Goa is India’s smallest state, yet it is the tourism capital of India, thanks to its gorgeous tourist attractions, beautiful beaches, exciting party venues, and quality food. People usually come to Goa to spend time with their families, host reunions with friends, attend events or even destination weddings. A former Portuguese colony, Goa also boasts of beautiful architecture from the colonial era with many churches and old-style bungalows. When it comes to staying in Goa people want to stay in a place which is accessible to the touristy places, yet they also want a haunt that is peaceful and serene. This desire can be fulfilled with a stay at Maravilha.
Be one with nature
Maravilha is an old-style Portuguese house, surrounded by lush greenery in a peaceful setting – a place where you will definitely find the true feeling of Goa. The beautiful Maravilha is located in the village of Assagao known as the ‘Land of Flowers’ where you will feel the true meaning of nature, given that this magnificent village is surrounded by hills. Maravilha meaning ‘marvellous’ in Portuguese is a rather accurate name when you consider that here you have a chance to indulge in a true heritage experience. What makes Maravilha a convenient place to stay, is the fact that it is just 5kms from Mapusa Municipal Market, an ideal location if you want to want to do some shopping as well as enjoy the coastal areas.
A stay like no other
Maravilha is a place where you can avail of personalised concierge services. There are 14 rooms in 3 categories – King Room with garden view, King Room with pool view and Superior King Room which is pool facing. When you enter the room you can feel the opulence thanks to the large rooms and oversized beds. For every room, there is a balcony with different various views such as a pool view or garden view. Each room is designed elegantly with modern interiors, keeping in mind a lavish stay. The large bathrooms accommodate a luxurious bathtub with all your basic toilet amenities. When you stay at Maravilha you will wake up with birds chirping and the warm sunlight entering your room, devoid of the noise of cars honking and the other sounds of the city.
Salient room features include free WiFi, a minibar for the room, flat-screen TV, tea/coffee maker, hairdryers, toiletries, and a safety deposit box. They also provide various other services like ironing and laundry services, non-smoking rooms, free private parking, a 24 hours front desk, airport shuttle and all-day dining. Other facilities which are provided on appointment include a well-appointed spa and wellness facility. As Maravilha is located in the village of Assagao, they also provide paid activities which include nature walks, cycling and, Masterchef classes. The meticulously maintained backyard houses a massive swimming pool which opens out to a lush forest and a serene outdoor seating area. The backyard is so pleasant, that one can do yoga or meditation in the morning, have breakfast, or let the kids play outdoors in the lawn area.
Food for the body and the soul
There is a saying ‘nothing brings people together like good food’. Maravilha is a place not just to stay but to eat good food. It has an in- house restaurant known as Mum’s Kitchen which is a well-known eatery with the main branch in Panjim. This is a proper family dining restaurant with a great ambience. It serves authentic Goan Cuisine for the traditional food lovers, complete with fresh handpicked ingredients and specialities made by trained local cooks. They serve a large variety of Goan cuisine from authentic fish curries to Goan style desserts. If you want to partake of authentic Konkani/Goan cuisine, which a distinct Portuguese influence in the masalas and curries, then Mum’s Kitchen is the right place for you. The staff here is very friendly and well trained. The restaurant has a typical Gon vibe with very artistic interiors such as the Portuguese inspired paintings on the walls. For dining, you can sit indoors in an air-conditioned room or you can sit outdoors at the front balcony.
The ideal place to stay
With a location close to Mapusa city and Goa’s famous beach belt, Maravilha is the perfect place to spend time with your loved ones, reunite with friends, and celebrate any occasion. If you want to stay in North Goa, yet away from the hustle and bustle of the active tourist spots, then Maravilha is the place for you. Maravilha is not just a ‘stay’ but an opportunity to create memories. Maravilha is truly a heaven of comfort and lavishness just minutes away from nearby beaches like Vagator, Anjuna, and a variety of restaurants. Let’s not forget, you’ll be a stone’s throw away from the legendary Anjuna flea market and Saturday night market Arpora.
If you are looking for a resort with a true Goan- Portuguese feel, then make your booking today at the beautiful Maravilha resort. For reservations, contact 9834161051, or visit their website at www.maravilha.in for special offers.