Ramada Caravela Beach Resort Goa
Varca Beach, Goa - 403 721
35 kms from airport, 15 kms from Margao
Railway Station and 15 kms from Bus Stand.
on the serene white sands of Varca Beach, the resort sprawls over 23 acres
of lush green land and is an architectural marvel. Formerly known as the
Renaissance Hotel, the resort has been designed by Hawaii based architects
Wimberly, Allison, Tong and Goo. Considered one of the finest beach-front
hotels in Goa, the Ramada Caravela Beach Resort offers you enough space for
relaxation, romance, self-discovery, escape, excitement, rejuvenation and
The lobby of the resort impresses with its size and its picturesque domed
ceiling. From the moment you enter inside the open lobby, you can lose
yourself in a world of sheer luxury. Walk out of the lobby towards the huge
free-form 'lagoon' pool and across the golf course to reach the sea, where
the Polynesian Hut, serves eclectic fare at dinner.
The Ramada Caravela Beach Resort has 202 rooms that include 4 suites and 6
villas, most of which has a view of the sea. All rooms have private
balconies, overlooking lush landscaped gardens and Goa's largest swimming
Deluxe Room :
The resort has two types of Deluxe rooms -
Golf facing and Pool Terrace. The Golf facing rooms are elegantly appointed
with private balconies, from these rooms you can have a splendid view of the
Arabian sea and the golf course. The Pool Terrace rooms also have private
balconies, from these pool facing rooms you can get a partial view of the
Superior Room :
The Superior rooms are garden facing with separate balconies. These rooms
provide a refreshing view of greenery all around.
The Pool facing Suites are situated on the second
and third floor of the main building. All suites have private balconies,
from where you enjoy the breathtaking views of the sea and lush surrounding.
Villas are available in two options - Junior
Villas and Deluxe Villas. Junior Villas are situated to the south side of
the resort on the ground floor of the main building. These comprise a living
room, master bedroom and a children/guest room with a private balcony and
garden. Deluxe villas are situated to the north side of the resort on the
ground floor of the main building. These villas have a living room, master
bedroom with in-built jacuzzi and a children / guest room with a private
balcony and garden.
In Room Facilities
24 hrs. Room Service, Air conditioned rooms, Hot/Cold shower with bathtub,
Room safe, Tea / Coffee maker, Mini bar, Hair Dryer, Telephone with direct
dialing facility, Colour Television with satellite programmes, Baby Cots on
request, Sitting area in the room and Daily newspaper.
Other Facilities and Services
Other facilities and services offered by the resort include Restaurants,
Bars, Doctor on Call, Laundry, Travel desk, Money Changer, Safe deposit
boxes, Business centre Meeting rooms, Conference facilities, Health Club &
Gym, Beauty Saloon, Ayurvedic Massage, Boutique & Souvenir Shop, Pub /
Disco, Casino, Swimming pool with a separate child pool, Children play area,
Indoor recreational facilities - Table tennis, Carrom , Pool Table, Outdoor
recreational facilities - Beach volleyball, Tennis , Golf and water sports
Caravela Beach Resort has many restaurants and bar that serves a variety of
mouth-watery cuisine to satisfy your taste buds. The main building is
connected to the restaurants through a covered walkways. Visit the
restaurants to savour the best of Indian, Goan, Mediterranean and
Cafe Cascade :
Cafe Cascade, a 24 hrs coffee shop is
situated on the lower pool level, from where you can have a superb view of
the swimming pool and cascading waterfall. This air-conditioned restaurant
opens round the clock, and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in a wide
variety of Indian and Continental fare to satisfy your palate.
Lanai Lounge :
An extension of the Cafe Cascade, the
Lanagi Lounge is located at the pool level. A shimmering waterfall and a
magnificent view of the pool provide a perfect setting to tickle your taste
buds. The Lanai offers breakfast and dinner, with delectable India, Goan,
Mediterranean and Continental fare. Besides, a live band playing every night
in the back ground make your dining experience romantic and memorable.
