Stay and accessibility
The Address: Casa Del Sol is approximately a 12 hour drive from Mumbai. Alternatively, one could catch a bus or train or flight to Goa. Dabolim International Airport - 40 kms Thivim Railway Station - 18 kms Mapusa Bus Stop - 8 kms
Yes, our Home is child friendly. There is plenty of space to run around and many indoor activities that will keep your children occupied. Since SaffronStays believes that holidays are about families bonding, we do not have any TV or WiFi in our Homes. There is also a basic first-aid kit, stocked with Dettol, band-aids, etc., for minor injuries. Parents are advised to be cautious when allowing kids to run around.
Yes, our home is senior citizen/elderly friendly. The home is a single story villa and has all 3 bedrooms on the ground floor which are easily accessible by seniors. Both the rooms have private bathrooms, again easy to access at night without any supervision. All our bathrooms have anti-skid surface.
Yes, our home is wheelchair accessible. There are couple of steps leading to the main entrance though . There are also hand railings for support.
Yes, this is a pet-friendly villa. Pets will be charged at an additional cost of Rs. 500 per pet. A refundable deposit may also be applied. Pets are not allowed on any of the furniture and will be restricted to the verandah area. Pet owners need to carry along food and bedding for their pets. In some cases, there maybe territorial dogs already living onsite. Rest assured, they will not disturb your stay or bother your pet.
No, you cannot book just one room. You would need to book the entire home.
Guests need to book the entire villa.
There is no separate accommodation available. The domestic help will be charged as an extra guest.
There is no separate accommodation available for domestic help. They will be charged as an extra guest.
Free parking for up to 2 cars is available onsite.
No, this villa is not suitable for a day picnic
Yes, we do allow events/shoots at the villa, subject to Home Owner's approval. Meals can be arranged at an additional cost (per person, per day). Please note that a maximum of 8 people can be accommodated in the villa for an overnight stay. Access to the pool will be subject to home owner's approval. Depending on the event and its requirements, a refundable deposit and additional charges may be applied. Please note that loud music (if needed for your function) will only be permitted during certain hours. Any other permissions required for photo shoot/functions will need to be taken by the guests themselves. If you wish to book our home for functions/shoots, please send a message to the host on our website or send us an email at [email protected]
6 no. of extra beds can be arranged onsite. Our home has adequate bed sheets, blankets and pillows for extra bedding. In total we can house 12 guests comfortably
Yes, we provide toiletries like soap, shampoo, toilet paper, towels etc.
Yes, all of our bedrooms are air-conditioned.
Yes, we have a backup inverter in case of rare occasions of power failure. Guests are requested to switch off the ACs during power outages as it consumes more power.
All of the rooms have been furnished with All-out machines and mosquito nets have been placed over the windows. Guests are advised to shut the windows by 5.30 / 7.30 pm to avoid mosquitoes. We also advise to carry odomas spray
No, there is no WiFi available. There is adequate network connectivity, if not 3G then 2G.
Food and Beverages
No meals are provided, this is mainly a self catered home though we have a furnished kitchen which guests are free to use
Guests are not allowed to access the kitchen. However, mothers of infants or small children will have limited access to boil milk or prepare their kids meals. Outside food can be ordered in
Yes, you can use the common fridge to store food/beverages. In case there are other guests on site, please adjust and use the common fridge accordingly.
Yes, there is a steady water supply. If you wish to consume only sealed bottled water, please inform the caretaker of the same and pay him for the actuals on site, in cash.
Yes, alcohol consumption is permitted within limits. Snacks and other beverages can be arranged if advance notice is given to the caretaker. This amount will need to be paid to the onsite caretaker in cash, at the end of your stay.
A Guest is entitled to a refund of 75% if he/she cancels the confirmed booking upto 15 days before the Date of Check-In (before 1 PM). A Guest is entitled to a refund of 50% if he/she cancels the confirmed booking upto 7 days before the Date of Check-In (before 1 PM) If the Guest cancels within 7 days of the Date of Check-In, he/she is entitled to no refund.
Unfortunately, there is no option for part payment. Guests are required to pay 100% of the payment before check-in.
Once you have chosen your dates and your booking has been accepted, you will receive a payment link where the payment can be processed. In case you're unable to make an online payment through the link, you could also deposit the cash in our bank account directly. We also offer other options like PayTM, NEFT/IMPS or UPI.
Security deposit is to be paid two days prior to check-in. If no damages are observed, the deposit will be returned during check-out itself or by NEFT within 5 business days after check-out.
Things to do
Our home is centrally located with close proximity to nearby beaches, markets and tourist locations. Please contact the caretaker for further details.
Yes the beach is nearby, Calungute and Bagha are a short 5 minute drive
Yes, smoking is allowed but strictly not inside the home. If you wish to smoke, please do so outside in the garden/lawn area. Alcohol consumption is permitted within limits. We do not encourage late night revelry or loud music.
As required by law, all adults have to provide their government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in. Your co-operation is of utmost importance to us.
No. Guests will only be able to access common areas on the property such as the living room, garden, private pool (if any), etc. Guests are strictly prohibited from crossing into neighboring properties under any circumstances. We request our guests to respect the privacy and personal space of our neighbors.
Caretaker family lives on the premise
Yes, our home has a stone wall surrounding the premises.
Yes, we do allow unmarried couples. They should both be adults and should have with them government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in.
Yes. Please note that both guests should be adults and should have with them government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in.
There is a caretaker onsite.