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Taj Holiday Village

Dando, Candolim, Bardez, Goa, - 403 515 Map View Map

Hotel Location: Candolim
Rooms: 142
Check-in time: From 1300 / Check-out time: Until 1100
  • Dando, Candolim, Bardez, Goa


Overview

Vivanta by Taj – Holiday Village Goa is the finest example of a resort village setup on the Sinquerim beach, with its colonial style cottages at the sea. In the North of Goa, it is a short distance away from Candolim Beach. The nearest point of attraction is the famous Agauda Fort. Don’t forget to take a drive to famous Calangute Bazaar and Mapusa Market further ahead for local shopping items and Goan cuisine.

Frequent running cabs can be booked to reach the resort from Dabolim Airport or from railway station. When you reach, you might receive a surprise welcome from the local musicians hymning on drums and guitar with a unique Indo-Portuguese tune. The next surprise will be the feast to eyes, the colonial art splashes throughout the resort. Look no further than your room front door, signaling your room number on the famous blue and white tiles ‘Azulejos’, an art tradition inherited from the Portuguese

Hit the Jiva spa for a new world of calm and relaxation. Or join your friends and colleagues for specialized corporate meetings and business events


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

    Superior Charm Cottages (w/ Balcony) are housed in a big cottage structure specially designed inspired by traditional Goan Portuguese style of architecture, with a right blend of modern furnishings. Located on the first floor, these cottages are best for corporate travelers, leisure travelers or on a quick weekend getaway. Single travelers must also prefer to stay here. One bedroom and a balcony that opens into beautiful garden view, has a private bathroom with a bathtub, 100% cotton robes and natural ingredients based luxury toiletries.

    Beddings and room furnishings are themed on local Goan landscape with an added ambiance of sparkling colonial style lamp shades. The rooms have internet access (chargeable). For entertainment enjoy the LCD TV, DVD player or Treat Yourself mini bar with choice of snacks and beverages (chargeable). Also, try tea coffee maker for some breweries. Or find your moment of relax in the pool or fitness center.

  • Superior Charm Cottage w/ Sit Out

    Superior Charm Cottages (w/ Sit out) are on the ground floor of, the traditional architecture on Goan Portuguese styled, big cottage structure with a right blend of modern furnishings. Single travelers, leisure travelers, corporate travelers or small families on a quick weekend getaway; anybody can prefer this category of cottage. It has one bedroom with a private bathroom having a bathtub, 100% cotton robes and natural ingredients based luxury toiletries. Beddings and room furnishings are themed on local Goan landscape (with a touch of ocean blue) and an added ambiance of sparkling colonial style lamp shades.

    Being on ground floor, these rooms open to lush green lawn suits for a sit out in the nature with a freshly brewed beverage from tea coffee maker or a glass of cocktail of your choice from the mini bar. For entertainment there is chargeable Wi-Fi, LCD TV, DVD player or Treat Yourself snacks and beverages (chargeable).

  • Premium Indulgence Cottage

    Premium Indulgence Cottage is on the ground floor of the resort and nearby lobby and pool area. This complete cottage design is inspired by the traditional Goan Portuguese architecture style. These cottages are good for families on holiday outings or couples on a romantic getaway.

    The room furnishings are modern with a local touch be it carpets, wall hangings, wall paintings or traditional styles hanging lamps. Elegantly spacious, Premium Indulgence Cottage has a bedroom with separate sitting cum playing area to enjoy with your family. The cottage opens to a lush green lawn (equipped with garden furniture) for a relax sit out with Mother Nature. The sea view cottage opens to sea beach area equipped with deck chair. Complement it with a tea or coffee (from maker) or a glass of cocktail of your choice from mini bar attached.

    The modern furnished bathroom has a bathtub, 100% cotton robes and natural ingredients based luxury toiletries. Other amenities to try are – on request roll away beds, chargeable Wi-Fi, cable television, DVD player, electronic safe for safety or Treat Yourself snacks and beverages (chargeable).

  • Deluxe Allure Villa

    Deluxe Allure Villas are separated from each other with a lush green manicured garden. The villas have a bedroom and a separate living room. The private lawn attached is well equipped with garden furniture and umbrella shades, where you can hangout with your family or friends. The beauty of this villa is the usage of colonial style Goan Portuguese architecture. A vibrant splash of Goan landscape through stylish furnishing, bedding, hanging lampshades and wall paintings.

    Complementary amenities with your stay are - Treat Yourself mini bar and snacks cabinet attached, DVD player, cable television, 24 hrs in room dining, electronic safe, 2 lines telephones, roll away beds on request. The modern furnished bathroom has a bathtub, 100% cotton robes and natural ingredients based luxury toiletries.

  • Premium Temptation Villa – Sea View

    The luxurious Premium Temptation Villa are the sea facing villas separated from each other with a private green lawn.. These villas are good for families on holiday outings or couples on a romantic getaway. Generously spacious villa has a bedroom and living room cum dining area. The villa opens to sea beach arena of Sinquerim beach for the evenings to enjoy with your loved ones. While garden area has table chairs under umbrella shades to relax at.

    The interiors of this villa are inspired by the traditional Goan Portuguese architecture style. The modern day furnishings are well blend in a local touch be it carpets, wall hangings, wall paintings or traditional hanging lamps.

    The superior furnished bathroom has a bathtub, 100% cotton robes and natural ingredients based luxury toiletries. Other amenities to try are – tea coffee maker, mini bar stocked with exotic drinks choices, snacks & beverage cabinet (chargeable), on request roll away beds, chargeable Wi-Fi, cable television, DVD player, electronic safe for safety or Treat Yourself snacks and beverages (chargeable).