Carnaval, an air conditioned candlelit "a
la carte" restaurant, is situated on the lower lobby level. Here, you
can savour Mediterranean/ Multi Cuisine with international wines. The
Carnaval is open for dinner only on every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
from November to May and daily from June to October.
Situated on the poolside, the Castaways offers
a superb selection of Vegetarian and Non-vegetarian fare. On a full moon
night under the open skies, you can enjoy grills, barbeque and Goan
specialties. In addition, Castaways offers daily "Theme" buffet
dinners with live music and dancing around the poolside. Castaways is a
Seasonal Restaurant and is closed on Mondays.
Oriental Hut :
A Chinese Specialty Restaurant, the Oriental Hut is situated right on the
sun-kissed Varca Beach. At this beautifully decorated restaurant, you can
enjoy a wide range of delectable sizzlers, seafood like Lobsters, Prawns and
Crabs. Also, enjoy a romantic candle-light dinner under dreamy night sky and
swaying Coconut trees.
Sussegado Grill :
Are are looking for a Goan experience
with some mouth-watering seafood, then visit the Sussegado Grill. Blessed
with an enchanting coastline, the Sussegado Grill offers fresh seafood
Atrium Bar :
Situated at one end of resort, overlooking
the pool and the lush lawns, the Atrium Bar is a perfect place to chill out.
The well-stocked bar offers a superb range of exotic wines and a live band
belts out your favourite number to add to the mood.
Island Bar :
Set in the middle of the pool, the Island Bar
offers a romantic setting with swaying palms on all sides and music
fluttering from the Lanai Lounge. After a swim in the pool, cool yourself
with a chilled beer or a Cool Margarita. The Island Bar is open till late
Sunset Bar :
The Sunset Bar is situated right on the Varca
Beach. While you soak in the bright sun, the resort's bartender will serve
you special cocktails and mocktails. The Sunset Bar is open till the wee
hours of the morning. In the evening this bar provides the ultimate romantic
setting with a serenader singing.
Re-invent and invigorate yourself by indulging yourself into a variety of
recreational activities offered by the Ramada Caravela Beach Resort.
Recharge your tired soul and connect with yourself at the Yoga &
Meditation Centre. Yoga classes are conducted on the beach daily in the
early morning. To warm up yourself, visit the Gymnasium which is equipped
with all the amenities and equipment needed for muscle toning and
bodybuilding. The Gym also has a full time instructor to guide you. If you
want to have a hot, dry or steamy bath, the Sauna and Jacuzzi are available.
For the adventure seekers, the Varca Beach offers a variety of water sports
and beach games. Take up the water sports like wind-surfing, para-sailing,
water-skiing, jet-skiing, speed boat rides and various tube rides like
Banana boat and Knee boarding. You can indulge yourself in organized games
like Beach Volleyball, Waterpolo, Football etc. For recreation the resort
also has nine-hole par 3 Challenger golf course, two floodlit tennis courts,
a jogging track and the lagoon shaped swimming pool.
If you want to indulge yourself in some leisure and entertainment, the
resort offers good facilities for you. There is Goa Nugget as well as
Saturdays to fulfil your desire to have lodas of fun. At the Goa Nugget, the
Ramada Caravela Beach Resort's in-house Casino, you can try your luck at
roulette, blackjack and poker.
If you are party animal, then you must visit the Saturdays, a 24 hrs party
zone and state-of-the-art discotheque. The DJ will take you to a different
world with the pulsating beats of Indipop and rock music. During the day
time, the Saturdays converts itself into a mini theatre and fun room with
For total rejuvenation of the mind and body, the Spa at the resort offers
world class treatments and facilities. From luxurious massages, Ayurvedic
therapies and massages to sauna and Jacuzzi, the spa offers you a variety of
treatments to relax and create strength to cope with today's world. The
resort also has an Ayurveda clinic, where the physician prescribes a
personalized treatment for the guest. Usually the treatments include
massages with herbal oils and provides relief from ailments like rheumatism,
arthritis, migraines etc.