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Detached, Poolside Bungalow, Only 300 M From The Beach

Overview

Property

Updated: 14-Nov-2016
Bungalow in Varca, Goa, India - Peaceful Location, 5 Min / 300 M Walk To The Beach

This lovely 2 bed, detached bungalow is situated about 30km from Dabolim Airport (30 mins by car) and 2km from Margao Station. It is situated within gated complex with shops and restaurants/ beach shacks close by. The bungalow consists of an open plan living/dining room with air conditioning with a separate kitchen and two bedrooms with air conditioning (1 double bed and 2 single beds) with a separate shower room. It overlooks the large shared pool/children's pool. The bungalow is surrounded by a large patio area, perfect for sunbathing or sitting out under the stars. It is only a 5 minute walk away from the very beautiful Varca Beach and the Arabian sea where you can spend the day relaxing on a sun lounger in one of the beach shacks, which serve delicious food and drinks at very reasonable prices or maybe trying your hand at one of the various water sports on offer all along the beach. Ideal for families or couples sharing.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the Owner

We originate from the UK but we spend most of the year in South Goa from Sept to April. We came to Goa on holiday and fell in love with it and the people who are very friendly and only too keen to help. Goa has many facets including peaceful, serene beaches and the warm Arabian Sea, colourful night markets, ancient temples and churches and breathtaking views as well as the fascinating wildlife. It's easy to see why we love it here so much!

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Guestbook comments from the owner

T Toscano Dec 12 - Jan 13

Hi Linda and John,

Just to say Thank you - we enjoyed our stay at Tarika Gold Coast. Lovely place and so close to the beach.

Teresa was extremely helpful and went out of her way to make us comfortable.

Thanks again and hope to visit again.

Thomas.
Jan 2013
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Location

From the Owner

We bought our bungalow at Tarika Gold Coast Villas in Varca because it is only 300m from the beautiful and secluded Varca Beach and it also has access to a large shared swimming pool. We know the area and the local people quite well. Varca is a small community and is quite remote but it is easily accessed by road. It makes for a very peaceful, de-stressing holiday.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Dabolim Airport at 30 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Toncia Bar and Restaurant at 200 Metres Nearest Train : Margao Station at 4 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Toncia Bar and Restaurant at 200 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Varca Beach at 500 Metres

Special interest holidays:

There are various water sports along the beach including jet skis, paragliding, and boat trips and there is plenty of scope for bird watching. Cookery courses can be arranged and Yoga classes are very popular. Fishing trips can also be arranged.

Coast/Beach:

Explore along the South Goa coastline with its stunning white sands and blue seas and you can find many empty peaceful coves for that true 'Touch of Paradise'. For the more daring there are various types of water sports along the beaches including paragliding, jet-skiing, and boat trips to see the dolphins close up in their natural habitat. Dolphin-watching is extremely popular and a great way to experience them is on an early-morning cruise along the River Sal.

Travel:

Dabolim Airport is about 30km from Varca (35 mins by car). Charter flights fly direct to Goa from Gatwick, Manchester and Birmingham. Scheduled flights go from London Heathrow via Mumbai. Transfers to and from Dabolim Airport can be arranged at no extra cost. Local taxis (yellow and black) are available at Dabolim Airport which are usually the cheaper option. Margao Station is 2km away as is the bus station. A car is not essential.

Distances:

Varca is a small village in South Goa on the shores of the Arabian Sea. It lies 39 km away from Panaji, capital of the Indian state of Goa and about 1km from the villa. The population of Goa is a mixture of Christian, Hindu and Muslim so festivals are celebrated almost daily giving Goa an almost non stop party atmosphere. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the colourful and exotic night markets where one can buy locally made, hand-crafted artefacts, antiques as well as European goods.

