About the hotel
From its name to design aesthetics, Ondas do Mar Resort situated at Holiday Street, Gauravaddo Calangute features the rich heritage of Portuguese culture in the city. Housing 30 well-appointed rooms and situated about 3 km from Calangute beach, the resort delivers the experience of living in a Portuguese Villa with modern amenities and facilities.
Free Wi-Fi, balcony attached with rooms offering garden views, satellite TV, sitting area, refrigerator, and attached bathrooms are some of the facilities available to guests staying at the property. The place also features swimming pools, multi-cuisine restaurant and a bar that serves a range of mouth-watering Goan, Indian, Continental, Chinese cuisines and variety of cocktails. All this, in addition to proximity to various popular attractions, makes it one of the ideal 2-star hotels in Goa for tourists. Guests can get here from the Goa airport located 39 km from the property whereas the Thivim railway station is 19.4 km and the nearest bus stand is Mapusa at a distance of approx 9 km away.
Guests can indulge in water sports at the Anjuna Beach, Baga Beach, and Calangute Beach. Things to do in Goa are plenty, like renting a bike and touring the scenic state, trekking and birdwatching, plantation visit, or river and sunset cruise. Relish some authentic Goan food at the food stalls or the best restaurants in Goa. The Aguada Fort, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Goa State Museum, Shri Mangueshi Temple, Dudhsagar Falls, Dona Paula View Point, and Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary are some of the prominent places to visit in Goa.
One cannot miss the experience of shopping in Goa at the Flea Markets at Anjuna and Mapusa. Here, you will find everything from clothes and home decor to a range of spices, electronics, and musical instruments too. One can find some fabulous jewellery, prayer flags, curio, bells, and chimes at the Tibetan Market which is open from October to May. The best time to visit Goa is in the colder months from November to March.