Holiday Home Times


Magic Marvel – 2BHK Apartments by Magic Space Pvt. Ltd. in Mapusa, North Goa

Magic Marvel, GoaNorth Goa has always been the first choice of holiday home buyers in this beach capital of India. And why not? It is the most happening part of Goa and the parties never end. And above that North Goa has the most beautiful beaches, some of which are considered amongst the best in the world. With so many pluses it’s not surprising that the area has also seen a large

Asian Bay View – Villas and Apartments by Asian Constructions in South Goa

Asian Bay View Villas, GoaBeing developed by Asian Constructions, Asian Bay View is beach property located in Dabolim, Goa comprising a combination of villas and apartments.

The development has a total of 8 villas and 16 apartments with luxury finishes and is scheduled to be completed in 2014. Each unit of the development will offer breathtaking valley view and bay views and have easy access to the Dabolim International Airport and connectivity to major

A Guide to Buying Property in Goa

Goa Holiday home destination

Goa is a perennial favourite and second home paradise for home buyers.

Since many decades, Goa has been considered as the most popular destination for owning a holiday home – both by Indians and foreigners alike. The pristine beaches, white sands, colorful flea markets, and most importantly the architectural diversity make Goa a holiday home buyer’s ultimate paradise.

In terms of the quality of beaches and nightlife, Goa can be

Colonia de Flores – Villas by Cosme Costa and Associates in Goa


Today we are featuring a gated complex being built by Cosme Costa and Associates, a part of the Cosme Costa Group, which is a collection of 23 well designed individual villas in Assagao, just 10 minutes away from the Mapusa City.

These villas of Colonia de Flores come in four distinct Goan architectural styles. Here one can enjoy all the benefits of an independent home together with the safety

Overview of 3 Villa Projects by Nanu Estates Pvt. Ltd. in South Goa

With North Goa increasingly becoming more and more crowded, despite being the most happening part of Goa, the southern part of the state which has some of the equally beautiful, but relatively much quieter beaches is seeing a lot of real estate activity, predominantly with buyers of vacation homes looking for a less-crowded environment.  Plus the property rates are relatively still less compared to the skyrocketing prices of the north

Aqua Terraza – Semi Furnished Apartments in North Goa

Aqua Terraza GoaGoa has always been the holiday home buyer’s preferred location. A wonderful tropical climate, good investor-friendly policies, and above that a happy hunting ground for some of the best developers in the country make it an attractive location. In addition to these, Goa has a very good infrastructure and is well connected by road, train and flights to major cities. With most of the touristy beaches located on the north

Overview of 3 Ongoing Projects by Palacio Property Developers in Goa

After the successful completion of its projects in various developments in Mumbai and Goa, Palacio Property Developers Pvt. Ltd. is currently working on three projects in Goa, the foremost holiday home destination in India. The developments include Regalo & Grandeza at Glenwood Gardens, a 3 BHK apartment complex at Goa Velha; Bonitto Val, comprising residential plots at Pilerne; and Golden Retreat, a 1 and 2 BHK luxury retirement apartments again

The Paradise and The Renaissance – 2 Developments of ACE in Goa

Ace The Renaissance-2 GoaDelhi-based ACE living up to its name Achieving Continuous Excellence (ACE) is currently marketing two of its ongoing projects – The Renaissance (1 and 2) and The Paradise. We had the opportunity to speak to their sales team in a recently concluded Goa Property Show in Mumbai about these projects – what makes these two projects class apart, their location, pricing and most importantly the amenities/ facilities offered to even

Tropical Homes Real Estates’ 2 Villa and Apartment Projects in North Goa


Goa attracts an ever-increasing number of visitors by providing the best of both worlds – a laid-back green paradise with breathtaking scenery, famous worldwide for its relaxed and tolerant ambience. This combined with the many cosmopolitan hotspots and first-class un-spoilt beaches, five-star restaurants and lively nightlife, it’s life better than you ever dreamed it could be. Owing to these factors, and coupled with easy access, and a perfect climate,

