This is a great place to stay! The hotel has been refurnished and looks new.An excellent breakfast ,which is included in the Tariff is an add-on.Pool is good and has a restaurant right in front of it.Some rooms have patios though a few open to a garbage pile.Don' dare to keep the windows open in the night.If you do,will know what mosquitos can do to your vacation.
Having said that there is a concern with the location.Colva as such has good shopping places and restaurants and the beach used to be very good until few years back.Not anymore.I remember going there back in 2007 and how we enjoyed the beach.Now, Its one of the most crowded beach and is full of litter all around with sewage being drained right into the beach.Not a place anyone would enjoy.This time we went there on an evening and returned in 30 mints.Had to travel 1-1.5 hrs everyday to reach a good beach or a tourist spot.I wouldn't recommend staying in Colva unless you are ready to spend 2-3 hours in commute everyday.
"Excellent hotel with a private entry to the beach"
Beleza is about 30 minutes drive from Dabolim airport, so it is very conveniently located. Starting with the reception, the hotel staff were very friendly and professional. The hotel itself is very green, spacious and a quiet retreat within a 10-minute drive from Colva beach. Our room was spacious and spotlessly clean with comfortable beds and fresh linen. The breakfast buffet had a lot of choices including cereals, toast, fruits, eggs made to order and 3-4 other choices such as puri-bhaji, Goan sausage, etc. The regular meals are also good and reasonably priced, but not great. Overall it was a very relaxing and restful experience. We'll be back!
The hotel is normal like all other 3 star hotels in India. The bathroom is not so clean (thumbs down). The shower is poor with low pressure and no hot water. There are other hotels closer to the beach that was better.
"Well-run hotel close to a quiet stretch of beach"
We stayed for a week's sun escaping from February darkness and rain - this was perfect. 40 mins transfer from the airport, sitting alone surrounded by fields three minutes' walk from Benaulim beach, uncrowded with several good beach shacks serving delicious food inc Goan specialities. The hotel has a double pool, spa with massages on site, very good food. Guests tend to be Russian couples/families or groups of Indian tourists, most on all-inclusive deals. We ate out on the beach watching the amazing sunsets, every night.
Beacuse of its location we would like to recommend it to friends.
Restaurant staff and cleanliness was below average. Front office staff courteous and helpful.
Restaurant had chipped crockery and dirty table linen and uncleaned floor especially during breakfast
This small town 20 km south of Vasco da Gama is best known for its sandy beach. Tourists from around the world are drawn here, in no doubt helped by the presence of large resorts and hotels along the coast. The largely rural countryside can be explored by rented scooter. Meanwhile, Colva's central location makes it ideal as a base to explore the other regions of Goa.
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