The Space'Varshavan’ in English translates as Rainforest. A very apt name for our long cherished dream home; we built just to enjoy the verdant beauty of the nature surrounding it. Located at a small town called Dapoli, situated 800 ft above sea level in konkan region of India has pleasant climate throughout the year. Varshavan is surrounded by hilly area and has valley facing view; still at close proximity to the main market. Travelling down few kilometers, one can reach to famous beaches around Dapoli.
Varshavan is not a hotel, resort nor just a bed and breakfast provider; because we believe in providing a personalized and comforting stay. A three story villa has a large living room located at one level up the ground and is flanked by big patio around it. It has high slope concrete roof top, additionally covered with Mangalore roof tiles which keep the entire house naturally cool even in summer and make eco friendly environment. Guests are allowed to book one or two bedrooms as per their wish. Guest AccessVarshavan extends a warm welcome to birders, butterfly watchers, seascape lovers, anglers,bikers, photographers, writers, artists, performers and other enthusiasts who would like to dwell in a completely sunny, serene and silvi environment, just to indulge leisurely in their unique hobbies and arts and thus, calm their restless souls.
This is the best place to enjoy with your family who would like to feel relaxed away from daily routine AND make unforgettable memories to cherish forever.
Note: Through this listing guests are allowed to book maximum 2 bedrooms from Monday to Thursday night .
If more than 2 bedrooms are required and want to stay Friday to Sunday please refer our other listing--Varshavan-Entire villa.
With booking of the private room, guest are allowed to access living room surrounded by large patio. Free car parking area.
*** Guests staying in Varshavan may have to share common premises such as kitchen, living room , patio with other guests staying in other bedrooms if entire villa is not booked Interaction with GuestsThis property has care taker to help guests during their stay continuously. Caretaker Praveen and his wife who is also a cook stay just on the ground floor and have separate entry from backside of villa. They will also help you for serving food, cleaning, washing dishes, laying extra beds and other housekeeping job.
Occasionally we also personally host the guests but are mostly available on calls/text messages once your booking is confirmed.
**PLEASE do not provide your phone number in the booking inquiry prior booking. (It violates Airbnb policy) Request you to go through details of property thoroughly and feel free to ask as much as queries/doubts you have through Airbnb only. The NeighborhoodVarshavan being surrounded with semi deciduous forest offers chance to observe nature activity in soulful silence.
Staying in our home ‘Varshavan’ will not only offer you a rare freedom from daily routine but roaming around the town endlessly, walking bare footedly on red sandy beaches, visiting the renowned agriculture university and knowing its research activity, observing the local culture, tasting the exotic Konkani food especially fish curry- rice and ‘Konkan Cha Mewa’; including the world famous Alphanso Mango, will certainly be the unforgettable moments of your life, you will surely cherish forever. Getting AroundThis house is located slightly outskirts of Dapoli, still at just 2 km away from local market and close proximity with beaches, ancient rock cute caves, scenic view points as well as forest area. Other Things to Note*TV is avoided to observe the beauty of nature around the villa. Indoor games and small library set up are provided for guests to spend utmost quality time.
NO telephones or WiFi in the house. BSNL has best mobile network inside house and Catch 3G as well. However IDEA, VODAPHONE also may work.
*No alcohol is served, but you may carry your own.
*Breakfast is complimentary where as lunch/dinner and other snacks are available with extra cost payable directly to cook. Cook prefers large order and variety of dishes would not be possible to make at one time. for example for group of 10 people only 2 of them need specific food then it would not be feasible to cook low quantity item and that may cause delay of cooking the large quantity food and everyone would get hampered. However guests are allowed to bring outside food.
* We don't have an additional room for the driver. If the driver has to sleep in the house extra guest charges apply. However he can use caretaker's toilet/bathroom for limited time.