Our NON SMOKING, air conditioned property comprises of the following :-
Lounge/living room: 22inch LCD TV with sky, western style comfy sofa, ceiling fans to keep you cool, leads to a front balcony with a table & chairs & stunning garden views.
Kitchen: Ceiling fan, microwave, electric hob, fridge freezer, kettle, iron, ironing board toaster & utensils, plenty of cupboard space to keep your snacks!
Main Bathroom: Hot & cold water, western wc, 2 type shower
Master Bedroom: Double bedroom, sleeps 4, air-conditioning & ceiling fan, 2 bedside tables, double wardrobe, Bedroom has en suite bathroom with hot & cold water, 2 type shower, western wc & fully automatic washing machine. Washing line outside apartment. As with most Goan properties our apartment is fitted with safety grills, the bedroom has a gate leading onto the open balcony where you can sit & admire the coconut trees.
Bedroom 2- Double bed, ceiling fan, double wardrobe with inner lockable safe
Maid service 3-4 times per week, our maid will come & clean the apartment, change the bed linens & leave fresh towels. This is included in the price along with 1x bottle of water & 2 x toilet rolls upon your arrival.
Perfect for couples wanting a relaxing holiday!
South Goa is the ideal place if you are looking for a peaceful holiday with a laid-back pace. Some of the finest beaches in the region skirt the coast.It is here that you will find some of the best seafood cuisine in Goa.
Our ground floor apartment is part of the 'Queeny Meadows' complex with a beautifully maintained shared garden located in Arossim, South Goa. South Goa is a much more laid back compared to North Goa. Less hassle, less noise, less people = more relaxation!! However if you fancy visiting North Goa it's easily accessible by taxi or bus.
Airport transfers can be arranged for you, with our friend & local licensed taxi driver Phillip. He can collect you from the airport & take you to our apartment in an air conditioned car with plenty of room for your luggage! This will cost approximately Rs.500/ which you can pay him on arrival.
It may be handy for you to keep him as your taxi driver throughout your stay in Goa as his rates are very reasonable. Alternatively the nearest bike/scooter/taxi hire is 1 km walk from the apartment. If you would like to hire a scooter you will need an international driving license. This seems to be the preferred transport method in Goa for locals & tourists as it is very independent & cheap!
The nearest market is a 700 meter walk where you will find supermarkets, ATM, money exchange, tea stalls, samosa stalls, fast food & a real insight into local life & you can walk to the nearest beach ( 1km) this is Arossim Beach. Arossim sits in the middle of a 25 kilometre stretch of soft sandy beach, backed by coconut palms. There is a beach shack called 'Starfish' which serves the best prawn biryani I have ever tasted!
Further along the beach you will find the resorts Hyatt, Royal Orchid & Majorda Beach if you take a stroll here there are many more shacks & lots of water sports activities such as surfing, snorkelling, jet-skiing, boogie boarding, scuba diving, water-skiing, para-sailing, windsurfing and deep sea fishing.
Below is a list of attractions in Goa & the distances from our apartment:
Colva Beach - 9km - Lots of Restaurants, emporiums, water sports
Margao Market - 12km - Shopping at the colourful local market displaying exotic products ranging from cosmopolitan department stores and designer boutiques to makeshift stalls. Margao is one of the most enjoyable moments in Goa, selling spices, bangles, jewellery, clothes.
Rivel Sal - 20 km - Take a cruise along the river - the sunset cruise is perfect for those who want to explore the rich surroundings of River Sal. The area is teeming with birds and the trip is ideal for bird-lovers, or just to see the beauty of River Sal and local villagers going about in small canoes.
Tropical spice plantation- 28 km - The spice plantations of Goa are quite popular as a tourist attraction. On a typical excursion to the spice plantations, you shall begin your day by starting to explore the fields and the farms. It is very astonishing to see men climbing on very tall trees while maintaining a balance and at the same time plucking betel nut fruits from those swaying trees. While you are here you get the chance to ride elephants or if you don't fancy that you can wash the elephants!
The Dudhsagar waterfalls - 64 km - Located near the Goa-Karnataka border. They can be reached easily by hiring a taxi, catching a train from Cansaulim station or taking a bus from Margao. Dudhsagar waterfalls of Goa have the distinction of being ranked as the fifth highest waterfall in India and they list in the Top 100 highest waterfalls in the world. The Dudhsagar waterfalls plunge down from a staggering height of 2000 feet. The waterfall is located amongst lush green surroundings of the forests. During monsoons the Dudhsagar waterfall becomes very lively and attracts tourists in hordes. Many tourists who visit Dudh Sagar at Goa prefer swimming in the calm waters. It is quite safe to swim there provided one is careful enough. Those who love adventure and thrill can always try to climb to the head of the waterfalls though the rough path full of rocks, vegetation and water. You will need a whole day for this trip but it will definitely be worth it!
Church of St Francis - 25 km - A stunning and charming building, the Church of St. Francis of Assisi is located in Old Goa,
Panaji - 27 km - Goas' Capital city, you can go on a luxurious casino anchored in the Mandovi River overlooking the charming city of Panjim.
Vintage car museum - 8km - Ashvek Vintage World is a Vintage Car Museum situated in Nuvem. It is Goa's first and only vintage car museum that showcases over a dozen vintage cars sourced from Goa or neighbouring areas like Kholapur, Belgam and Sawantwadi.
Arpora night market - 37 km - The night market in Arpora, also known as The Saturday Night Market Bazaar is the largest shopping and entertainment event, which reflects the cosmopolitan and distinctive culture of Goa state in the best way. This event happens only during the high tourist season on a large fenced area between the Arpora and Anjuna city resorts. The first season night market is usually arranged before the New Year, while the last one is organized at the end of April (the business hours: from 4:00 p.m till 11:00 p.m).