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Vivanta By Taj-Fort Aguada

Sinquerim, Candolim, Bardez, Goa, India 403 515 Map View Map

Hotel Location: Near Candolim Beach
Rooms: 145
Check-in time: From 1400 / Check-out time: Until 1200
  • Sinquerim, Candolim, Bardez, Goa


Overview

Spread over sprawling area of 8 acres of lush green land, Fort Aguada Resort was built especially for the Commonwealth heads of Government. The resort is on top of a hill above the Fort Aguada Goa and is one of the prime properties of Taj group of hotels. Located on Sinquerim in Bardez Goa, the guests can enjoy the stunning view of the Arabian Sea and the complete coastline of North Goa beaches from the resort. Some of the recreation facilities offered include Jacuzzi, swimming pool, and sailing, fitness centre with sauna, children’s activity centre, surfing, jet skis, windsurfing, badminton, gym, water scooters, table tennis, golf (5-hole course), billiards, parasailing, boating, squash and speed boats. There are many state-of-the-art facilities provided by the Fort Aguada Hermitage Resort such as currency exchange, Ayurvedic massages, travel desk, laundry (until 8pm), babysitting, safe deposit lockers, shopping arcade, beauty parlour, doctor on call, 24-hour copier/facsimile and car rental. The resort is ideal for discerning business travelers as it offers fully equipped conference halls accommodating 50 people for cocktail, 45 people on theatre style sitting, 36 people on classroom and 25 on ‘U’ shape. There are 145 luxurious fully equipped rooms including 14 suites and private luxury Aguada Hermitage Villas witnessing beautiful views. 

Hotel Features
2Outdoors
  • Sun Deck
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Swimming Pool
3Activities
  • Fitness Center
  • Spa
  • Massage
  • steamroom
4Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant/ Coffe Shop
5Internet
  • LAN and WiFi access (charges apply)
6Parking
  • Private parking is available on site.
7Services
  • Room Service
  • VIP Room Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ironing service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Shoeshine
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Daily maid service
  • Currency exchange
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Tour desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Travel Assistance
  • 24-hour room service
  • Business center
  • Smoking area
  • poolside bar
  • Nightclub
Room Types
  • Superior Charm-Sea View

    Located on the first floor of the resort, superior charm rooms offer mesmerising view of the sea. These rooms are spread over an area of 350 square feet offering outstanding services such as doctor-on-call, direct dial phone, DVD player, electronic safe, baby crib (on request), television, 100% cotton robes (on request), use of pool and fitness centre, tea/coffee maker, complimentary daily newspaper, fruit basket (on request), bath amenities made of Forest Essentials from natural ingredients, rollaway beds and cribs (on request), wall-mounted make-up mirror, hair dryer, dental/shaving kit, rest easy menu with choice of pillows, health drinks, chocolate treats, 24-hour in-room dining, beverages (charges apply), snacks, bedroom slippers and high speed internet access. 

  • Superior Charm-Garden View with Sit-Out

    Covering an area of 350 square feet, superior charm garden view rooms are located on the ground floor of the resort. All the rooms are fully-appointed with outstanding amenities such as television, 24-hour in-room dining, complimentary daily newspaper, DVD player, hair dryer, rest easy menu with the choice of pillows, bath amenities made of Forest Essentials from natural ingredients, electronic safe, doctor-on-call, bedroom slippers, high speed internet access, rollaway beds and cribs (on request), 100% cotton robes (on request), health drinks, beverages (charges apply), dual line phones, chocolate treats, snacks, non-smoking rooms available on request, wall-mounted make-up mirror, hair dryer, housekeeping twice daily-morning cleaning and evening turndown, use  of pool and fitness centre, fruit basket (on request) and dental/shaving kit (on request). 