Highland Villas & Highland Vistas – Highland Constructions’ 2 Projects in Goa

Highland Villas GoaNational award winner for Best Holiday Homes 2010, Highland Constructions Pvt. Ltd. has been in the real estate business in Goa for more than two decades and have a number of prestigious projects to its credit. The company has earned a reputation for its quality constructions and timely possession of its projects. The Highland Holiday Homes at Candolim is its most acknowledged development and is a sprawling complex comprising of

Sun n Sand – Devashri Real Estate Developers’ boutique apartments at Candolim, Goa


Having successfully completed several projects, Devashri Real Estate Developers has recently launched a new project Sun n Sand, a holiday destination comprising resort style boutique apartments at Candolim in Goa.

The first phase of the project will be completed by May 2013, while the entire project will be completed in late 2014.


The project is located in Candolim in North Goa, which is the throbbing tourist hub of

Own a Peace of Goa – Heritage Princeś Real Estate Developers’ Heritage Exotica

Pierre Serrao, Heritage Princes Real Estate Developers’ Heritage ExoticaNorth Goa has always been the most happening place in the whole of Goa. It has some of the best beaches, restaurants and a very vibrant nightlife that goes on to the wee hours. Owing to these facts developers too have come up with several projects here for buyers looking for a holiday home in this beach capital of India. We met a couple of developers here recently to find

The Developer’s View – Acron Group’s Villa and Apartment Projects in Goa

Kunal Balsara Acron GroupWe are all aware that Goa is one of the top destinations in India to buy a holiday home. From time to time several readers too inquire about current projects, developers’ profiles and most importantly the location they should choose. In our endeavor to provide our readers with answers to all these queries, in the weekend we had met up with several developers operating in Goa to know about their

Akar Excelsior – Akar Creations’ Apartments and Row Houses in Colva, Goa


If I had to invest on a holiday home in Goa, my first preference would definitely be near a beach in North Goa. The area is more vibrant and puts you in the holiday mood because there are countless places to spend an eventful evening. Plus, the sight of the sea from the balcony/ verandah of your house is indeed an indescribable experience. No doubt the property prices of

Gera Astoria – 2 BHK Luxurious Apartments at Miramar, Goa


Goa is a perennial favorite and second home paradise for most buyers. This rather unique market primarily offers luxury apartments and villas for ready property buyers, close to some of the best beaches and other preferred micro-locations within the state.

One such development which we are reviewing today is Gera’s Astoria, which is a premium residential project offering lavish living right in the heart of Panjim near the well

Abedin Sham – Owner of a Stunning Villa and Venue for Sunburn Festival in Goa

Abedin ShamParts of the Bollywood movie Rush (to be released tomorrow), starring Emraan Hashmi, Neha Dhupia and Sagarika Ghatge were shot on the property! And that’s not all…the property is the venue for the forthcoming Sunburn Festival Goa 2012, starting December 27. Meet Abedin Sham, the owner of this stunning villa near Goa’s Candolim Beach as he speaks to us in an exclusive interview.

The interview…

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High on flavors – Goan cuisine

Goa is the most popular destination and its cuisine has gained popularity worldwide. Goan cuisine is not only varied but is also very diverse. The variety in Goan cuisine is influenced by history. Goa was ruled over centuries by the Mughals, Hindu rulers and Portuguese, who have left a permanent mark on the traditional style of Goan cooking and have given it an exotic edge.

Goan staple food – fish

Life in a tourist destination – Goa – Manav Paul and Lovely Jagtiani

Life in a tourist destination – Goa – Manav Paul and Lovely Jagtiani

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In yet another classic example of fortune favouring the brave, Manav Paul and his wife, Lovely Jagtiani, moved from Mumbai to Goa follow a song in their heart. Their fate beckoned them to Goa where they set foot into an industry which many dream of making it successful in – Food. In an exclusive interview to Holiday Home Times, they reveal how they donned the chef’s cap