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Welcome to our home and a new state of mindfulness! We believe in ‘now’. Come and experience living in an antique Indo-Portuguese house which behaves like a retreat for the soul. We welcome you to take a holiday or a break at our home and experience the old Goan way of life on one of the last protected parts of Goa in terms of flora, fauna and culture. We do not have a menu and will not give you bills all the time, but we welcome you to wander off to where the Wifi is weak. We are in an island called Divar where the sounds of birds are still more audible than the vehicles and man. The island is accessible by ferries on the Mandovi River from Old Goa, which has the historic capital of the state during the Portuguese times. Our home is a few hundred years old and we have maintained it to hold the grandeur while upgrading it to incorporate modern luxuries as well. We have rooms, a dining hall, a swimming pool, a bar, a shuttle court, a duck pond, a meditation spot and so on for the use of our guest. We do try to remind everyone that this is not a hotel or a resort but a high end home which operates the way an affluent family use to live in the age of the past. The guests have plenty of activities in the house as well as the island from bird watching to fishing and also savouring a fine scotch to a session of Bob Dylan poetry appreciation. We like to live in the now and invite you to experience this through your holiday. We have a program called ‘Mindfulness’ at the Island House and this is a unique mechanism which has been designed for the traveller to live the experience of this holiday to the fullest. If you are interested in knowing more about this program, please get in touch with us.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Public Wifi
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We called in here whilst on Divar Island. A beautifully maintained house, tranquil location with a large private pool in the rear garden. Would be a great place to unwind. The staff were first class and so was the food. Thanks again!
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Staying in India so went there with friends for a two day break. Island house is a lovely guest house set in an excellent location and is owned by Jaye and Susan who have trained their staff to offer you great service. The room was large airey and spotlessly clean with a
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A delayed review…but had to write it From busy goa beaches and chaotic tourists places, Island house is an offbeat place for one’s vacation. A Portuguese villa which has artistic look and feel You get such a positive vibe when you enter this place. Once you look around the
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Visiting Divar Island is like going back in time, with no bridges connecting the island to the mainland the only way to get there is by the jetty. This has ensured minimal commercialization of this island which is very picturesque and lush with greenery, yet unspoiled by the
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Heard about the property from a relative, got it touch with Jay & Susan, who have taken over the property last year! They are extremely helpful, and take care of anything and everything that one might need during booking/stay/travel/and suggestions of places to eat/ things to
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Response from islandhousegoa, Manager at Island House
Responded 4 Jul 2018
Pankaj, Was lovely to have you over and look forward to seeing you soon. Island House
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"main building is better maintained , although has smaller rooms!"
US$ 78 - US$ 104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IndiaGoaNorth Goa DistrictDivar Island
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