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Dunsborough, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Once you enter Pousada Tauma you are in a magical, quiet, secluded world with lush vegetation, a beautiful pool and fantastic food and service. Our bungalow had a separate lounge with fridge, bedroom and bathroom and a private seating area outside. The air-conditioning was very effective and there are ceiling fans. Lighting is good. Plentiful bottled water is supplied. Breakfast... More 

Thank HookedOnTravel255103
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this super boutique family run property in 2015 when visiting Goa for the first time with my parents. I have been intending to write this review so others can also know about and experience this amazing resort. It has been a while and I still think back fonndly to my stay at Pousaada. A truly magical place and... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016

We chose Pousada Tauma after careful research for a precious reunion with our children. We couldn't have found a more wonderful hotel! Built and managed with love and attention to detail this is a special place where nothing is too much trouble. Owner Neville and his small team headed by the amazing Matthew impart such a feeling of peace and... More 

Thank Nikki680
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 3, 2016

I stayed in this paradise for 4 days and not a single bad thing I could say. Owner (Neville), his son (Josh) and all their staffs (one is Michael) are all friendly, accommodating and very respectful. Lovely built rooms, lots of plants in the compound which are very relaxing, chirping birds when you're having your breakfast in their in-house kitchen/resto.... More 

Thank Lenn J
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

My Wife and I decided on a short (4 day) trip to Goa in January and we were blown away by the quality of service, the exceptional food and general luxury of such an amazing boutique hotel. Neville, the owner, has created such a great vibe and ambience, located off the roadside of the buzzing Calangute, as soon as you... More 

Thank John T
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed May 27, 2016

Genuine heartfelt service, gorgeous landscaping, wonderful amenities, spacious rooms, and delicious fresh food. This trip was truly unforgettable. I stayed here with my husband for a 3 days (too short, I recommend you stay for at least 5!) and it was the most peaceful serene place. Our rooms were awesome, situated conveniently near the the gorgeous free-form pool which had... More 

1 Thank into_the_rabbit_hole
London, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed May 16, 2016

We spent 5 nights here at the start of our two week holiday in India-this was undoubedly the highlight-the service from all the staff was very good-the food the best we ate in Goa and overall the staff made us feel very special-special thanks to Mathew who was always at hand.

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La Tour-de-Peilz, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 24, 2016

The Pousada Tauma is a place of exception : decorated with good taste (Neville, you are definitely an Aesthete !), peaceful, fantastic tropical garden, delicate cooking and an attentive and generous service (Matthew, you are a totally professional Angel !)… The kind of place which stays in your mind as long as you have the priviledge to be there again... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed April 18, 2016

Having stayed at Pousada Tauma multiple times I come away more impressed with every visit. So often people in hotels seem to have forgotten what it means to be hospitable. Either one is offered faux hospitality as a way to increase revenue, or less. This oasis is genuinely welcoming and warm. Walk through the gate and you really won't want... More 

1 Thank Jared H
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2016

We really enjoyed our time at this lovely boutique hotel. Relaxing, beautiful setting in a tropical garden with exotic birds, plants and animals. The welcome from Neville and the service from Matthew all through our week long stay made us feel very special. The rooms were meticulously clean and all week there was a sense that this family run hotel... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pousada Tauma is the first 12 suite Boutique Hotel to open in Goa in the 1998.Built from scratch from1995 on a two acre plot,it is known for our traditional Goan hospitality,with plenty of privacy ,lots of open spaces and a lush tropical garden .1)Room rates are inclusive of B'fast ,lunch or dinner, excluding the Tax's.2)We never offer packages and we never discount " one rate for all our guests " Requests our guests not call or emails for discounts,special offers ,packages etc.3)Meals are served keeping in mind that most of our guests enjoy the local regional cuisine, prepared from fresh seasonal produce,meals which are included in the tariff Lunch or Dinner are served in the hotel restaurant Copper Bowl and not at the beach front restaurant.4)We are not located on the beach ,but we have our own beach front restaurant "Pousada by the Beach " 2 km away from the hotel which is open from 11.am.to 7.pm.There is a free shuttle service to the beach and back . Pousada by the Beach has deck area with sunbeds,umbrellas shower and changing rooms.5) Yoga and Ayurvedic treatments are available on request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada Tauma

Address: Porba Vaddo, Calangute 403516, India
Location: India > Goa > Calangute
Price Range: $376 - $422 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pousada Tauma 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Pousada Tauma Calangute
Pousada Tauma Hotel Calangute
Pousada Tauma Goa/Calangute
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Calangute
#2 Family Hotel in Calangute
#3 Luxury Hotel in Calangute
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Calangute
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“All the suites are beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles nathaliejanz, Apr 24, 2016 | Read review
“There aren't any bad rooms, but I love to stay in the "castle". If you have a prefernce book in advance. This hotel is always full.”
 of 5 bubbles 194jaredh, Apr 18, 2016 | Read review
“All excellent with their own character”
 of 5 bubbles johnaR6443OH, Apr 11, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms we've looked at are slightly different but all lovely. The hotel has a place on the beach and transport is available.”
 of 5 bubbles joyce42_11, Mar 6, 2016 | Read review
“rooms are all different and beautiful, hard to choose from.”
 of 5 bubbles elenabR4705EZ, Feb 7, 2016 | Read review
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