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Huge Island

My Impression was like it will be just a small Island but it's not it a huge one Local Tribes lives... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dalhousie, India
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Travel back in time

A quaint village, just half an hour drive from the hustle and bustle of Panjim. A must visit for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mumbai, India
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Near Mandovi River, Panjim, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My Impression was like it will be just a small Island but it's not it a huge one Local Tribes lives there even have kind of Small Market Place and District Highway inside. Government water careers are available which will carry your vehicle from one...More

1  Thank AnilRThakur
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Need to take ferry to reach island which is a good experience but the island has no major tourist attractions.only good place here is church and there is hardly any place to eat out here.people are good but some time they may misguide you so...More

1  Thank niksingh58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A quaint village, just half an hour drive from the hustle and bustle of Panjim. A must visit for those who love the retro touch of Goa. Should definitely visit the church on the top of the hill.

1  Thank Shubhankar1994
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Visiting Divar Island is like going back in time, with no bridges connecting the island to the mainland the only way to get there is by the jetty. This has ensured minimal commercialization of this island which is very picturesque and lush with greenery, yet...More

Thank Sanhita
Reviewed August 26, 2018

If you are not a big fan of beaches or this is your 3rd /4th trip to goa or you want to try out off beat goa then Divar Island Village is apt for you. Getting There: Its in North Goa, near Panjim. You need...More

2  Thank Akshaya_Patil
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

divar island, a small island about 10 km from panjim is an unexplored beauty of Goa. If u have seen the movie finding fanny you will know that , the shooting was done in this island. The best thing to do is just take a...More

Thank sachinp1379
Reviewed June 1, 2018

We had this lucky chance to visit Divar island... What an experience it was.. The short distance barge/ferry takes you to this magical land... The island is cut off from the hustle bustle Panjim... serene and calm.. Flat lands and small hills... beautiful Portugese houses...More

2  Thank VinodJ352
Reviewed April 14, 2018

You board a ferry at Old Goa to get across to Divar island, a gorgeous place that has serenity, winding roads, old charm and beauty that is authentic

Thank Elegantslummin
Reviewed February 13, 2018

Its a really small Island and has nothing to offer. You'll cover the island within 1 hr at max. There is one church and it is a small authentic goan village.

2  Thank JayramG3
Reviewed January 17, 2018

If you are looking for some peace in the hustle bustle and want to wander back in time head to Divar. Its not far from Panjim... and the whole journey is beautiful.. the best part is ferry ride to Divar.. there are mutliple ferry ports...More

5  Thank Akshat K
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Prasada R
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Response from Elegantslummin | Reviewed this property |
Ferry transport is part of the festival cheer!
April 2, 2018|
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Response from KARTHIKEYANC38 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can go by two wheeler, and still you can use the ferry to cross over the river. I believe there is charge Rs.5/- for two wheeler on the ferry ride.