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Get an overview of this hotelSouth Goa resort facing the white sands of Varca Beach

Steps from the shore

The 4.5-star Ramada Caravela Beach Resort stands along the white sands of Varca Beach on the blue Arabian Sea. Benaulim Beach is about 1.2 miles (2 kilometers) from the resort. Goa-Dabolim Airport is 18.6 miles (30 kilometers) north.

Large pool, swim-up bar

Spread over 24 manicured acres, the resort features a large freeform pool, a swim-up bar, 5 restaurants, a 9-hole golf course, a casino, and a day spa. The fitness center includes a sauna.

Balconies with views

Modern, air-conditioned guestrooms open to private balconies facing the pool or gardens. All rooms include TVs, tea/coffeemakers, minibars, and in-room safes. Wi-Fi is available for a surcharge.

Renovations & Closures

The property is undergoing renovations. The following areas are affected:
  • Casino
During renovations, the resort will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Ramada Caravela Beach Resort is by the sea and enjoys direct access to the white sands of Varca Beach, one of the loveliest beaches in South Goa. Dolphins can sometimes be seen frolicking in the waves. The Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary and Braganza Mansion are within an easy drive.

Guests can swim in the sea or in the resort's large freeform outdoor pool, complete with a swim-up bar. A 9-hole golf course, 2 tennis courts, a badminton court, and a children's pool are also on site. Dining and refreshment options--some with outdoor seating--include Café Cascada, Carnaval, the Beach Shack, the Atrium Bar, and the Sunset Bar. Room service is available around the clock. Roundtrip airport shuttle service is available on request (surcharge).

The resort also features an Ayurvedic day spa, the Golden Goa Casino, a discotheque, library, and a health club with a sauna. Spa treatments available at the Ayurveda spa include massages, manicures/pedicures, aromatherapy, body wraps and scrubs, and facial treatments. Complimentary yoga classes are held on the lush green lawns. Conveniences include a business center, complimentary wireless Internet access, complimentary newspapers, meeting rooms, luggage storage service, and guest laundry facilities. Valet parking is free to guests during their stay (limited availability).

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Free beach cabanas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Business center 
  • Casino 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4050 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 365 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • On private beach 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 2 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Free pool cabanas 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 199 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1990 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Sofa bed  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 600 INR per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free valet parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • DVD player 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • LED TV 
  • Memory foam mattress 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Slippers 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Turndown service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Carnival - This air-conditioned restaurant specializes in surf 'n' turf. Dinner only.

Beach Shack - Located beachside, this open-air eatery serves fresh seafood, grilled dishes, and Chinese foods. Open seasonally.

Cafe Cascada & Lanai - The casual, air-conditioned Café Cascada opens to the Lanai Lounge, featuring a waterfall and views of the swimming pool.

Castaways - Located poolside, Castaways serves snacks and beverages. Open seasonally.

Swim-up Bar - The resort's large freeform pool features a swim-up bar serving refreshing drinks.

Sunset Bar - Open seasonally, this open-air bar features spectacular views of the beach and the sunset.


When night falls, guests can try their luck in the casino or dance to DJ entertainment in the discotheque.

Nearby Things to Do

Ramada Caravela Beach Resort features a large freeform pool with a swim-up bar and poolside bar. A children's pool adjoins the main pool. A nine-hole golf course, two tennis courts, a badminton court are also on site. The modern health club includes a sauna. Complimentary yoga classes are held out in the fresh air.

The resort faces the white sands and blue waters of Varca Beach, where activities include swimming, sunbathing, dolphin-watching, and long walks along the shore. Wooden boats belonging to local fisherman enhance the picturesque setting.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Golf driving range on site 
  • Miniature golf on site 
  • Golf lessons on site 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Parasailing on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Beach yoga on site 
  • Boat tours on site 

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic treatments, massages, manicures/pedicures, body wraps and scrubs, facial treatments, and aromatherapy.

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 1 PM

Special check-in instructions:

To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; guests who are foreign nationals must present a valid passport and visa.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for INR 1500 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 5500.00
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: INR 2750.00 (from 6 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 9000
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: INR 4500 (from 6 to 12 years old)
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: INR 600 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: INR 2000 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: INR 1500 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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