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Aveda, Ayurveda and Nature Care Center in Devaaya

A traveler with a penchant for good health invariably searches for an ideal resort or spa in whichever city he hops into. Keeping this in view, most Luxury Spas and Ayurveda Resorts in India have designed themselves in such a way so as to fulfill the requirements of such tourists to the fullest.

Goa, being one of the most sought after tourist spots in the country, has some of the best Ayurveda Resorts in India. The Devaaya Ayurveda retreat, Goa is one such resort which satisfies the needs of the health freak tourist to the hilt. Goa's natural charm replete with the abundance of greenery and ample breathing space makes it an ideal venue for setting up of the resort. Located on an island, amidst acres and acres of verdant land, this resort provides you ample opportunity to spend a leisurely and laidback vacation.


Languages : English, Konkani, Hindi

Best Season : October to June

Weather : Summer 23°C to 40°C, Winter 15°C to 33°C

How to Reach:

Air : The international airport of Goa is Dabolim located in South Goa that is around 29 km from Panaji, the capital of Goa. It receives both domestic flights and flights from international destinations like U.K. and Germany. Regular flights are available from Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi along with other important cities of India.

Rail : Goa has a number of railway stations, Margao or Madgaon and Vasco-da-Gama are the most important ones. Both these stations are a part of the Konkan railway line. They are well-connected with most important cities of the country including Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.

Road : The chief bus station of Goa is Kadamba bus stand of Panaji from where various state-owned buses of Goa, Maharashtra and Karnataka operate to other destinations. Some of the major distances are Pune- 457 km, Mumbai - 603 km, Mangalore - 354 km and Bangalore - 558 km.


Aveda, the Ayurvedic center at Devaaya Ayurveda Retreat, Goa follows a thorough regimen of treatments, to give its guests a therapy of 'Panchakarma' and 'Wellness' treatment supervised by a very efficient and dependable Ayurveda medical team. The masseurs are well -trained professionals who are adept in their work. The Santulan Ayurveda section comprising of the ayurvedic treatment theory by Dr. Balaji Thambe is followed here.

Ayurvedic facilities at Aveda primarily aim at purging a human body inside out. Created in this vein, Panchakarma is the package consisting of the following:

  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Lifestyle Orientation
  • Diet
  • Music therapy
  • Medicines

The Pachakarma package is advisable to be taken up after consultation with the resorts' doctors in case of any chronic disease. The four option based package schedule of 7, 15, 22 and 30 days goes as follows in the primary stage:

  • Abhyanga
  • Svedan
  • Antar Snehan
  • Virechan
  • Basti
  • Netra Basti
  • Nasya
  • Health Consultation

The rest of the medical treatment is taken care of individually according to their respective diseases. The day-wise treatment program of Panchakarma is categorized as the following:

7 days - 6 treatments; 15 days - 13 treatments 22 days - 19 treatments; 30 days - 25 treatments.

The Wellness package, another Ayurvedic facility at Aveda is however provided for those who are looking for stress relief program which rejuvenates them from the work weariness of their daily work schedule.

The treatment schedule goes as follows:

  • Abhyanga
  • Svedan
  • Netra Basti
  • Nasya
  • Shiro Dhara
  • Karnapuran
  • Kundalini Massage
  • Padabhyanga
  • Facial
  • Foot Reflexology
  • Health consultation
Room Types

The property has a total of 60 well-equipped rooms and suites that are scattered all around in the 3-storied building. You have an option of choosing from twin bed or double bed rooms. Enjoy a pleasant stay in guest rooms with a Portuguese element while enjoying a mesmerizing view of lush gardens, the river Mandovi and the inner courtyard of Devaaya. Every room is well-appointed with modern-day facilities such as attached bathrooms (showers/tubs), air-conditioner, attached balconies, plush interiors, round the clock hot/cold water and more.


Devaaya Retreat has 3 Restaurants.

Malar- An indoor air-conditioned restaurant offering delicacies of Indian and other world cuisine. You can also relish Ayurveda food here (Ayurveda diet- The diet at Aveda follows a balanced vegetarian food schedule comprising of rice, vegetables, lentils, soup, stews as prescribed by the doctors individually for each guest)

Manos- An outdoor restaurant offering Indian dishes and seafood delicacies

Amboi- A pool-side restaurant-cum-bar


  • 'Aveda' - Ayurveda Centre
  • Spa, Beauty Parlour & Saloon
  • 3 Diet Centres
  • Gymnasium and Physiotherapy Facilities
  • Yoga / Meditation Centre & Open Air Area
  • Fisherman’s Creek
  • In-house Boutique
  • Tennis & Basketball Courts
  • Walkway & Jogging/Biking Track
  • Bird Watching
  • Multi-purpose Hall
  • Motorized buggies for Transportation
  • Swimming Pool
  • Ayurvedic Pharmacy
  • Daily Activity Programs
  • Utility Shop
  • Locker
  • Jacuzzi / Steam rooms and Sauna
  • Swimming pool
  • Recreational facilities
  • 24 Hrs Room Service
  • 3 Restaurants & Bar
  • Specialty Ayurvedic Cuisine