Vacation rental properties in Goa have been in huge demand over the last few years. This demand primarily flows from the tourism in the state. Vacationers have found it much more economical and comfortable to book a villa for their stay while in Goa. The open spaces, the spacious rooms and private pools have made it an attractive offering for travelers in groups or families.
Most of clientele to vacation rentals are tourists that are for looking more a small sized hotel room coupled with the comforts of a hotel itself. Crowded hotels bring about long ques and crowd at hotel’s facilities, something that people don’t prefer when the visit.
Local businesses were quick to capitalize on this boom in tourism and were quick to list their offerings in the market. Villas are now being converted into commercial spaces to cater to the huge volume in demand from the tourism industry. The variety of offerings now include your own chef, concierge services, spa treatments, yoga lessons, as well as housekeeping mainly in areas such as Morjim, Baga, Calangute, Vagator and Anjuna. Villa Rentals for the entire year are also sort after by corporate businesses houses that have the place leased throughout the year. Towards the south of the state areas such as Majorda, Colva, Mobor and Utorda are areas where vacationers like to stay. Majority of the demand is by the beach or around its vicinity. These listings are more suited to a beach lover and a party-goer.
The mid to luxury villa listings is where the focus on comfort and luxury is paid attention to. Well decked up interiors with art hangings, mood lighting, comfortable beds, relaxing areas, large screen tv’s, well maintained furniture, marbled floor, well maintained landscapes and well kept upholstery are some of the many facets seen at a higher price point. Professional in house servers, chefs and housekeepers are included in the listing. A private car along with a chauffeur can also be arranged.
Listings at off-beat locations such as Old Goa, Assagao, Pallolem and Siolim have also been sprouting lately. The vacationer shopping for these locations are specifically looking to keep away from the hustle and bustle of the city life and detach from the crowds. The advantage of the listings in these areas is the availability of wide open spaces and plenty of greenery. Properties in these areas are also a lot spacious and a lot more private.
Vacation rental are popular in the North of Goa due to the region being the hub of tourism, most of the villas listed in the south of Goa are for a yearly basis as the type visitors here tend to say for longer period which is the complete opposite of the market in the North of Goa. As hotels get pricier each year, villas have filled a market segment for vacationers.
Most of the demand for rentals come from small groups and families. Off late homeowners are also promote their properties for yoga clinics, small workshops, weddings and also spa holidays. There also is the luxury segment that many homeowners also promote their villas for. This clientele includes celebrities and business class and corporate CEO’s that wish to enjoy the luxuries of a holiday. Most offerings also have flexible kitchen timings for their meals as per their guests preferences. Late breakfast’s, exclusive delicacies, barbecues and more are among the facilities that can be availed.