Casa Colvale is a stunning riverside boutique hotel, backed by lush tropical gardens, located in a quiet corner of Northern Goa.Chic, sophisticated and stylish, the Casa Colvale exudes a sense of exclusivity away from the bustling coastal regions of Goa.
At a Glance
Gazing at the sweeping views down the Chapora river and its tributaries from the sun deck, watching water buffalo on their daily river crossing
Stylish, spacious rooms have glass frontage and private sit-outs for uninterrupted views
Fabulous home-cooked buffets are served riverside under the stars
Total peace and quiet, great for reading, writing, contemplating or meditating
Walls are adorned with colorful paintings by the local artist Pradeep Naik, depicting abstract scenes of everyday Goan life
To start planning your vacation to Casa Colvale
Casa Colvale is built on a high bank overlooking the Chapora River. From the top, it provides fantastic views over the river and the jungle beyond, and down below it merges with the river through a superbly designed decking area where guests take their meals. The food is craftily devised, such as serving freshly caught seafood grilled on the BBQ or sumptuously prepared tandoori curries.
There are two levels to Casa Colvale, an upper level with five bedrooms and a lower villa with seven bedrooms. Each of the rooms has its own style and nuances, utilising handmade fabrics and local artwork to instil a contemporary and trendy feel. All rooms have private sit outs or terraces overlooking the river.
With two pools, there are plenty of areas to kick back and relax away from the madding crowds that often blight the coastal areas. With time and space at your disposal, you can easily take a gander to a number of quiet off the beaten track beaches which are only a 20-minute drive away, which in our opinion is far better than being tied to a particular stretch of beach. You can even head down river on the hotel’s own speedboat, or even try your hand at kayaking on the river. The hotel also has a spa, and can arrange Indian cookery courses.
In short, we absolutely adore Casa Colvale; its location away from the coast is its winning formula, offering the chance to relax in a stunning tropical location.
Casa Colvale offers 11 Bedrooms featuring handmade fabrics and commissioned local artwork to instil a contemporary and trendy feel. All rooms have private sit outs or terraces with stunning views overlooking the river, islands and lush jungle. Amenities include air conditioning and exclusive bathroom toiletries. Their Favourite Rooms come with more space and LCD TVs, DVD players, satellite and iPod docking stations.
Children are very welcome to come and stay at Casa Colvale. However, there are no specific facilities available for them.
Facilities at Casa Colvale include a spa and two swimming pools; one of which has an infinity edge set on the roof top overlooking the backwaters, islands, lush Goan jungle, historic churches and riverside villages.
Complimentary activities include walks and bird watching. Activities at an additional cost include boat trips, fishing, cookery courses, private Yoga classes, day trips to Goa beaches and sightseeing. Along the riverbanks, you're likely to spot buffalo and even crocodiles.
Location & Directions
Casa Colvale is located in North Goa overlooking the Chapora River near the coastal belt in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
When to go
The monsoon season begins around June, when the hot temperatures of summer are cooled with an influx of clouds and rain. On average, the hottest months of the year are April and May. The best time to visit Goa is between late October and early April. The peak tourist season is from mid-December to mid-January, when the weather is near perfect, with daytime temperatures rarely going beyond 32°C.