Goa, a destination filled with vibrancy in the air. It is a bustling tourist hotspot with tons of international tourists. One definitely needs to find an oasis in amid the hustle & bustle. Beleza by the beach is a boutique resort located on peaceful shores of Colva beach in South Goa, where silence speaks everything. It is situated at a time-distance of 25 minutes from Dabolim airport & a meagre 10 minutes from the Madgaon railway station.
Room types, Facilities & Pricing
The resort features various facilities & amenities ranging from garden side cabanas to a customised souvenir shop. Water sports rentals, cricket, football & various sports are available on special requests. Besides, the hotel has a swimming pool, a conference centre, conference station, party lawns fitness centre & a spa. The resort also boasts itself as a medical centre. Direct access to the beach is also available. The resort features two main accommodation types, i.e. room & villas. The rooms are contemporary & comfy. They offer a natural look with wooden textured décor. The rooms offer a view of the swimming pool, fields & the ocean. On the contrary, the villas comprise of 3 bedrooms with modern décor. Each villa has two lounges with adequate sitting arrangements. The kitchen is well equipped with all the essential equipment such as a toaster, microwave & refrigerator. There are breezy patios which have amazed the guests. Beleza has a competitive tariff in the market with a room starting from as low as ₹4000 a night. However, a villa would cost you ₹12000 a night. Perhaps during a more touristy season, the rates are deemed to increase. On a negative note, this resort has a tough competition from other resorts in South Goa who might be just better & branded.
Reviews of Beleza by the Beach
The resort has received a plethora of different opinions & reviews. Travellers have complimented the amenities, especially about the rooms which are situated on the first floor. Reviews also show appreciation for the temperature controlled swimming pool & safety provisions for the same. Good location along with comfortable villas are some noteworthy mentions. On the flip side, the guests were highly disappointed with the food, especially the high pricing & limited breakfast spread. The guests found the food quality sub-par. Besides food, there is widespread criticism about staff & proximity to the main market. Technical snags in the Air Conditioning has also been a major concern with the villas. To sum it up, the reviews speak that the hotel is decent enough, but not competent enough to acclaim 4-star label.
Restaurants near Beleza by the Beach
Beleza by the beach, as the name suggests is dotted with beach shack type restaurants nearby. There are various beach shacks which serve food with live music. The food has been critiqued for being unhygienic, but people are appalled by the ambience. Notable beach shacks are Anthony’s beach shack, Shiva & Magzika. Martin’s Corner, one of the most prestigious restaurants in Goa, popular for seafood is located within a mile from the resort. For vegetarians, there are little to no options since the area is mainly dominated by seafood speciality restaurants.
Places to visit near Beleza by the Beach Goa
Beleza is situated in Colva which is a locality in South Goa. Main attractions of Goa include casinos, churches & nightlife which are in North Goa being a long drive of about 45 minutes. Regardless the area has some local but worth visiting attractions. Colva beach tops the list where one could enjoy peace & serenity to their fullest. Colva beach is popular for its Portuguese architectural styled buildings & seaside shacks. Water sports facilities are also available. Today it is one of the most frequently visited beaches in South Goa. Second in the list, comes an array of spas, which could help you rejuvenate during your holiday. Some spas include Arya Ayurvedic Centre & Karma spa. Last but not the least, Colva also boasts about numerous night clubs & pubs on the beach, namely Club Margarita, Gatsby Pub & Boomerang Beach bar. All the places mentioned above are within a vicinity of 2 miles from the resort & one can rent a bike for less than ₹500 a day.