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Devaaya Ayurveda Retreat

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   Malar, Divar Island 403403, India
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is Ayurveda how it should NOT be. I absolutely can not follow the many positive comments here. The resort is almost empty during low season, which is probably due to lack of returning guests. See my comments below. Doctors: Generally they are good, but there is an absolute lack of information. You always have to ask and they are... More

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DanLizzie, Manager at Devaaya Ayurveda Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Dietrich, Thank you for your review. We are sorry that Devaaya did not meet with your expectation. Our main aim is to heal you in body, mind and spirit and to give you a healthy lifestyle.We try our level best to keep our guests happy within the principles of Ayurvedha, be it food or treatment. We wish you would... More

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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have just return to Denmark after 1 month at the fantastic Place. Everything is at top, service, treatment, food, surroundings and not to forget every personal are very polite and smiling. Thanks for a wonderful month. I lost 10 kg!! Peter

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DanLizzie, Manager at Devaaya Ayurveda Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Peter A, It was a pleasure to host you at Devaaya . We are so looking forward to seeing you again. Wish you best of health and peace of mind. Until we meet again at Devaaya. Warm Regards Mabel More

Florence, Italy
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I could not find a better way to gently face India than staying ad Devaaya Ayurveda Resort in Divar Island Goa. The hilly resort was originally called "pleasure Island" and it is still true. From the awakening with an hour of yoga ( salute the sun ) to the great ayurveda breakfast, from the morning treatments and the fantastic vegetarian... More

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Hermanus, South Africa
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97 reviews 97 reviews
37 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

The only complaint I have is that I did not have enough time to spend here. From arriving at the gates of Devaaya you are made to feel like a special guest. The retreat is situated on the only island in Goa, and the journey there takes you on a ferry, through picturesque villages, lots of greenery and Goa-style houses.... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We didn't have the time to stay for a full week or two, but followd a recommendation of friends, in order to get to know the place really. So we cannot assess the ayurvedic side of things much, we didn't really detox nor meditate. Which seems to be the major bonus of the place judging from friend's experience. So this... More

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DanLizzie, Manager at Devaaya Ayurveda Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Devaaya! Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable review. We will try our best to improve our facility to give utmost satisfaction to our guests. An experience at Devaaya is not complete unless you have had the wholesome therapy of Ayurveda which is the essence of our centre. We will certainly look forward... More

Tel Aviv
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14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

yet another perfect stay in Devaaya. As usual everything was excellent - the care and attention, the relaxed atmosphere, the Yoga, the treatments, the staff, the food - all perfect We'll be back next year!

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Two weeks at Devaaya was relaxing and left us both feeling revitalised. This was a return visit, after an earlier brief visit, and we enjoyed it for its peacefulness, happy service and focus on a healthy lifestyle. The Medical staff were most professional and attentive and the Massage team were terrific and we now feel totally revitalised and better able... More

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New Delhi, India
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

This has been the most exciting discovery of 2013. It is such a perfect place to relax,detox, meditate. Of course no meat,alcohol or cigarettes but personally did not miss any of the three. The massages are paid for, all rest like the meals etc and ayurvedic consultations are included in the room rates.

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1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

the great experience, long time due it was , as a peaceful place.. i was so happy to be here.. food only veg please.. care, place and PEACE.. being in swimming pool for all day was pleasure.. spa experience was great.. not good for kids.. go as couple.. if u r looking for a peaceful environment, must visit... away from... More

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
42 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Devaaya is the only hotel/resort in this quaint little island in the heart of Goa. Once you are there you are surrounded by silence, peace and tranquility. Beautifully designed villas are a treat for the eyes with the rooms being large and well appointed. Ours opened to the backwaters of the Mondovi river and it was soothing to just sit... More

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Also Known As:
Devaaya - Ayurveda Retreat Hotel
Devaaya - Ayurveda Retreat Hotel Divar Island
Devaaya Ayurveda Retreat Goa, India - Divar Island
Address: Malar, Divar Island 403403, India
Location: India > Goa > Divar Island
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Divar Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Devaaya Ayurveda Retreat 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Devaaya – “ Divine Healing” is Goa’s only Ayurveda & Nature Cure Centre which provides traditional Ayurveda & Naturopathy therapies in a modern, luxurious and relaxing environment. The Centre has traditional Goan style villas situated on the idyllic island of Divar easily accessible by drive-in river ferry, surrounded by lush greenery and the cool blue waters of the river Mandovi. ... more   less 
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