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The Secret Garden Goa

Estrelas e Sinos, Saligao, Bardez 403511 India
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#1 of 33 Speciality lodging in Saligao
The Secret Garden Goa is a lovingly run heritage homestay. Set in the heart of Saligao, this is the perfect location to be 'away from it all' and yet have Goa's famed beaches, restaurants and culture just a short ride away.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Highchairs available
Pool / beach towels
Private pool
Yoga classes
Bar / lounge
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Casino and Gambling
Bicycle tours
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Airport transportation
Taxi service
Chapel / shrine
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Seating area
Separate dining area
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
iPod docking station
Sofa bed
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Hindi
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Felix D wrote a review Jan 2019
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visited India over the Christmas holiday and had a great time with my family, really friendly host and staff, especially Jane.really friendly dogs. Amazing food (especially the potatoes). I would highly recommend the secret garden to anyone thinking of going to Goa!!!
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Date of stay: December 2018
Response from TheSecretGardenGoa, Owner at The Secret Garden Goa
Responded 8 Jan 2019
Dear Felix Firstly, thank you so much for taking the time to write your review - it means the world to us - one person who is over the moon is our Jane - thrilled to get a mention and very major part of the team here at TSGG. We LOVED having you guys here over the festive season - it was a wonderful time for everyone. Very pleased you enjoyed the potatoes! Warmest regards and thanks, Helene and Team TSGG especially Jane!
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67Petals wrote a review Dec 2018
Auckland Central, New Zealand14 contributions2 helpful votes
What a unique property - truly a 'secret garden' with lovely mature trees and so many birds. The home is so tastefully furnished with beautifully decorated rooms of varying size and style. We had the pleasure of staying here for 3 nights at the end of September. We felt so at home in this sprawling property with the delightful dogs, wonderful swimming pool, out of this world breakfasts and hosts that knew just how much time to spend with us and when to let us wander at our own time and pace. Helene gave us so many ideas of how to 'wile away' the hours and had a fantastic 'book' with business cards of so many places of interest whether it be museum or shopping. Highly recommend The Secret Garden and have no doubt we will be back. Thank you Helene and Derek.
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Date of stay: September 2018
Response from TheSecretGardenGoa, Owner at The Secret Garden Goa
Responded 8 Jan 2019
Hello there! What jolly wonderful words - thank you so much, you are too kind. I am so happy you enjoyed your stay as much as we enjoyed having you. It is great to know that 'the book' was useful - it has filled up a bit more now as many more places opening up all the time. Looking forward to welcoming you back through the Secret Garden gate in the very near future. Warm regards and thank you for taking the time to write about your experience with us, Helene and Team TSGG
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Vibha wrote a review Dec 2018
Hyderabad District, India39 contributions
Beautifully restored old Goan home. Luxury in the small and big things like the aromatherapy toiletries and the beautiful pool with modern sculptures around, deep four poster bed and a sumptuous spread for breakfast of home made jams and preserves and bread! Helene is a great host, friendly, helpful, a store of what to do and where to go and u can feel the love in the home, in society where she is part of a trust Setu & when she speaks about her kids and friends. Had great conversations and felt totally taken care of. Beautiful colourful yet peaceful rooms. Its 15 mins from the baga beach area but with a self drive car or cab it’s not a big deal. The place makes you feel special and steeped in the story of old Goan homes with a dash of modern pizazz that Helene brings in.
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Date of stay: May 2018
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Response from TheSecretGardenGoa, Owner at The Secret Garden Goa
Responded 8 Jan 2019
Awh! Your review brought a tear to my eye! Thank you so much for your lovely kind words. I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay. The house is an old gal and takes a lot of love and time to keep going, but that she does and I feel the house is also very happy having so many visitors who appreciate her come to stay. Looking forward to having back to The Secret Garden to spoil you some more! Much fondness and thanks, Helene and Team TSGG
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Rachna N wrote a review Nov 2018
New Delhi, India7 contributions2 helpful votes
This was my 2nd time at TSGG and I love it even more! Fabulous hosts who are super helpful. The dogs are so friendly. The house is beautiful, the breakfast is sumptuous - and when you over eat first thing in the morning, the pool's perfect for a few laps. Can't wait to go back! Thanks H&D
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Date of stay: August 2018
Response from TheSecretGardenGoa, Owner at The Secret Garden Goa
Responded 8 Jan 2019
Hi there Thank you so much for taking the time out of your busy schedule to write a review for us - means a lot. So pleased that you enjoy everything we offer, including the dogs - who all send their best! Now you are a regular feature at TSGG - we look forward to spoiling you once again on your next visit. Warm regards and thanks again, Helene and Team TSGG
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Coastal42592492909 wrote a review Nov 2018
1 contribution
My 1st Goa visit made extra special due to the stay in The Secret Garden. A sprawling yet quaint Goan bungalow with all modern facilities. Unlike hotels each corner of the house has a touch of warmth and love which makes your stay beautiful. The elaborate delicious breakfast, the sun kissed patio the rain washed greenery and the furry beings all added to my perfect holiday. thanks a ton.. :-)
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Date of stay: August 2018
Response from TheSecretGardenGoa, Owner at The Secret Garden Goa
Responded 8 Jan 2019
Hello! You are most welcome! Thank you for your kind words reviewing our home - it was a pleasure to have you to stay especially because it was your first visit so that we could share a bit about this wonderful state we are lucky enough to call home. Glad that you enjoyed the house, breakfast and grounds - hope to see you on your next visit to Goa. Thanks and regards, Helene and Team TSGG
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US$101 - US$141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IndiaGoaNorth Goa DistrictBardezSaligao
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