Our travel bucket lists know it – no matter where we go, Goa, the oh-so-breathtaking beach island of India, will always have a special place in our hearts. But what also comes next, plucked from the collection of our fondest memories, is the heart of Goa – Assagao.
Perfectly nestled between quaintness and the typical Goan buzz, Assagao, with its whitewashed churches and age-old Portuguese mansions, is the most up-and-coming neighborhood of Goa.
And what’s it like to vacation, here? Let’s just put it this way – the golden pot at the end of a rainbow? That’s Assagao! Brace yourself to expect a revelation as you gaze at sunset(s) on the breathtaking beaches of Baga, Vagator, Calangute or Candolim, or enjoy your very own ‘Dear Zindagi’ moment as you walk aimlessly on the charming streets of this town.
That being said, let’s have a look at some of the best private villas in and around Assagao that are less than 30 minutes from exceedingly serene Goan beaches, most happening nightclubs and of course, cafes that offer food so yum-yum!
‘De La Mer’, meaning ‘by the sea’ in French, describes views from this 4-bedroom pool villa in Reis Magos perfectly. With every balcony opening onto breathtakingly beautiful views of the sea, this sea-facing villa in North Goa is situated close to the Coco Beach (10 minutes), the Reis Magos Beach (10 minutes), and the Candolim Beach (20 minutes). Ideal for a girls’ getaway, a family vacation or a friends reunion, this home boasts of a stunning swimming pool that overlooks the sea.
A ‘Grand Mansion’ amidst the iconic Saipem Hills, quite literally. Renowned amongst the crème de la crème of B-town, this locality is tucked away at a high altitude in absolute peace and quiet. A pristine estate, overlooking distant hills, that comprises 6 luxurious bedrooms, a massive swimming pool and an independent entertainment deck, you can trust your family vacations, intimate parties and/or celebrations to become one-of-a-kind, here.
‘For as long as you can see…’, an experience so eternal, you would never want to leave. This 7-bedroom villa with an infinity pool that overlooks the sea on one side and a serene river on the other side is just perfect for an intimate getaway, a much-awaited reunion or a memorable vacation. To those who love the idea of combining luxury with their vacations, this private villa near Candolim beach is just the place you need to be.
Some place where the sun shines brighter, the air feels lighter and the heart feels happier – give your stresses and worries the ultimate FOMO at this 3-bedroom private villa in Assagao near Anjuna Beach. The home has an infinity pool overlooking lush green views and is ideal for a workation. The beaches of Anjuna, Vagator, Baga and Calangute are just less than 20-minutes from the home.
A dip in a heated pool as we look up at the bright blue sky – tell us a self care sesh better than this! This 6-bedroom private villa for families comprises a large swimming pool, lush green lawns, bedrooms that open up into dreamy balconies and interiors that make you happy. A melting pot of relaxing vibes, this charming villa in Assagao is located in the middle of peace and quietude, also just 30 minutes from Club Cubana and SinQ Night Club.
A piece of the blue sky made a home somewhere in Assagao and that was later known as Bel Azur (meaning ‘blue skies’ in French). A set of twin private villas with 5 and 4 bedrooms each, this quintessential Goan home has all the Mediterranean vibes, naturally lit rooms, pastel interiors and a large swimming pool in between. It is situated less than 15 minutes from the eateries of Sublime, Gunpowder and Villa Blanche, and Anjuna and Vagator beaches.
A spectacular 5-bedroom villa with a private pool in Candolim, this home is just 150m from the beach and has all its bedrooms facing the pool. Besides a spacious living room, a dining area and a really large swimming pool (pool babies, high-five!), the home also has some uber-luxe amenities like the jacuzzi, a bar by the pool and a gazebo for chilled-out evenings. The beaches of Sinquerim and Calangute are just 20 minutes from the home whereas the famous Aguada Fort is just 15 minutes away.
Contemporary touches, pastel finishes and the feeling of just being enough – Só Alegria – meaning ‘joy’ in Portuguese, makes every minute spent in this home worth it. Ideal for small families, 2 couples or a small group of friends, this 2-bedroom home with a shared pool is located in a gated community, right behind the Vinayak Restaurant. Mustard Cafe, Sublime, Gunpowder and Suzie’s are at a 15-minute distance from the home.