The Secret Garden Goa's' largest of 3 rooms, set in our lovingly restored Portuguese ancestral homestay in Saligao. Centrally appointed, it boasts modern en-suite facilities and a luxurious Kingsize bed & private garden access. Breakfast is organic/home-grown/local where possible. Indulge in private yoga or dance classes at home. Secluded organic gardens and pool complete the picture! The Secret Garden Goa is perfectly located for Goa's cultural events, beaches, and world-class restaurants.
The Secret Garden at Estrelas e Sinos comprises 3 gorgeous guest rooms, large dining hall, secluded tropical gardens and inviting pool. Rooms can be rented individually or the whole unit. The owners live on the premises. The Menezes family has lived here for almost 200 years. The house has an eclectic collection of books, feel free to curl up in a corner and read after a refreshing daybreak or moonlight swim.
Guests have access to gardens, swimming pool and dining hall. Wifi is available in most areas. We have a well-stocked Honesty Bar for your pleasure. Feel free to use the guest fridge in the kitchen to store any edible items. The office and drawing room are by invitation.
Your hosts have decades of hospitality, tourism experience and insider knowledge of Goa and are happy to help whenever requested. We are happy to chat or just leave you to it. We can make suggestions and organise anything from a celebration cake – a personal massage – a private dance lesson – village walk or kite surfing on a beautiful Goan beach.
The property is set back from the main road and is only accessible by a footpath; the distance is approximately 100 meters. Most guests hire a scooter, bike or bicycles to get around – all locally available. We have 3 friendly rescue dogs. The infamous Mae De Deus gothic church is close by.
Smoking and eating in designated areas only. Well behaved children over 12 years old welcome. OR if all 3 rooms booked any age. Guests should respect the fact this is an ancestral family home of over 200 years and treat it accordingly. We have dogs! No glass in pool area. ENJOY yourselves! :)
Helene Menezes, welcomes you to the Menezes ancestral home. Helene is British by birth, Goan by nature has lived in India for over 22 years. She left her career in advertising and marketing in London’s west end to follow her heart and set up home in this amazing diverse place she now calls home!