  • Premium Indulgence Cottages-Garden View

    These rooms cover an area of 400 square feet offers beautiful view of the garden. Some of the facilities include DVD player, use of pool and fitness centre, ergonomically designed study table and chair, 24-hour in-room dining, complimentary daily newspaper, hair dryer, wall-mounted make-up mirror, dental/shaving kit, bedroom slippers (on request), beverages (charges apply), health drinks, fruit basket (on request), chocolate treats, snacks, dual line phones, baby crib (on request), interactive television-32-inch LCD screen with home theatre system and surround sound, high speed wireless internet, electronic safe, fully-stocked mini bar, doctor-on-call, rollaway beds and cribs )on request), housekeeping twice daily-morning cleaning and evening turndown, rest easy menu with choice of pillows and 100% cotton robes.

  • Superior Charm Sea View with Sit-Out

    Located on the ground floor of the east wing of the main building, superior charm sea view rooms with sit-out are spread over an area of 350 square feet. All the rooms in this category offers facilities such as use of pool and fitness centre, twice daily housekeeping service- morning cleaning and evening turndown, complimentary daily newspaper, rollaway beds and cribs (on request), electronic safe, rest easy menu with the choice of pillows, high speed internet access, 100% cotton robes (on request), fruit basket (On request), beverages (charges apply), wall-mounted make-up mirror, hair dryer, fully stocked mini bar, chocolate treats, 24-hour in-room dining, baby crib (on request), dental/shaving kit,  non-smoking room are available, DVD player, dual line phones, television and bath amenities are Forests Essentials made from natural ingredients. 

  • Premium Indulgence with Terrace

    Premium Indulgence with Terrace room is located in the main building and is spread over an area of 604 square feet. Offering sea views, this category room provides large terrace and additional powder room. Some of the commendable services include fully stocked mini bar, bath amenities are Forests Essentials made from natural ingredients, housekeeping twice daily-morning cleaning and evening turndown, chocolate treats, DVD player, 24-hour in room dining, complimentary daily newspaper, wall-mounted make-up mirror, dual line phones, hair dryer, electronic safe, rest easy menu with choice of pillows, ergonomically designed study table and chair, bedroom slippers (on request), high speed internet access, fruit basket (on request), 32-inch interactive television with home theatre system and surround sound, beverages (charges apply), snacks, complimentary water bottle, 100% cotton robes (on request), baby crib (on request), dental/shaving kit and non-smoking rooms. 

  • Deluxe Allure Suite with Terrace

    Offering stunning sea views, deluxe allure suite with terrace covers an area of 604 square feet. This category room features one living room, bedroom and a terrace. Some of the facilities include 100% cotton robes (on request), baby cribs (on request), shaving/dental kit, hair dryer, electronic safe, bath amenities are Forest Essentials made from natural ingredients, bathroom slippers, 24-hour in room dining, chocolate treats, ergonomically designed study table and chair, complimentary daily newspaper, snacks, complimentary bottled water, dual line phones, DVD player, wall-mounted make-up mirror, non-smoking rooms, housekeeping twice daily-morning cleaning and evening turndown, rest easy with the choice of pillows, 32-inch LCD TV with home theatre system and surround sound, high speed internet access, rollaway beds and cribs (On request),  use of pool and fitness centre, tea/coffee maker and fruit basket (on request). 

  • Luxury Bliss Villa-Two Bedroom

    Enjoy the spectacular view of the sea from the luxury bliss villa having a contemporary space for private sit-out.  This category features private lawn with parasols and garden furniture, dining room, two bedrooms and a living room. Some of the state-of-the-art amenities offered include DVD player, 100% cotton robes, electronic safe, complimentary daily newspaper, wall-mounted make-up mirror, high speed internet access, bath amenities are Forest Essentials made from natural ingredients, non-smoking rooms are available, rollaway beds and cribs (on request), rest easy menu with the choice of pillows, chocolate treats, beverages (chargeable), use of pool and fitness centre, 24-hour in-room dining, ergonomically designed study table and chair, complimentary bottled mineral water, newly renovated bathtub and bathrooms, health drinks, snacks, hair dryer, housekeeping twice daily-morning cleaning and evening turndown, dual line phones and 32-inch interactive LCD television. 

