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What We Love

  • Sunken swim-up bar in the outdoor pool
  • Beachfront location close to the 17th-century Fort Aguada
  • Jungle Jam play and eating area for children

What To Know

  • WiFi is free for up to two devices
  • The aptly named Banyan Tree restaurant sits in the shade of a 300-year-old tree
  • Room service is available 24 hours


  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Kids Club
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Room Service
  •  Spa
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Laid-back 28-acre beach retreat near Fort Aguada dotted with Goan-Portuguese-style cottages and villas

The Lowdown

With a prime seafront location near Goa’s 17th-century Fort Aguada, the Vivanta by Taj Holiday Village is a cluster of cottages and villas set on 28 acres of lush gardens. The cute cottages (235 to 315 square feet) blend Goan and Portuguese styles with intricate floor tiles and dark wood furniture. The villas offer more floor space (starting at 540 square feet), and all overlook either the garden or the sea, with the option of a “sit out” (a small outdoor seating area). The property has four dining options, including the popular Beach House restaurant for authentic Goan cuisine, and the Banyan Tree for Thai dishes served in the shade of a 300-year-old tree. A fitness center, day spa and outdoor swimming pool let you pick and choose how you want to unwind.

In the Area

Explore Goa’s Portuguese architecture, whitewashed churches and colorful temples. Don’t miss the busy Friday market in Mapusa, where you can shop for locally made jewelry and pottery and snack on spicy street food. The 17th-century Fort Aguada is nearby, and it still operates as Goa’s largest jail. Various water sports, such as jet skiing, can be organized at Sinquerim Beach. The Tropical Spice Plantation is a true must-visit. After you cross a wobbly wooden bridge, your guide will talk you through the local crops and then serve you lunch.

How to Get There

Taj Holiday Village Resort & Spa
Sinquerim Bardez
Candolim, 403519 India


4.5 Very Good 3070 Reviews
A short stay that was made memorable by the staff at Holiday Village and Fort Aguada
Reviewed 1 day ago

It was a last-minute decision to stay at Taj Holiday Village and we experienced one of the most seamless and perfect experiences in a hotel.

Kudos to Chef Rupesh at Beach House for laying out an amazing dinner. Chef Rakesh took great care of us during our stay. Vishwanath at Caravela took great care of us during our breakfast at Caravela. Special mentions to Javed and Mrinal at Caravela. We had a memorable time and we would like to come back soon!

supreme hospitality
Reviewed 2 days ago

my recent stay was most comfortable right from check in , room was clean and amazing view and access to the pool area. Entire staff is extremely polite and professional extremely helpful to accomodate my special requests as always.

Short & Lovely Stay
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent location of the Hotel, very courteous staff, beautiful view of the sea from the room, food and service is excellent. sundeck evening happy hour really adds to the overall experience. the Ambience and the setting of each of the facility is very good

Wonderful hassle free experience
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very good experience at the hotel, relaxing and rejuvenating.
Special thanks to Nishat from reservations, Xenia, Mrinal, Sunil,Manoj from F&B, Badrul and Navnath from Housekeeping assisted by Bhushan and Sadashiv. Dattaram too for making our stay special and memorable

Reviewed 4 days ago

Hospitality and staff service is very excellent.
Jaiprakash and Laltu very freandly staff
My room nombor is 1057 1058 awesome hospitality sarvice provide housekeeping staff
Hotel location is vew very beautiful