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Vivanta by Taj - Fort Aguada, Goa
Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Sinquerim
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed November 4, 2011

We had booked three single bedroom villas. On checking in we were upgraded to a superior three bedroom cottage which made our family reunion even more enjoyable. Food was awesome and the hotel did alot to make our holdiday a memorable experience. The infiniy pool of Aguada was very good and so was the Jiva Spa.

Room Tip: They have wonderful choices of single to three bedroom cottages which are accessible by golf carts w...
  • Stayed: December 2010, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 4, 2011

I have stayed at fort aguada for 4 days and over whelmed by the ambience of the rooms , Food quality of the restuarant , Shuttles from Airport, the Activtiy centre and the hotel staff behaviour.

You ask for a thing out of menu as well the chef and room service are ready to serve you to the possible extent

Room Tip: Select the premium indulgence sea view room
  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 1, 2011

we loved staying a taj fort aguada not bcoz of there location but bcoz of there good service and always ready to help service in any way.... we stayed at two bedroom villa which was very spacious....dont use the pool of aguada use pool of taaj village which has a pool side bar... would like to go there again and again...... thogh rooms were not fully renovated but still the resort cover up every thing by there service and such a beautiful resort... go to sunset point in the resort from where u would watch a view u would have never seen your life....... resturants in taj fort aguada r excellentt and food is amazing..... pickups and drop r buy coaches (bus) which r not that convenient...... rent a taxi and bike from aguada car rental near to taj village.----------... he took from us 400rs for evenger bike and 100 for santro automatic....... fort aguada is very expensive so take enough money if u want to live a life of luxary over there... take masages at snip masage parlour in candolim... i may say really love goaaaa

Room Tip: if u want to stay at two bedrrom villa at taj fort aguada ask them to give u rrom number 515, which...
  • Stayed: October 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed October 31, 2011

What a change from staying in the noisy, bustling Baga area! I had lunch at Taj Exotica and quickly grabbed my stuff in Baga and checked into Taj Fort Aguada.

I was upgraded to an ocean front room and the hotel provided a free shuttle to the airport.

The food is fantastic and the pool area is great. Although it is a bit pricey during peak season, it's definitely worth it for at least a night!

  • Stayed: January 2011, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 31, 2011

THe staff went over and beyond the 'call of duty'. A great place to stay

  • Stayed: December 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 31, 2011

I stayed in Taj Fort Aguada on two ocassions in a span of 10 days and I must say I am very impressed with the level of service and hospitality they bring.I had booked into superior charm rooms both the times and I got upgraded to garden view cottage both times without even asking!The cottage is spacious though a little dated, has a large lawn in front of it with sun beds and hammocks all to yourself.You get fantastic views of the sea from these cottages and they are to die for!The breakfast buffet is very good with plenty to choose from and again, the service of the waiters is impeccable and they all know you by name wherever you go within the hotel.I did try the breakfast buffet on one day at the Holiday Village and was terribly disappointed due to very average food and service was terrible perhaps due to the huge rush by largely families to this property.I did stay at the Holiday Village last year and it was a very good experience overall and I was quite surprised by the lack of quality at least in the service and food this time around.

Coming back to the Fort Aguada property, they are very well positioned for sight seeing/partying as they lead right into Calangute and Baga stretch.The service at SFX lounge could be plenty improved and the in-room dining seemed to be good only for the Indian varieties of food.The gym is shared by both the Taj properties and its quite compact and efficient with trainers to help out with very good equipment.Another thing I was a little miffed by is that they have just 4 english channels on their TV and it was terrible for me to stay in the room whenever I had nothing else to do, needs more choice!

My birthday fell during one of my stays and they were kind enough to make it special with a cake,flowers and a group of Goan singers!They really do know what personalization of services is for sure.Special mention to Nalisha for having been so hospitable and having made my trip amazing.Taj Fort Aguada has just become my favorite place to stay at the next time I visit Goa.

Room Tip: Cottages that overlook the sea are so much better than the garden view rooms.
  • Stayed: October 2011, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 30, 2011

Just returned back from Goa. Had a great time in this place. We have been loyal taj goers.
They never let us down. The service was par excellence. The food really good. Rooms were really nice and spacious and clean but just a bit old hence one star less.
Bar needs to have better music service and drinks again were great. One can use both the taj village facilities and the aguada facilities as the hotels are adjacent to each other.
Keep it up!

Room Tip: If with kids take a room in the main building.
  • Stayed: October 2011, traveled with family
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Address: Candolim, Sinquerim 403515, India
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Location: India > Goa > North Goa District > Sinquerim
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Sinquerim
Price Range: $157 - $810 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Vivanta by Taj - Fort Aguada, Goa 5*
Number of rooms: 145
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Vivanta by Taj - Fort Aguada, Goa is at its best. Romantic. Charming. Vibrant. It has history woven in its walls. It's where royalty, heads of government and the biggest celebrities are known to frequent. For the luxury Goa experience, which no other place has been able to recreate. Not much has changed. In the renewed rooms, cottages and villas, the nouvelle restaurants, the island bar, and the Jiva spa where you'll go Ah! In our continuous endeavor to offer our guests the best product, service and value through the years, the Swimming pool at Vivanta by Taj - Fort Aguada, Goa will be closed between 10th to 25th September 2017 (both days inclusive) for periodic maintenance activity. During this period the pool facilities at our sister property Vivanta by Taj - Holiday Village, Goa will be available for use to our guests. Please be assured that the hotel has taken all necessary measures, to minimize the inconvenience caused to our guests. Any inconvenience caused is deeply regretted. All other facilities, and services remain fully operational during this period. ... more   less 
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Vivanta By Taj - Fort Aguada, Goa Hotel Sinquerim
Fort Aguada Beach Hotel
Fort Aguada Beach Sinquerim
Fort Aguada Beach Resort
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