  • Luxury Bliss Villa

    Apt for big families on holiday break, Luxury Bliss Villa is the only Goan Portuguese architecture beauty standing on Sinquerim Beach at Holiday Village. The villa has a separate bedroom, dining room and living room with a walk-in wardrobe and electronic safe for safe keeping.

    This lone villa stands facing the Arabian Sea to give the guests the spectacular view of Sunset on the beach area. It also opens to the private garden area equipped with garden area and umbrella shades. The beauty of this villa is the local Goan style furnishing, bedding, lampshades with a touch of colonial Portuguese style.

    Complement your stay with Treat Yourself mini bar and snacks cabinet attached, DVD player, cable television, 24 hrs in room dining, 2 lines telephones, rollaway beds on request. The modern furnished bathroom has a bathtub, 100% cotton robes and natural ingredients based luxury toiletries.

Accommodation

For a luxurious stay at the Taj Holiday Village in Goa one should look forward to the spacious and leisurely rooms at the hotel. One of the best Luxury Hotels in Goa the Taj Holiday Village offers beautifully maintained 140 rooms filled with the best of the luxuries. The rooms are categorized as:

Cottage Garden :View The stay at these cottages gives the facility of the gorgeous view of the recently renovated garden. Most of the cottages have the facility of have a balcony and lawn. Other room facilities includes DVD player, LCD television, 2 line phones and newly designed bathrooms with a bathtub.

Cottage Pool View: The pool facing rooms are a treat to stay with the facilities of hammock, garden furniture with parasol.

Cottage Sea View : Enjoy the fun of the sea with the windows of the cottage rooms. The rooms are an epitome of luxury with all its facilities.

Villa Garden / Pool View : A huge living space facing the luxurious stand alone garden makes the stay at the hotel a pleasant experience.

Villa Sea View and Luxury Villa Sunset View : The state of the art living facilities covering huge spaces gives the guests a chance to enjoy the best standards of services.

Dining

Caravela

Caravela, an example of fine dining by Holiday Village is setup on the sea side of Sinquerim beach. The bold theme of this open area restaurant becomes more prominent under the setting sun. The dark wood modern furnishing under dim lighting is frequently visited by the cool sea breeze. This is a seasonal restaurant opens for April – September for the best cuisines from the North Indian, Continental and Mediterranean style of cooking.

Take a pick from Greel style Tiger Prawns, Tandoori Pomphrets or try the special Caravela Bruschetta Platter. Else look for the open kitechen buffet, and let the chefs know what you want to eat.

Beach House

The sea facing Beach house is a fine example of beach shack architecture on the Sinquerim Beach. The Master Chefs have their expertise in the traditional ‘Goan Portugese’ delicacies and the style of cooking. The sloped wooden roof works as shade; while the open-sided restaurant let you enjoy your food in the cool sea breeze under soothing dim lighting. The contemporary style furniture and furnishings calls for an evening with your family. Get creative with the ‘live kitchen’ concept here, where you can direct the chefs to prepare your meal the way you want.

Only here you can taste the authentic Goan Portugese fusion with – Kingfish Peri Peri, Clam Chops, Pork Sorpotel, Tigre con Cilantro and more. Be brave to try the Cashew Feni but don’t get out of control.

Banyan Tree

As the name says, this fine dining restaurant is set up under shades of a 300 year old Banyan Tree. Vivanta Holiday Village or say Banyan Tree is the first Thai specialty restaurant in Goa, started way back in the 90s. The open air restaurant surrounded with lush green plantation is a place to be at during evening to enjoy food with live music and entertainment. If you wish to sit inside fully air conditioned settings, them don’t miss the center of attraction a large Chandelier made out of coconut shells.

The special Thai delicacies on the menu scribbled are – Crispy Fried Vegetables, Deep fried King Prawns and Spicy raw Papaya salad.

Drift

Open all day, Drift the bar is meant for the night life at Goa and at Holiday Village. Located at Caravela restaurant, Drift is along side the sea shore with frequent laps of waves gushing through its side.

Grab a table under the wooden roof shade for some signature drinks by Vivanta Holiday Village like Palm Kiss or Tapas complemented with Tuna Salad or Crab Croquettes. While at evening the bar makes sure to raise your energy level on high spirits. The chill ambiance turn on the mood with tap beating music Mojitos and mocktails in hand and some mouthwatering Sushi and Sake..

Pool Bar

Open during day time, Pool Bar is overlooking the swimming pool arena at Vivanta by Taj - Holiday Village. Take your turns in the pool and grab the exotic drinks of your choice in between, one among – Pina Colada or Margarita. Or lay yourself on the pool side bed to sunbathe and sip their signature drink – Taj Holiday Village Special. This well stocked bar is right near the pool so you don’t have to bother much about getting your round of drinks.

Useful Info

Distance from Airport 

  • Dabolim International Airport: 36 km

Distance from Railway Station 

  • Vasco Da Gama Railway Station: 38.7 km

Distance from Top Attractions in the Area

  • Sinquerim Beach - 1 km
  • Candolim Beach - 2.8 km
  • Fort Aguada - 1 km
  • Aguada Lighthouse - 3.4 km
  • St. Anthony's Chapel - 4.4 km
Useful Hotel Stats
  • Number of Bars- 2
  • Number of Floors- 1
  • Number of Restaurants- 3
  • Room Voltage- 220
  • Year Hotel Built- 1984
  • Year Hotel Last Renovated- 2006
Note
  • Government-issued photo ID required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Pets allowed (dogs & cats)
  • Free airport shuttle and train station pickup available on request.
  • Rollaway beds available on request (surcharge)