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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, poolside bar, 5 restaurants, a 9-hole golf course, a nightclub, 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.

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 and poolside 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, the Sunset Bar, or enjoy the picnic area with barbecue grills. Room service is available around the clock. Roundtrip airport shuttle service is available on request (surcharge).

The resort also features an Ayurvedic day spa, a nightclub, 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, 1 meeting room, luggage storage service, and guest laundry facilities. Valet parking is free to guests during their stay (limited availability) and self parking is also free.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Free beach cabanas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Business center 
  • Children's club 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 50591 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 4700 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Nightclub 
  • 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 
  • One meeting room 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Picnic area 
  • Free pool cabanas 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 202 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1990 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Children's pool  
  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Sofa bed  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( INR 3000 per night )

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Desk 
  • DVD player 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • LED TV 
  • Memory foam mattress 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Slippers 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Television 
  • Turndown service 

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.

Entertainment

When night falls, guests can dance to DJ entertainment in the nightclub.

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.

  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Rafting 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 

Accessibility

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

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 1 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property at least 24 hours in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
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

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

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.

Any changes in the taxes applicable on your booking will be charged extra at the time of check-in.

Free WiFi is limited to 1 devices per stay. A surcharge applies for additional usage. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

This hotel may place an authorization for the full cost of stay for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

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 7500.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: INR 3750.00 (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 wireless Internet in public areas: INR 3000 per night (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: INR 1500 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: INR 1050.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: INR 2250.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Caravela Beach
  • Caravela Beach Resort
  • Ramada Caravela
  • Ramada Caravela Beach
  • Ramada Caravela Beach Resort
  • Ramada Caravela Beach Resort Varca
  • Ramada Caravela Beach Varca
  • Ramada Caravela Resort
  • Ramada Caravela Beach Hotel Varca
  • Ramada Caravela Beach Resort Goa/Varca
  • Ramada Salcette
  • Salcette Ramada

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. One child 6 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Summer Benefits

Book a stay in any room and rate category for travel May 1 - September 30, 2016 and receive breakfast, in-room WiFi for 1 device, and a 20% discount on food and beverage and laundry.

Full details at check-in. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. Offer subject to availability. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.


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