  • Premium Temptation Villa- Garden View

    Spread over an area of 700-800 square feet, Premium Temptation Villa features a private lawn with parasols and garden furniture, one bedroom and a living room. Some of the remarkable amenities include bathrooms with tubs, DVD player, dual line telephones, baby crib (on request), bedroom slippers (on request), high speed internet, 24-hour in-room dining, bath amenities are Forests Essentials made from natural ingredients, dual line phones, fruit basket (on request), ergonomically designed study table and chair, housekeeping twice daily- morning cleaning and evening turndown, hair dryer, non-smoking rooms are available, chocolate treats, wall-mounted make-up mirror, beverages (chargeable), complimentary daily newspaper, electronic safe, complimentary bottled mineral water, 100% cotton robes (on request), dental/shaving kit, health drinks, snacks, rest easy with choice of pillows, tea/coffee maker, rollaway beds and cribs (on request) and use of pool and fitness centre. 

  • Premium Temptation Villa- Two Bedroom

    Premium Temptation Villas are spread over an area of 1650 square feet offers stunning sea views. This category villas feature private lawn with parasols and garden furniture, two bedrooms, dining room and living room. Some of the outstanding facilities include 24-hour in-room dining, bath amenities are Forest Essentials made from natural ingredients, complimentary daily newspaper, chocolate treats, electronic safe, hair dryer, complimentary bottled mineral water, dental/shaving kit, snacks, health drinks, beverages (chargeable), housekeeping twice daily-morning cleaning and evening turndown, tea/coffee maker, wall-mounted make-up mirror, rest easy with the choice of pillows, baby crib (on request), rollaway beds and cribs (on  request), non-smoking rooms are available, 100% cotton robes (on request), 32-inch interactive LCD television, ergonomically designed study table and chair, bathroom slippers (on request) and fruit basket (on request).

  • Presidential Nirvana Villa-Three Bedroom

    These villas are spread over an area of 2253 square feet offers beautiful view of the sea. Presidential  Nirvana Villa features private lawn with parasols and garden furniture, three bedrooms, dining room with attached kitchenette and a living room. Some of the amenities include high speed internet, rest easy with the choice of pillows, wall-mounted make-up mirror, bath amenities are Forest Essentials made from natural ingredients, electronic safe, health drinks, complimentary bottled mineral water, snacks, chocolate treats, complimentary daily newspaper, 100% cotton robes (on request), bedroom slippers (on request), 32-inch LCD interactive television, fruit basket (on request), use of pool and fitness centre, housekeeping twice daily-morning cleaning and evening turndown, rollaway beds and cribs (on request), non-smoking rooms are available, ergonomically designed study table and chair, tea/coffee maker, 24-hour in-room dining, dual line phones, dental/shaving kit, DVD player and baby crib (on request).

  • Premium Temptation Villa- Sea View

    The super luxurious Premium Temptation Villas are spread over an area of 675-875 square feet offering gorgeous view of the sea. These villas feature private lawn with parasols and garden furniture, bedroom and a living room. Some of the facilities offered include 24-hour in-room dining, electronic safe, wall-mounted make-up mirror, DVD player, bathroom amenities are Forest Essentials made from natural ingredients, dental/shaving kit, rest easy with the choice of pillows, hair dryer, baby crib (on request), chocolate treats, complimentary bottled mineral water, snacks, complimentary daily newspaper, health drinks, beverages (chargeable), 100% cotton robes (on request), rollaway beds and cribs (on request), dual line phones, housekeeping twice daily-morning cleaning and evening turndown, fruit basket (on request), high speed internet, non-smoking rooms are available and use of pool and fitness centre.

Accomodation

Offering a decor that promises to please all the guests of the hotel, the accommodation facilities at the Fort Aguada Beach Resort, Goa are excellent and comprise of Standard Rooms, Standard Cottage Rooms as well as luxuriously decorated terrace suites. Once, a famous, 16th century Portuguese Fort, the rooms at the hotel include the following room amenities:

  • Data Port Facilities
  • Color TV
  • Wireless Internet
  • International Dial Telephones
  • Tea/Coffee Maker
  • Tea/Coffee Maker
  • Stocked Mini Bar
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
Dining

Seashell Restaurant

Relish the exotic dishes of Indian, Continental and Goan cuisines. Try the delicious Coastal Catch which is ocean shrimps prepared in brandy sauce.

