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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. Free WiFi available.

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 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Conference space 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Computer station 
  • Children's club 
  • Total number of rooms - 199 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • One meeting room 
  • Nightclub 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Garden 
  • Picnic area 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • On private beach 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4050 
  • Year Built 1990 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 376 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Free beach cabanas 
  • Free pool cabanas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Free self parking 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 2 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Playground on site  
  • Miniature golf on site  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Refrigerator  
  • DVD player  

Internet

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

Parking

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

Room Amenities

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

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

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 2 PM

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.
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 2 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.

Fees

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 5000 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: INR 1500 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: INR 3000 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. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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