12 Feb Villas in Goa to Host an Intimate Destination Indian Wedding
Villas in Goa to Host an Intimate Destination Indian Wedding
Luxury and heritage villas are a growingly popular venue choice for couples planning their destination weddings at various locations, as intimate weddings are on the rise today. Such villas, which offer you and your wedding guests the much-needed privacy along with locations with stunning architecture reflecting rich culture and old world charm, are abundant in Goa. If you’re planning an intimate destination wedding in Goa with a distinctive and truly exotic experience, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite picks for lovely Goan-Portuguese villas that you should take into consideration.
The prestigious Figueiredo family in Goa owned the Indo-Portuguese mansion Figueiredo House, which was constructed decades before the Taj Mahal. The house is still filled with family heirlooms and furnished with priceless interiors that have been carefully chosen from around the world. With its high ceilings, antique furniture with intricate carvings, chandeliers made of Belgian crystal, and intricately designed Italian porcelain, the house is without a doubt one of South Goa’s treasures. This opulent home’s family converted a section into a historical museum and opened up another area as a heritage homestay for visitors. The expansive verandah that surrounds this home’s central courtyard, which is open to the sky and overlooks endless paddy fields,
This regal heritage homestay is located 13 kilometres from Panjim in the rural, verdant Batim village, and is a three-century-old Goan palatial ancestral home of the “de Menezes” family. The sleepy little town appears to be frozen in time, and the residents have no plans to change this defining feature of their peaceful haven. The villa successfully blends modern conveniences with Goan heritage. This is evident in its intricately carved antique furniture, lovely old balcao, and original artwork on the one hand, and the virtuoso regal interiors of its four boutique-styled suites combined with all modern conveniences on the other. The family is always willing to recommend enjoyable activities.
Praya Villas are ultra-luxurious Indo-Portuguese holiday homes located on Morjim Beach’s white sand. With their lushly landscaped gardens, opulent open spaces, private pools, and opulent bedrooms, each villa has been meticulously designed with a keen eye for detail as well as a lot of heart and soul. The villas are spacious and furnished with handcrafted, one-of-a-kind items and artwork to evoke a sense of history and nostalgia. Praya, which means “seaside” in Portuguese, accurately describes the experience provided by the villas, as you can wake up to the sound of the ocean lapping against the shore. If you want to get married in a private, opulent villa not far from the beach,
Avanilaya Villas Resort
This boutique resort, in addition to providing both modern conveniences and a traditional atmosphere, offers an exclusive collection of three luxury villas that allow you to experience a little bit of Goa’s tranquil tropical paradise. The Avanilaya Resort, located in a small village north of Goa on 24 acres of pristine countryside, offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. The resort’s lush green lawns and open garden spaces are breath-taking venues for small weddings, with one side of the property sloping from a prominence down to the riverside waterfront of a Mandovi tributary. You can reserve the entire 12-room complex as your own private wedding venue. The benefits of premium services, such as chef-created meals, are also available.
Ahilya by the Sea
Ahilya by the Sea Hotel and Resort is a remote, undeveloped establishment located where the Arabian Sea meets the Nerul and Mandovi rivers. With only 9 rooms in each villa, two exquisitely located swimming pools, and lovingly landscaped gardens filled with a wide variety of exotic tropical plants and flowers, this resort provides the ultimate in intimacy. Each villa has a view of the pool or the sea and has been tastefully decorated in a Goan and Indonesian style. It also includes a collection of art and sculptures chosen by the owner. The Ahilya Experience, which is well-known for its Goan, Italian, and French cuisines, offers these options.
Speak with one of our Destination Wedding Specialists for more information and pricing on Goa villas, and we’ll assist you in finding the ideal villa for your small wedding within your budget. Contact us for more information on villas not mentioned in this blog post.