bedroom houses both sharing the private tropical gardens and pool. The house can be rented separately or together depending on the number of people in your party.
It is split into Tamarind House 1 and Tamarind House 2. Both houses have A/C and ceiling fans in all rooms, 24 hour hot water, Satellite TV, washing machine and wireless high speed broadband in every room.
The garden has a large patio, great for breakfast or pre-dinner drinks. There is also a built in BBQ and plenty of space on the drive for parking. The garden also has its own pool with ample sun loungers and chairs.
Tamarind house is a 5 minute walk from the tranquil setting of Vainguinim Beach which has safe swimming and water sports at one end.
Next door to the villa is a 4* hotel which is open to non-residents for breakfast, lunch and dinner for those days when you are too relaxed to venture far! & Panaji with its shops and restaurants is a short drive away.
The ‘live in’ housekeeping staff have their own separate accommodation and look after the house cleaning, garden and pool and bedding is changed once a week. Any cooking and personal laundry requirements can be arranged and negotiated before your stay.
A taxi can be arranged to pick you up from the airport if required. Taxi’s are readily available can be called for short trips to the many restaurants or for shopping in Panaji, they can also be hired by the hour or day for longer sightseeing trips to Old Goa or Anjuna market, etc.
Vainguinim Beach is just 5 minutes walk from Tamarind House and is a peaceful, secluded cove with safe swimming and rock pools at low tide. Dona Paula, a former fishing village, is a 5 minute drive away and nowadays is a lively centre for water sports with Jet Skis, para-sailing, water-skiing and wind surfing. All along Dona Paula jetty you will find colourful stalls selling local goods and it is also a famous location for Indian films. By night you can tuck into delicious fresh fish and aromatic curries followed by a moonlight stroll on the jetty in the cool evening breeze.
Further afield is the capital Panaji with its many shops and restaurants, casino boats and evening riverboat trips. There are the historic churches of Old Goa, Spice Plantations and bird sanctuaries to explore, even trips in the backwaters with the chance of spotting crocodiles. Anjuna market is a must, just bursting with colour where you can seek out beautiful jewellery & handicrafts and haggle for a bargain before a cool drink and good food at one of the many beach shacks.