Martini Bar

Sip your favourite drink at the Martini poolside bar having an array of cocktails, wines, beers, spirits and snacks.

IL Camino

Indulge in a variety of Mediterranean and Italian dishes served at IL Camino.

Kiddies Corner

Kiddies Corner is an exclusive restaurant meant for children.

Morisco

Morisco is a seafood specialty restaurant at the Fort Aguada Hermitage Resort.

The Banyan Tree

The restaurant is surrounded by a fish pond serving mouth-watering dishes of Chinese and Thai cuisine. Guests can taste these dishes under the shadow of huge Banyan tree.

Poolside Bar

The Poolside Bar serves tasty tandoori specialties, cocktails, apertifs and seafood grills. The timings of the bar are from 7.30pm to 10.30 pm.

Raampon

Savour the Goan seafood and many other fiery delicacies in the Raampon restaurant. Try the exotic Lobster Peri Peri- a blend of red hot spices and fresh lobster while listening to the soothing Goan music.

Anchor Bar and Coffee Shop

The traditional Feijoada served with whole bread is the prime feature of the Anchor Bar and Coffee Shop which is basically Goan sausages.

The Trattoria

Enjoy the exclusive platter of creamy pastas and garden fresh herbs at the Trattoria.

Useful Info

Distance from Airport

  • Dabolim Airport-40 km

Distance from Railway Station

  • Thivim Railway Station-23.6 km

Distance from Top Attractions in the Area

  • Baga Beach- 8.2 km
  • Fort Aguada- 3.3 km
  • Calangute Beach-7.4 km
  • Arpora Market- 9 km
Treatments

Among the various factors which make the Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa a celebrated Ayurveda Resort, one of the major ones is its spectacular location. Spread on the sea front along the Sinquerim to Calangute beach stretch, the resort provides beautiful sights all day, thereby soothing the mind and body all day long and relieving the body of accumulated stress. The beauty of this resort’s location acts complimentary to the benefits provided by the various treatments.

The Jiva Spa at the resort utilizes a variety of rituals and therapies to deliver outstanding results for the body and mind. Along with cleansing the body of all impurities and toxicity, the mind is relieved of all kinds of tension and stress. The focus, however, is always on holistic wellness.

Therapies

  • Signature Experiences: A range of signature experiences are provided using traditional Indian practices and ancient rituals.
  • Indian therapies: Drawing on ancient Indian Ayurveda practices, the programs provided are Champi, Sammardana, Prishta Mardana, Pada Mardana.
  • Indian Aromatherapies: A variety of signature essential oils ensure that the entire body is rejuvenated and relaxed. The programs available are Vishram, Orja Dayaka, Pavithri.
  • Body Scrubs and Wraps: A combination of Indian herbs, sea salts and pure essential oils nourish the entire body. The various programs available are Masala, Mocha Patra, Narikela, Prithvi Mrit.
  • Yoga And Meditation: At Jiva Spa, yoga is offered under the guidance of Bihar School of Yoga. The different kinds of stages are Advanced, Advanced Surya Namaskar, Balanced, Dynamic, Gentle, Pranayama, Ajapa Japa, Antar Mouna, Hirdayakasha Dharana, Yoga Nidra, Yoga Nidra Advanced, Abhilaya.
  • Beauty: Using age-old ingredients, Indian herbs and essential Indian oils, the skin is rewarded with a glow. The various programs available are Jiva Signature Facial, Jamarosa Root Facial, Tulsi Facial, Champak Facial, Neem Facial, Spa Energizing Facial, Anana Lepa, Hast Snana(Manicure), Pada Snana(Pedicure).
  • Spa Indulgences: The various beauty and wellness treatments gift you with a glowing skin and a rejuvenated body. The various programs available are Ajinv, Soma, Soundarya, Sukha, Svashakti.
Note
  • Number of Bars- 3
  • Number of Floors- 2
  • Number of Restaurants -6
  • Room Voltage- 220
  • Year Hotel Built- 1974
  • Govt Service Tax Extra.