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Zense Resort & Southi


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  • EAT / Indian & Goan

Zense Resort & Southi occupy a prime location on the Calangute-Fort Aguada road in Candolim. Stay in close proximity to the beach, numerous watering holes, and shopping centres in the Central Tourist District. Dine in at Southi to sample a sumptuous menu of South Indian delicacies.


Rest and relax in the heart of the action at Zense, a pocket-friendly boutique resort in Candolim. Featuring a sizeable swimming pool, several lounge areas, and well-appointed rooms and suites, you are assured a pleasant stay and a good night’s sleep.

Southi (pronounced 'south eye') occupies the front of the resort facing the street. Offering a cheerful vibe, courtesy of the vibrant interiors, the décor is accentuated by colourful lamps and an elaborate elephant caparison adorning the walls. The dark wood furnishing is offset by mustard-coloured walls, and stylish cane furniture. Sip on drinks at the pronounced bar area featuring tribal patterns. You can either dine indoors or outdoors, and there’s a cosy mezzanine floor too!


Check into spacious and comfortable ensuite accommodation, featuring minimal contemporary décor, and offering a host of modern amenities including in-room entertainment, WiFi and AC, across all the 25 rooms within the property. Expect basic facilities in the cosy Executive Rooms for two, either with a double or twin beds. Deluxe Rooms are larger rooms offering a seating area and ample storage, with views of either the pool, terrace or garden. They can accommodate a third single bed. Luxury Rooms are fully fitted bedrooms with king beds, and a private balcony or garden patio with outdoor seating. Junior Suites offer an intimate space with a living area and a private terrace garden, best suited for honeymooners. Master Suites provide the size of two adjoining bedrooms and seating area with a divider, and features a private garden terrace. It can sleep three guests, ideal for small families and groups.


Southi specialises in contemporary South Indian cuisine. Promoting a modern approach to dishes pan South India, enjoy a sumptuous menu of meat and seafood delicacies beyond the common 'Idli-Dosa' fare. Southi serves up regional classics with their own interpretation, through the day, making it an innovative destination to add to your foodie trail in Goa.

Expect traditional dishes from the western coasts of Mangalore and Kerala to the eastern Chettinad region, with a twist. Signature creations here include Prawn Gassi, Neer Dosa, Malabar Curry (with choice of fish), Chettinad Idli, and Kheema Dosa among others. Drop in for breakfast to try Egg Appams or Egg Dosas with a range of accompaniments. A long list of favourites such as Chettinad Masala (made with mutton), Coorg Roast Pork, and clay oven grills with South Indian flavours like the Darwar Chicken Tikka and the Nilgiri Fish Tikka highlight the expansive menu. End with Yelneer Payasam (coconut pudding) for dessert! Compliment your meal with an array of cocktails on offer. Ask for fresh fruit martinis, and the Madras Breeze. Complete your meal with the refreshing Sol Kadi.


Southi has been covered by various media over the years.


Southi launched on Goan shores in December 2015, highlighting flavours of the Indian peninsular region. Southi is owned by Mumbai’s hospitality brand, which boasts reputable South Indian restaurant chains such as Banana Leaf, and Mahesh Lunch Home in its portfolio.

One of the partners, Suraj Shetty attributes their success to understanding the modern Indian customer. “We savor the food with our eyes before actually eating it,” he says, referring to the attractive presentation of every plate.


  • In the heart of CBD
  • Private garden lounge
  • Specialty cuisine - South Indian
  • Tandem biking




1088 Fort Aguada Road
Escrea Waddo
Opposite Novotel Shrem Hotel
Candolim, Bardez
Goa 403 515


+91 77220 98360
+91 832 244 8931


- Free WiFi
- HD Satellite television
- Air conditioning
- Complimentary tandem bike
- Complimentary breakfast
- Room service

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