The southern part of Goa is known for the tranquillity and serenity that it has to offer. The place is frequented by tourists who look to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and relax, unwind, and rejuvenate themselves in peace and solitude. Private villas are an ideal option for accommodation for such kinds of tourists. These villas provide all the privacy that you need, which you won’t get at a regular hotel or resort. Staying in a private villa allows you to be all by yourself, without being disturbed by anyone. When you stay at a hotel or resort, you are often disturbed by room service staff, waiters, and cleaning staff. Also, when you stay at a private villa you can get exclusive access to facilities like a swimming pool, a garden, tennis court, basketball court and various other facilities. When you stay in a resort, you have to share such kinds of facilities with other guests. For those planning their next holiday in South Goa anytime soon, here is a list of the top private villas in South Goa where you can stay to enjoy a nice and peaceful vacation all by yourself.
Villa Siesta, Cavelossim
Starting the list of top private villas in South Goa is the beautiful Villa Siesta in Cavelossim. This property is a stunningly stylish three-bedroom villa, idyllically located on the banks of the River Sal. It is part of a beautiful green cluster of around 70 villas, called Luisa by the Sea. The tranquil riverbank setting of the villa makes it an ideal haven for those in search of peace, while an easy 5-minute stroll takes you to the famous Cavelossim beach, home to a plethora of beach shacks serving fresh and delicious food.
The villa has two air-conditioned bedrooms with stunning views, a third air-conditioned bedroom equipped with a 46-inch satellite TV, and a living room with a separate dining area. Each room is furnished with a selection of colonial and Indian furniture. The beautiful garden in the villa, which overlooks the River Sal, is a nice place to relax and spend your time in serenity and solitude. You can wake up every morning to a lovely river view right from your bedroom window, and witness a glorious sunrise while sipping an early morning cup of tea in the garden’s beautiful dining area.
There are so many restaurants within a 5 to 10-minute walking radius that you can easily try a different one every night of your holiday. Cycles, scooters, and taxis are available for hire just outside the villa complex.
Villa Casa Bala, Varca
Next on the list of best private villas in South Goa is Villa Casa Bala. This is a modern villa located on the Varca- Fatrade road in Varca. The villa is a part of a gated complex of villas called Serenity Stays. The fully furnished villa has an area of approximately 2000 sq ft, with an internal staircase connecting the 3 floors. Most of the furniture in the villa is antique Portuguese and Goan furniture. It is made of teak wood or rosewood that enriches the ambience of the villa and gives one a feel of the grand lifestyle that’s so unique to Goa. The French windows and doors of the rooms give you a feeling of complete openness and depth.
The ground floor includes a living and dining hall, a kitchenette and a master bedroom with an attached bathroom. A door from the bathroom leads out to an open-to-the-sky outdoor shower. The fully equipped modular kitchenette has pull-out racks and draws, a four-burner hob, a chimney and a stainless steel sink.
The first floor has a master bedroom, an attached bathroom and a large open terrace to sit out and enjoy the salubrious Goa weather. The open terrace overlooks the pool and one can enjoy a clear view of the endless greenery all around.
The top floor has a room that could either be used as an extra bedroom or a family room/den. The room has a wooden floor. It does not have any bathroom attached to it and the guests in this bedroom will have to use the bathrooms attached to the other bedrooms. All rooms in the villa are air-conditioned.
The villa is just adjacent to the outdoor pool in the complex and is surrounded by a vast garden area with tiled pathways. The serene and pristine Varca beach is a leisurely walk of around 15 minutes away from the villa.
Casa Susegado, Colva
Casa Susegado is a stunning 4 bedroom Portuguese style villa. situated in the lovely village of Colva in South Goa. It is just a 15-minute walk from the popular white-sand Colva beach. The villa is a part of a cluster of 21 villas built around manicured gardens in the middle of which there is a swimming pool. The villa is based on Portuguese architecture with large balconies and sloping roofs covered with country tiles. It is tastefully decorated and is a perfect combination of Victorian and modern interiors. The villa is strategically located opposite the outdoor pool. It includes a large well-furnished lounge area with an open plan fully-furnished kitchen and dining area, 4 well-furnished double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, 4 large balconies with seating arrangement, a beautiful patio with garden furniture and a front and back garden.
Riverview Villa, Canacona
Last on our list of affordable private villas in South Goa is the Riverview Villa at Canacona. This villa is set on the banks of the Talpona river in Rajbhag, Canacona. It is just 2 km from Palolem beach. The villa has a beautiful outdoor terrace, a private garden, and a riverside gazebo with day beds. It is a short walk to Rajbhag Beach and The Lalit Golf course.
The villa has spacious air-conditioned bedrooms, which overlook the Talpona river and the mangroves. The Master bedroom has a four-poster double bed and French windows, which offer a picturesque view of the river. The Garden bedroom has a double bed and a TV with a DTH connection. Both bedrooms are air-conditioned and cosy for a good night’s rest or a siesta. The mattresses are carefully chosen, keeping in mind the comfort and health of the guests.
Both the bedrooms share a common bathroom. Amenities such as linen, towels, a hair-dryer, and toiletries, are provided in the bathroom. There are laundry baskets provided under the washbasin counter for you to leave your laundry for washing.
The spacious living room has a beautiful view of the river and garden and joins the shaded veranda of the villa. It is furnished with large sofas to lounge on and features a smart TV to watch your favourite TV shows. It is air-conditioned for those who prefer cooler temperatures. One of the sofas is large enough to turn into a single bed for one extra guest.
The villa has a kitchen, which is well-appointed with all the modern conveniences that you need to cook some delicious meals. This includes a fridge, a cooking range with a gas oven and grill, a microwave oven, an electric blender, a sandwich griller, a 4-slice toaster, an electric kettle, a stove-top espresso machine, a washing machine and ironing facilities. Amenities provided to guests at the villa include laundry service, free Wi-Fi internet, satellite TV, a landline for free local calls, and housekeeping services. The villa management provides a fruit basket, mineral water and dry snacks throughout your stay. Guests can enjoy the home-cooked variety of breakfasts served at the villa. They are also free to cook or request the in-house chef for a particular meal of their choice.
So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and head down to one of these amazing private villas to experience South Goa from the comfort of your own home away from home.