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Ishavilas is one of Neemrana s Noble Homes nestled amidst abundant trees and a blooming garden. This beautiful Portuguese-colonial house, with its grand entrance and long driveway, is a true tropical haven of tranquility. Conveniently placed on the edge of Siolim, Ishavilas receives and pampers like a home, but also evokes an exotic and luxurious lifestyle unique only to the Orient.



  • Ishavilas is set amidst its own lush oasis, with tall and slender coconut trees which give a natural, mottled shade. Located off the quiet winding roads of Siolim Village, the property is gated, allowing for guests’ ultimate privacy. Housing four bedrooms, each conveniently leading onto the dining salon with its beautiful glass doors, and further, the terrace suite can be accessed by a spiral stairway. The dining area itself lies at the heart of the ‘noble’ home that Ishavilas is, attracting guests by the magnetism of its location. Savour from the chef’s handiwork, with delicious meals served from the adjoining kitchen. The ‘Noble Home’ is sufficiently staffed to provide a discreet but personal service.
  • The décor at Ishavilas is inviting, where gilded pediments above doors, objets d’art, gold braid cushions on antique furniture set the style indoors while stone statues dress the garden of crotons and pathways. Outdoors, the large private pool is situated at the heart of the Villa, surrounded by verandahs and a sun-deck. A sunset bar at the end of the lawns is perfect to watch the sunset below the trees.


The intimate Spa facility is exclusively for residents of the Noble Home. The Spa is equipped with a massage and steam room and offers a variety of treatments based on the ancient Hindu Ayurvedic principles. Treatments include Yogashala, Deep Tissue Massage, Reflexology and EFT, Yoga Massage, Chavutti and Abhyanga.


  • Comfortably accommodating up to 12 people, this villa is available for short and medium term rental, whenever the owners are not in residence. Ishavilas is set as an open plan living space, with the TV area opening onto the terrace and pool area.

  • Kailash Room (King Size Bed)
  • A spacious room with large windows allows for natural light. A mystic painting of the holy mountain Kailash, which lies in Tibet, presides over the bedstead. White walls highlight the beauty of the specifically chosen furniture and adornments. The bathroom could be described as being the eye catcher for the Kailash room, with its surrounding marble, the exuberant mirror and beautiful hanging chandelier.

  • Oriental Suite (King Size Bed)
  • Strategically located on the axis of the pool, this suite begins its charm instantly from the veranda with a luminous Ganesha and beautiful Thai windows with carved and gilded pediments. Lyrical Bodhisattvas flank the entrance and, once inside, a golden ringed angel embellishes the stylish French bed.

  • Terrace Suite (King Size Bed)
  • The spacious Terrace Suite seems to hang among the tropical trees, overlooking the pool on one side. A large colonial bed sets the tone on entry and the setting is a blend of jungle and oriental themes, with its carved white arches, hanging lanterns and dark wood furniture. A semi-circular terrace enhances the room, providing a serene table area to read or have lunch on or afternoon tea.

  • The Peacock Room
  • India’s national bird acquires more plumes at the first room of Ishavilas. A large chandelier twinkles over a decorative peacock portrait with twin beds below. The accents of royal blue contrast with the fresh white walls and crisp linen. The interior can be described as very Maharaja and decor of the 1920’s.

  • Ishanya Cottage (Two Bedroom Suite)
  • Two splendid rooms set in a tropical garden form Ishanya – the Cottage Complete. Each room has a well-appointed bathroom with a baroque Goan-style mirror. The veranda and sundeck face banana and fishtail palms with outdoor dining options. The Ish room, signifying the North-East, is dominated by a cool blue sunburst mirror symbolic of the third-eye of Shiva. A matching four-poster bed and a study table help you catch up on your backlog.
  • The adjoining Eastern room is called Anya, and has soothing green and white interiors with a large mirror, a painted chest of drawers, and a two-poster bed. A serene Buddhist lounge with a flat screen television links the solitude of the cottage with the hustle beyond. A smart, contemporary kitchenette and laundry become a great asset for long-staying guests desiring self sufficiency.


“Gorgeous Place! A home with everything.”
Reviewed 28 October 2012
Our friend's family of 4 & our family of 4 stayed 3 nights from the 22nd -24th Oct in Isha Vilas. There are 3 bedrooms in the main villa, each one furnished with antiques in its own unique style. We had taken all 3 rooms so the kids had a room to themselves & the whole villa with a fabulous...
“Just like visiting a friend with a beautiful house”
Reviewed 22 August 2012
The Ishavilas is a "non-hotell" in the quiet Siolim village i north Goa. The house is absolutely beautiful, with four individually furnished rooms with lots of antiques and nice furniture. The garden Is if possible even more beautiful with statues, buddhas and loats of thick greenery. “Great place to stay in Siolim”

Reviewed 25 February 2013
We recently spent three nights in the Terrace Suite at Ishavilas. No matter how hard I try, I cannot find anything to criticise about this place. We had a wonderful time. We wanted to spend a whole week but unfortunately it was booked. We had the best suite in the place. The suite was full of antiques and all ornaments...



  • Relaxing and peaceful stay
  • Luxurious accommodation
  • Beautiful property
  • Spa treatments
  • Quiet location
  • Exceptional service




H#103, Waddi
Siolim, Bardez
Goa 403 517



Newton Lopes
Villa Manager







  • -Air-conditioned Bedrooms
  • -Music systems
  • -Swimming Pool
  • -Manager on call
  • -Wireless Internet 
  • -Outdoor Dining area
  • -Pool Deck
  • -Airport Transfer (Paid Extra)
  • -Car Hire optional (Paid Extra)
  • -Dedicated Villa Manager
  • -Parking
  • - Resident Staff
  • -Day Maid (Light Cooking)
  • -Cooking Classes available (Paid Extra)


A business traveler who is supposed to be attending a conference in India, escapes to Isha Vilas and lies to his boss about his “successful” business trip. With Oliphant Films, a short film for Ishavila Hotel in Goa, India.
Shot on location with the Alexa. Cut in Los Angeles
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