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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Just got back from 2weeks at this hotel, well I will start with the good , clean beach , clean pool , the sea is warm and great tor hitting the waves , me and my friend got there early hours in the morning,got to our room downstairs, we asked for a upstairs room , about 4oclock in the morning...

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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were on family vacation to this resort, this is based out of south Goa and around an hour drive from airport. The room provided was pool facing, spacious & clean. The Quality of food was Decent, Breakfast, lunch & Dinner had variety and the Chefs also customized the food as per requirements. The staff is very courteous and they...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We along with our close friends thought to drive in goa,to escape our busy schedule in Mumbai,after going through all the reviews finally decided to book this lovely holiday,to start with this resort it is located right on the beach,we opted for bed and breakfast plan,so only we had breakfast which was amazing, swimming pool was lovely and was amazed...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is one of the best resorts i have ever come across . The rooms are good . The swimming pool is awesome , direct access to a private beach , safe , quiet , nice food , great staff . Everything is perfect for a real vacation. . You cannot go out as this is far from the hustle...

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CaravelaBeachResort, General Manager at Caravela Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is absolutely wonderful to hear such kind words coming from our beloved guests! We are delighted to learn that you so much appreciated our beautiful rooms and are particularly pleased to know that both our staff and the wide variety of gastronomic offer in our restaurants had such a positive impact on your stay! Our staff are...

Kota, India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We recently had a family vacation here and the experience was wonderful. Vacation with family or friends- this is the best place to be in. 5 days seemed less to all of us family members. Lovely grounds, neat and clean resort. Best beach with white sands, calm water, clean and serene place to walk, jog, do cycling. Stayed in ocean...

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1Thank Tim S
CaravelaBeachResort, General Manager at Caravela Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your valuable feedback and taking the time to post a wonderful comment of your experience with us on Trip Advisor. We are very pleased to know that you had a most memorable Goa experience recently, especially during your special moments you enjoyed the resort with its facilities and services provided. We were also happy to...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The property is located in the South Goa village of Varca. The Varca village itself is 20 kms away from the main city of Margao. I had planned my visit in the middle of march 2017 with my family. The resort is located in a very peaceful and quiet environ with plenty of greenary. The hotel staff requires a special...

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CaravelaBeachResort, General Manager at Caravela Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It gives us great pleasure to learn that overall, everything about the Caravela Goa ensured that you had a pleasant and comfortable stay. Our team members aim to ensure that guests are cared for, valued and respected at all times and we are very pleased to hear that our goal was achieved. We are delighted to have you...

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After a week touring the golden triangle, a week here was planned as our 'peaceful' relaxing time before coming home to the UK. All was brilliant, until the last day when a family of Indian tourists arrived and occupied 3 rooms surrounding us. They were loud, played even louder music and were constantly in and out of each others rooms,...

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CaravelaBeachResort, General Manager at Caravela Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest We greatly appreciate that you took time to share your experiences of staying with us on Trip Advisor forum. We are very happy to read that your stay with us was enjoyable and that resort's location, accommodation and its amenities, as well as food and beverage quality have all met your expectations. Warm Regards, Prasad Kanoth Hotel Manager

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Awsome resort with direct beach access for a perfect holiday.this hotel has a friendly staff to name a few were Samarth,lakya,pascal. food served in the restaurant was great.only issue is there is no free internet in the resort only one device is free, please sort this issue out.Will be back soon.

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CaravelaBeachResort, General Manager at Caravela Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest At the very onset I would like to thank you for sharing this review of your recent stay with us.Glad to hear that you have absorbed some of Goa and taken along some beautiful memories of the resort. We, at Caravela Beach Resort, Goa believe in magic. Magic to make every moment special where experiences turn into lifelong...

Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just had another fantastic holiday in this beautiful and friendly hotel. My daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren came for their second time and didn't want to leave. The management and staff are all brilliant but I have to mention Captain Joao, Kevin and Antony who looked after us so well at breakfast and also Rosie who stayed past her leaving time...

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CaravelaBeachResort, General Manager at Caravela Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for sharing your review following your visit. It gives us such great pleasure to learn that overall everything about the Caravela Beach resort ensured that you had a pleasant and comfortable stay. Our team members aim to ensure that guests are cared for, valued and respected at all times and we are very pleased to hear...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The kindness and care of the hotel staff; restaurant staff, pool attendant, guards, manager and reception, and also taxi drivers were beyond my imagination. The best hospitality I've seen in the hotels! Everything is ready and always asking for your comfortable and happy stay. Good dishes, good beach, good beach restaurant, good bar and on the top, perfect staff and...

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CaravelaBeachResort, General Manager at Caravela Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is absolutely wonderful to hear such kind words coming from our beloved guests! We are delighted to learn that you so much appreciated our beautiful rooms and are particularly pleased to know that both our staff and the wide variety of gastronomic offer in our restaurants had such a positive impact on your stay! Our staff are...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Goa’s first international beach resorts, The Caravela Beach Resort is located in South Goa on the serene, pristine white sands of Varca Beach overlooking the beautiful Arabian Sea. This luxurious 5-star deluxe resort sprawls across 24 acres of lush green landscape and offers 199 rooms - each with its own balcony overlooking either the ocean or manicured gardens and the swimming pool. The Suites and Villas are airy and lavish, and radiate a contemporary, elegant decor. The Presidential Villa is an exercise in extravagance, splendor and grandeur. It features a stunning space with a grand living room, two bedrooms and a private balcony overlooking the ocean, while the master bedroom features an outdoor rain shower and Jacuzzi. One can discern a strong presence of the old Goan architecture with Portuguese influences in the large open Atrium lobby, with its high arches and beams. The wide range of indoor, outdoor and beachfront restaurants and bars entice the guests with their distinctive culinary delicacies and exotic cocktails. The hotel has one of Goa’s largest free-form swimming pools, direct access to the soft white sand beach, its own 9 hole Par 3 golf course, an Ayurveda spa, a scenic jogging track and ocean front beach lawns, all of which make The Caravela Beach Resort a perfect destination for families and couples, and those seeking relaxation amidst the perfect Goan surroundings. With Goa’s ever-increasing popularity as a fun destination, conference and wedding venue, the resort promises to create some unique and memorable experiences. The poolside facing the inviting lush green lawns overlooking the scenic white sand beach and the elegant pillar-less banquet rooms offer an unmatched choice of locations. Besides, the flawless service and delectable cuisine at The Caravela Beach creates those perfect magical moments for a dream destination in Goa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Caravela Beach Resort

Address: | Varca Beach, Salcete, Varca 403721, India (Formerly Ramada Caravela Beach Resort)
Region: India > Goa > Varca
Price Range: ₹ 7,497 - ₹ 27,771 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Caravela Beach Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 199
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Also Known As:
Ramada Caravela Beach Hotel Varca
Ramada Salcette
Salcette Ramada
Ramada Caravela Beach Resort
Caravela Beach Resort Goa/Varca
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Varca
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Varca
#1 Spa Hotel in Varca
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“Liked View from ocean front room. Also anything you need- just tell them n they have it all.”
 of 5 bubbles N6729FRtims, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pool facing rooms at the ground floor are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles winanks, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“No need to pay extra for a sea view room, the garden view rooms were very good”
 of 5 bubbles suechis0, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Do plan on dining at the restaurants within the hotel itself. Usually their Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Buffet is the best :)”
 of 5 bubbles rachisaha, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The villas are a place to be in.with green lawns stretching right up to the sea shore.”
 of 5 bubbles kedara2017, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
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