Further Details:

A 10 minute ride into Margao, which is the second largest city in Goa and a centre for travel and commerce. Local and Western goods are available and you will also find banks and Internet cafes. The town has an excellent market area along with a Bazaar that is a labyrinthine covered area that's a rich source of authentic souvenirs and a good place to browse for some bargain shopping. To get a sense of the history of South Goa take a tour to Old Goa with its fascinating temples and churches or visit the Spice Farm and help to bathe the elephants. The waterfalls at Dudhsagar are also a very popular where you can feed the monkeys and then take a Jeep ride through the National Park before cooling off in the natural lake at the bottom of the falls. Local supermarkets, chemists, banks (ATMs), opticians etc. can be found in the village of Varca.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Standard
18 Sep 2016 - 18 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
£168
for 4 nights
From
£42
£295
 
 
High
19 Dec 2016 - 8 Jan 2017
14 night minimum stay
£790
for 14 nights
£395
 
 
Standard
9 Jan 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£168
for 4 nights
From
£42
£295
 
 
Low
1 May 2017 - 17 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£42
for 3 nights
From
£14
£100
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£168
for 4 nights
From
£42
£295
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Prices include maid service (2 cleans and 2 bed changes per week).

Changeover Day:
Check in time is 12.00hr and check out time is 10.00hr. If your arrival time is early morning or your departure time is after 12.00hr, we recommend that you book an extra day at the start and/or end of your holiday.

Notes on prices:

Prices are for the property per week. For parties of more than 4 people there will be a surcharge of £7 per extra person per night.

Prices may change at the owner's discretion.

Booking Notes:
A 50% deposit will secure bookings, the balance to be paid 6 weeks before date of arrival. Payments can be made via bank transfer into our UK account or into our Indian account or via Paypal (you do not need a Paypal account for this). However, Paypal will make a small charge for each transaction.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

From the Owner

The bungalow is situated within a gated complex with a landscaped garden. It has parking for a car and or scooter and offers guests or family and friends a holiday of a lifetime in idyllic surroundings. It also gives us the opportunity to live and work amongst the local people of Goa, who we have found to be very happy, friendly and extremely helpful. It's our idea of paradise on earth!

Property Type

  • bungalow

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront

Attractions

  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • swimming

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, with hot water geezer
  • The shower room, which has a tiled floor and walls, consists of a toilet, shower and hand basin with hot water geezer.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot, with air conditioning and ceiling fan
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, with air conditioning and ceiling fan
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - 1 double bed, fitted wardrobes, ceiling fans and air conditioning. Bedroom 2 - 2 single beds, fitted wardrobes, ceiling fans and air conditioning. For 5 people we can install a put-u-up bed. A cot and high chair are also available.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Water Sports Gear ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The villa is equipped with water heaters and air-conditioning units. The accommodation is suitable for children and a cot and high chair can be made available upon request. There is also an inverter which supplies power to one light and one ceiling fan in each room in case of a power cut, which does happen frequently in Goa but usually only lasts a few minutes. Hewitt Villas (Goa) Pvt Ltd. do not take any responsibility or liability for any personal injury or loss, theft or damage to guest's personal belongings during their stay at any properties managed by them . Hewitt Villas (Goa) Pvt Ltd do not take any responsibility or liability for guests missing their flights due to non arrival or late arrival of taxis. Hewitt Villas (Goa) Pvt Ltd reserve the right to move guests to another property of a similar type in the unlikely event that there is a problem with the property that was originally booked. Outside: The bungalow is surrounded by a large patio area with cane furniture and is situated within a complex which is landscaped with coconut trees and various exotic palms and has a large open grassed area. The shared pool, which also incorporates a children's pool, has several relaxing sun loungers and palm-leaved umbrellas for those who like to soak up the sun. Please note: the pool does not have a lifeguard and children should be supervised by a responsible person. Anyone using the pool does so at their own risk. In order to maintain the pool it may occasionally be out of use whilst essential repairs/maintenance are carried out. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Maid service includes 2 bed changes and 2 cleans per week. Bed linen and towels are provided.

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