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Goa, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

When we first saw Jivana, we absolutely fell in love.. Even though it is a resort you have so much privacy that it could easily serve as a pvt cottage too.. This made us stay for a whole 6 months.. We stayed in the top suites that also has the best en-suite kitchen.. Now sadly those 6 months come to... More 

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

When we booked Jivana for our 3 night stay, to tell you the truth we were little reluctant and unsure of what to expect. But it turned out great from the moment we walked in to the property. It was late in the noon when we arrived, and ordered a Thali from their menu. It took little time as food... More 

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Seattle, Washington, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

We were really happy with the location of Jivana. In addition to having friendly, helpful staff and ownership (one Actually loaned us his own personal scooter for the night because our rental was delivered late), the location is an easy ride to any of the great North Goan beaches. In addition it's much cooler, quieter and more peaceful than staying... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Jivana is a nice place to come if you're looking for peace and quiet, or a detox from the Goa party scene. The positives: the rooms are nice and airy (but could use bars/mosquito screens so you can keep them open with no security concerns), the view from the temple suites was stunning at sunset and early evening and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

Just great! Service was brilliant, the staff were wonderful and breakfast was fanstastic! - It's a bit difficult to find (not all taxi drivers know where it is) - But this is definitely a bonus as you only get the best people here. Stay here if you are in Goa!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

We were recommended Yab Yum (on the beach) but as we went in low season they were all closed so booked Jivana. It was lovely, the Garden House is perfect for 2 couples, lovely rooms, outdoor living etc. The breakfast included is awesome (especially the organic coffee)! Dinner is optional and yummy! Only thing is you need to hire scooters... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

We stayed at Yab Yum just out of season and found it a stunning tropical oasis after the chaos of Mumbai! The location is handy, a quick ten mins scooter ride to the beach and nearby villages. The staff here are an absolute credit to Yab Yum- amazing people ready to do anything for you- really friendly and helpful and... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

We were a group of seven and we stayed at the temple house. It is a beautiful, peaceful place! It was our own private house between a plantation. One thing to keep in mind is that there are lizards, frogs. A couple of people with us were uncomfortable because of that. The staff is very warm and they made us... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

We stayed for three nights at the Jivana Plantation before moving down to the Yab Yum Beach Resort. We were efficiently collected from the airport at 6am and delivered to the Plantation which is hidden away off a back street on a hillside. The Plantation is extremely quiet and is a mix of two person cottages and a few larger... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

We stayed at Yabyum for four nights after a hectic touring schedule around Rajasthan. Pick up from the airport although efficient caused some confusion as the guys with the placards were not Yabyum staff but locals who were harassing for inflated tips as usual. Airport transfer comfortable and friendly. The accommodation was pretty much as described and as shown on... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Jivana Plantation is the perfect place to find solace, the luxury accommodation and facilities effortlessly blend into the lush greenery, ensuring peace and privacy. Nestled on the hillside overlooking the quiet village of Dandos Wadda in northern Goa, Jivana Plantation is hidden amongst flourishing gardens overlooking traditionally farmed paddy fields. Just 2 km from Ashwem Beach and the more lively towns of Mandrem and Arambol, giving you the opportunity to stay within tranquil surroundings of rural India or explore the quirky bohemian restaurants and bars by the sea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jivana

Address: | Dandoswada, Mandrem 403527, India (Formerly Jivana Plantation)
Location: India > Goa > Mandrem
Price Range: $43 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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